The Esin Attorney Partnership, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie International, has advised Secom Co., Ltd. in connection with the establishment of a joint venture, Emlak Girisim Danismanligi Anonim Sirketi, with the Calik Group.
Secom Co. is a security company in Japan that was founded in 1962 and operated under the name Nippon Keibi Hosho until 1983. It has operations in Japan, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Taiwan, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and Myanmar. Turkey's Calik Holding operates in the energy, construction, mining, textile, finance, and telecom sectors since the 1980s.
The Esin Attorney Partnership team was led by M&A Partner Caner Elmas, who described the transaction as "a testament to the strong relationship between Turkey and Japan, as well as Japan's interest in the Turkish market's potential." Elmas was assisted by Esin Attorney Partnership Associate Binnaz Topaloglu.