Turunc has advised BigChefs on its acquisition of Turkey's NumNum cafe/restaurant chain from the Is Girisim private equity fund and Chef Mehmet Gurs. The sellers were advised by the Ozbek Law Firm on the transaction, which is expected to close in 2020.
BigChefs is a Turkish restaurant franchise chain that is backed by Taxim Capital (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on September 20, 2016).
NumNum opened its first store in 2003 and currently has eight stores: three in Istanbul, two in Ankara, and one each in Bursa, Antalya, and Izmir.
The Turunc team included Partner Kerem Turunc, Counsel Esin Camlibel, and Attorney at Law Gozde Kiran.
The Ozbek team was led by Partner Atahan Sevimli.