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Whether you are planning a merger as part of your growth strategy, thinking about diversifying into new sectors or looking for new funding options, our experts offer you the right mix of legal and commercial advice. With over 25 years’ experience in emerging Europe, we are the preferred M&A adviser to corporates and financial institutions, and have topped the regional deal tables by volume for a number of consecutive years. With domestic experts and English law practitioners on the ground in 15 offices across the region, we can mobilise international specialist teams quickly to manage your cross-border transactions.

The CMS Turkey team includes not only very experienced Turkish lawyers but also international transactional lawyers, including both UK and US qualified lawyers, who have worked extensively on Turkey-related deals for many years. Over the years, we have developed a deep understanding of how to structure and complete transactions in and relating to Turkey, with a particular focus on cross border and international transactions. 

We add value by thinking and acting beyond our traditional role to secure the competitive edge you need in an ever-changing business environment. Whether a global multinational group or a dynamic domestic business, we can deliver a tailored, commercial, cost effective solution for you, covering areas such as M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, outsourcing, group restructuring and privatisations. 

Our cross-border teams include experts in sectors such as banking, consumer products, energy, infrastructure, insurance, lifesciences, real estate and construction, technology and media. This means we can save time and money by understanding your specific issues, providing advice within context and pinpointing the commercial issues and risks in your transaction.

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Alican Babalioglu
Alican Babalioglu
Part­ner
Lawyer
Turkey, Istanbul
Alican Babalıoğlu is a partner and co-founder of Yalçın Babalıoğlu Boso Attorney Partnership*. Focused on corporate and M&A, private equity, capital markets and competition law, Alican advises...
Levent Bilgi
Levent Bilgi
Coun­sel
Turkey, Istanbul
Dr. Levent Bilgi is a counsel at the Istanbul office of CMS. Before joining CMS, he worked at the Istanbul office of an international law firm, where he headed the German-Austrian desk. As a dual-qualified...
Arcan-Kemahli-CMS-TUR
Arcan Kemahlı
Senior Associate
Turkey, Istanbul
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Döne Yalçın
Managing Partner Turkey
Turkey, Istanbul
Austria, Vienna
Dr. Döne Yalçın is Managing Partner of CMS Turkey and admitted to the bar in Turkey and Austria. She advises clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial legal issues. With extensive advisory...