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Alican Babalioglu

Managing Partner
Lawyer

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YBK Law Firm
Süzer Plaza
Askerocağı Caddesi No:6 Kat:15 D:1502
34367 Elmadağ/Şişli - Istanbul
Turkey
Languages Turkish, French, English

Alican Babalıoğlu is the Managing Partner and co-founder of Yalçın Babalıoğlu Kemahlı Law Firm*. 

Focused on corporate and M&A, private equity, capital markets and competition law, Alican advises a wide range of leading corporates (multinational and domestic), as well as private equity funds, on transactional and regulatory matters with respect to their acquisitions or divestments in Turkey.

Alican has substantial experience in working on complex cross-border M&A transactions, particularly in the real estate n, infrastructure, insurance, energy, and banking sectors.  Prior to joining the Firm, Alican spent over 12 years working for an international law firm, which included a four-year tenure in their London office where he focused on cross-border M&A transactions and securities offerings. Alican is a member of the Istanbul Bar.

*CMS has an association with Yalçın Babalıoğlu Kemahlı Law Firm

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Memberships & Roles

  • Alican is a member of the Istanbul Bar.
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Education

  • 2006 – LLM, School of Law, Columbia University, USA
  • 2002 – LLB, Faculty of Law, University of Galatasaray, Turkey
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08/06/2021
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