We have been awarded as the 'Corporate Law Firm of the Year 2011 in Turkey' by UK Lawyer Monthly magazine. Please visit the link to see our awards page. We would like to thank to all our clients and colleagues for their kind contribution to our hard work so far.
Ketenci&Ketenci recently signed a collaboration agreement with Dacheng Law Firm which is one of the biggest law firms in China. With this collaboration, we intend to assist Chinese investors in their investments in Turkey and Europe, and also we are now able to provide advice to our clients in China accordingly. In addition to investment purposes, we collectively advise on corporate, real estate, transportation law, debt recovery matters in China.
Ketenci&Ketenci have signed an affiliation agreement with Ukrainan-based law firm Moskalenko&Partners in order to collaborate on all the legal matters arising out of either domestic or international laws. Thanks to such agreement, we are able to render legal services to our clients who are/will be operating in Ukraine as well.
M&A / Investment :
Ketenci&Ketenci had its most successful year in the Turkish M&A market in 2011 as the numbers certainly show a marked improvement. We have advised on 7 deals with a total value of €2.5 bn. Continuing to play to its private equity strengths, the team has done well acting for a number of sovereign wealth funds in recent years, including a prominent Middle East investment firm.
Ketenci&Ketenci have been advising to a US-based Private Equity firm in relation to a huge investment in South Korea.
Ketenci&Ketenci teamed up with prominent Turkish real estate developers and European architects as a consortium for the development of a new urban land area in Istanbul. The project intends to modernise one of the oldest districts in Istanbul. It includes construction of new shopping malls, a new inner railway as well as a new airport.
Ketenci&Ketenci have been advicing a prominent Dutch real estate company in relation to their €20m. investments in Turkey. The various tasks included investment and corporate advice, mediation and litigation.
Ketenci&Ketenci represents a renowned Italian-Turkish JV in respect to a real estate dispute which is now in the Court process.
Aircraft & Ship Finance:
Ketenci&Ketenci has been rendering legal services to a Canadian-based financial institution acting as lender on their respective aircraft financing matter in Turkey.
Ketenci&Ketenci arries out shipping work for its corporate client base. We are active in ship registration and we advise in relation to the sale and mortgaging of vessels, ship finance, charter parties and bills of lading. We are often instructed by specialist London firms, P&I clubs and by owners and operators of vessels.
Ketenci&Ketenci is advising a U.S. energy company in its investments in Turkey and the region. The Company is evaluating investment alternatives into Turkey’s electricity distribution and generation privatizations as well as renewable energy licenses.
Litigation & Debt Collection:
Ketenci&Ketenci have commenced to assist a respected Spanish law firm in relation to a debt collection matter in Greece.
Ketenci&Ketenci assisted a South Korean company on a litigation matter to be pursued in Turkey. The matter finalised mutually before commencing any actions within the Court.
Ketenci&Ketenci assists a Dutch law firm in relation to €30m. dispute concerning property law.
Ketenci&Ketenci have commenced to represent a Turkish exporter company in relation to a debt recovery matter which is to be pursued in 12 different countries around Europe.
Ketenci&Ketenci adviced a Brussels based US-lawfirm regarding a contractual matter in Turkey.
Ketenci&Ketenci represents Turkish corporate clients in the arbitration panel
Ketenci&Ketenci has been representing a Hungarian-based IT company relating to their administrative processes before the Turkish Authorities.