Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

Welcome to Erkan, a leading law firm operating in Turkey with a strong expertise in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Our dedicated team of experienced attorneys specializes in providing comprehensive legal support and guidance to domestic and international clients involved in complex M&A transactions within the Turkish market.

Our Approach: At Erkan, we understand that M&A transactions are critical milestones for businesses, involving intricate legal considerations and regulatory compliance. Our M&A practice is built on the principles of professionalism, integrity, and commitment to achieving optimal results for our clients. We combine our deep knowledge of Turkish corporate laws and regulations with a strategic approach to deliver tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of each transaction.

Services Offered:

  • Transaction Structuring: Our M&A team assists clients in structuring their transactions effectively, taking into account legal, financial, and commercial considerations. We work closely with clients to determine the most appropriate transaction structure, such as asset or stock acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, or strategic alliances.

  • Due Diligence: We conduct comprehensive due diligence reviews to identify potential risks, liabilities, and regulatory compliance issues associated with target companies. Our thorough analysis helps clients make informed decisions and negotiate favorable terms during the transaction.

  • Negotiation and Documentation: Our skilled attorneys negotiate transaction terms, prepare, and review all necessary agreements and documentation, including letters of intent, share purchase agreements, merger agreements, and ancillary documents. We ensure that our clients' interests are protected while maintaining a collaborative approach to facilitate successful deal-making.

  • Regulatory Compliance: Navigating the complex regulatory landscape in Turkey is crucial in M&A transactions. Our legal experts have in-depth knowledge of local laws and regulations governing mergers, acquisitions, antitrust, competition, and foreign investment. We guide clients through the regulatory process, obtain necessary approvals, and assist in compliance matters.

  • Post-Merger Integration: Our support extends beyond the completion of the transaction. We assist clients in managing post-merger integration, addressing corporate governance issues, resolving disputes, and optimizing the combined entity's operations.

Industries Served: Our M&A practice caters to clients across a wide range of industries, including but not limited to finance, energy, technology, manufacturing, healthcare, telecommunications, and real estate. Our industry-specific knowledge allows us to provide tailored advice and solutions to our clients, enabling them to navigate the unique challenges of their respective sectors.