PRESS RELEASES 2017

Real Estate Law Firm and Commercial Law Firm of the year in 2017 in Turkey Awards

As Ketenci&Ketenci ILP, we have been awarded as Real Estate Law Firm and Commercial Law Firm of the year in 2017 in Turkey by the Corparate International. Corporate INTL’s annual awards mark excellence for the world’s leading advisers and financiers globally, the nominated firms are independently judged to ensure the very best advisers are chosen for each award category. As a leading Turkish law firm working internationally,

Within 2016, we have been very active on Real Estate Investment Advisory and advised institutional investors as well as sellers and project owners on European, UK and Turkish commercial real estate assets.

Whereas we have strengthened our commercial law practice with the assignment of new matters from international clientele and addition of new litigation partners and advisors on commercial and corporate litigation. We are therefore very pleased for being awarded such prestigious awards and being counted amongst the leading and expert advisers from around the world.

Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

As a Tier-1 firm on Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in Turkey, we provide advice and represent our corporate clients before Turkish courts on several complex commercial matters and disputes.

In 2016, we have strengthened our position with representation of new international clients before Turkish courts. Our commercial litigation practice has therefore strengthened and expanded with our new assignments globally from US, India and Chinese clients as we have started advising and representing them before Istanbul and all Turkish Courts.

We also represent our clients before Arbitration tribunals in London and Geneva. We frequently represent blue chip as well as SMEs clients from the US, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Canada and also China, Malaysia before the Turkish Courts in relation to commercial, corporate, real estate, energy as well as white collar criminal disputes.

Real Estate & Private Equity

Ketenci & Ketenci have advised a US Private Equity fund in relation to their real estate acquisitions in Europe. The fund currently evaluates the opportunities and will invest in assets UK, Spain and Portugal.

Energy

Ketenci&Ketenci advises a leading U.S. energy company. Our client is currently evaluating investment alternatives into Turkey’s electricity distribution and generation privatizations as well as renewable energy licenses.

We have also been representing Turkish Wind and Solar project owners and matching them with foreign investors.

Ketenci & Ketenci represents a German solar power giant in their photovaltic investments in Turkey.

As Ketenci & Ketenci, we have also recently advised a leading Spanish Solar Energy company in relation to their solar power and photovaltic investments in Turkey.

Ketenci & Ketenci has been advising one of the leading Chinese Solar Energy companies in relation to their corporate entrance to Turkish market.

Corporate and M&A

Ketenci&Ketenci has been rendering legal services to a leading Canadian governmental financial institution with respect to aircraft finance matters in Turkey.

We have also recently advised the shareholders of a fast growing Russian Airline Company to clarify the Company strategies going forward, set-up corporate financial reporting standards, study alternate ways of positioning the company going forward and strategic or financial partnership options.

Ketenci & Ketenci have been advising a leading US climate systems company on their merger with an Istanbul based Turkish company.

We have started working together with one of the preminent Japanese funds.