Mergers & Acquisitions

The M&A practice at Gokkilic is of the highest caliber due to its substantive experience and expert knowledge in this area. Gokkilic has successfully completed a wide range of M&A projects involving foreign investors active in among others steel, packaging, energy, pharmaceutical and other manufacturing and commercial industries and the financial sector.

Gokkilic provides strategic advice to its clients on all aspects of M&A projects, including but not limited to private equity transactions, takeovers, mergers, dissolutions, asset purchases and spin-offs. Gokkilic's key role in these transactions, is to find the most efficient and proper legal frame by carefully taking into consideration the particular target structure, drafting and negotiating transaction documents, including share transfer, asset purchase and shareholder's agreement and conducting the related competition for our client's business.

Some recent projects include.

•  Gokkilic Law Office has represented a leading international pharmaceutical company in its acquisition of 90 % shares of one of the most eminent local pharmaceutical companies in Turkey.

•  Gokkilic has acted as legal counsel to a German conglomerate with over 36 million Euro consolidated turnover, in connection with its acquisition of 100 % of the shares of a local company active in the stainless steel industry.

•  Working closely with an eminent international law firm, Gokkilic represented a US based corporation, which is a worldwide leader in manufacture and sale of customized blow molded plastic containers, in connection with the asset acquisition of a business line of a major competitor.

•  Gokkilic has acted as legal counsel to one of Israel's largest corporations in connection with two different joint ventures in Turkey involving agriculture and fish farm projects.

•  Gokkilic represented a well-known multinational cement corporation in connection with the acquisition of the shares of a local company and the construction of a cement facility in the Aegean region of Turkey.

•  Gokkilic represented a leading global private equity house in its acquisition of a leading industrial corporation in Turkey.