Practice Areas

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Finance & Capital Markets

Çukur & Yılmaz’s finance and capital markets lawyers provide legal services for corporates across wide range of financing transactions.

We advise finance and capital markets transactions from start to completion, ensuring a smooth and cohesive process, enabling clients to continue to focus on building their relationships and running their businesses. Our finance law team take responsibility for making the financing deals happen, putting our clients’ commercial interests first.

Whether corporates are considering a new financing, refinancing options, or a restructuring, our finance and banking lawyers positioned function as an integrated team to render financial law services.

Finance and banking lawyers of Çukur & Yılmaz practice at all main types of financing models and transactions, including bank loans and credits, structured finance, acquisitions finance, mezzanine finance, leveraged finance, asset financing, project finance, real estate finance, export and trade finance, corporate finance, Islamic finance, leasing and factoring.

Our lawyers at financial law practice have an in-depth experience at re-structuring transactions and processes on behalf of several corporates and companies for years. 

In last years, as a result of transformative developments and innovations in fintech area, Çukur & Yılmaz’s finance lawyers support practices of corporates in fintech, payment systems, digital currency industries.

Çukur & Yılmaz’s capital markets and securities practice team advises equity and debt capital markets transactions and provide legal services to corporates, their managements and shareholders, investment banks, intermediaries, underwriters and public companies.

Çukur & Yılmaz capital markets lawyers help corporates during all stages of the life-changing process of going public. Not only for the corporates, also for investment banks, intermediaries and other relevant financial institutions, Çukur & Yılmaz is one of the law firms capable of serving at capital markets law practice in Turkey.

IPO of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) is one of Çukur & Yılmaz’s capital markets practice niches.

Besides, many of our clients are public corporates and companies listed in Borsa Istanbul or international capital markets. Çukur & Yılmaz’s capital markets lawyers, together with team members of our other connected practice groups, advise these public corporates at their capital market and securities law regulatory and compliance issues as well as all kind of business transactions such as M&A, joint ventures, financings, re-structuring, etc.

Capital market team of Çukur & Yılmaz counsel and represent corporates at all procedures and investigations in front of Capital Market Board (CMB) of Turkey and Borsa İstanbul.

At Çukur & Yılmaz’s finance and capital markets practices, our lawyers represent our clients at all types of complex banking, financing, re-structuring, insolvency and capital markets disputes as well as arbitration, mediation and litigation procedures and capital market investigations.

Areas of Focus

  • Financial Agreements and Transactions
  • Loan Agreements
  • Securities
  • Suretyship and Warranties
  • Structured Finance
  • Acquisitions Finance
  • Mezzanine Finance
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Asset Financing
  • Project Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Export and Trade Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Islamic Finance
  • Leasing
  • Factoring
  • Private Equity Funds
  • Venture Capital Funds
  • Asset Management Companies
  • Fintech
  • Payment Systems
  • Financial Re-structuring, 
  • Arrangements, Concordatum and Bankruptcy
  • Compliance to Capital Market Regulations
  • Brokerage Operations
  • Investment Banks and Intermediary Institutions
  • Investment Funds
  • Debt Capital Markets and Notes Offerings
  • Sukuk and Islamic Capital Market Products
  • Derivatives & Swaps
  • Employee Share Plans
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Equity IPOs & Listing
  • Secondary Offerings
  • Product Registration with the CMB
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Crowdfunding
  • Regulatory Investigations
  • Disclosure Obligations
  • Reserve IPOs
  • Structured Products
  • Stock Exchange Listings
  • Tender Offers
  • Corporate Governance
  • Legal Due Diligence

FINANCE MONTHLY FINTECH AWARDS – 2021- Banking Law Firm of the Year

FINANCE MONTHLY FINTECH AWARDS 2021- Project Finance Law Firm of the Year

LAWYER MONTHLY LEGAL AWARDS 2019 Türkiye’de Banking and Finance Law Firm of the Year

FINANCE MONTHLY GLOBAL AWARDS 2019   Project Finance Law Firm of the Year 

FINANCE MONTHLY FINTECH AWARDS İ- 2018- Banking Law Firm of the Year

ACQUISITION INTERNATIONAL – LEADING ADVISER AWARDS 2016 – Corporate Finance Law Firm of Turkey

WORLDWIDE FINANCIAL ADVISOR MAGAZINE AWARDS 2014 Golden Advisor in Turkey

M&A INTERNATIONAL GLOBAL AWARDS 2013 – Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year

DEALMAKERS COUNTRY AWARDS – 2013 – Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year

ACQ INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 2011 – Project Finance Law Firm of Turkey