Expertise / M&A & CORPORATE
Verdi has a significant practice in mergers and acquisitions. The firm has assisted in many cross-border mergers and acquisitions, with both foreign and domestic target entities. In these transactions, Verdi regularly advises in the structuring of the transaction, drafting and negotiating the transaction documents and related competition, tax, capital markets and other regulatory compliance matters as well as obtaining relevant regulatory approvals.
Verdi has a significant practice in bank mergers and acquisitions. Lawyers of Verdi have been heavily involved in bank mergers and represented acquirers and acquirees in bank acquisitions in and outside of Turkey.
Verdi has also represented majority and minority owners of public and private corporations and investors in various types of assets or stock acquisitions, divestitures and management buy-outs.
Furthermore, Verdi provides comprehensive legal advice in order to meet its clients’ needs in structuring their investments and solving the legal issues they may encounter in their transactions. The firm’s corporate practice offers advice on drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial agreements of various nature, including but not limited to licensing, franchising, distributorship and sales agreements and on other general corporate and contract law issues.
The firm’s practice also covers incorporation of legal entities, branches or liaison offices, organizing businesses, preparing shareholders agreements and other documents in relation to corporate governance, exit strategies and stock option plans. Often, such areas intersect with closely related practice areas, particularly competition, tax, employment and sometimes converge with bankruptcy matters, and the firm advises its clients in these areas as well. As part of its business and corporate practice, Verdi is also regularly involved in the obtaining of various governmental permits, authorizations and licenses.
In addition to general features highlighted above, Verdi has been involved in various construction, energy and sports and entertainment law related transactions.