Yegin Ciftci


Buyukdere Caddesi No 185
Kanyon Ofis Binasi Kat 10 Levent
Istanbul 34394

+90 212 339 0002

+90 212 339 0097

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Partner: Mete Yegin
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Partner: Itır Sevim-Çiftçi
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 15
Network memberships: Clifford Chance
Languages: Turkish, English, German

Yegin Ciftci Attorney Partnership ("YCAP") focuses on infrastructure, energy, corporate/M&A, privatisations, finance and capital markets work. The firm's partners have over 20 years experience working on the most innovative deals and market defining deals in Turkey. Mete Yegin is one of Turkey's pre-eminent banking finance lawyers and leads the firm’s banking and finance practice. Itır Sevim-Çiftçi is one of the market's top M&A and private equity lawyers and heads up the corporate and M&A practice.

In 2009 the firm entered into a consultancy agreement with Clifford Chance. This gives its clients ready access to Clifford Chance’s impressive international-law capability and its global network of 35 offices in 25 countries. The firm regularly works with Clifford Chance lawyers on cross-border deals and financial market transactions. YCAP advises major domestic and international banks, governmental entities and corporates on their Turkish and international operations. The firm works with international corporates who are in, or plan to enter into, the Turkish market – via direct investments, acquisitions, or joint ventures – as well as with leading Turkish conglomerates on their domestic and international transactions. The team has a comprehensive understanding of the market and unparalleled expertise in relation to cross-border transactions, offering technical and practical expertise, delivering excellent quality and service to its clients on complex transactions.

Banking and finance: Mete Yegin, Gözde Çankaya 
Corporate and M&A: Itır Sevim-Çiftçi, Kemal Aksel 
Capital markets: Mete Yegin, Itır Sevim-Çiftçi, Sait Eryılmaz
Energy and infrastructure: Mete Yegin, Itır Sevim-Çiftçi 
Project finance/PPP: Mete Yegin, Gözde Çankaya 
Privatisations: Itır Sevim-Çiftçi, Mete Yegin 
Private equity: Itır Sevim-Çiftçi, Kemal Aksel 
Real estate: Mete Yegin, Itır Sevim-Çiftçi, Kemal Aksel
Islamic finance: Mete Yegin, Sait Eryılmaz

  • Banking & finance
  • Corporate & M&A
  • Private equity
  • Real estate
  • Capital markets
  • Energy & infrastructure