24 February – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Allen & Overy is advising Kocbank A.S. (“Kocbank”), Turkey’s eighth largest bank, in relation to the €1.3 billion tender offer for the shares in Yapi Kredi Bank (“YKB”) held by minority shareholders.
Having already acquired 58% of the share capital of YKB, Kocbank is launching a tender offer for the remaining shares of YKB.
Corporate partner Pervez Akhtar is leading the Allen & Overy team, assisted by corporate associate Gary Booth. US partner Daniel Epstein is advising on US issues, assisted by US associate Marvelle Sullivan.
Credit Suisse is acting as financial adviser to Kocbank and Paksoy & Co is advising on Turkish legal issues.
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