Basic facts about the department
- 2 partners
- 10 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for Advises prominent international lenders on a broad range of project financing transactions, including ECA loans, privatisations, joint venture agreements and refinancing components. Acts for major developers on healthcare PPPs, transport infrastructure and mining projects, and advises on conventional, hydropower, geothermal, solar and wind energy matters. Benefits from the expertise of associated international firm Clifford Chance on cross-border mandates.
Strengths Impressed clients say: "The firm's greatest strength is the outstanding people in the team, who combine diverse backgrounds and sectoral experience with a problem-solving approach."
The team also draws praise for their ability to "quickly respond to any queries" and "comply with tight deadlines."
Work highlights Advised a consortium of local and international banks on the EUR890 million project financing of the design, construction and commissioning of the Bilkent Ankara Integrated Health Campus.
Acted for a number of Turkish banks as mandated lead arrangers on the refinancing of Zorlu Group's existing portfolio of power plants and the development of a new geothermal power plant project.
Significant clients UniCredit, Garanti Bank, EBRD, Alcazar Energy, IFC.
Mete Yegin is an experienced projects and energy practitioner whose recent caseload includes mandates in the energy, healthcare and mining sectors. Clients say that "things are easier with his support" adding: "We feel that he and his team work hard for the sake of the project."