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Nil Acar Ayanlar


Nil Acar Ayanlar
Senior Associate
+90 212 982 0459

Nil Acar Ayanlar specializes in Capital Markets and Securities with a focus on initial and follow-on public offerings of companies, issuance and sales of capital markets instruments including bonds, debt instruments, warrants, asset covered and backed securities and other structured products by Turkish and foreign issuers in both local and cross-border markets. Nil has also expertise in the structuring of public M&A transactions and she provides legal advice in relation to capital markets regulatory issues including licensing of investment banks and brokerage houses and derivatives.

Nil represents issuers and underwriters on initial and secondary public offerings, marketed offerings, private placements and sales to qualified investors of Turkish companies both inside and outside Turkey. She is experienced in advising issuers and managers for vanilla bonds, Eurobonds, warrants and other structured products by Turkish issuers inside and outside Turkey.

Nil advised sellers and buyers, including privately held and publicly traded companies during the structuring phase of M&A transactions.  She also assists majority shareholders and publicly traded companies in mandatory take-over bids, de-listings and share buy-back transactions. She provides legal advice to foreign and Turkish brokerage firms/investment banks in relation to their licensing requirements and presence in Turkey. She has also developed expertise in banking regulatory matters and has represented Turkish banks in their Basel compliant product issuances.

Practice Areas
• Banking & Finance
• Capital Markets
• Corporate Commercial
• Mergers & Acquisitions

• Financial Institutions
• Energy & Natural Resources

Bars and Court
Istanbul Bar Association, 2012

LL.M., New York University School of Law,
New York, 2017

Executive MBA, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, 2017

LL.B., Bilkent University Faculty of Law, Ankara, 2011

English, Turkish

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