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Umut Gurgey



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Umut Gurgey



Umut practises all aspects of banking and finance. He has particular experience in syndicated lending, leveraged and acquisition finance, asset finance, Islamic finance, derivative products, project finance, financial regulatory, securitisations and other structured finance, trade, commodity and export finance.

He has also extensive experience in representing issuers and underwriters in registered global offerings, listings and in global private placements and in representing international and local clientele either as buyers or sellers in cross-border M&A.

News & insights

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News: 14 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises on c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing for Brookfield’s acquisition of Modulaire

Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance team has advised Brookfield Business Partners (Brookfield) on a c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing package comprising a EUR1.26bn sustainability-linked…

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Publications: 13 OCTOBER 2021

Restructuring, liquidation and solvent dissolution options in Australia

Australia has a well-developed and comprehensive legal framework for the restructuring, insolvent liquidation or solvent dissolution of Australian companies – both solvent and insolvent.  A number of…

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Publications: 12 OCTOBER 2021

Sustainability-linked loans in Russia: a hot market

When it comes to sustainable lending, the Russian loan market is punching above its weight. Many of Russia’s leading corporates have raised ESG or sustainability-linked loans (in some cases, multiple…

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ESG litigation, pillars

Publications: 23 SEPTEMBER 2021

Sustainability-linked loans in Turkey: the current state of play

As regulators, shareholders, investors and wider society increasingly focus their attention on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) matters, they have crept up the boardroom agenda of large…

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Büyükdere Caddesi, Bahar Sokak No. 13,TR-34394 Levent

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Admitted as Avukat, Istanbul, 2008

Admitted to the Patent Bar as a patent attorney, 2001 (not registered)

Admitted to the Patent Bar as a trademark attorney, 2001 (not registered)

Admitted as Avukat, Ankara, 1998


LL.M., Northwestern Law School, Chicago., U.S., 2005

LL.B., Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey, 1997