Former Counsels Selahattin Kaya and Bora Ikiler have been promoted to Partner at the Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki Attorney Partnership.
Selahattin Kaya, who practices in the firm's Corporate group, focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions for private equity funds, venture capital funds, and international strategic buyers. According to BASEAK, he specializes in corporate law, corporate mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and financial restructuring.
Kaya holds an LL.B. from the Istanbul University and an MBA from Wharton. Before joining BASEAK in 2015, he spent almost three years with White & Case, over three years with BNP Paribas, a year and a half with Barclays Capital, and almost two years with BGC Partners.
According to BASEAK, Bora Ikiler, who practices in the firm's Competition and Antitrust group, “has wide experience in all aspects of competition law [and] also focuses on data protection and privacy law compliance." According to the firm, "finally, Bora specializes in supporting his clients’ management in internal investigations and in setting up compliance management systems.”
Ikiler holds an LL.B. from Bilkent University, an LL.M. from the Istanbul Bilgi University, and an LL.M. from the University of Michigan School of Law. Before joining BASEAK in 2018, he spent almost six years with ELIG and four years with Moroglu Arseven.