Tuna Çolgar is a Partner in Corporate Affairs Department of Erdem & Erdem. He is highly specialized on a wide range of corporate matters including national and multijurisdictional complex merger and acquisitions, investments, joint ventures and share transfer transactions.
Furthermore Mr. Çolgar focuses on corporate structuring including the spin offs, option rights and group company managements and additionally he is experienced in cross-border strategic business transactions project finance, structured finance, acquisition finance, privatizations and private equity investments.
He also has extensive experience in advising and coordinating all aspects of energy projects including drafting and negotiating EPC and its supplementary contracts. Additionally advising on and drafting of various local and international contracts in types including FIDIC and ICC contracts. He represented foreign and local clients, in various projects in Turkey and abroad.
He is also experienced in advising, drafting and negotiating agency and distribution contracts and cross-border representation agreements.
Illustrative Recent Representations
- Advising a port company in the acquisition of seven container port terminals in Portugal, two terminals in Spain and one in Peru, that the transaction is the largest investment made by a Turkish company in Portugal as well as one of the biggest port investments in Europe in 2016 (Euro 330 mio).
- He was the project leader in 100% share transfer of a domestic port company (USD 220 mio).
- He is the project leader in cross-border private placement project in Turkey (expected to be over USD 500 mio).
- He is the project leader in cross-border thermal energy project which includes drafting and negotiating of EPC contract and Operation and Maintenance contracts of a thermal electricity production plant (approx. USD 2 billion)
- Advising one of the biggest glass companies in Turkey for their agency, distributor and representative appointment projects outside Turkey including Europe, Africa, Americas, UEA. Drafting and negotiating agency and distribution contracts for the client.
- He was the key adviser in acquisition of a port company in Sweden by an administrative tender procedure (USD 100 mio).
- He is the project leader in cross-border asset purchase project for a glass production company.
- He is the key adviser in cross-border joint venture project for construction of a plant regarding the production of raw material for glass production.
- He is the key adviser in cross-border asset purchase project for the acquisition of a coal mining company. (USD 100 mio)
- Istanbul Bilgi University – Law of Economy, LL.M
- Istanbul Bilgi University Law Faculty
Languages: Turkish and English
- Istanbul Bar Association
- International Bar Association (IBA)
- The Practice of Unforeseen Circumstance in EPC Contracts
- Lexology GTDT Distribution and Agency 2020 Turkey Chapter
- Veto Rights in Joint Stock Companies
- Legal Liability of Limited Company Managers
- Transfer of Seized Shares
- Corporatization of Football Clubs
- Installment Sales Agreements
- Updated FIDIC Contracts
- Features of Joint Venture Contract
- Holding Company Structure under Turkish Law
- Options and Similiar Rights of Shareholders in respect of the Shares of Joint Stock Companies
- Significant Amendments To The Unlicensed Electricity Generation Regulation
- Loss Of Capital in Joint Stock Companies
- Share Transfers Under Electricity Market Legislation
- Prohibition On Hidden Income Shifting
- Model Contract Used in The Construction Sector Series
- Amendments To The Turkish Commercial Code By Omnibus Law No. 6552
- Conditional Capital Increase
- The Contribution Of Receivables As Capital in Commercial Companies
- Preliminary Licenses In The New Electricity Market Regulation
- Is it Obligatory To Appoint A Corporate Representative İn The General Assemblies Of Joint Stock Companies?
- The Term Business Partnership And The Legal Status Of Business Partnerships