ÜNLÜ & Co has won 2 global awards for its success in M&A deals
ÜNLÜ & Co, has been awarded 2 global awards by The Global M&A Atlas Awards for its success in M&A transactions. ÜNLÜ & Co, advised Akfen Holding's sale of shares in Mersin International Port last year and has intermediated over USD 13 billion of foreign capital through its M&A and Equity Capital Markets over the last 10 years.
ÜNLÜ & Co, Turkey's leading investment banking services and asset management group, has won 2 global awards in The Global M&A Atlas Awards organized by the Global M&A Network. Over 810 eligible transactions within 5 continents have been evaluated and ultimately only 50 deals were honored at the awards gala in sectors, corporate, private equity, cross-border and “Deal of the Year” unique categories.
ÜNLÜ & Co, acting as the financial advisor to Akfen Holding during the sale of Turkey’s leading port operator Mersin International Port on August 2017, has been granted an award in the "Global Infrastructure Deal of the Year " category and Ibrahim Romano, Managing Director of ÜNLÜ & Co Corporate Finance, was selected as ' Emerging Markets Investment Banker Of The Year '.
Advised by ÜNLÜ & Co, Akfen Holding's sale of the majority shares in Mersin Port to Australian IFM Investors for a consideration of USD 869 million has represented one of the largest transactions of the year.
At the Awards Ceremony held in New York on June 5, 2018, Ibrahim Romano, Managing Director of ÜNLÜ & Co Corporate Finance, stated that " I am very glad to be recognized with this award both personally and on behalf of ÜNLÜ & Co. This award, which I have received as the Managing Director of the leading corporate finance and advisory services group in Turkey serving both local and international institutions, is a result of our successful work as a team. In 2017, we have advised 16% of FDI flow to Turkey through mergers & acquisitions with a volume of 1.6 billion dollars. We had a running start to 2018 and anticipate the M&A market will even further improve in the second half of the year after the election process.”