Özge has 19 years of transactional and regulatory experience in the areas of capital markets, banking and finance. Throughout this time he has repeatedly been called upon to demonstrate his superior ability to apply his expertise to the most complex and significant legal matters in the jurisdiction. He leads the capital markets team in the firm and advises multinational banks, financial institutions, private equities, hedge funds and corporations in various cross-border and domestic capital markets transactions and on regulatory matters. He advises regularly on equity and debt securities offerings, Islamic finance transactions, derivatives and private placements. He also conducts the government affairs and compliance practice of the Firm.
Özge joined Pekin & Pekin in 2011, after gaining significant experience at the Capital Markets Board and a law firm in Istanbul.
He holds a Graduate Degree in Law and Business at Northwestern University School of Law and Kellogg School of Management (2007) and LL.B. from Ankara University, Faculty of Law (1996).
His publications include books and several articles on public companies, collective investment schemes, housing finance regulations and various corporate law matters in several business dailies and magazines.
He's a member of Istanbul Bar Association.
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