Buy a business in Turkey

How to buy a Turkish company

The best way to purchase a business in Turkey is done by making use of a Turkish M&A advisor who knows about the local business habits and who is up to date with the economic and financial status of his country. When doing business in Turkey it is necessary to have an advisor with a track record in M&A. The strength of the Corporate Finance in Europe team is the combination of in depth knowledge of our core industries combined with geographical knowledge of Turkey including speaking the local language.

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Purchase a business in Turkey

Buy a business in Turkey

Should a M&A advisor know about local habits? The Turkish language may be a hurdle for buying a company in Turkey. If you are an European business owner we bring you a contact person who speaks  the native language. Find out in international M&A advisors if your native speaking advisor is available. Turkey is a country with more than 75 million inhabitants and a GDP of more than 800 Billion US$. The country has shown large economic growth over the last 2 decades and this is expected to continue mainly due to its relative young and growing population and the entrepreneurial attitude of its inhabitants.

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Strong industries in Turkey are tourism and manufacturing. Manufacturing is mainly related to the automotive industry but shipbuilding and machines are also important. Other key sectors of the Turkish economy are banking, construction, home appliances, electronics, textiles, oil refining, petrochemical products, food, mining, iron and steel. The governmental financials are healthy.

Our M&A associate members perform M&A related services like taxes, legal services, due diligence and valuations to get to a successful deal.

Legal aspects in M&A when buying a Turkish company

Should a M&A advisor be informed about the Legal landscape? Legal aspects are of high importance when buying a business. Your advisor needs to be up to date with the legal framework that applies to M&A transactions in Turkey. Important legal matters are having control of the company you buy in Turkey and being in a position to fully understand the consequences of management agreements for the main directors. CFIE has a vast understanding of the legal surroundings regarding M&A projects in Turkey and has a large network of legal advisors to touch base with for specific M&A related Legal issues. Check Legal aspects of buying a business in Turkey to get further information on this.

Tax aspects in M&A when buying a Turkish business

Should a M&A advisor know how tax matters affect a M&A project in Turkey? Tax aspects are important when buying a business. Your advisor needs to be up to date with the tax framework that applies to M&A transactions in Turkey. It is wise to set-up the acquisition in a tax friendly and well-structured way so you will not get any negative surprises due to tax issues in a later stage. CFIE has good knowledge of tax aspects surroundings M&A projects in Turkey and has a large network of Tax advisors to touch base with for specific M&A related Tax issues. Check Tax aspects of buying a business in Turkey to get further information on this topic.

Buy & build

For a buy and build strategy Turkey can be an interesting country. Within the CFIE team of M&A advisors many are experienced in executing this strategy. There a large number of potential add-on targets in Turkey available. For more general information please go to buy and build strategy.

M&A in Turkey

Investing in Turkey is quite secure despite the difficult situation in the European Union. CFIE monitors the Turkish M&A market continuously to make the best proposition on buying a business in Turkey. Our services are not exclusive for company owners but also for private equity and other investors. Follow recent M&A deals in Turkey for an overview of some Turkish cross border M&A transactions with a perspective on the rationale of these acquisitions. Within our blog you will find publications about M&A.

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If you have plans for buying a business in Turkey don´t hesitate to contact us. The M&A advisors of Corporate Finance in Europe are ready to help you out on the purchase of a Turkish company. For free advice about the perspectives of buying a business in Turkey get in touch now.