O’Melveny Assists Clients in Turkish Fundraisings

March 16, 2012



Piper Hall                                                          Andrea Rodeschini

O’Melveny & Myers LLP                               O’Melveny & Myers LLP

202.220.5022                                                     212.326.2251

phall@omm.com                                            arodeschini@omm.com


LONDON ─ MARCH 16, 2012 ─ O’Melveny & Myers LLP announced that it advised Pera Capital Partners Fund I, a mid-market Turkish private equity fund, in its first closing with over €40 million (US$52 million) in commitments from leading institutional investors, fund of funds, and family offices.  The fund will focus on mid-market growth capital investments and will target transactions that range between €5 and €15 million (US$7 and US$20 million).  The fund has a target size of €120 million (US$157 million).


The London-based team in this transaction comprised partner John Daghlian, counsel Anita Roberts, and trainee solicitor Rory McDonagh.


This is the latest in a number of Turkish fundraisings where O'Melveny has acted for a Turkish general partners, with recent mandates including fundraisings for Turkven and Crescent Capital.  O’Melveny has also represented limited partners in cornerstone investments in Turkey-focused private equity funds. 


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