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B&P Acts as the Advisor of QNB Finansbank on the Refinancing of the Espark Shopping Centre in Eskişehir

Bezen & Partners has acted as the advisor of QNB Finansbank A.Ş. in relation to a EUR 60 million refinancing facility for the Espark Shopping Centre in Eskişehir, Turkey. The Espark Shopping Centre is managed by ECE Türkiye Proje Yönetimi A.Ş. which has been established by the German ECE Projektmanagement GmbH & Co. KG located in Hamburg, Germany.

The B&P team working on the refinancing side of the deal was led by partners Yesim Bezen, Murat Soylu and associate İlke Işın Süer.

Commenting on B&P’s involvement in the refinancing process, partner Murat Soylu stated as follows: “Bezen & Partners were well placed to advise our client QNB Finansbank A.Ş. on the current refinancing options for this high-quality asset. The competitive refinancing achieved demonstrates our ability to be lead counsel and advise together with different European law firms (which assisted in the establishment of foreign law governed security) on this transaction.”

In this context, German law advice was provided by the law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek.