Ömer Çollak is the partner heading the capital markets practice at Paksoy with a specific focus on equity, debt and equity-linked transactions representing the underwriters and issuers in initial public offerings, debt offerings, Islamic finance transactions and private placements. Mr Çollak also acts in regulatory capital issuances under Basel III, and represents clients in structured finance transactions, including but not limited to securitisations. He further has significant experience in listed company mergers and acquisitions in addition to various high-ticket cross-border mergers and acquisitions in varying sectors, including financial institutions and retail, acting for private equity firms and strategic investors.

Prior to joining to Paksoy, Mr Çollak worked as a foreign associate at a US firm in California, where he acted for biotech and high-tech multinational clients.

Mr Çollak is a graduate of Marmara University School of Law, and holds an LLM degree from Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco. He is admitted to the Istanbul Bar and is a member of the American Bar Association and International Bar Association.