Ahu Langley | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Ahu Langley
 Ahu Langley

Ahu Langley

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1261

E alangley@whitecase.com

Overview

Ahu is an associate in the Firm's Banking Group in London. Before moving back to London in 2014, Ahu worked in our Moscow office and, before that was, based in the Firm's London and Istanbul offices. Ahu’s experience includes advising financial institutions and corporate borrowers in relation to a wide range of finance transactions, and she has advised on a number of financings in Europe, Russia, and the Middle East.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales
  • New York State Bar
  • Istanbul Bar Association

Education

  • Turkish law equivalency degree, Izmir 9 Eylül University
  • LLM, Duke University School of Law, USA
  • LLB, Business Law, Université Jean Moulin, Lyon 3, France

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Turkish

Experience

Deutsche Bank AG London Branch as Global Coordinator, Arranger, Agent and Security Agent, and Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch as B2 Agent in connection with the €770 million refinancing of the existing financial indebtedness of the Delachaux group.

An alternative capital provider on its approximately GBP 500 million acquisition financing of a portfolio of UK non-performing loans.

A syndicate of lenders in connection with the refinancing of an investment grade loan to a leading Turkish manufacturer of food products.

BNP Paribas (Suisse) SA, BNP Paribas S.A. and Türk Ekonomi Bankası A. Ş., acting as mandated lead arrangers, in the secured refinancing of Delta Rubis Petrol Ticaret ve Sanayi A.Ş.'s existing financial indebtedness towards the IFC and other commercial lenders.

Antipinsky Oil Refinery on a financing of up to US$1.75 billion from Sberbank to increase its refining capacity in order to comply with Euro-5 standards.

Natixis S.A., as the lender, in connection with a US$300 million margin loan to a subsidiary of a major Russian industrial holding, secured by ADRs.

VTB Capital, as the mandated lead arranger, facility agent and original lender, on a RUB 10 billion unsecured term loan facility to the DIXY Group, one of Russia's leading retailers of food and everyday products.

Gazprombank in a financing to a Cyprus holding company documented under two separate margin loan agreements, each secured by a pledge of shares in the Cyprus holding company, as well as traded shares in a Russian metals manufacturing company.