White & Case Advises Mid Europa Partners on Acquisition of Customer Management Center
Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Mid Europa Partners (MEP) on its acquisition from ISS, a listed world leader in the provision of facility services that is headquartered in Denmark, of a 100 percent shareholding in Customer Management Center (CMC).
MEP is a leading buyout investor focused on the growth markets of Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey, with more than €4.2 billion of funds raised and managed since inception. CMC is the largest independent outsourced call centre and customer management services provider in Turkey. It operates four call centres in Istanbul, Malatya and Şanlıurfa and provides both inbound as well as outbound services to blue chip corporate customers operating in various industries.
"This transaction showcases the strength and capabilities of the Firm's private equity practice in EMEA," said White & Case partner Ross Allardice, who co-led the Firm's deal team. "The CMC acquisition is the fourth MEP deal on which we've advised during 2015 so far, which highlights our strong relationship with the client."
Kerim Turkmen, partner and head of the MEP office in Istanbul, said: "The team at White & Case delivered high quality support on this important transaction that helped ensure it was completed successfully."
The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partner Ross Allardice (London) with support from local partner Emre Ozsar (Istanbul) and associates Tugce Tatari, Ceren Sen, Nesli Ozcelik (all Istanbul), Ivo Cavrak and Philip Vavalidis (both London).
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