Adnan Bekdur | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Adnan Bekdur

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1712

E adnan.bekdur@whitecase.com

Overview

Adnan is an associate in the firm's EMEA private equity team, within the wider Global Mergers & Acquisition practice. His focus is primarily on advising private equity houses and other financial sponsors on a range of transactions including acquisitions, equity investments and disposals, as well as M&A and other transactions for portfolio clients.

Prior to joining White & Case, Adnan worked for a magic circle firm in London, where he also spent six months on secondment in Milan.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • LPC, University of Law
  • GDL, University of Law
  • LLM, King's College London
  • BA (Hons), University College Utrecht

Languages

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Turkish

Experience

Blue Water Energy LLP, a leading London-based energy investment firm specializing in oil and gas, on the acquisition from Carlyle (and others) of Authentix, a Dallas based company that uses proprietary technology to trace and authenticate fuel, money, tobacco and high-end spirits.

Harbour Energy Limited, the energy investment vehicle managed by EIG Global Energy Partners, on its agreement to lead the US$3bn acquisition by Chrysaor Holdings Limited of North Sea oil & gas assets from Shell UK and its affiliates.

HgCapital and management of NetNames Group Limited in the disposal of NetNames to Corporation Service Company.

Montagu Private Equity on its acquisition of the Funeral Services Partnership Group.

Waterlogic Holdings Limited, a portfolio company of Castik Capital, on its acquisition of OneSource Water LLC.

Hony Capital, the Beijing-based private equity fund, in its acquisition of the restaurant chain PizzaExpress from Cinven.*

Bridgepoint and its portfolio company Oasis Healthcare in bolt-on acquisitions of two dental care chains.*

Various portfolio companies in refinancings, corporate restructurings, complex senior leaver processes, management incentive programmes and strategy advice.

*Experience prior to joining White & Case.