Dilara Erik

Associate, New York



Dilara Erik is an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group, and is resident in the New York office. Ms. Erik focuses on the representation of corporate clients and private equity funds in connection with domestic and global mergers, acquisitions and equity investments in a broad range of industries.

Prior to joining the New York office, Ms. Erik was an associate in the Firm’s Istanbul office.

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  • Xerox Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: XRX) on its entry into a share purchase agreement to repurchase all of the shares of Xerox Holdings' common stock beneficially owned by Carl C. Icahn and certain of his affiliates at a purchase price of US$15.84 per share, totaling an aggregate purchase price of approximately US$542 million.
  • Affiliates of Beal Bank USA in the sale of the Temple 2 Generating Station to BKV-BPP Power, LLC, a joint venture between BKV Corporation and Banpu Power US Corporation.
  • Onward Energy, a portfolio company of J.P. Morgan Asset Management Infrastructure Investments Group, in its acquisition of two combined-cycle, gas-fired power generation facilities located in South Carolina and Maryland.
  • NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), an integrated power company involved in energy generation and retail electricity, in the sale and lease-back of the land underlying Astoria Generating Station, to Beacon Wind Land LLC, a joint venture formed by Equinor and BP.
  • Macquarie Infrastructure Partners in its successful topping bid to take private Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB), which owns and operates the leading data transmission and distribution network in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Hawaii, in a deal valued at US$2.9 billion.
  • Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation (NYSE: MIC) in the US$514 million sale of the MIC Hawaii businesses, a regulated gas utility and unregulated propane distributor, to an affiliate of Argo Infrastructure Partners LP.
  • AMP Capital Investors Limited, an Australian specialist global investment manager and subsidiary of Australia's largest retail and corporate pension provider, in connection with its partnership with Enel X, a provider of an array of energy-related services, to invest in the business of the financial lease of mass electric transportation vehicles in the Americas.
  • The Carlyle Group in the US$590 million acquisition of three natural gas-fired generation facilities in New England, with combined capacity of 1,100 MW, from Emera Inc.
  • Sempra Energy, a utility holding company with the largest U.S. customer base (NYSE:SRE), in connection with the sale of its equity interests in its Peruvian businesses, including its 83.6% stake in Luz del Sur, to China Yangtze Power International (Hongkong) Co., Limited for US$3.59 billion in cash.
  • Sempra Energy in connection with the sale of its equity interests in its Chilean businesses to State Grid International Development Ltd. for US$2.23 billion in cash.
  • Calpine Corporation in numerous transactions, including its acquisition of 25 percent of the Russell City Energy Center from GE.
  • Quad-C Management Inc., a leading middle market private equity firm, and its portfolio companies in numerous transactions, including:
    • the acquisition of QED Technologies International, Inc. from Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG), a leading supplier of advanced materials and process solutions for the semiconductor and other high-technology industries; 
    • the acquisitions of AIT Worldwide Logistics, Unitrans International Logistics, Panther Logistics, and the freight forwarding business from Fiege; and
    • the sale of its portfolio company, AIT Worldwide Logistics. 
  • Dominus Capital L.P. and its portfolio companies in numerous transactions, including:
    • the acquisition of Uptime Institute;
    • the acquisition of Seaga; and 
    • the sale of its portfolio company, L2 Brands.
  • Cobepa S.A. in its acquisition of BioAgilytix Labs, LLC, a leading bioanalytical testing laboratory specializing in large molecule bioanalysis. 
  • Riverbed Technology, a leading IT solutions provider, on its sale to Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. 
  • Famy Life Sciences in its sale to Viartis (NASDAQ: VTRS), together with its portfolio of development stage ophthalmology drugs.
  • TIER Mobility SE, a German micro-mobility company, in various transactions, including its acquisition of Skinny Labs, Inc., d/b/a Spin, a subsidiary of Ford and a US provider of rented motorized scooters.
  • NTT DATA, Inc., a recognized leader in global technology services, in its acquisition of NeteSolutions Corp., a provider of digital design and transformation services for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agencies.
  • Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNTH) in its acquisition of Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGNX).
  • Nestlé México, SA de CV in its acquisition of a majority stake in Terrafertil, a company selling natural, organic, plant-based foods and healthy snacks.
  • Eaton Corporation, a global technology leader in diversified power management solutions, in its acquisition of Polimer Kauçuk Sanayi ve Pazarlama A.S., one of Turkey's leading manufacturers and exporters of industrial products. 
  • Cartesian Capital Group, LLC in its acquisition of an interest in TAB Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş., the company holding the exclusive franchise rights to and operating restaurant food brands Burger King, Sbarro, Arby's and Popeyes in Turkey. 
  • Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentina in the €4.2 billion acquisition of 24.9 percent of Turkey’s leading bank, Turkiye Garanti Bankasi A.S., at the time the largest-ever Turkish private sector M&A transaction.
  • IHH Healthcare Berhad in its acquisition of a 75% stake in publicly traded Acıbadem Healthcare Group for US$2 billion and, in relation to matters with Turkish law, in its Rule 144A / Regulation S offering and dual listing in the main markets of Malaysia and Singapore exchanges.