Ty C. Akkoyun

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Ty Akkoyun is an associate in the Firm's Mergers and Acquisitions practice group, and is resident in the New York office.

Ty advises private equity funds, corporate clients and sovereign wealth funds in a broad range of industries on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, joint ventures, de-SPAC transactions, private investments and corporate governance matters.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
LLM
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
LLB
Faculty of Law
Galatasaray University
Languages
English
French
Turkish

Experience

Cobepa SA, an independent, privately held investment company, in its investment in Ned Stevens, one of the leading gutter cleaning services providers in the US.

Cobepa SA, an independent, privately held investment company, in its investment in Reaction Biology Corporation, an industry-leading provider of drug discovery services as well as the financing of the transaction.

I Squared Capital, an independent global infrastructure investment manager, on the completion of a growth capital investment in RPower LLC, a distributed energy resource platform.

Doha Venture Capital, the global venture capital arm of Qatar Free Zones, in its investment in and partnership with AeroFarms, a US-based Certified B Corporation and leader in indoor vertical farming.

Kelson Energy, Inc. in the sale by its subsidiary, Dogwood Energy LLC, of an undivided interest in a combined-cycle, natural gas-fired electric generating facility located in Cass County, Missouri.

Dogwood Energy, LLC in the sale of an undivided interest in the Dogwood Energy Facility, a 650 MW natural gas combined cycle facility located in Pleasant Hill, Missouri, to Evergy Missouri West, Inc.

Quikrete Holdings, Inc., the largest manufacturer of packaged concrete and cement mixes in the United States and Canada, in its $2.74 billion acquisition of Forterra, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed manufacturer of water and drainage infrastructure pipe and products.*

Companion Spine and Viscogliosi Brothers, LLC, a private equity and merchant banking firm, in connection with its purchase of spinal assets from Medtronic, a global medical device company.*

Fisk Alloy, Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer of copper alloy wires in connection with its agreement to be acquired by Thermo Technologies, an affiliate of Edify SA, a Swiss industrial holding company listed on the Euro-MTF market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.*

Milestone Partners, a private investment firm, in its investment in Cypress Group Holdings, Inc., a property and casualty insurance holding company.*

Milestone Partners, a private investment firm, in its investment in StrucSure Home Warranty, a provider of insurance-backed new home structural warranties.*

Champlain Capital, a private equity fund, in its acquisition of Pelton Shepherd, a privately held manufacturer of gel ice refrigerants.*

Susquehanna Private Capital, a private equity firm, in its investment in College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving, a national moving and junk removal franchise.*

Susquehanna Growth Equity, a private equity and venture capital firm, in its Series B growth round investment in ActiveCampaign, the leader in Customer Experience Automation (CXA).*

Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp., a global media platform, in its purchase of a majority interest in HDNet LLC, the parent company of U.S. television networks AXS TV (US) and HDNet Movies (US).*

Interpace Biosciences, Inc., a leading health care commercialization company, in connection with the acquisition of the biopharma business of Cancer Genetics, Inc. pursuant to a UCC Article 9 foreclosure sale and the related investment by Ampersand Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm in the diagnostic/biopharma sector, in convertible preferred stock of Interpace.*

Deluxe Corporation (NYSE: DLX), a leading payments and business technology company, in connection with the public debt financing related to its acquisition of First American Payment Systems.*

Adit EdTech Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, in connection with its $276 million initial public offering on NYSE.*

Journey Group in its disposition of funeral home and cemetery businesses throughout the U.S.*

Ensysce Biosciences, Inc., a clinical-stage biotech company, in its business combination with Leisure Acquisition Corp.*

AMETEK, Inc., a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions, in its acquisition of Magnetrol International, a leading provider of level and flow control solutions, and Crank Software, a leading provider of embedded graphical user interface (GUI) software and services.*

BioXcel, LLC as selling stockholder in an exercise of underwriter's overallotment option in connection with the follow-on public offering of BioXcel Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company.*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case.