Ciftci Law | Sait Eryılmaz

Yegin Ciftci


Sait Eryılmaz

Partner, Banking & Finance

Sait Eryılmaz heads the Turkish Banking & Finance practice. He is specialised in banking and finance transactions, with a particular focus on project finance and structured finance.

Over the past years Sait has held a key position at the forefront of Turkish infrastructure and energy transactions, taking part in many notable projects including PPPs. He has been acting for banks, ECAs, Islamic and conventional financial institutions, sponsors and other transaction parties in domestic and international project financings, including PPPs, infrastructure, transportation (roads, railways and airports) energy projects, oil and gas, and privatisations.

Sait holds an extensive experience in finance including restructurings, syndicated financings, project financings, Islamic financings, securitisations and other structured financings along with representing issuers and underwriters in both debt and equity offerings including eurobond, sukuk and covered bond offerings in and outside Turkey.

Experience and Career History

  • Istanbul Bilgi University, Faculty of Law 2009
  • Admitted as a lawyer in Turkey (Istanbul Bar Association) 2011
  • Speaks Turkish and English