As Globalturk Capital, we took the initiative and started online brainstorming sessions to freely share ideas amongst the private capital community. We believe it is invaluable to utilize our collective wisdom at times like this, which would help guide ourselves and the industry once the acute crisis period is over. We seek solutions to areas within the private capital transaction value chain, where the whole industry is now and will be for the foreseeable future, operating in an unchartered territory.
We planned these sessions with 4-6 attendees discussing freely in our “Private Capital Transactions in Turkey and Environs Going Forward – Online Brainstorming Sessions”. Our intention is not to be comprehensive, but to share ideas on a free format basis.
We express our sincere thanks to all participants that have joined us. We have been doing these sessions since 16th of April, and we plan to continue doing them.
Please find below the highlights of our sessions moderated by Barış Öney, Founder and Managing Director, Globalturk Capital and EMPEA Turkey Representative. We hope you enjoy reading.
Participants: Jorrit Dingemans – Manager Private Equity, FMO, Barış Gen – Principal Investment Officer, IFC, Karsten Sinner – Associate Director Equity Funds, EBRD and Çağatay Özdoğru – CEO, Esas Holding
Participants: Hubertus Van der Vaart – CEO and Co-Founder, SEAF, Ahmad Al-Saati – Managing Director, Albright Capital, Sikander Ahmad – Managing Partner, NBK Capital, Denis Tafintsev – Senior Partner, Horizon Capital
Participants: Ahmet Faralyalı – Managing Director, Mediterra Capital, Erman Kalkandelen – CEO, Franklin Templeton – Turkey, Serkan Kızıl – Managing Partner, Taxim Capital, Murat Özgen – CEO, İş Private Equity, Anthony Stalker – Partner, CEECAT Capital
Participants: Cenk Bayrakdar – Managing Director, Revo Capital; Mete Çakmakcı, Secretary General, TTGV; Fadi Ghandour – CEO, Wamda Capital; Erhan Kılıçözlü – Managing Partner, ACT Venture Capital; Altan Küçükçınar – Partner, Diffusion Capital Partners; Cem Sertoğlu, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Earlybird Venture Capital
Participants: Oktay Aktolun – Senior Partner, PWC, Ayşegül Dicle Aydın – Managing Partner, Heidrick & Struggles – Turkey, Erdal Ekinci – Senior Tax Partner, Esin Attorney Partnership, İsmail Esin – Managing Partner, Esin Attorney Partnership and John Komninakidis – Datasite (Merrill), Vice President EMEA Region