Functional Skills

M&A Support
Financial Modeling
Market Analysis / Research
Due Diligence
Valuation

Sector Experience

Manufacturing
Business Services
Energy
Transportation & Logistics
Industrials

Languages

English
Turkish
20
years

Years of Experience

2/21

Member Since

Experience

 
 
Management Consulting
Independent - Senior Corporate Finance Consultant
07/2019 - Present
- sourcing of equity/debt financing for mergers/share sale/portfolio exits;
- creating and presenting a concise business case to investors/banks,
- commercial, financial, operational and regulatory due diligence on target acquisitions; benchmarking with best practices,
- negotiations with financial and strategic partners; stakeholder relationship management,
- market research, acquisition targets, competitor analysis

 
Finance
International Finance Corporation (IFC) - World Bank - EMEA Projects Lead, Infrastructure
06/2012 - 07/2019
Acted as the projects lead for equity and project finance transactions in infrastructure in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Turkey and Middle East. Led project teams through the full investment cycle comprising of: deal origination, due diligence (commercial, financial, operational, regulatory and legal); preparing business models and target company valuations; presenting investment opinions to internal/external stakeholders; syndicating co-investors/co-financiers; contract negotiations.

 
Corporate Strategy & Development
Earlybird Venture Capital - Advisory Board Member
01/2014 - 05/2015
Represented IFC as a Limited Partner at the Advisory Board of Earlybird Digital East Fund 2012, the leading venture capital firm in Eastern Europe and Turkey, focusing on early-stage technology companies.

 
Management Consulting
Pragma Corporate Finance - Manager
03/2007 - 06/2012
Pragma is the largest advisory firm in Turkey, providing buy/ sell-side advisory services in M&A, privatizations, debt finance and private equity transactions.

Managed cross-border M&A and debt financing advisory projects through the full investment cycle in; industrials (construction materials, chemicals, packaging, automotive spare parts, cabling), infrastructure (ports, airports, waste management, energy production, power distribution) and healthcare.

 
Corporate Strategy & Development
RWE Thames Water - Corporate Finance Manager
01/2002 - 09/2006
RWE Thames Water (TW) is the UK’s largest water and wastewater services company. Held various roles in TW’s in-house M&A project team, mostly in relation to due diligence, in connection with the following projects:

- The sale of TW’s businesses in China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, UAE, Spain, Chile and Australia (total value over US$700m) and,
- The sale of TW by RWE (Germany) to a consortium led by Macquarie Bank of Australia (value of US$15bn).