OUR TEAM

Expert Team: Accurate Analysis, Valuable Investments

We are working to turn investment opportunities into value with our expert team, which consists of skilled professionals who can carry innovative thinking one step further with an entrepreneural spirit. We believe that we have one of the strongest private equity teams in Turkey who are specialized in the field of investement and who are supported by our corporate culture and strategies.

  • A. Murat Özgen

    CEO

  • Selami Düz

    Senior Managing Director, CFO

  • Metin Yılmaz

    Senior Managing Director

  • Hulki Okan Tabak

    Senior Managing Director

  • S. Burak Bayhan

    Senior Managing Director

  • Burçe Kabatepe

    Director

  • Koray Doğançay

    Director

  • Burcu Perişanoğlu

    Senior Principal

  • Berk Tanyeli

    Principal

  • Uğur Özker

    Principal

  • Erkan Yağcıoğlu

    Principal

  • Cengiz Yönezer

    Principal

  • Çağla Şekeroğlu

    Associate

  • Ece Başkesen

    Analyst

  • Diğdem Erdoğan

    Analyst

A. Murat Özgen

CEO

He joined İş Private Equity in February 2002, and become CEO in 2006. A. Murat Özgen is a Member of Investment Committee and takes part in all the investment processes of İş Private Equity. Before working at İş Private Equity, he took office at Koçbank in the field of project and acquisition financing, at Commerzbank New York in the field of risk and portfolio management, and at Facility Group Inc. Atlanta in the field of finance and accounting. Having graduated from İstanbul University Department of Business Administration, A. Murat Özgen has MBA degree from Mercer University in Atlanta.

Selami Düz

Senior Managing Director, CFO

He joined İş Private Equity in March 2014. Selami Düz is the CFO of the company. He is also Investor Relations Manager and Member of Corporate Governance Committee. He started his career at Türkiye İş Bankası Internal Audit Department. Before İş Private Equity, he worked in various positions at İşbank AG, subsidiary of Türkiye İş Bankası in Germany. He was a Board Member in last 6 years of his duty at İşbank AG, which operates in 5 countries in Europe. Selami Düz graduated from İstanbul University Department of International Relations.

Metin Yılmaz

Senior Managing Director

Having joined İş Private Equity in December 2015, Metin Yılmaz is a Senior Managing Director. Starting his career at İş Bankası A.Ş. Internal Audit Department, Metin Yılmaz later had worked at managerial positions in Capital Markets and Subsidiaries Department and İş Investment Securities within İşbank Group. In Subsidiaries Department, in addition to serve as board member in the related companies, he took part and contributed to the projects for the establishment of new companies, privatizations, exit from the Companies and mergers and acquisitions. In Subsidiaries Department, he particularly focused on telecommunications, logistics, software development and financial services sectors during 1999-2015 period. Having completed his Finance and Banking doctorate degree at Kadir Has University in 2010 and International Finance master's degree at University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in England, M. Yılmaz is a graduate of Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences.

Hulki Okan Tabak

Senior Managing Director

In May 2011, he rejoined İş Private Equity, at which he had held office before. Currently, he is a Senior Managing Director in the investment team of companies; IFB Group and Radore, which are among the current investments of İş Private Equity. He served as a Board member at Mars Sinema, Step Halı and ITD investments exited by İş Private Equity. Starting his career in finance sector, Hulki Okan Tabak previously worked in the field of venture capital within the body of AIG and ILAB. Hulki Okan Tabak graduated from Bilgi University's MBA program and Koç University International Relations Department.

S. Burak Bayhan

Senior Managing Director

He joined İş Private Equity in December, 2008. Currently, he is a Senior Managing Director in the investment team of companies Toksöz Spor and Tatil Budur, which are still among the current investments of İş Private Equity. He served as a Board Member at Aras Kargo, Havaş, Probil and Turkmed investments exited by İş Private Equity. Having worked in strategy and inorganic growth projects for Tesco Turkey before İş Private Equity, S. Burak Bayhan started his career in finance department of Arthur Andersen Turkey. S. Burak Bayhan graduated from İstanbul Technical University Management Engineering Department. He has professional diploma on corporate finance from University of California, Berkeley.

Burçe Kabatepe

Director

He joined İş Private Equity in June, 2008. Currently, he works as a Director in the investment team of companies Ortopro and Radore, which are among the current investments of İş Private Equity. He served as a Board Member at Frik İlaç, ODE and Türkmed investments exited by İş Private Equity. Having managed projects funded by European Commission and World Bank at Merkat A.Ş. Burçe Kabatepe started his career in the field of telecommunication at Telcordia Technologies (U.S.A). Burçe Kabatepe holds an MBA from New York University - Stern and a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia.

Koray Doğançay

Director

He joined İş Private Equity in October, 2010. Currently, he is a Director in the investment team of companies Toksöz Spor and Tatil Budur, which are still among the current investments of İş Private Equity. He took office in the investment of Aras Kargo, which was exited by İş Private Equity. Having previously worked in mergers-acquisitions and public offering projects at CA-IB AG investment banking department, Koray Doğançay started his career in corporate finance department of Ernst&Young Turkey. Koray Doğançay completed Koç University's Business Graduate Program with honors degree, and graduated from Sabancı University Department of Economics.

Burcu Perişanoğlu

Senior Principal

She joined İş Private Equity in April, 2002. She works as a Senior Principal in the Financial and Administrative Affairs Department of İş Private Equity. She is also Portfolio Manager and Investor Relations Official. Before joining İş Private Equity, she worked in the Treasury Operations department of Egebank A.Ş. Burcu Perişanoğlu graduated from İstanbul University Department of Public Finance.

Berk Tanyeli

Principal

He joined İş Private Equity in April, 2013. Currently, he is a Principal in the investment team of companies Radore and Nevotek, which are among the current investments of İş Private Equity. He had worked for the investment of Turkmed, which was exited by İş Private Equity Having started her career in the field of project management at Honeywell Turkey, Berk Tanyeli took office in the fields of private equity and investment banking fields at Rhea Private Equity and 3 Seas Capital Partners before İş Private Equity. Berk Tanyeli graduated from Yıldız Technical University Department of Mechanical Engineering and has MBA degree from EADA Business School in Barcelona.

Uğur Özker

Principal

He joined İş Private Equity in August, 2011. Currently, he is a Principal in the investment team of companies Ortopro and Toksöz Spor, which are among the current investments of İş Private Equity. Starting his career in finance sector, Uğur Özker previously took office at the Equity Research Department of Finans Invest. Uğur Özker graduated from Bilkent University Department of Economics, and he has Finance Master's Degree from Koç University.

Erkan Yağcıoğlu

Principal

He joined İş Private Equity in September, 2015. He is a Principal in the investment team of Toksöz Spor, which is among the current investments of İş Private Equity. Starting his career in the field of investment banking, Erkan Yağcıoğlu provided adversiting services for mergers, acquisitions and privatization projects in EFG İstanbul's corporate finance department before joining İş Private Equity. Erkan Yağcıoğlu graduated from Koç University Department of Business Administration.

Cengiz Yönezer

Principal

He joined İş Private Equity in January, 2015. He is an Principal in the investment team of companies IFB Group and Tatil Budur, which are among the current investments of İş Private Equity. Having worked previously in the acquisition and sell out projects at 3 Seas Capital Partners M&A consulting firm before İş Private Equity, Cengiz Yönezer started his career in the field of corporate and commercial credits at HSBC Bank. Cengiz Yönezer graduated from Koç University Department of Mathematics. He has master's degree from Bosphorus University Political Science and International Relations Department.

Çağla Şekeroğlu

Associate

She joined İş Private Equity in February, 2013. She is an Associate in the Financial and Administrative Affairs Department of İş Private Equity. Çağla Şekeroglu completed her master's degree from Beykent University Department of Business Administration and graduated from Uludağ University Department of Public Finance.

Ece Başkesen

Analyst

She joined İş Private Equity in November, 2014. She is an Analyst in the investment team of companies Nevotek and Tatil Budur, which are among the current investments of Private Equity. Before İş Private Equity, she worked for Deloitte Consulting Turkey as Strategy Consultant. Ece Başkesen graduated from Özyeğin University Department of Business Administration.

Diğdem Erdoğan

Analyst

She joined İş Private Equity in March, 2016. She is an Analyst in the Financial and Administrative Affairs Department of İş Private Equity. Diğdem Erdoğan graduated from Marmara University Department of Economics.