EMPEA Executive Briefing on Private Equity Investments in Turkey and Environs

EMPEA Executive Briefing

Co-hosted with Globalturk and in association with DEİK/TAİK
With distinguished guest speaker Turkey Minister of Finance, Mehmet Şimşek

Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent






Wednesday, 9 September 2015  |  Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent | Istanbul 

16:30 Registration: Coffee, tea & soft drinks served
17:15 Welcome Remarks: EMPEA & Globalturk Capital

Turkey’s recent strategic business moves with the United States, Europe and the emerging markets

        –     Ömer Cihad Vardan, Chairman of the Board, DEİK (Foreign Economic Relations Board)

Data Presentation

Turkey’s Private Capital Landscape: Investor sentiment and trends shaping the market

–      Randy Mitchell, Vice President, Strategic Engagement, EMPEA

Keynote Speech

Turkey’s growth prospects going forward

–        Mehmet Şimşek, Minister of Finance, Turkey

Panel Discussion

  •   Private equity investors’ views for investing in Turkey post-elections and in neighboring emerging markets
  •   Improving local fundraising opportunities
  •   The investment & exit environment
    –      Barış Gen, Regional Lead, Private Equity Funds, IFC
    –      Mehmet Ilkin, Senior Banker, EBRD
    –      Anthony Stalker, Partner & CIO, ADM Capital
    –      Ahmet Tataroğlu, Managing Director, NBK Capital Partners
    –      Bert van der Vaart, Co-Founder & CEO, SEAF
    –      Selcuk Yorgancıoğlu, Partner, The Abraaj Group
    –      Moderated by Barış Öney, Founder & Managing Partner, Globalturk Capital
Case Study

Driving Turkish Growth through Entrepreneurship: Hear from one of the most successful venture entrepreneurs on growing his business into a leading online food delivery services company

–      Nevzat Aydın, Founder & CEO, Yemeksepeti.com

19:40 -21:00 Networking Reception: Cocktails, soft drinks & passed hors d’oeuvres served