Bulent Karagoz

Bulent Karagoz is Founder of CTF. With a dedicated career in investment banking, especially focused on private equity, project finance and special situations, he has in-depth knowledge of Turkish debt and equity capital markets.His experience also involves overseeing portfolio companies and successful exits. On the equity side, where he was actively involved at all stages of the investment cycle, he has achieved some of the highest realized returns in the Turkish private equity market. Bülent previously worked for Turkven Private Equity as Venture Partner Nurol Investment Bank as CEO, TurTrust and Bankers Trust as investment analyst. He has also advised several international banks and security houses as a freelance advisor.

Burak Emin Şahin

Burak Emin Şahin is a Managing Partner of CTF. Burak has significant expertise in special situations deal structuring and due diligence. Burak spent 4 years at HBK Investments Emerging Markets desk. He was involved in trading Global Special Situation Investments, and trading corporate debt, its derivatives, illiquid instruments and liquid equities in CEEMEA region. Prior to HBK, Burak was with the Fiba Holding, where he was an investor in special situations, both as an equity investor, and helped loan work-outs. He was also one of the earliest team members of Is Bank private equity team.