About Us

About Us

Anafina Capital Partners is an independent mid-market M&A advisory company focused on cross-border transactions.

As Anafina, we provide transaction advisory and management consultancy services for investors and corporations from various sectors in their M&A process. We  offer services tailored according to each clients’  specific needs and execute each assignment with the utmost attention and the highest standards of professional integrity to build enduring relationships of trust and confidence.

Through our domestic and international offices, we provide our clients with all the necessary advisory services in areas of strategy implementation and post-transaction integration starting from the first stages of the transaction process.

Our dedicated team conducting M&A projects in the field of corporate finance consists of senior consultants and industry experts who have previously been in the management of both global and local institutions.

Our Team

Partner

DEĞER BECER

Deger is responsible for deal structuring and operations and has gained particular expertise delivering EBITDA and capital performance in complex private equity buy-outs, carve-outs, and merger integrations in the US, Eastern Europe, and Turkey.

Most recently held operational diligence of a multi billion dollar industrial private-equity buy-out with identified USD 100 million of EBITDA improvement as well as post acquisition transformation of a USD 2.4 billion healthcare private-equity carve-out with documented operational synergies of USD 150 million EBITDA in his prior role as a consultant (PwC)  in the U.S.A.

In addition, Deger has 9+ years of strategy and operational consulting role within General Electric North American operations as a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

Deger holds an MBA from Cornell University and graduate and undergraduate degrees from Sam Houston State University and Bogazici University.

Partner

ESER BECER

Eser has more than twenty years of extensive experience working with clients on mergers and acquisitions, financial structuring, turnaround management, large scale transformation, business process optimization and implementation, technology and change management projects

Prior to joining Anafina Capital Partners, Eser held the General Manager role  with a USD 20 million/year firm in Istanbul, Turkey where he led the turnaround management followed by divestiture of the business

In addition he has over 10 years of management consulting experience in the U.S.A. with Booz Allen Hamilton (now part of PwC) and General Electric (GE).  Eser is a GE certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

Eser holds an MBA from Rice University in Houston, Texas, MSc degree from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas and  BSc degree from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey.

Partner

EFSANE ÇAM

Efsane has more than 27 years of extensive experience in wide range of corporate finance activities including equity and debt securities issues, mergers and acquisitions, privatization advisory, private sector and venture capital advisory.

Efsane started her career at İşbank Capital Markets Department in 1992 and continued her career at İş Investment Corporate Finance between 1996-2019. During that period, has been involved in more than 100 M&A projects, lead many blue-chip company IPOs’ and privatization projects.

Efsane holds an MBA from Bilgi University, BA from Marmara University and Sociology from Istanbul University She also completed the Young Managers Program at INSEAD.

Partner

ENGİN DİLSİZ

Engin has extensive experience on M&A transactions in pharmaceuticals sector in Turkey and specializes on preliminary analysis, deal process and post transaction management, operational  and financial performance improvement.

For over 25 years he has worked in various roles in international and national companies like Sandoz, Roche, BMS,  Abdi İbrahim, PharmaSwiss, MSD, Alvimedica as  Product Management, Department Director and General Manager.

For the last 5 years, he has consulted and managed many projects related to business development and structuring, operational and financial improvement, strategy, innovation, growth and profitability related to M&A transactions, mainly in the Business Development projects in the pharmaceutical sector. Engin has graduated from Medical College, Istanbul University and completed Executive Strategic Management Program at Bogazici University.

Partner

YALÇIN ÖZBOZDOĞANLI

Yalcın has worked in Turkey’s leading textile brand Bossa TAŞ, a Sabancı Holding company, as General Manager for over 30 years. During his role in Bossa, he took part in various projects and cross-border transactions. Later, he has worked in management consultancy and general coordinator positions in companies and organizations in various sectors in Turkey and abroad.

He is the founder partner of Koru Mutuel Insurance, the first insurance company to be backed by the Undersecreteriat of Treasury, and he the took role as the Member of the Board of Directors in the company.

For the last five years, he has been mostly providing management consultancy services for management, restructuring, operational and financial improvements, strategic structuring and process improvements for commercial companies in Turkey and abroad.

Yalcın holds BSc degree from Mönchenglanbach FH KIEL, Germany.

Analist

İLAYDA MAĞDEN

Ilayda is an analyst at Anafina – Translink Turkey.  She assists the team in market research, sector analysis, target search, preparation of teaser, information memorandum, and management presentation.  Ilayda will also be supporting financial analysis and company valuations. In her role as an analyst she will also have project management responsibilities for transactional projects and will maintain collaboration and communication with global Translink offices.

Prior to Anafina, Ilayda worked as an audit consultant at PwC Turkey. She is experienced in audit procedures of investment, portfolio management companies, and banks and has an extensive knowledge in BRSA and CMBT regulations. Ilayda graduated with distinction (ranked second in graduating class) from Economics Department of Istanbul Technical University

Analist

OĞULCAN ÖZYURT

Ogulcan is an junior analyst at Anafina – Translink Turkey. He assists the team in market research, sector analysis, target search, preparation of teaser, information memorandum, and management presentation. Ogulcan will also be supporting financial analysis and company valuations. In his role as an junior analyst he will also have project management responsibilities for transactional projects and will maintain colloboration and communication with global Translink offices.

Prior to Anafina, Ogulcan worked as an audit consultant at PwC Turkey. He is experienced in audit procedures of energy, converged telecommunication, technology services provider and recycling companies. Ogulcan graduated from Economics Department of Bilkent University.

    Anafina Capital Partners is an independent mid-market M&A advisory company focused on cross-border transactions.

    ADDRESS:

    ABC Plaza, ABC Yolu, Sariyer Cad.
    34460 Istinye – Istanbul, TURKEY

    TELEPHONE:

    +90 212 323 2101

    E-MAIL:

    info[at]anafina[dot]com