A. Murat Özgen
CEO, İş Private Equity
Murat Özgen is the CEO of İş Private Equity. Among the pioneers of development of private equity industry in Turkey, İş Private Equity is a generalist mid-market fund with a focus on growth equity and buy-out investments. İş PE is the leading private equity house in its segment with a strong and consistent track record of 17 investments and 11 exits in Turkey. Leveraging on its experience in Turkish PE market accumulated over the years, Is Private Equity invests in outstanding companies in a variety of sectors, which promise high growth potential driven by their unique competitive advantages. Is PE leads its portfolio companies with its proven value creation approach to deliver success stories. Is PE’s main focus is on Retail, Consumer & Business Services, Healthcare, Education, Industrials and TMT sectors. Murat Özgen has over 25 years of professional working experience; over 16 years of which is with İş Private Equity. In addition to his transactional experience, Murat Özgen has significant board level experience in portfolio companies and he is also an Investment Committee member of Is Private Equity. Before joining İş PE. Murat Özgen worked mainly in finance and banking industries at local and global institutions in Turkey and abroad; at Koçbank in İstanbul, Commerzbank AG in New York, and at Facility Group, Inc. in Atlanta.