Murat Özgen, joined in 2002, is the CEO of Is Private Equity since 2006. Taking part in all the investment processes, Murat Özgen is a member of Investment Committee and he has served on numerous boards of the portfolio companies.
Among the pioneers of development of private equity industry in Turkey, Is Private Equity is a generalist mid-market fund with a focus on growth equity and buy-out investments. Is Private Equity 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 Private Equity 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 Private Equity’s main focus is on Retail, Consumer & Business Services, Healthcare, Education and Industrials sectors.
Murat Özgen has over 25 years of professional working experience of which 16 years are in Private Equity; his prior experience includes Koçbank in Istanbul, Commerzbank AG in New York, and Facility Group, Inc. in Atlanta. Murat Özgen graduated from Istanbul University Department of Business Administration and received MBA from Mercer University in Atlanta.