Image Özgür Aksoy, a Founding Partner of Alfa Investment, an Istanbul based corporate finance and investment advisory boutique, has been named as a winner of the 40 Under 40 M&A Advisor Recognition Awards. The 40 Under 40 M&A Adviser Recognition Awards celebrate the global emerging leaders of M&A and investment professionals.  Aksoy is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) with over ten years of professional experience. Before co-founding Alfa Investment, Mr. Aksoy worked for Ernst Young LLP Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice in Boston and San Francisco, where he was involved in many merger and acquisition transactions in a broad range of industries, including food and retailing, internet, energy and utilities, packaging, paper and financial institutions. Mr. Aksoy has significant expertise in Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Distressed Debt, Contract Negotiations, Investment Advisory.

The M&A Advisor, renowned globally for its recognition of leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, created this event to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging business leaders.  

Aksoy, 36, has been chosen for his accomplishments and expertise from a pool of international nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders. Other individuals recognized in the awards include leaders from: GP Bullhound, Blackstone, Carlyle, UBS and General Atlantic.

“In 2010 we initiated the 40 UNDER 40 Awards to recognize the emerging leaders of the M&A, Financing and Turnaround industries” said David Fergusson, President of The M&A Advisor. “It is our belief that this group of accomplished women and men will have a significant effect on the advancement of our industry. And it is our great pleasure to recognize them and provide a forum for them to meet and engage with one another”.

“Receiving this prestigious award is certainly humbling and It is truly an honor to be recognized among some of the global top M&A talent for this award”said Aksoy. "I am so fortunate to work with a bright, creative and highly skilled partner as Dr. Necip Uludag, Alfa Investment Founding Partner,” said Aksoy.

“I’m very proud to see that Ozgur has been chosen for his accomplishments and expertise from a pool of international nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders,” said Dr. Necip Uludag, Alfa Investment Founding Partner.

“I am grateful to have had the opportunity to represent so many good clients in buying and selling their businesses throughout my career, and I am proud to have successfully led them through the M&A transaction process and helped them achieve their goals and objectives.” said Aksoy. The other founding partner of ALFA Investment, Dr. Necip Uludağ, has been named as "The Money Guru" (Parayı Koklayan Adam) by the FORBES Magazine in Turkey in 2012 amongst the Best Financial Funds of the year. Dr. Uludağ has also been granted the "Europe Quality Awards" in Finance Category in December 2012 in Amsterdam by WCA (World Concumer Academy).

These two successful Turkish Entrepreneurs whose backgrounds reach out from Istanbul University to Harvard, guide worlds' leading investors to Turkey with their vision and experience. The M&A Advisor 40 Under 40 Recognition Awards Gala Celebration is held in New York on the 1st October.

About Alfa Investment
Alfa Investment is, an Istanbul based corporate finance and investment advisory boutique, providing strategic advice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and business valuation to mid-market companies. The Company provides creative, professional and effective local and international solutions for financial and strategic needs that arise in domestic and cross border merger and acquisition transactions.

Alfa Investment also introduced a new type of financing to Turkish Market, Revenue-Based Financing (RBF), and successfully closed number of transactions using RBF in Turkish Market during its first year. The new model, RBF, become a very attractive financing tool for Turkish Mid-size companies.

Alfa Investment serves local and international clients with global standards backed up by its wide range of contacts within the international business community and accumulated know-how in corporate finance, corporate management and strategy.

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