Ferhat is Managing Partner of EMEA Capital.
He has over 25 years of experience in commodities trading, real estate, retail, F&B and hospitality business in Turkey, the UK and the Middle East.
Ferhat started his business life in London in 1993 and was engaged in various trading and investments activity including steel trading, real estate investments and retail for a large UK based industrial group.
In 2007, he started a private equity fund with investors including two Fortune 500 families for investments in retail, F&B and real estate resulting in 100% participation in two global brands F&B brands (Hard Rock Cafe and Carluccio’s) and five international fashion brands (Forever New, Max, Tresera, Shana, Alexi Andriotti) for expansion in Turkey and the EMEA countries.
Ferhat has been managing direct investments, including Turkey’s largest and leading student housing operation, and advising the investors in the Turkish market in the footwear market (Nine Westm Aldo).