Sevket Basev is one of the Founding Partners and the CEO of 3 Seas Capital Partners (IMAP Turkey) since 2003. Sevket has experience in competition law, investment law and advisory, M&A, contract negotiations.Sevket´s company has maintained the leadership position domestically among all financial institutions for the last three years in terms of closed deals. The agility, professionalism, extensive knowledge and experience of his team will allow them to maintain this position for years to come. He served as the Chairman and the CEO of IMAP between 2010-2012 and as the Vice Chairman between 2012-2014. He has been the Chairman of Multinet Kurumsal Hizmetleri A.S since 2012, one of the largest 150 companies in Turkey. Sevket has been lecturing two courses in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions at the graduate school of Bilgi University, since 2010.
Practice Areas: Mergers and acquisitions, public and private debt, equity and investment management, financial and strategic advisory, venture development, and corporate governance.
Sevket holds a B.A. in Political and Administrative Sciences from the Economy and Finance Department of Marmara University, Istanbul, and an M.Sc. in European Union Studies from Galatasaray University, Istanbul. Sevket conducted post-graduate studies on International Economic Law at Pantheon-Sorbonne University, Paris.
Emre Erginler is a Founder and Managing Partner of 3 Seas Capital Partners (IMAP Turkey). Prior to joining the firm, Emre spent four years as an investment officer at AIG Blue Voyage Fund, a US$100 million Turkey-dedicated private equity fund focusing on middle market investment opportunities. Before that, he spent one year as an associate at Dundas Unlu & Co, a boutique M&A advisory firm. From 1997 to 1999, he worked and served on the Board of Ergsan Orme Sanayi, a family-owned textile business.
Practice Areas: In addition to solid long-term experience in Private Equity funds, Mergers and Acquisitions, Venture Capital, and Corporate Finance, Erginler worked as an industrialist during his career.
Sector Expertise: Emre has successfully completed a number of M&A transactions in the Automotive, Logistics, Industrial, Financial Services, Telecommunications, and Energy sectors.
Emre holds a B.A. in Mechanical Engineering from Syracuse University and an MBA from Rice University.