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Welcome to the Digital Edition of Invest in Turkey & UK-Turkey Overseas Investment 2020 Forum


EEL Events are pleased to invite you to join the Invest in Turkey & UK-Turkey Overseas Investment Virtual Forum, that will take place on 17-18 Sept 2020. Moving to a digital platform allowed us to bring in, in a safe environment, some top names in the industry across various industries and sectors to review current inbound and outbound investment opportunities in Turkey but also to discuss challenges faced during/after Covid-19 pandemic and to draft a plan for the future.


DAY 1/
17th September
INVEST IN TURKEY VIRTUAL FORUM

Our virtual program includes interactive discussion on financing Turkish infrastructure and the roll-out of energy investments along with new reality for healthcare and other PPP projects. Other topics will include: distressed debt investing and restructuring in Turkey; capital debt markets and investors sentiment towards Turkey post COVID-19.


DAY 2/
18th September
UK-TURKEY OVERSEAS INVESTMENT VIRTUAL FORUM

The agenda will aim debate on various questions on will the UK remains a target for foreign investors in the post-COVID-19 economy, where are the key investment areas right now and how Turkey-UK bilateral ties will look like amid Brexit and COVID-19. Other panels will include: expanding into UK's retail and consumer goods market,  real estate, wealth management and tech investment opportunities in the UK for Turkish investors.




CONFIRMED SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

  • Elchin Ebadov, CFO, SOCAR
  • Sue Barrett, Director Head of Infrastructure for Turkey, MEA, EBRD
  • Murat Ozdemir, Country Advisor/UK, Presidency of the Republic of Turkey Investment Office
  • Hasan Demirhan, Vice President of Banking, BSTDB
  • Ceren Tak,  Director, EM Structured Credit, Deutsche Bank
  • Kaan Türker, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Turkerler Holding
  • Dilara Yardimci, Country Director, UK, Turkish Trade Center
  • Kazim Koseoglu, Chairman, Esas Properties
  • Hassan Farran, Partner, Head of Middle East Capital Markets, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Axel Kalinowski, Head of Central and Southern Europe, London Stock Exchange
  • Edouard Lechere, President, Healthcare Equipment Finance, GE Healthcare
  • Oguz Engiz, Chairman, Ankara Healthcare Organizations Association
  • Pietro Crescini, Director, Global Structured Finance, EMEA, SMBC
  • Ekrem Utku, Founder, World Brands Consulting / f. Secretary Gen of Turkish Retailers Assn.
  • Ozlem Tuskan, Founder, BrandSeers
  • Kemal Sidar, CEO, London Bridge Project
  • Yasemin Kuytak, Director, KfW IPEX, Turkey



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Schedule

· Networking
MEET YOUR PEERS: Business Networking
Time to meet your peers in 1:1 live video meeting!
· Expo
MEET OUR Sponsors and Partners
· Stage
09:10 Opening Remarks Chris Gaunt, OBE, Chairman, BCCT
Chris  Gaunt
· Stage
Opening Remarks - H.E. Lord Janvrin, UK Turkey Trade Envoy
Welcome Address
Robin Janvrin
· Stage
The most attractive opportunities for investors in Turkey
Alderman Emma Edhem, Chairman, TBCCI
Alderman Emma Edhem
· Stage
OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES ACROSS THE TURKISH ECONOMY IN THE POST COVID-19 WORLD. Speakers: SOCAR / BPL Global / Invest in Turkey / Albright Stonebridge Group
- COVID-19 impact, Investors sentiment, Credit and political risk insurance, drivers for market recovery the most, Investment incentives for foreign investors
Murat Ozdemir Hakan Akbas Tim Hughes Elchin Ibadov
· Stage
HOW TO ACHIEVE PPP IN TURKEY: BEFORE & AFTER COVID-19. Speakers: Meridiam / SMBC / Klaus Jurgens, Political Analyst & Journalist
Crisis impacts on both demand-based PPPs and availability-based concessions, liquidity, new risk assessments, stimulus programs
Idil Gursel gunay gokcen Klaus Jurgens Pietro Crescini
· Sessions
Open Discussion - PPP in Turkey & Renewable Opportunities
Join us in the Session Area for open group discussion on PPP and green energy in Turkey
· Networking
Meet your peers - Business Networking
· Stage
THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE PPPS IN TURKEY POST-COVID-19. Speakers: Barry Francis Consultancy / GE Healthcare/ Healthcare Organizations Association / Colliers Internationals
In 2019, the Turkish government decided that new healthcare projects will be publicly financed. What is the future of healthcare PPPs in Turkey post-COVID-19?
Mansoor Ahmed Oguz Engiz Edouard Lechere BARRY FRANCIS
· Stage
CAPITAL MARKETS - LONG-TERM FINANCING FOR TURKISH COMPANIES. Speakers: EBRD, TOCC Legal
COVID-19 market disruptions, Sukuk & capital markets as an infrastructure asset class, Regulatory updates, Debt capital markets in Turkey
Axel Kalinowski Tolga Cabakli Razvan Dumitrescu
· Expo
MEET OUR Sponsors and Partners
Check out our Partners and Sponsors booths and find out how they can boost your business!!
· Networking
Business Networking
Meet your peers
· Sessions
FINANCING TURKISH INFRASTRUCTURE. Speakers: EBRD / BSTDB / Deutsche Bank/ TOCC Legal
This session has a special focus on infrastructure finance in Turkey and its response to the market in a short-to long-term.
Hasan  Demirhan Hasan Demirhan Yigit Ornek Sue Barrett Ceren Tak
· Stage
DISTRESSED DEBT INVESTING & RESTRUCTURING IN TURKEY - Speakers: Tanto Capital Partners / İstanbul Portföy / Nazali Tax & Legal
Which type of restructuring will call the shots over the next 12-24 months and can we see any particular industry trends emerging in the nearest future?
Ozan Ozkural Nilay Göker Duran Onur Mustafaoglu
· Sessions
WHAT'S AHEAD OF ENERGY SECTOR IN TURKEY IN 2020/21. Speaker: KfW IPEX / Enerjisa / Türkiye İş Bankası / Borusan EnBW Enerji / SHURA Energy Transition Center
Roll-out of energy investments post-Covid-19, legal and regulatory frameworks, financing needs for the energy transition, regulators' interventions
Deger Saygin Evren Aktas Nesteren Ozsoy Yasemin Kuytak Ezgi Katmer
· Networking
Business Networking
Meet your peers
· Networking
Business Networking
· Stage
Opening Remarks Chris Gaunt, OBE, Chairman, BCCT
Chris  Gaunt
· Stage
Official Welcome Address => H.E. Umit Yalcin, The Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in the UK
Umit Yalcin
· Stage
Discovering investment opportunities in the UK
Judith Slater
· Stage
THE UK AS A BUSINESS HUB FOR TURKISH INVESTORS IN POST-COVID-19 ECONOMY. Speakers: TBCCI / DIT / Turkish Embassy in London / Turkish Trade Center
Will UK remain a target for foreign investors in the post Covid-19 economy? Where are the key investment areas right now?
Yavuz Sokmen Ersin Nazali Dilara Yardimci Mustafa Süleyman BESLI ZEYNEP OZTEKBAS
· Networking
Business Networking
· Stage
EXPANDING INTO UK RETAIL & CONSUMER GOODS MARKET: HIGHLIGHTS FOR INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS AN A NEW NORMAL. Speakers: World Brands Consulting / BrandSeers / Bretz
Ekrem Utku Ozlem Tuskan Cuneyt SUREL
· Stage
WEALTH MANAGEMENT - FAMILY OFFICES – REAL ESTATE: UPDATE IN THE WAKE OF COVID-19. Speakers: Stadden Forbes Wealth Management / Esas Properties / Cushman & Wakefield
Robert Forbes Hassan Farran Kazim Koseoglu
· Stage
TECH INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE UK. Speakers: London Bridge Project / Inveon / B4MIND / Orka Informatics
Baturay Ozden Kemal Sidar Moris Kastro
· Networking
Business Networking
Meet your peers

Speakers

Mansoor Ahmed

Director (MENA Region) Valuation & Advisory - Healthcare | Education | PPP | Real Estate - Colliers International

Ozan Ozkural

Managing Partner, Tanto Capital Partners

Hasan Demirhan

Vice President of Banking, BSTDB

Yigit Ornek

Partner, TOCC Attorney Partnership

Deger Saygin

Director, SHURA Energy Transition Center

Nilay Göker Duran

Partner, Attorney at Law, NAZALI Legal Services

Murat Ozdemir

Country Advisor/UK, Presidency of the Republic of Turkey Investment Office (Invest in Turkey)

Nesteren Ozsoy

Director, Loan Monitoring, Türkiye İş Bankası

Evren Aktas

Project Management Office Manager, Borusan EnBW Enerji

Ezgi Katmer

Senior Business Development & Operational Excellence Manager (Renewables), Enerjisa

Onur Mustafaoglu

Director of Energy Investments, İstanbul Portföy

Alderman Emma Edhem

Alderman Emma Edhem, Chairman, TBCCI

Ekrem Utku

Founder, World Brands Consulting / f. Secretary Gen of BMD/Turkish Retailers Assn.

Yavuz Sokmen

CEO, TBCCI

Ersin Nazali

Managing Partner, Nazali Tax & Legal

Ozlem Tuskan

Founder, BrandSeers

Axel Kalinowski

Head CSEE, London Stock Exchange

Robert Forbes

Director, Stadden Forbes Wealth Management

Idil Gursel

Associate Director, Municipal & Env. Infrastructure, EBRD

Sue Barrett

Director Head of Infrastructure for Turkey, Middle East & Africa, EBRD

Oguz Engiz

Chairman of Ankara Healthcare Organizations Association

Umit Yalcin

The Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in the UK

Tolga Cabakli

Partner, TOCC Attorney Partnership

gunay gokcen

Development Director, Meridiam

Mustafa Süleyman BESLI

Chief Commercial Counselor, Turkish Embassy in London

Edouard Lechere

President, Healthcare Equipment Finance, GE Healthcare

Yigit Ornek

Partner TOCC Attorney Partnership

Dilara Yardimci

Country Director, UK at Turkish Trade Center

Hakan Akbas

Senior Advisor Turkey, Albright Stonebridge Group

Robin Janvrin

H.E. Lord Janvrin, UK Turkey Trade Envoy

Baturay Ozden

Founder, B4MIND

Hasan Demirhan

Vice President of Banking, BSTDB

BARRY FRANCIS

Director, Barry Francis Consultancy

Tim Hughes

Assistant Director, BPL Global

Yasemin Kuytak

Director, KfW

Chris Gaunt

OBE Chairman, BCCT

Cuneyt SUREL

BRETZ UK DIRECTOR

Klaus Jurgens

Political Analyst & Journalist

ZEYNEP OZTEKBAS

Head of Inward Investment, DIT

Judith Slater

HM Consul General to Istanbul and HM Trade Commissioner to Eastern Europe and Central Asia Network

Kemal Sidar

CEO, London Bridge Project

Razvan Dumitrescu

Associate, Local Currency & Capital Markets Development, EBRD

Hassan Farran

Head of Middle East Capital Markets, Cushman & Wakefield

Pietro Crescini

Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Moris Kastro

Partner, Inveon

Ceren Tak

Managing Director, Deutsche Bank

Kazim Koseoglu

Chairman, Esas Properties

Elchin Ibadov

CFO, SOCAR

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