A complementary mix of global and local investors

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

The largest institutional investor in the region between Central Asia and Central Europe. Shareholders are the European Union, 61 states and European Investment Bank. Entered Turkey in 2009 with a goal to provide €500m debt and equity financing per year for Turkish businesses and projects

European Investment Fund

Owned by European Investment Bank with over €500bn of assets. Leading provider of funding for Small and Medium Enterprises in EU Member States and EU Candidate Countries. Investor in 350 PE/VC funds with €5.6bn assets under management

International Finance Corporation

A member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. In fiscal year 2014, IFC commitments in the EMENA region totaled US$6.9bn, representing nearly a third of IFC’s worldwide commitments


Founded in 1970, FMO is a public-private development bank. The Dutch government is their major shareholder, holding a 51 stake. FMO supplements developing countries and their most innovative, promising businesses the financing needed to reach their potential


Alpinvest is the world’s second largest private equity fund-of-fund manager. Over the past decade, they have received commitments of more than €46 bn

Siguler Guff

Siguler Guff & Company is a multi-strategy private equity investment firm which, together with its affiliates, has over $10bn of assets under management. Its clients include corporate and public employee benefit plans, endowments, foundations, government agencies, financial institutions, family offices and high net worth individuals


Istanbul Venture Capital Initiative (iVCi) The Istanbul Venture Capital Initiative (iVCi) was Turkey’s first ever dedicated fund of funds and co-investment programme. The investors in iVCi were the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organisation of Turkey (KOSGEB), the Technology Development Foundation of Turkey (TTGV), the Development Bank of Turkey (TKB), Garanti Bank, National Bank of Greece Group (NBG) and the European Investment Fund (EIF).


Turkish Growth and Innovation Fund (TGIF). The Turkish Growth and Innovation Fund (TGIF), established by EIF, Undersecretariat of Treasury, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization of Turkey (KOSGEB) and the Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB) in May 2016 to support equity investments in traditional sectors as well as innovative and technology oriented businesses with a rapid growth potential has been officially launched.