Taksim Capital Yönetim ve Danışmanlık A.Ş.
Mr. Yalcin Nak, is a 1988 Honor List graduate of Bosphorus University Industrial Engineering program. He started his career at Procter&Gamble Turkey as a Production Planning Engineer. Having been awarded merit based scholarships from three distinctive institutions, namely American Fulbright, Turkish Education Foundation and Procter & Gamble International Education Sponsorship Program, he had the opportunity to study at Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Business located in Chicago and received his MBA degree in 1991. After his MBA, he continued his Procter&Gamble career at the company’s Germany Headquarters until November 1995 and gained experience in Marketing and Product Planning functions. He then returned to Turkey, joined McKinsey at its Istanbul Office start-up and until June 2001, worked as a Senior Engagement Manager in several business building and restructuring projects in a variety of sectors and client environments. During 2002-2004, he worked as the Turkish Office Director of PwC’s (PricewaterhouseCoopers) Consulting Division (later merged with IBM Business Consulting Services). For the following three years he served as the CEO and Executive Board Member of Memorial Healthcare Group, a growing private hospitals group in Turkey. As of January 2008 till April 2013 he has served as the COO of Acibadem Healthcare Group, the leading private hospitals group in Turkey reporting directly to Mr. M. Ali Aydinlar, the Founder, Chairman and CEO of the Group. At this post, he held P&L responsibility of all the hospital operations and oversaw growth of the group from 6 hospitals and 6 clinics to 16 hospitals and 12 clinics, from 1,000 to 2,200 beds capacity, from 5,000 to 12,000 employees, from 400 to 1,000 mTL sales, from 55 (14%) to 210 mTL (21%) Ebitda and from US$ 1 billion to US$ 2.4 billion EV performance. In May 2013 together with his two partners he founded Taxim Capital, a Private Equity Investment Fund focusing on fast growig medium sized Turkish businesses.