Ali Arat is an Investment Professional at London & Istanbul based merchant bank Dome Group. Previously, Ali was an Associate in the private credit business of The Abraaj Group based in London and was formerly part of the private equity team based in Istanbul & Dubai which was responsible for the fundraising and managing Abraaj’s growth equity investments in Turkey. Prior to Abraaj, Ali worked in the corporate banking department of Credit Europe Bank in Moscow covering Turkish clients. Ali Arat holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Koç University in Istanbul and MBA from Fordham University in New York City which he attended on an athletic scholarship. Ali is also a former professional water polo player and Turkish national team member.