The Beginning

VALURA is a next-generation technology and advisory firm. Our focus is to maximize company value with our award-winning data analytics-driven methodology.

We believe that the new currency of the World is data and also if one can't measure the performance can't improve it.

That's why we turn data into action to increase growth, profitability, and return on equity in a measurable manner.

Our Objective

VALURA assists companies worldwide to become more “valuable”, “fit” and "sell-able" by utilizing the power of data.

We believe that when the right time arrives, every shareholder should be rewarded for their efforts.

Our vision is to increase the life quality of every company owner that we contact by creating more valuable companies.

We Strive

With our award-winning data analytics system and 11 Steps Value Maximization Program, we increase the value, performance, and investor attractiveness of medium-sized enterprises around the world.

Our motto is to create the best product at a global scale, enjoy the process while doing this, constantly learn and develop, be positive, support the Earth with more environmentally friendly and animal-friendly manner,

We are the accreditated member of IACVS.

We have are a member of IACVS (The International Association of Certified Valuation Specialists), the most prestigious organization for company valuation at a global scale. IACVS represents the highest operation principles and quality standards in company valuation worldwide.

VALURA is a member of the International Institute of Business Analysis.

We have registered our business analysis services under global standards as a member of the International Institute of Business Analysis (BABOK) which is the most reputable umbrella organization for Business Analysis.

CBA is a corporate finance advisory specialized in mergers & acquisitions of SMEs. The company has a proven track record and reputation worldwide.

CBA has signed 7100 agreements worth $143 billion. VALURA offers Global Growth Consultancy service with the support of 101 country offices as the Turkish Business Partner of CBA.

CBA is a corporate finance advisory specialized in mergers & acquisitions of SMEs. The company has a proven track record and reputation worldwide.

CBA has signed 7100 agreements worth $143 billion. VALURA offers Global Growth Consultancy service with the support of 101 country offices as the Turkish Business Partner of CBA.

With VALURA our sister company IF&PARTNERS has chosen the Most Successful Mergers & Acquisition Company / East Europe.

Acquisition International as the most prestigious publication institution in Europe on finance has selected IF&PARTNERS as the Most Successful Merger and Acquisition company in East Europe in 2018 with VALURA project.

VALURA was named Best Company Valuation Firm of Eastern Europe in 2019 by UK based M&A Today.

In 2019, M&A Today selected VALURA as the Best Company Valuation Firm in Eastern Europe within the scope of the Global 100 awards selected with the participation of 163 countries globally. We strive to be the most innovative company valuation firm on a global scale!

Social Responsibility Project

We believe the responsibility of any business is not only create profit but to add value to the society and the world we live in as well as create employment opportunities.

Around the world, 15,000 children die every day because they cannot get vaccinated, access to clean water, or malnutrition. UNICEF rescues millions of children who are affected by the humanity crisis around the world by providing vaccination, tents, nutritional food, and water cleaning tablets. We are proud to support UNICEF indefinitely by buying “Hope Packages” on behalf of our customers.

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Our Team

Gökhan Acar
Founder / CEO




Gökhan ACAR has an undergraduate degree in Economics, MBA degree in Marketing and Finance and worked as a senior-level manager in Arçelik A.Ş. BEKO Poland S.A., Sunbelt, NBB Advisors. In 2015, he has established corporate financing company IF & PARTNERS and in 2017, he has established VALURA. Gökhan ACAR offers training and seminars to KOSGEB, businessmen associations, commercial and industrial chambers on company value increasing, preparation for sales and company marriages.

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Köksal Başar
CTO




Köksal Başar has undergraduate degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration. In 1981, with the computer technologies he met, he put his signature under major and pioneering projects for the military and civilian sectors in his career. Başar worked as vice general director for business development and technology investments in Tekin Acar Cosmetics, MM Group companies and he is responsible for cloud-based software algorithm design and application of VALURA.

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Hakan Balcı
European Business Development Director / Germany




Hakan Balcı is graduated from the engineering department. During his career, he worked as Senior Financial Consultant, Euro-Engineer / MBA, Member of Board, General Director and Technical Manager in different companies. Balcı has extensive knowledge in different sectors and disciplines including construction, information technologies, human resources, M&A and since 2017, he is offering support to German companies for financial evaluation, company valuation, and mergers and acquisitions.

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Zuhal Karabulut
Director




Zuhal Karabulut has an undergraduate degree in economics and an MBA in Money and Banks field. In her 24-year Vakıfbank career, she has worked as Financial Analyst, Branch Vice Manager, and Corporate Branch Manager. Karabulut has SPK Advanced, Corporate Management Rating, and Credit Rating Licence and extensive knowledge in corporate financing service, especially in financial analysis.

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Süleyman Çembertaş
Director




Süleyman Çembertaş has an undergraduate degree in economics. He started his 25-year career in Yapı Kredi Banka and he worked as Inspection Board Inspector, Branch Vice Manager, Branch Manager, and Regional Manager. Çembertaş has SPK Corporate Rating Licence. Süleyman Çembertaş has extensive experience in financial analysis, financial auditing, debt restructuring, and corporate financing.

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Burhan Eray
Director




He has an undergraduate degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Accounting and Audit. ERAY has been offering services as Certified Public Accounted since 1999. He has Independent Auditor from Turkish Patent Institute and Brand Representative and Public Inspection Board. He worked as İSMMMO Occupational Development Monitoring Board member between 2010-2013 and Board Chairman between 2013-2015. Since 2016, he continues to work in TURMOB Service Assessment and Pricing Committee.

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Bahadır Sınay
Director




SINAY has an undergraduate degree in Economics and started his career as an instructor and manager in the education sector. SINAY has been working as Independent Public Accountant since 2002 and joined IF&PARTNERS in 2015 and VALURA in 2017. Bahadır SINAY has extensive experience in financial analysis, internal audit, corporatization of family companies and human resources.

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Hakan Batur
Director




BATUR has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration. He started his career in the plastic industry sector and has experience in tourism and machinery sector as a public accountant. Hakan Batur provides support in financial and administrative problems in businesses, family companies, and corporatization. Batur is also KOSGEB advisor and he joined IF&PARTNERS in 2015 and VALURA in 2017.

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Yalçın Mete
Director




Mete has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration. He started his 15-year career in Vakıfbank in 1995. He worked as Assistant Financial Analyst, Assistant Branch Manager, and Branch Manager. Yalçın METE has SPK Advanced and Credit Rating Licence and has extensive experience in financial analysis, SME financing, commercial credit, and energy project financing.

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Ekrem Kılavuz
Director




KILAVUZ has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and he started his career as a financial and administrative manager in 2008. Since 2013, he has been offering services with KILAVUZ Public Accounting Firm. Ekrem KILAVUZ has experience in public accountant, financial analysis, internal audit, and corporate consultancy.

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Alican Peker
Director




Peker has an undergraduate degree in Administrative Science / Accounting and started his career in Yaşar Holding / Pınar Su. His banking career started in 1989 in Vakıfbank as Assistant Financial Analyst and he worked as a manager in different levels for 24 years. He has experience in financial analysis, foreign trade, and foreign financing, crediting, credit resources and risk analysis.

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Osman Yılmaz
Director




Yılmaz has an undergraduate degree in banking and insurance. He started his career as certified public accounted in 1982 and worked as public accounted in Foreign Trade and International Transportation companies. Since 1998, he has been offering service as Certified Public Accounted in Mersin city. Yılmaz has expertise in financial engineering and tax application and he will be supporting to value increase to companies in Mersin Region.

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Öztekin Özdemir
Director




Öztekin has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and started his 20+ years career in Kombassasn Holding. He worked as accounting manager, financing manager and financial affairs manager in Uğurlu Oto Cam. Öztekin also works as a public accountant, financial expert, arbitrator and trustee in composition and has extensive experience in internal control, financial analysis, and corporate finance.

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Erkan Coşgun
Director




Erkan Coşgun has an undergraduate degree in economics and a master’s degree in business administration. He started his career in İş Bankası in 2001 and continued in Finansbank. He worked in various branches as business banking and commercial banking portfolio manager and branch manager. Coşgun specialized on financial technologies in the Cash Management department of Finansbank Akdeniz Regional Director. Erkan Coşgun has extensive knowledge on e-transformation systems, CRM, sales programs, supplier financing, and DBS.

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Dilek Kömbe
Director




Dilek Kömbe has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and started her career in 1986 in Yapı ve Kredi Bank as an expert. She started to work as a financial analyst in Vakıfbank in 1987 and worked here for 22 years. In this process, she worked as a financial analyst, assistant manager in commercial credits and branch manager in different branches. She has experience in financial analysis, commercial credits, and corporate financing services.

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Bülent Baloğlu
Director




Baloğlu has an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering and started his career in Yapı Merkez Holding. Later Baloğlu worked in Türk Ytong San. A.Ş. taught classes in Trakya University and Namık Kemal University and gave seminars in various universities in Turkey. Baloğlu has extensive experience in construction, quality management, investment, and project consultancy and he joined VALURA team in 2018 as Trakya Regional Director.

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Serdar Yüce
Director
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Yüce has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in MBA. He has worked as a financial expert, finance and internal audit manager in the textile and furniture sector in his 20-year career. HE has “Internal Control Professional” (CICP) title and SME consultant certification by INTERNEL CONTROL INSTITUTE. Yüce is also a certified public accounted and continues to offer consultancy services in business administration, financial analysis, increasing profitability, and financial reporting systems.

Osman Aksu
İstanbul Bölge Direktörü




Mühendislik dalında lisans, Bankacılık ve Finans dalında yüksek lisans derecesine sahiptir. Bankacılık kariyerine 2000 yılında "Yönetici Adayı" olarak başlayan Aksu, KOBİ Bankacılığı ağırlıklı şube pazarlama ve genel müdürlük birimlerinde görev almıştır. 2008 yılından itibaren TEB Karma Bankacılık Şube Müdürlüğü görevinde bulunmuştur. SPK ileri düzey, Türev Ürünler ve Kredi Derecelendirme Lisanslarına sahip olan Aksu mali analiz, proje finansmanı, kredi yapılandırma ve türev ürünler konusunda geniş tecrübeye sahiptir.

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Metin Salgır
Director




Metin Salgır has an undergraduate degree in Geomatic Engineering and a master’s degree in International Relations and History and Strategic Planning and Management. He has started his career as Planning Expert in 1985 and he has been in Upper Management positions for years. Salgır is also an instructor in Management Academy on Strategic Planning and International Relations and worked as Strategic Department Manager before joining to VALURA.

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Nilgün Alpar
İstanbul Bölge Direktörü




İktisat dalında lisans derecesine sahip olan ALPAR, Kambiyo Uzmanı olarak başladığı Vakıfbank'ta 25 yıl görev yapmıştır. Bu süreçte Mali Analist, Dış Operasyonlar Müdür Yrd. ve Şube Müdürlüğü görevlerini üstlenmiştir. Aynı zamanda Bilirkişi ve ICF onaylı İşletme Koçu olan ALPAR, dış ticaret finansmanı, yurtdışı finansman ve risk analizi konularında uzmandır.

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