Senior Advisory Team Biographies

Esma Özge Yıldız

Head of Financial Sponsors, London

Joined Arma Partners in 2012. Previously at Citigroup in the Investment Banking team based in London, covering major corporates and holding companies across sectors and geographies, with a focus on Turkey. Prior to that, Esma was a management consultant at Value Partners in İstanbul, focusing primarily on clients in the telecommunications sector. She has advised on many strategic and Private Equity-backed M&A transactions and is now exclusively focused on Financial Sponsors, covering Private Equity and Venture Capital clients, as well as Sovereign Wealth Funds, pension funds and family offices investing in CMT.

Esma holds an MPA in International Finance and Policy from Columbia University as a Fulbright Scholar (2006-2008) and a BA in Economics from Sabancı University in İstanbul. Esma speaks native Turkish.