Ertan Enginalev

Ertan Enginalev

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Ertan Enginalev is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of WSD Capital Management. He is responsible for overseeing portfolio management, risk management, and research activities at the firm. He also leads the development and execution of the WSD vision and mission. Enginalev has over 20 years of experience in the financial markets, focused on mergers, acquisitions and special situation equities. He is the first activist investor and global hedge fund manager in Turkey and one of the most influential shareholder activists in Europe.

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  • He is an outside advisor to executives and boards on strategic redirection, improved operational execution, and efficient capital allocation.
  • He specializes in the discovery and development of companies and special situations with a compelling catalyst to enhance shareholder value and drive growth
  • His unique views and passion for challenging the status quo have gained him support among CEOs of Fortune 500 companies and global institutional investors.
  • He is the Founder and Trustee of the Warschild Foundation, a private family foundation committed to progress in the social, economic, and environmental spheres.