Mr. Levent Bosut is a seasoned investment banker with over 20 years of extensive transaction, management and team building experience as well the professional and personnel contacts that can accompany such a career.
Mr. Bosut co-founded the investment bank PDF Corporate Finance in 1995 and led the business, overseeing its sale to the Gulf-based investment bank TAIB in 2008 and continuing on as a manager until May 2012. At PDF, Bosut built and managed a first class investment bank and its dedicated team while establishing several industry standards. He made PDF a member of M&A international, a leading alliance of corporate finance firms, and initiated and managed over 200 landmark M&A, private equity, privatization and financial restructuring projects with over 40 highly successful closings.
Mr. Bosut has comprehensive experience in financial and legal negotiations, resolving potentially deal-breaking complications with creative and collaborative solutions. A professional and an academic, Bosut is an expert in financial modeling and valuation. He also acted as a financial expert witness in the USA. Bosut has held advisory and board member roles at several companies and was Chairman of the Board at the Turkish office of Discovery Networks International.
Prior to the co-founding his first investment bank Mr. Bosut taught MBA and undergraduate finance and economics programs at Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, worked in venture investments at TRIAD Capital, New York, NY and in project financing at Finansbank, Istanbul. He holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Boğaziçi University, and MS in management Engineering from NJIT, and MBA and an ABD in Finance from Rutgers University.