Dubai, 09 September 2018: Specialist private equity firm, TVM Capital Healthcare, announces the appointment of Orhan Osmansoy as a Partner. Mr. Osmansoy is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience in private equity, merchant banking, and equity capital markets.
Mr. Osmansoy will initially take the role of Operating Partner and join the firm’s established Operating Team as they support the assessment, investment and growth of portfolio companies which are leading the change in how healthcare is delivered across South- and Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Turkey. With the establishment of the firm’s third pool of capital for healthcare investments he will become a member of the investment team.
Orhan Osmansoy commented: “Thanks to a unique, hands-on approach to building healthcare businesses, deeply rooted in a 35-year history of investing in healthcare delivery and innovation, the TVM Capital Healthcare team is steeped in healthcare expertise and is well-placed to benefit from industry fundamentals in its target markets. I am delighted to join such a dynamic team with a strict focus on Corporate Governance standards, many of which have been developed by Invest Europe under the lead of our current CEO and Chairman. I very much look forward to creating value for investors together.”
Dr. Helmut M. Schuehsler, Founder, CEO and Chairman at TVM Capital Healthcare, commented: “We are pleased to welcome an investment professional of Orhan’s caliber to the team. Orhan shares our passion for governance, diversity and transparency, and his significant experience across a wide range of transaction types at leading global firms will tremendously support our growth and expansion. His initial focus will be on existing portfolio companies and later his responsibilities will include all aspects of deal origination, structuring and financial syndication of new portfolio companies.”
Prior to joining TVM Capital Healthcare, Mr. Osmansoy was a Managing Director at Frontier Management Group, where he worked with the broader team at Apollo Global Management to source and evaluate private equity and private credit transactions. He has also held Board-level and senior management positions at NAC Ventures SPC, a Kuwaiti creditor-owned restructuring SPV; The National Investor (TNI), an Abu Dhabi-based merchant banking institution; and Morgan Stanley, where he was a member of both the equity derivatives and corporate finance groups in New York and London. Mr. Osmansoy is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (MBA) and the University of Virginia (BS).
TVM Capital Healthcare’s Operations Group provides general management support, including the provision of management, financing and strategy development, as well as back office services, such as legal, information technology, marketing, accounting, human resources. This approach has helped to build companies including UAE-based Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center, IVF provider Bourn Hall International, ProVita International Medical Center, which was sold to London-listed NMC Healthcare plc in 2015, and Cairo-headquartered medical devices producer Amecath Medical Technologies.