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    SDA International Sarl is established to invest in companies operating in the consumer products industry in Emerging Markets.

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About Us

SDA International Sarl is established to invest in companies operating in the consumer products industry in Emerging Markets.
SDA International Sarl is established by Mediterra Capital Partners I, LP.

Mediterra Capital Partners I, LP is a fund with investor base mostly consists of multinational institutions and international corporations. Some of the very well known investors are listed below:

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), 
International Finance Corporation (IFC), 
European Investment Fund (EIF), 
Turkish Growth and Innovation Fund (TGIF),
Technology Development Foundation of Turkey (TTGV), 
Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden (FMO) 
So far SDA International Sarl (we) invested in Arzum.

Investments

Arzum

ArzumElectrical Small Domestic AppliancesArzum is the market leader in electrical small domestic appliances in Turkey and is one of the leading Turkish brands with over 90% brand awareness.Arzum has a wide range of product portfolio with over 250 SKUs in electrical kitchen appliances, house cleaning, iron and personal care categories. The Company serves more than 700 customers in Turkey and exports to more than 20 countries. Investment Highlights INDUSTRY: Branded consumer productSTRATEGIC VALUE: #1 player in small domestic appliances in terms of volumeOwnership: Joint Control YEAR OF INVESTMENT:  2013HQ: Istanbul# OF PERSONNEL: 125

People

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Bertan Karaimer

“Bertan serves on the Board of SDA International Sarl since January 2017.
Previously, Bertan was the head of accounting, central bank reporting and tax functions of Credit Europe Bank NV, an international bank based in Amsterdam having consolidated assets of around EUR 9 billion.
Prior to joining Credit Europe Bank NV, Bertan worked at PKF in multiple disciplines including corporate finance, audit and tax.
Bertan is a Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA). He holds a BA degree in business administration and MA degree in international business from Dokuz Eylul University. He is also a Turkish CPA (SMMM), and holds credit rating specialist and corporate governance rating specialist certificates.”

Erkin Usupov

“Erkin serves on the Board of SDA International Sarl since January 2020.
Previously, Erkin worked at Vistra Luxembourg, where he led a fund and corporate services team managing investment structures of leading private equity and real estate funds. Prior to Vistra, Erkin worked in Dubai as private practice and in-house lawyer, and manager of a corporate services company.
Erkin holds an LL.M. Finance degree from Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, and completed investment management programs at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and Säid Business School, University of Oxford. “

Joergen Jessen

“Joergen serves on the Board of SDA International Sarl since March 2020.
Joergen Jessen has more than 35 years of work experience within the financial sector in Denmark, Germany, and Luxembourg. Previously, Joergen Jessen worked for UBS and Deutsche Bank among others as executive- and managing director. His experience spans a wide range of fields including the real estate, private equity, debt financing, asset-, portfolio and wealth management.
He holds an executive MBA from IMD in Lausanne, IDP-C certificate in corporate governance from INSEAD and is an ILA certified director. “

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    SDA International

    46A, Avenue John F. Kennedy - Office 16,

    Floor 2, L-1855

    Luxembourg

    +352 2 600 51 42 - +352 661 881 555

    info@sda.lu

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