Özlü Yalaza has nineteen years of experience in investment banking. Throughout his career in investment banking, he has contributed to numerous projects in mergers & acquisitions advisory, financial restructuring, privatization, floatation and various capital markets products. Özlü has extensive experience in various industries, mainly construction materials, logistics, energy, food, and chemicals. Prior to co-founding Pragma, he worked for Global Securities, Dundas, Ünlü & Co. and Finansbank. Özlü received his BS Degree in Chemical Engineering from Boğazici University and MBA Degree with a concentration in finance from University of Texas at Austin, USA.