Mr. Osmansoy, a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (MBA) and the University of Virginia (BS), has over 20 years of experience in the fields of private equity, corporate finance and activist investing.
Mr. Osmansoy is the former Chief Executive Officer of The National Investor (TNI), an Abu Dhabi based investment and advisory company where he spearheaded the firm’s expansion throughout the GCC. Prior to joining TNI in 2004, he was a Managing Director at Dexter Capital Group, a London-based investment firm that specializes in strategic block investments in Europe where he was responsible for the origination and execution of activist and special situations investments. Before that, Mr. Osmansoy was a Senior Investment Associate at J.H. Whitney, a leading US private equity firm where he focused on late-stage venture capital investments and leveraged buyouts in Europe.
Previously, Mr. Osmansoy was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley where he was a member of both the equity derivatives and corporate finance groups in New York and London. In this capacity he structured and placed a number of equity-linked derivative products and worked on various financial buyer transactions.