Throughout his 30 years of experience within investment banking and asset management, Okan Altug has participated in various cross-border LBO, M&A and debt transactions. As the founding partner of Daruma Corporate Finance, he acted as Chairman between 1998-2016, where he was closely involved with the sourcing and facilitation of 300+ strategic and private-equity backed M&A deals along with debt & mezzanine transactions. In 2017 Okan Altug launched Feronia Capital in Canada to provide asset management services within the fields of renewable energy and infrastructure. Prior to Daruma, Okan Altug worked at Corporate Finance division of Global Securities (Istanbul) and LBO division of BNP Paribas (NYC). He is currently the Chairman & Managing Director of Cross Continent Energy Investment Infrastructure Inc, and Feronia Capital, Chairman of Voltrun Power Solutions and Board Member of Canna-pharma Inc.
He is a member of Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) and Canadian Turkish Business Council (CTBC).
Okan Altug graduated from Saint Michel High School and holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Bogazici University and an MBA from Pace University (New York City ). He is fluent in English, Turkish and French.