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Ertan Enginalev

Founder & Managing Partner


Ertan Enginalev founded WSD Capital Management in 2014 and leads portfolio management, risk management and research activities. He has 20 years of experience in the financial markets, with particular emphasis on mergers, acquisitions and special situation equities.

Prior to forming WSD Capital Management, Mr. Enginalev founded The Warschild Group, a San Francisco-based private investment firm. He began his career as an investment banker specializing in mergers and acquisitions with Koç Yatırım Menkul Değerler and Global Menkul Değerler in Istanbul.

Mr. Enginalev is the founder of the Warschild Foundation. Established in 2009, the organization focuses on alleviating the world’s most pressing development challenges through public-private partnerships and by preserving and promoting civil society involvement.

He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and an MBA from the University of Miami’s School of Business.