• Luz Business Opportunities

    Luz Business Opportunities Sarl is established to invest in companies operating in Horeca in Emerging Markets. Luz Business Opportunities Sarl Is established by Mediterra Capital Partners II, LP.

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“Luz Business Opportunities Sarl is established to invest in companies operating in Horeca in Emerging Markets.
Luz Business Opportunities Sarl Is established by Mediterra Capital Partners II, LP.”

Mediterra Capital Partners II, 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 Luz Business Opportunities Sarl (we) invested in Terra Pizza.

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Terra pizza

Terra Pizza Pizza Restaurant ChainPizza Pizza, one of Turkey’s first pizza chains with many firsts and innovations, while entering it’s 25th year, started an extensive growth, expansion and institutionalization process and, renamed itself as ‘Terra Pizza’ in order to develop a brand strategy and corporate identity.Terra Pizza today is the second largest Turkish pizza restaurant chain with ~130 restaurants in 43 cities, almost all operated by franchisees. As an Izmir-based company, it is the market leader in its home region (38 restaurants in Izmir). Company differentiates itself from the global competitors by its local brand, localized products and large presence in shopping malls (~40 restaurants). Investment Highlights INDUSTRY: Pizza Restaurant ChainSTRATEGIC VALUE: 2nd largest Pizza Restaurant ChainOwnership: Fully Owned YEAR OF INVESTMENT:  2018HQ: Izmir# OF PERSONNEL: 61

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Bertan Karaimer

“Bertan serves on the Board of Luz Business Opportunities Sarl since May 2018.
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 Luz Business Opportunities 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 Luz Business Opportunities 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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    Luz Business Opportunities

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

    Floor 2, L-1855

    Luxembourg

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

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