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5-8 November 2024
The Grimaldi ForumMonte Carlo, Monaco

Mehmet I. Budak
CEO & CIO at Bessley Private Investment Office
Chair, Moderator


Mehmet I. Budak is the CEO & CIO of Bessley Capital LLC.

Bessley Capital LLC (Private Investment Office established in 2010) makes principal investments into specialized private funds and direct co-investments (Seed, Series A, Growth Equity, GP stakes, Senior Loans) across Private Equity, Private Credit and Venture Capital Strategies with strict focus on lower middle market.

Previously, Mehmet was Senior Advisor of Credit Suisse (Switzerland), Investment Committee Member of Sunpointe Investment Office (USA), Investment Committee Member of TFO Investments (Middle East), Head of EMEA of Marathon Asset Management (USA), U.S. Buyout Executive of Carlyle Group (USA) and Investment Banker with Goldman Sachs (USA).

Mehmet received his M.B.A from The Wharton School and B.S. from West Point (USMA).

Agenda Sessions

  • Chair’s welcome address

  • Family offices: harnessing the growth and innovation mindset

  • Chair's welcome address