Mergers and acquisitions
Initial public offerings
Undergraduate Degree: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, Business, 1996
Undergraduate Degree: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, Economics, 1996
Doctoral Degree: Purdue University, Finance, 2002
Assistant Professor of Finance, Yeditepe University, 2012 – Current
- Vice Chair of the International Finance Department, 2013 - Current
- Member of Learning Assurance Committee and International Finance Quality Council, International Finance Coordinator for Bologna Process, Double Major & Minor Programs and Web, International Finance Student Club Faculty Advisor
Assistant Professor of Finance, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA, 2003 – 2008
Visiting Professor of Finance, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2002- 2003
Research Assistant and Instructor in Finance, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1996 – 2002
Financial Consultant and Analyst, MMT Financial Consulting, LLC. – Atlanta, GA, 2009 – 2012
Financial Consultant, Tiryakioglu Metal Sanayii ve Ticareti A.S. – Istanbul, Turkey, 2007
Director, Tiryakioglu Metal Sanayii ve Ticareti A.S. – Istanbul, Turkey, 1996 – 2007
Graduate Courses Taught
Corporate Finance, Portfolio Theory and Investments, International Finance, Seminar, Mergers and Acquisitions, Thesis.
An Analysis of the Extreme Returns Distribution: the Case of the Istanbul Stock Exchange
Industry Consolidating IPOs
Goncu, A., A. Akgul, O. Imamoglu, M. Tiryakioglu and M. Tiryakioglu, 2012. “An Analysis of the Extreme Returns Distribution: the Case of the Istanbul Stock Exchange,” Applied Financial Economics (22), 723-732.
Certifications and Awards
Level III CFA candidate.
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Honor Professor Award, 2006.
Ranked 53rd among more than 1 million students at the Turkish university entrance exams, 1991.