Derin Altan is a local partner of GKC Partners. Derin leads the capital markets practice group in Turkey and focuses on both equity capital markets and debt capital markets issuances including Islamic products, and also regularly advises clients on pure regulatory issues and M&A transactions involving listed entities. Derin represented both issuers and underwriters in the public offerings and projects regarding shares, covered warrants, public disclosures, derivative instruments and over-the-counter products, foreign securities, intermediary institutions. He holds "Advanced Level Capital Markets License" and "Corporate Governance Rating License" issued by the Turkish capital markets regulators.
Derin speaks regularly at industry conferences and seminars relating to equity and debt capital markets as well as financing and M&A transactions of public companies. Derin also appears as a guest lecturer in universities and industry groups. He was a member of the audit board in the Corporate Governance Association of Turkey between 2012 and 2013, and he currently is a member of the board of directors of the Association of Capital Markets Professionals.