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Ilkay Sarpdag

Head of Advisory & Operations

Ilkay Sarpdag leads Alliance Advisors’ operations across the Asia-Pacific region. With a distinguished background in investor relations advisory and navigating complex corporate landscapes, Ilkay brings invaluable expertise honed through years of guiding multinational corporations and family-owned enterprises through pivotal moments.

With a proven track record in managing investor relations amidst event-driven scenarios and contentious shareholder meetings, Ilkay serves as a trusted mediator between investors and issuers. His adeptness extends across diverse areas including corporate governance, shareholder activism, takeover defense strategies, mergers and acquisitions, and navigating extraordinary resolutions proposed by management or dissident investors.

Prior to his role at Alliance Advisors, Ilkay held senior positions including EMEI Regional Director at Allinial Global and Head of Advisory Operations for EMEA & APAC at IHS Markit (S&P Global). During his tenure, he played a pivotal role in formulating and executing strategic initiatives, particularly in the APAC region, where his residence in Hong Kong provided firsthand insights into the local market dynamics.

Now, as the Head of Advisory & Operations for APAC at Alliance Advisors, Ilkay is committed to driving growth and delivering unparalleled value to clients. His focus lies in elevating engagement capabilities, fostering enduring relationships, and providing visionary leadership to steer the company toward continued success.

Ilkay Sarpdag

Head of Advisory & Operations

Ilkay Sarpdag leads Alliance Advisors’ operations across the Asia-Pacific region. With a distinguished background in investor relations advisory and navigating complex corporate landscapes, Ilkay brings invaluable expertise honed through years of guiding multinational corporations and family-owned enterprises through pivotal moments.

With a proven track record in managing investor relations amidst event-driven scenarios and contentious shareholder meetings, Ilkay serves as a trusted mediator between investors and issuers. His adeptness extends across diverse areas including corporate governance, shareholder activism, takeover defense strategies, mergers and acquisitions, and navigating extraordinary resolutions proposed by management or dissident investors.

Prior to his role at Alliance Advisors, Ilkay held senior positions including EMEI Regional Director at Allinial Global and Head of Advisory Operations for EMEA & APAC at IHS Markit (S&P Global). During his tenure, he played a pivotal role in formulating and executing strategic initiatives, particularly in the APAC region, where his residence in Hong Kong provided firsthand insights into the local market dynamics.

Now, as the Head of Advisory & Operations for APAC at Alliance Advisors, Ilkay is committed to driving growth and delivering unparalleled value to clients. His focus lies in elevating engagement capabilities, fostering enduring relationships, and providing visionary leadership to steer the company toward continued success.

Expertise

OperationsInvestor RelationsSolicitation & Shareholder EngagementGlobal Expansion & AcquisitionsBusiness DevelopmentLeadershipCompensation, Governance & Sustainability AdvisoryInvestor Ownership IntelligenceRetail Outreach

Region

APAC
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