Muhammed YesilharkFounderQ2Q Investment Partners
Until April 2016, Muhammed was the Head of European Equities at Carmignac, one of Europe’s leading asset managers with close to $55bn of AuM. Muhammed was responsible for Carmignac’s European equity funds as well as the European exposure of the global funds adding up to approximately $8bn exposure to European equities.
Muhammed moved to Carmignac with his 5-person strong team from SAC Global Investors where he was a Partner and Portfolio Manager. SAC Global Investors was a US based hedge fund with $15bn AuM (now transformed into a family office called Point72 Asset Management). There he managed a European equities portfolio with $550m AuM. It was during his time at SAC that Muhammed received the “40 under 40” award for the highest achieving 40 investment professionals in the European hedge fund industry.
Muhammed, of Turkish origin, but born and raised in Germany, studied finance and management at European School of Business and graduated with a first-class honours degree both from Reutlingen University of Applied Science in Germany and Lancaster University in the United Kingdom.