About Us

Lara Trade - Our History

A venture capital firm for mid-size companies in Turkey

We are a venture capital firm focusing  on Middle Market in Turkey. Our platform enables us to invest into medium-size companies and ring-fenced commodity trade transactions.

With offices in İstanbul, New York and Hong Kong, we acquire or invest in organizations with a Turkey focus and seek to build stronger businesses with greatly enhanced long-term potential.

How We Started Lara Trade


The Seed: Pamir Ltd HK

Pamir is a trading company focusing on international trade of a wide spectrum of goods and commodities such as grain, optical lenses, ready to wear garments, chemicals etc.



First Blossom: Tümtech

At Tümtech we operate as marketplace middleman for major e-commerce platforms such as Amazon, Trendyol, Hepsiburada, etc.


First Portfolio Company

At Lara Trade Group we are trading a wide spectrum of goods and commodities.


Big Growth

Since our inception in 2018 we grew to become one of the notable wheat traders in Turkey supplying almost 10% of all wheat imported. Other than wheat we are trading pulses, chemicals, aluminium, optical glasses, garments, and packed food.


Textile, Pharma, Food... New Sectors

We partnered with companies and management teams across industries and asset classes and combined our capabilities in ready-to-wear garments, food, veterinary pharma and Aluminum billets and ingots manufacturing.


New Normal, New Look

We have expanded into the States and established Lara Trade USA in New York; undertook a major expansion project in Aluminum sector.