Tekmen Wells is a boutique investment management firm and family office. Our work emphasizes the application of analytical research and the construction of custom risk portfolio solutions.
We built Tekmen Wells with our portfolio in mind. Our mission is to seek superior investment outcomes by educating clients and providing custom solutions. We are privately owned. We are investors and analysts. We are not salespeople. Our firm, which we consider our community, accepts investor members on an invitation-only basis.
Our mission is to deliver superior investment outcomes, which we define as:
There are three main ingredients to our process, which are integral to delivering superior investment outcomes.
Hakan K Ergulec is a Co-founder and Managing Partner of Tekmen Wells, and has over 17 years of experience working with family offices and private equity investing. Mr. Ergulec has assisted several families in investing their wealth for the long-term in both public markets and private investments.
Mr. Ergulec is active in the private equity community as the Founder and Managing Partner of Altin Capital Partners, an affiliate of Tekmen Wells that specializes in structuring direct private equity investments in lower-middle market businesses. Over the years, Mr. Ergulec has served on the boards of several companies and helped numerous companies in achieve growth targets by attracting executive management and providing guidance with long-term strategic plans.
Prior to Tekmen Wells, Mr. Ergulec spent 11 years as a Principal at Blue 9 Capital, a New York based family office and private equity firm specializing in lower middle market companies in retail, consumer, manufacturing, and financial services businesses. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ergulec was a Senior Associate at Inductis, a leading strategy and analytics consulting firm serving Fortune 1000 financial services and insurance companies. Mr. Ergulec started his career in the print and media industry.
Mr. Ergulec is a CFA Charterholder; holds a BS in Computer Science from the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University and graduated from Columbia Business School with an MBA in Finance with Beta Gamma Sigma honors.
Mr. Ergulec is currently on the boards of Tekmen Wells and Altin Capital Partners. Both are companies that Mr. Ergulec co-founded.
Tracy L Nixon is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Tekmen Wells, and has over 25 years of experience with advising and managing assets of ultra-high net worth families.
Ms. Nixon's experience spans both public equity and private equity investments. Ms. Nixon is a Senior Executive Adviser and board member of Altin Capital Partners, an affiliate of Tekmen Wells that specializes in structuring direct private equity investments in lower-middle market businesses. Over the years, Ms. Nixon has served on the boards of several companies and helped numerous companies achieve their growth targets.
Prior to Tekmen Wells, Ms. Nixon spent 11 years at Goldman Sachs as a Vice President in the Family Office and Private Wealth division. Ms. Nixon began her career in pharmaceutical sales for Warner-Lambert.
Additionally, Ms. Nixon is active in social entrepreneurship. She is the co-founder of GiGi's Playhouse NYC, a down syndrome awareness center. Tracy advises and supports a variety of non-profit organizations including the National Down Syndrome Society, the National Down Syndrome Congress, and GiGi's Playhouse, Inc.
Ms. Nixon holds a BA from Princeton University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Tracy grew up in the US Virgin Islands and has been living in New York City for over 25 years. She is the proud mother of two children, Andrew and Laura.