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2020

Turkcell joins TWF’s portfolio

The amendments to Turkcell’s Articles of Association, under which Turkey Wealth Fund becomes the company’s controlling shareholder, were approved at Turkcell’s Annual General Assembly Meeting held on October 21, 2020. Closing of the transaction occurred on October 22, 2020. Zafer Sönmez, Turkey Wealth Fund CEO, said: “With the vote of confidence we received at the General Assembly, Turkcell is now a crucial asset in TWF’s portfolio. Sustaining steady growth in this new era, we can be proud of Turkcell on the international stage.”
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Turkcell acquisition reached the final step-Copy1601759172

Turkey Wealth Fund (TWF) is pleased to announce that all necessary regulatory clearances have been obtained ahead of the proposed shareholder transactions in Turkcell İletişim Hizmetleri AŞ (Turkcell) (BİST: TCELL), (NYSE:TKC) which will see TWF acquire 26.2% of the shares of Turkcell and become its controlling shareholder.
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Turkcell acquisition reached the final step

Turkey Wealth Fund (TWF) is pleased to announce that all necessary regulatory clearances have been obtained ahead of the proposed shareholder transactions in Turkcell İletişim Hizmetleri AŞ (Turkcell) (BİST: TCELL), (NYSE:TKC) which will see TWF acquire 26.2% of the shares of Turkcell and become its controlling shareholder.
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The consolidation of public insurance companies is completed

With the aim to improve the savings base in the Turkish economy along with non-banking financial industry, and boost the insurance and pensions under the Turkey’s New Economy Program, the consolidation process of public insurance companies is completed right after the general assembly meetings.
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Turkey Wealth Fund agrees to acquire control of Turkcell

Turkey Wealth Fund (TWF) has agreed to acquire 26.2% of the shares of Turkcell İletişim Hizmetleri AŞ (Turkcell) (BİST: TCELL, NYSE: TKC) by entering into a series of transaction agreements with, among others, Telia Company, LetterOne, Çukurova Holding and Ziraat Bank.
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TWF is showcased by IFSWF at the Annual Review 2019

The International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) released Investing for Resilience: IFSWF Annual Review 2019. IFSWF, a global network of sovereign wealth funds from nearly 40 countries, examined the equity investments of the funds and their preparedness for Covid-19.
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The process of increasing the core capitals of Ziraat Bank, Halkbank and VakıfBank completed

Upon our announcement on May 11th, we have completed the process of increasing the core capitals of Ziraat Bank, Halkbank and VakıfBank with a total of TL 21 billion.
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Core capitals of state-owned banks will be increased with a total of TL 21 billion

Per our mandate to reinforce the improvement and deepening of financial markets in Turkey and with the aim of strengthening the capital structures and adequacy of state-owned banks, we have started the process of increasing the core capitals of Ziraat Bank, Halkbank and VakıfBank with a total of TL 21 billion.
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Shares are acquired for public insurance companies’ consolidation project

TVF Finansal Yatırımlar AŞ, TWF’s wholly owned subsidiary, has completed today the acquisition of Güneş Sigorta AŞ, Halk Sigorta AŞ, Ziraat Sigorta AŞ, Vakıf Emeklilik ve Hayat AŞ, Halk Hayat ve Emeklilik AŞ and Ziraat Hayat ve Emeklilik AŞ shares from public banks and other related parties.
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TWF and Sinosure signed MoU for cooperation

According to the MoU signed this week, Sinosure will recommend relevant Chinese enterprises to TWF as the investors, contractors and financial institutions concerning projects especially in energy, petrochemicals and mining sectors addressing the current account deficit of Turkey. Sinosure will also consider providing insurance support up to USD 5 billion with respect to the financing activities.
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20% partnership at Platform

Turkey Wealth Fund buys 20% stake at Platform...
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TWF buys 10% share of Groupama at Güneş Sigorta

Within the scope of public insurance companies’ consolidation project that was announced on December 15th, 2019, TVF Finansal Yatırımlar Anonim Şirketi, our wholly owned subsidiary, has agreed with Groupama Holding Filiales et Participations on the purchase of their stake in Güneş Sigorta Anonim Şirketi that correspond to 10% of the company shares.
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Turkey stands out at Davos

A Turkish House is being established in the 50th year of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, also known as the Davos Summit.
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2019

TWF buys EBRD's 10 per cent stake in Borsa Istanbul

The Turkey Wealth Fund purchased a 10 per cent stake in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) shares today, increasing our share in Borsa Istanbul to 90.60 per cent, in line with the disclosures we had shared with the public in recent months.
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A major investment move in logistics: Investments planned for Turkey to become regional a logistics base by 2053 with the Turkey Logistics Master Plan

The scope and details of the Turkey Logistics Master Plan, prepared by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and which includes the priorities of projects, investments and regulations to be implemented in the field of logistics in the next 30 years to become a regional logistics base and reach the export target of USD1 trillion in 2053, has been disclosed to the public.
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State owned insurance companies unite under the umbrella of the TWF

Within the framework of the New Economy Programme, reforms were planned by the Ministry of Treasury and Finance in the insurance and private pension sector to expand the savings base of the Turkish economy and the non-banking financial sector. Within the scope of these reforms, the Insurance and Private Pension Regulation and Supervision Agency and Türk Reasurans A.Ş. were established.
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TWF to build petrochemical and refinery facility in USD 10 billion investment

The Turkey Wealth Fund will build a refinery and petrochemical plant in the Ceyhan district of Adana in an investment of about USD 10 billion in order to reduce the foreign trade deficit in petrochemicals and refining.
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Process launched for purchasing licences for horse races and betting services

The Turkey Wealth Fund (TWF) initiated the process of buying services for licences to organize horse racing and accepting bets on horse races held in Turkey and abroad. Under the licenses held by the TWF, it is planned that services can be purchased in areas such as organizing horse races and accepting bets on horse races either in Turkey or abroad.
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Turnover in the National Lottery to triple in 2020

The bidding process carried out by the Turkey Wealth Fund for the games of chance which have until now been organized by the National Lottery Administration has been completed and the contract was signed today with the Sisal - Şans joint venture, which was the highest bidder.
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Bids received for National Lottery games

The open bidding process has been completed for a 10-year service purchase contract based on revenue sharing for the organization of the Turkey Wealth Fund's National Lottery games. Sisal - Şans Joint Venture submitted the best offer on a net present value basis with a minimum turnover commitment of TRY9.3 billion for 2020 and a commission rate of 9.5 %, including dealer commissions.
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Capital structures of state-owned banks are being strengthened

Preparations for strengthening of the capital structures of the state-owned banks within the reform package Structural Transformation Steps 2019 shared with the public on April 10th 2019, within the scope of the New Economy Program announced by the Ministry of Treasury and Finance has been completed.
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EUR 200 million investment plan drawn up by the TWF and RDIF

The Turkish-Russian Investment Fund (RTIF), established as a joint investment platform by the Turkey Wealth Fund (TWF) and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), has planned to invest EUR 200 million in joint projects in the initial phase. The agreement was signed in the presence of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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TWF not for sale

After the publication of the Communiqué Amending the Communiqué on Principles of Mutual Funds numbered III-52.1 (III-52.1.c) in the Official Gazette dated 12.03.2019 and numbered 30712, unsubstantiated reports regarding the sale of the Turkey Wealth Fund have emerged in the media.
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Turkey Wealth Fund receives EUR 1 billion syndication loan

Turkey Wealth Fund successfully completed the first syndication loan transaction amounting to EUR 1 billion with the participation of 10 banks from eight countries from Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East under the coordination of ICBC and Citi.
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