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ISTANBUL, June 28 Turkish conglomerate Gama Holding is in talks with Malaysia's Tenaga Nasional and other potential buyers about a sale of its 50.5 percent stake in its Gama Enerji energy unit, three sources said, as part of a $1 billion debt restructuring.
ISTANBUL Turkish Airlines is in talks with 12-13 Turkish and Chinese banks to secure between $800 million and $1 billion in financing to construct its facilities at Istanbul's new airport, and a deal is almost ready, three sources close to the matter said.
ISTANBUL, June 27 Turkish Airlines is in talks with 12-13 Turkish and Chinese banks to secure between $800 million and $1 billion in financing to construct its facilities at Istanbul's new airport, and a deal is almost ready, three sources close to the matter said.
ISTANBUL Turkish food giant Yildiz Holding is to restructure $6.5 billion of its $8.5 billion in debt and the refinancing could be completed by the end of next week, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
ISTANBUL Turkey's Dogus Holding is in talks with banks on debt restructuring, sources familiar with the matter said on Saturday.
ISTANBUL, March 23 Turkey's Zorlu Holding is preparing its units for initial public offerings either in the domestic market or abroad, its chief executive Omer Yungul told Reuters on Friday, and it was also considering using international capital markets instruments.
ULUDAG, Turkey, March 23 Turkey's TAV Airports has secured 300 million euro ($370 million) in foreign financing to buy a stake in Turkey's third largest airport in Antalya, its chief executive Sani Sener told Reuters, adding it was looking at further acquisitions.
ANKARA/DUBAI Emirates NBD could agree to buy Turkey's Denizbank within weeks, sources said, after intense lobbying by the Turkish bank to convince President Tayyip Erdogan of the benefits of the potential $5.3 billion deal despite a diplomatic rift.
ISTANBUL Turkish financial services group Unlu & Co plans to sign M&A consultancy deals worth around $2 billion in the first half, with one of the deals worth $1 billion, its chairman Mahmut Unlu told Reuters.
ISTANBUL/LONDON Turkish private equity fund Actera is planning an initial public offering for auto parts maker Standard Profil and has mandated JP Morgan for a listing that may take place in London, according to people familiar with the matter.