100 Yıllık Bankacılık Yüzyılın Bankacılığı
|Industry||Finance and Insurance|
|Predecessor||Türk Bankası Ltd.|
|Founded||Nicosia, Cyprus 1901
Turkey: Istanbul, Turkey 1982
Group HQ: Turkey: Istanbul, Turkey
|Headquarters||Nişantaşı, Istanbul, Turkey|
Number of locations
6 branches in London (2013)
19 branches in Turkey (2013)20 branches in Northern Cyprus (2013)
|Turkey, United Kingdom, Cyprus|
|David Stewart, GM (TBUK)|
Number of employees
|More than 500 as of 30/08/2013 (TB AS, TB UK and TB Ltd. combined)|
|Parent||Turkish Bank Group|
Turkish Bank Group is a banking corporation established during 1901 as the Nicosia Savings Box in Cyprus to assist businesses by providing capital and financial support for local tradesmen. Supervised by the custodian Hacı İbrahim Efendi and led by an established businessman of the area Mufti Hafiz Ziyai Efendi.
By 1925 it had been turned into a savings bank, and by 1974 (as Türk Bankası Ltd./Turkish Bank Ltd.) established branches in London. As of 2013, the bank is operating with branches in Haringay, Dalston, Edmonton, Lewisham and Palmers Green, along with headquarters and main branch located on Borough High Street near London Bridge.
It now operates under several names:
- Turkish Bank A.Ş. as a private bank - alongside Turkish Yatırım A.Ş as an investment brokerage service.
- Allied Turkish Bank as an offshore bank in Northern Cyprus
- Türk Bankası Ltd. as a Rrtail bank (19 branches) in Northern Cyprus
- Turkish Bank (UK) Ltd. in UK
- Turkish Factoring (Turkey) as a factoring company
- Turkish Leasing (Turkey) as a leasing company
Turkish Bank Group established its presence in Turkey by opening a branch of Turk Bankası Ltd. In Istanbul in 1982. In 1988, a second branch in Izmir became operational. Next year, two more branches in Mersin and Ankara followed suit.
Turkish operations of the Group was reorganized under a new separate entity when Turkish Bank A.Ş. was formed as an incorporated company at the end of 1991. In January 2008, paid-up capital has finally reached 80 million TRY.
In 2004 Levent; in 2005 Abdi İpekçi Private Banking; in 2006 Bayrampaşa, Adapazarı branches; in 2007 Pangaltı, Antalya, Ostim and Eskişehir; in 2008 Pendik and İstanbul Corporate branches were opened. Currently, Turkish Bank service in 19 different locations within Turkey.
Turkish Bank is known in Turkey as being one of the most liquid banks.
- Official Site
- Turkish Bank A.Ş website
- Turkish Bank (UK) Ltd website
- Türk Bankası Ltd. website
- Turkish Invest/Yatırım website
- Turkish Invest/Yatırım website (Turkish)
- Turkish Leasing website (Turkish)
- Turkish Factoring website (Turkish)
- Allied Turkish Bank IBU website
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