“Istanbul Finance Center – Merger Integration” Panel was held in Borsa Istanbul
With the contributions of the Capital Markets Board (SPK) and Borsa İstanbul
The theme of “Istanbul International Finance Center – Merger Integration” organized by İFE Istanbul Finance Institute was hosted by Borsa Istanbul on 14 May 2018.
In the event, which started with the welcome speech of Borsa İstanbul Deputy General Manager Şenol DUMAN, the Chairman of the Board of the İFE Istanbul Finance Institute Çetin ALTAY gave information about the Istanbul Financial Center Project.
He also emphasized that the second IFF event, which will be held in April 2019, will be an international event with wider participation.
While many panelists attended the panel as speakers, Borsa İstanbul Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Board made a statement stating that they are working hard on Himmet KARADAĞ Wealth Fund.
Turkey Welfare Fund Board Member Prof. Dr. Kerem Alkin, due to Turkey’s Banking Sector stating that he did not want competitors started too late, unless related to the assessment found on the Capital Market Istanbul Stock Exchange’s development process.
TSPB President Erhan TOPAÇ stated that the Capital products of the financial markets in the world were dominant, and on the contrary, the banking sector made up 87% of all financial markets by the end of 2017.
Ümraniye Mayor Hasan CAN gave information about the infrastructure housing stock and İFM Metro project, stating that there will be 50 thousand additional jobs by informing and working on the Clustering area of the Istanbul International Financial Center Project.
Also at the panel, Borsa İstanbul Deputy General Manager Mehmet GÖNEN, Deputy Head of Treasury Undersecretariat Financial Sector Policies and Coordination Department, Mujahid DUMAN, Ziraat Participation Bank Vice President Osman KARAKÜTÜK, CFA Society Istanbul President Albert KRESPİN, İş Portfolio Deputy General Manager Emrah YÜCEL, Ak Portfolio Deputy General Manager Ertunç TÜMEN, Azimut Portföy Yönetimi A.Ş. Murat SALAR, General Manager, Ünlü Menkul Değerler A.Ş. Director Murat GÜLKAN, Ümraniye Deputy Mayor Maliki Ejder BATUR, BYY Finance Chairman Bekir Yener YILDIRIM, Emlak Konut A.Ş. Mecit ALTINER and İBB Infrastructure Coordination Manager İbrahim BOZKURT attended as speakers.