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Habertürk is a daily newspaper founded in March 2009 by Turgay Ciner, the owner of a mega corporation with investments in media, mining, energy, real estate and tourism.

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Ciner Group


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According to Article 434 of Turkish Commercial Code, shareholders in corporations ('Anonim Şirket’) use their voting rights in proportion with their shares’ nominal value. Each shareholder has at least one vote, however voting rights might be limited, or given more weight with articles of association. Moreover, public companies may issue shares without voting rights according to Article 14/A of Capital Markets Law.

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Turgay Ciner

Affiliated Interests Founder

Born in 1956 in Artvin, Turgay Ciner is the owner of Ciner Holding, a mega corporation with investments in media, mining, energy, real estate and tourism; including Eti Soda, one of the world's largest soda ash ore deposits. In 2013, Ciner's net worth is estimated to be around $1.36 billion and he was listed as number 1367 on Forbes' list of the world's billionaires in 2016. He entered media in the late 90s with Sabah newspaper. He founded Habertürk newspaper in 2009. In 2013 he grew his media enterprise by acquiring Show TV from the Savings Deposit Insurance Fund of Turkey (TMSF) who had seized it from Çukurova Group. He's also the owner of Kasımpaşa Spor Kulübü, which has a stadium named after Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.


Mehmet Kenan Tekdağ

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Mehmet Kenan Tekdağ is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Turgay Ciner’s media group, which that owns the SHOW TV channels, Habertürk TV and Habertürk newspaper as well as Bloomberg HT. He sits in the Board of Directors of many group companies operating in media, such as Ciner Medya TV.


Selçuk Tepeli

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Selçuk Tepeli graduated from Marmara University. He got his master's degree in France on the European Union. He worked as the editor-in-chief of Newsweek Turkey. After the closure of Newsweek magazine, he became the editor-in-chief of Haberturk daily in 2014.


Abdülhakhamit Caddesi No:25, Beyoğlu 34437 İstanbul 0212 313 60 00

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(16.04.2014) Erdoğan scolded Habertürk manager for mentioning ‘corruption’ in news reports, tape reveals. Facts on Turkey. Retrieved in August 2016 from:


Turkish Trade Registry Gazette. The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey. Retrieved in August 26, 2016 from

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