Estetik Yayıncılık A.Ş.

Estetik Yayıncılık A.Ş. has been publishing Sözcü newspaper since 2007 and sozcu.com.tr since 2012. The firm's capital is 2 million 350 thousand Turkish Liras and is owned entirely by Burak Akbay.

Key facts

Business Form

Private

Legal Form

Joint stock company

Ownership

Individual Owner

Burak Akbay

Born in 1971 in Istanbul, Burak Akbay attended the American College of Switzerland. His first business was starting a newspaper printing press. He founded Sözcü newspaper in 2007. He owns all the shares of Estetik Yayıncılık A.Ş., the company that publishes the newspaper 'Sözcü' as well as its website sozcu.com.tr. He's also the head of the Board of Directors of BAK Medya ve Yayıncılık Hizmetleri A.Ş. company, which was registered in the Turkish Trade Registry Gazette in July 2016 under the category 'television broadcasting'.

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Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other Print Outlets

Sozcu Newspaper (10%); Açık Merk Korkusuz Gazetesi; Açık Mert Korkusuz Spor Gazetesi; Gırgır Dergisi

Other Online Outlets

sozcu.com.tr (10%), korkusuz.com.tr, amkspor.sozcu.com.tr

Facts

General Information

Founding Year

1993

Founder

Burak Akbay

Affiliated Interests Founder

Born in 1971 in Istanbul, Burak Akbay attended the American College of Switzerland. His first business was starting a newspaper printing press. He founded Sözcü newspaper in 2007. He owns all the shares of Estetik Yayıncılık A.Ş., the company that publishes the newspaper 'Sözcü' as well as its website sozcu.com.tr. He's also the head of the Board of Directors of BAK Medya ve Yayıncılık Hizmetleri A.Ş. company, which was registered in the Turkish Trade Registry Gazette in July 2016 under the category 'television broadcasting'.

Contact

Atlas Sokak, Atlas İş Merkezi A Blok Kat: 5 Halkalı İstanbul

Tel.: +90 212 698 60 06

Website: www.sozcum.com

Tax/ ID Number

TradeRegistry No: 303525

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Management

Executive Board

The only member in the Board of Directors is Mustafa Asım Akgül.

Further Information

Headlines

SÖZCÜ medyada en çok vergi veren ikinci gazete oldu.

(14.07.2016) Sozcu. Retrieved in October 2016 from:

http://www.sozcu.com.tr/2016/ekonomi/sozcu-medyada-en-cok-vergi-veren-ikinci-gazete-oldu-1313168/

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Meta Data

The newspaper's website lists the name of the company and owner Burak Akbay. His shares (100%) can be found using the Trade Registry Gazette.

Sources

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

http://www.ticaretsicil.gov.tr/english/

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