Turkey’s first brokerage house, Yatırım Finansman Securities was founded on October 15, 1976 by 13 major banks led by Isbank and the Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB).
Developing rapidly and steadily from the very outset, Yatırım Finansman Securities enjoys a highly respected position in capital markets. As an embodiment of trust and confidence it ranks among the sector’s leading firms. Yatırım Finansman Securities is the center of a powerful and extensive service network that has a national reach. It provides trusted trust, superior-quality and speedy capital market services to domestic and foreign investors.
Looking at the 40 years of experience in the finance industry and by a strong capital structure, Yatırım Finansman Securities deploys its knowledge and expertise to create added value for its customers.
Yatırım Finansman Securities operates through a total of 10 branches, five of which are located in İstanbul. The latter group includes a branch located within TSKB’s own Fındıklı branch that was opened in 2013. This is an example of the synergies that the company creates when working with its principal shareholder.
Yatırım Finansman Securities has been selected as the "Best Securities Brokerage of Turkey in 2014 and 2015" as a result of the survey organized by the London-based Capital Finance International (cfi.co) that polled the views of its readers and market experts.
TSKB Real Estate Appraisal Inc.; deriving the basis of its know-how from the real property, machinery and equipment appraisal expertise of the Türkiye Sınai Kalkınma Bank (Turkish Industrial Development Bank) for more than half a century, has been founded in 2002 in order to offer real property valuation services.
TSKB Real Estate Appraisal Inc., offering independent and impartial services on matters such as valuation, consultancy, project development and feasibility, the best and the highest use survey, market researches and market research reports, investment examination-control, machinery-equipment appraisement, portfolio valuation and portfolio risk analysis at international standards (IVSC), conducts its operations in compliance with the principal of confidentiality. TSKB Real Estate Appraisal has assumed a guiding mission in investment resolutions by the reports prepared in light of the sectorial data and developments that it monitors on up-to date basis. It also supports the investors in taking the correct and reliable steps in real property investments by the market research services.
At the end of the poll and survey study conducted by the British Euromoney organization in 2015, with the extensive participation of companies operating in the different fields of the real property sector in Turkey, TSKB Real Estate Appraisal Inc. has been found worthy of the “Best Real Property Valuation Company of Turkey” award in the ‘Consultancy’ category. This award has been given to our company as a result of the studies conducted by Euromoney among the valuation, rental, consultancy companies serving in the field of real property in Turkey. TSKB Real Estate Appraisal Inc. has been awarded by the same organization also in 2014 and 2008 as “Best Real Property Valuation Company of Turkey” and “Best Real Property Consultant of Turkey” and in 2005 as the “Best Real Property Consultant of Turkey”.
TSKB Real Estate Appraisal, which represents deep rooted know-how and expertise in the valuation sector, offers consultancy services at all stages of projects, starting from the beginning, by its powerful organization and appraisal experts spread throughout Turkey. Within the scope of the value appraisal services, Market value appraisals in a wide field ranging from plots to business centers, from factories to shopping centers, from hotels to logistics facilities and ports are made by the licensed appraisers of TSKB Real Estate Appraisal, most of whom are authorized by the CMB (Capital Markets’ Board).
TSKB Real Estate Appraisal, since the day it has been founded up to the present, offers independent and impartial services by its powerful and professional staff, to individuals, domestic and foreign companies, holdings, public enterprises, domestic and foreign banks, real property investment partnerships, real property development companies, law offices, financial leasing companies, insurance and reassurance companies, municipalities, independent audit companies, stock brokers, foundations and especially companies that are subject to the CMB legislation, at internationally acknowledged standards.
TSKB Real Estate Appraisal, which has been included in the list of the valuation companies acknowledged by the Capital Markets Board in February 2003, is at the same time one of the first companies that have been authorized to provide “Valuation of real property, real property project and rights and benefits associated with a real property” services by the resolution of the Banking Regulation and Supervisory Agency dated 17.12.2009 and numbered 3469. Following the CMB and the BRSA licenses, our company has also received the RICS license that is given by the British Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and offers international service assurance, and has become one of the leading companies in Turkey serving with three licenses.
Realizing another first as of 2012 and starting to offer valuation and consultancy services for ‘green building’ investments, TSKB Real Estate Appraisal has LEED Green Associate certified employees, who are knowledgeable on green buildings and competent in green building valuation, within its organization. TSKB Real Estate Appraisal, with its LEED Certified appraisers, offers services in the valuation of “Green Buildings”, and “Green Value” Analyses in the Best and Highest Use, which constitute the most important awareness with respect to sustainability.
There also are appraisers who have been authorized by the Appraisal Institute based in America, within the organization of TSKB Real Estate Appraisal.
TSKB Real Estate Appraisal, which had branches in 6 provinces in total 2014, primarily led by the İstanbul headquarters and in Ankara, İzmir, Bursa, Adana and Antalya, has expanded its service to 8 branches in total with the addition of Diyarbakır and Trabzon in 2015.
Founded in 2006, TSKB Real Estate Investment Trust (TSKB REIT) is a real estate investment trust company set up for the purpose of creating and developing a profitable portfolio of real estate properties. A subsidiary of Türkiye Sınai Kalkınma Bankası (TSKB), Turkey’s first privately-owned development and investment bank, TSKB REIT derives its strength from its parent’s 65 years of corporate knowledge and its experience
In its capacity as a capital market agency, TSKB REIT invests in real estate properties, real estate projects, and real estate-based rights and capital market instruments The company also enters into unincorporated associations in order to undertake specific projects and engages in such other activities as may be permitted by Communiqué of Capital Markets Board (CMB)
TSKB REIT’s core values are consistency, transparency, quality, social responsibility, customer focus, and teamwork. The company’s investment strategy is rooted in the three principles of growth through project development, sustainability, and risk management.
TSKB REIT adheres to an investment strategy that seeks to take a project from its initial conception and to develop it, to organize all project-essential activities in the developmental process, and to complete the project in such a way as to ensure its viability. Two other important elements of an approach that contributes significantly to project sustainability are good planning and effective risk analysis. This is why TSKB REIT engages in a meticulous planning process before actually beginning construction work and it takes precautions to minimize any risks that may subsequently arise.
TSKB REIT and capital market
TSKB REIT is an investment company subject to Turkish capital market laws and regulations. One of the company’s goals is to help establish real estate properties as a sound and liquid investment alternative in capital markets. Having put together a portfolio of real estate properties and fulfilled other statutorily-and regulatorily-mandated requirements, the company undertook and completed a public offering of its shares, which have been trading on the Borsa İstanbul Collective and Structured Products Market since April 2010 under the symbol of “TSGYO”.
Founded in April 2011 as a TSKB initiative in which its YF Securities subsidiary controls a 96% stake, Escarus employs an experienced and professional team to develop sustainability solutions, to provide consultancy services, and to integrate internationally-recognized sustainability approaches into the Turkish business world.
Escarus’s services, which are rooted in TSKB’s many decades of experience with dealing with environment- and sustainability-related issues, are provided under the following headings:
Through the partnerships that it enters into with experts and firms, Escarus seeks to devise and select solutions that best suit a customer’s needs.
Adhering to a corporate project management approach based on globally accepted principles, Escarus is advancing confidently towards becoming Turkey’s leading reference center on sustainability issues.