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Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Turkey
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  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Status: Approved
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2016-05-31
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  • Industry and Trade
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 56.99 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD): $ 77.80 million
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Original disclosure @ IFC website
Updated in EWS: 2017-08-29
Disclosure Date: 2016-04-22
Assan Aluminium

Project Description
Assan Aluminyum Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., Turkey, is an existing IFC client since 1994 and one of the producers of flat-rolled aluminum products and foil products. Kibar Holding, along with Kibar family members and other group companies owned by Kibar are shareholders in Assan.
Investment Description
The project Sponsor is Kibar Holding A.S (“Kibar Holding”), founded in 1970, whose shareholders are Kibar family members. Kibar Holding currently controls 22 companies and employs close to 4,000 people across five major business segments: (i) Metals Group, (ii) Mobility Group, (iii) Building Materials and Construction Group, (iv) Food & Packaging Group, (v) The Foreign Trade Group and (v) Services Group. Assan, established in 1977, is 53% owned by the Kibar Holding, while the remaining shares are owned by family members and Group companies.
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