- With three state-owned banks to the airport three private banks to provide 3 billion euros: broadcasting from the United States to Bloomberg, "three private banks and three state-owned banks in Turkey, will be held in Istanbul 3rd airport for the first phase of the project is about 4,5, "To provide 3 billion Euros of credit". According to Bloomberg, the approach of public banks to the project, which is expected to cost a total of 4,5 billion Euros, "shows the importance that President Tayyip Erdoğan attaches to the 10,3rd airport."
In Bloomberg.com Ercan Ersoy and Isobel Finkel's "Istanbul Airport the imagination of those who are about to get the biggest loan in Turkey" published under the title story, summarized as follows:
“The contractors of Istanbul's third airport, which is intended to be one of the world's largest capacity airports in 2020, are reducing the number of banks interviewed to finance the project. loans taken from banks for projects coming months, Turkey may be the largest corporate credit.
According to the claims of four people who know about this situation, three public banks and three private banks, including Ziraat and Halk Bank, are about to provide approximately 4,5 billion Euros for the first phase of the project. Hakan Ateş, CEO of Denizbank, one of the project financiers, said on June 17, "About 10 banks were considered earlier this year".
The attitude of state banks may indicate the importance of the project for Tayyip Erdoğan.
Erdogan wants to turn Istanbul into a transportation center because it will contribute to its competition with its rivals in the Middle East and Europe.
Apolos Bantis, a credit analyst at Commerzbank in Dubai, spoke on the phone yesterday (4 December 2014):
Bu The fact that a group of three public banks and six Turkish banks took such a risk shows that there are some political motivations to become a financier for this project. Turkey's largest banks, six of which concern over the fact that the financial continuity of the project makes this process and speculation should go. "
Mehmet Cengiz Cengiz Holding's administrator, on November 22, "the financier of the project is scheduled to be banks in Turkey," he said.
Yapı Kredi Bank and Garanti Bank, Turkey Foundations Bank financiers group is participating in the state-run to completion, but were told that this was a special subject of the talks, which discussed. In addition, the information provided by the three people "Ziraat Bank has the biggest share in providing finance, while Garanti has the smallest share".
Both sources said that N 15 of the loan, which is planned to be at least 4 year-term, may be a grace period of years. İki The 3 said that the financing package could be completed in January.
Turkey is investing in aviation infrastructure to support Turkish Airlines. Thus, it can compete with Europe on air transportation. The third largest airport in London after Heathrow, Beijing and Atlanta; According to the data of Airports Council International, it carried 2013 million passengers during 72. While traffic at Atatürk Airport grew 14 percent last year, it climbed to 51th place with 18 million passengers. 66 million passengers are transported annually in Dubai.
Total cost 10,3 billion euros
According to Nihat Özdemir, the manager of Limak Holding AŞ, one of the 5 Turkish construction companies that signed contracts for airport construction and operation last year, it is estimated that the 3rd airport will cost 10.3 billion Euros. According to the website of the General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMI), the airport will be commissioned at the first stage, with a capacity of 2018 million passengers per year starting from 90. At the final stage, the airport will serve 150 million passengers.
Of Ziraat sözcüAli Kırbaş confirmed the existence of the state-coordinated financing initiative. One from Yapı Kredi sözcü refused to comment.