A cooperation agreement led by Borsa İstanbul signed to facilitate SMEs’ access to finance

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

In order to facilitate access to finance by Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SME), a protocol was signed for the collective bond issue by SMEs for the first time in Turkey and Europe in cooperation with Turkish Capital Markets Association (TSPB), Ziraat Portföy Yönetimi A.Ş., T.C. Ziraat Bankası A.Ş., Ak Portföy Yönetimi A.Ş., Akbank T.A.Ş., Finans Portföy Yönetimi A.Ş. and Finansbank A.Ş. under the leadership of Borsa İstanbul.

Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization (KOSGEB) and Credit Guarantee Fund (KGF) are working to be a part of the project. The signing ceremony for the cooperation protocol by the above mentioned banks, portfolio management companies and Turkish Capital Markets Association under Borsa İstanbul’s lead was held with the participation of Borsa İstanbul CEO Tuncay Dinç at Borsa İstanbul’s campus.