History, Status and Capital Structure


The Bank was founded under the name of Devlet Sanayi ve İşçi Yatırım Bankası (State Industry and Laborer’s Investment Bank Ltd -DESİYAB) A.Ş.

With its strong foundations and stable structure, the Bank assumed an important mission in Turkey’s progress towards its development targets. The foundations of the Development and Investment Bank of Turkey (TKYB) were laid with DESİYAB, established in accordance with the Authorization Act No. 1877 and Statutory Decree No. 13 dated November 27, 1975 as an incorporated company and a development and investment bank subject to the provisions of private law to conduct all the activities of investment and development banking, including profit-sharing-based capital finance.


The Bank was renamed as Türkiye Kalkınma Bankası A.Ş. (Development Bank of Turkey Ltd) and authorized to also finance other sectors than the industrial sector.


T.C. Turizm Bankası A.Ş. was transferred to the Development Bank of Turkey with all of its assets and liabilities.


New programs for priority development regions were undertaken.


The Bank’s Charter Act No. 4456 was enacted and entered into force.


The Bank started wholesale banking activities.


The Bank’s total assets exceeded $1 billion.


The Bank continued its sustainable growth performance.


The Bank secured long-term resources at a record level.

As a result of the strong international relations that it has built over many years, the Bank secured nearly $840 million in long-term resources from five different international financial institutions.


The Bank’s financing support to the country’s development exceeded Turkish Lira 3 billion


The Bank’s strategic plan for the period 2015-2019 was approved.


The Development Bank of Turkey decideds to increase its issued capital to Turkish lira 500 million


The Development Bank of Turkey expanded its global collaboration network with new initiatives.


The Development Bank of Turkey strengthened its pioneer position in the finance industry with its Carbon Disclosure Project report.


The Development Bank of Turkey started providing loans under the €100 million CEB Apex facility.


The Development Bank of Turkey secured $200 million in financing from the Islamic Development Bank.


The Bank was restructured and renamed as the Development and Investment Bank of Turkey (TKYB).

Law No. 7147 on the Bank entered into force after having been published in the Official Gazette No. 30575 and dated October 24, 2018. As a result, the Bank’s name wasis changed to “Türkiye Kalkınma ve Yatırım Bankası A.Ş.”


Accomplishing a first in Turkey, TKYB established the Asset Finance Fund.

On November 15, 2018, TKYB established the Asset Finance Fund. The Fund invested in Mortgage-Backed Securities with high-quality collateral in the portfolios of the industry’s leading banks and issued Asset-Backed Securities takingthese securities as collateral. On December 7, 2018, Asset-Backed Securities in the amount of Turkish lira 3.15 billion were issued. The method, implemented for the first time in Turkey, provided banks with liquidity and investors with an investment opportunity with high-quality collateral.


TKYB became the first Bank in Turkey to obtain the “Climate Friendly Institution” certificate.

In 2018, the Development and Investment Bank of Turkey proves its dedication to achieve environmental, social and financial sustainability, to increase the awareness of the public and its stakeholders about combatting climate change and to set an example in the industry with its sustainability activities by being the first institution in all industries and the first bank to obtain the “Climate Friendly Institution” certificate.


TKYB secured a record $400 million loan from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) for its wholesale banking operations.


TKYB signed a €50-million loan agreement with the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank to finance SMEs.

TKYB maintained its successful financial progress in 2018 and increased its total assets by 75 percent to Turkish lira 15.7 billion.

Primary Indicators (Million TRY)

  December 2018 December 2019 Change (Value) Change (%)
Total Assets 15.714,8 19.375,9 3.661,1 23,2
Loans (Net) 13.641,5 15.009,4 1.367,9 10,0
Liabilities 14.297,5 17.019,5 2.772,0 19,0
Equity 1.417,3 2.356,4 939,1 66,2
Total Revenues 734,7 1.237,0 502,1 68,2
Total Expenses 574,4 748,0 214,6 37,3
Profit/Loss 160,3 447,1 286,8 178,9

Primary Ratios (%)

  December 2018 December 2019
Loans (Net)/Total Assets 86,8 77,5
Equity/Total Assets 9,0 12,2
Return on Assets 1,0 2,6
Return on Equity 11,3 23,7
Capital Adequacy Standard Ratio 14,2 22,3
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Ownership Structure of TKYB(*)

No. Shareholder Name Current Share Capital (TRY) (%)
1 Republic of Turkey Ministry of Treasury and Finance 842.193.027,93 99,08
2 Other (*) 7.806.972,07 0,92
  Total 850.000.000,00 100,00

(*)Includes all natural and legal persons, the majority shares of which are traded on Borsa Istanbul.

Ownership structure

Capital Increase

In accordance with the decision dated January 31, 2019, of the Development and Investment Bank of Turkey Board of Directors to enhance placement capacity of the Development and Investment Bank of Turkey and in compliance with Article 6 of the Articles of Association of the Bank, it was resolved to increase the Turkish lira 500 million worth of issued capital of the Development and Investment Bank of Turkey by Turkish lira 350 million (at a 70 percent rate) to be compensated entirely in cash, to reach Turkish lira 850 million in total within the limits of the registered capital ceiling worth Turkish lira 2.5 billion