History

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  • 1950 - 1980
  • 1980 - 1990
  • 1990 - 1999
  • 2000 - 2009
  • 2010 - 2012
1950
  • 13 March 1950

    • Doğuş Group's Founder Mr. Ayhan Şahenk began his work life
    • Beginning of Doğuş Construction Group's infrastructure work
  • 1951

    • Beginning of Doğuş Construction Group's infrastructure work
  • 1962

    • Completion of Apa Dam and Facilities Construction
  • 1966

    • Establishment of Doğuş Construction and Trade Inc..
  • 1971

    • Completion of Kekiksu- Memetli Dam and Installation Contruction.
  • 1974

    • Establishment of Filiz Gıda Sanayii A.Ş.
  • 1975

    • Foundation of Doğuş Holding
  • 1976

    • Acquisition of Antur Tourism Agency
    • Acquisition of Hotel Club Alantur
  • 1977

    • Establishment of Ayson Boring, Research and Construction (Geotechnical works)
1980
  • 1980

    • Completion of Hasan Uğurlu Dam and HEPP
  • 1982

    • Completion of Suat Uğurlu Dam and HEPP
  • 1983

    • Acquisition of Garanti Bank
  • 1985

    • Completion of Aslantaş Dam and HEPP
  • 1987

    • Establishment of Körfezbank with Qatar partnership
    • Purchase of Genoto
    • Completion of Marib (Yemen) Dam and Irrigation Project
  • 1989

    • Establishment of AGF Garanti Sigorta A.Ş. with Assurance Générale de France (AGF) partnership
    • Completion of Seyitömer Thermal Power Plant
  • 1990

    • IPO of Garanti Bank
    • Establishment of Garanti Leasing
    • Establishment of Garanti Factoring
  • 1991

    • Opening of Grand Azur Hotel / Marmaris
    • Establishment of Garanti Bank International - Netherlands
    • Establishment of Garanti Securities
    • Completion of Libya Infrastructure and Houses Construction
  • 1992

    • Acquisition of Sheraton Voyager Hotel Antalya
    • Establishment of Ayhan Şahenk Foundation
    • Garanti Bank is the main sponsor of WWF-Turkey since 1992.
    • Establishment of Garanti Pension and Life
  • 1994

    • VW distribution agreement
    • Audi and Scania distribution agreement
    • Completion of Edirne-Kınalı Highway
    • Acquisition of Club Aldiana & Paradise Apart Hotel
    • Completion of Pozantı-Tarsus Highway
  • 1995

    • Scania Engines distribution agreement
  • 1996

    • Porsche distribution agreement
    • Establishment of Garanti Bank Moscow
  • 1997

    • SEAT distribution agreement with Yüce Auto partnership
    • Acquisition of Ottoman Bank
    • Establishment of Garanti Asset Management
    • Establishment of Arena Giyim Turizm Ticaret A.Ş.
  • 1998

    • Garanti Bank has been organizing Garanti Jazz Green since 1998
    • Establishment of Garanti Payment Systems
    • Acquisition of Hyatt Regency Hotel Istanbul
    • Completion of İstanbul Underground (Taksim-Osmanbey-Şişili phase)
    • Agreement signed for the franchise of Emporio Armani and Gucci
  • 1999

    • Establishment of Doğuş Media Group (DMG) with the purchase of NTV News Channel and Channel E
    • Acquisition of majority shares of Tansaş
    • Establishment of Doğuş Oto Değerlendirme ve Ticare A.Ş. (DOD)
    • Skoda distribution agreement with Yüce Auto partnership
2000
  • 2000

    • Ntvmsnbc.com started its operations.
    • CNBC-e Channel started broadcasting with the partnership of Channel E and CNBC
    • Joint venture on consumer financing with Volkswagen Financial Services AG-vdf
    • NTV Radio and Radio Eksen started its operations
    • Garanti Bankası, Bonus Card ve Shop&Miles kredi kartlarını hizmete sundu.
  • 2001

    • Merger of Ottoman Bank, Körfezbank and Garanti Bank under Garanti Bank
    • First issues of National Geographic Türkiye
    • Garanti Bank is the main sponsor of Turkish National Men's Basketball Team since 2001.
  • 2002

    • Opening of Museum of Osmanlı Bank
  • 2003

    • Opening of D-Marin Turgutreis Marina
    • Krone distribution agreement
    • All automotive companies has merged under Doğuş Otomotiv
    • Completion of Tarsus Junction-Mersin Highway
  • 2004

    • IPO of Doğuş Otomotiv
    • Doğuş Otomotiv - Traffic is Life Campaign is started in 2005.
    • First issues of NGKids
  • 2005

    • Garanti Bank is the main sponsor of Turkish National Women's Basketball Team since 2005.
    • Completion of Asilah-Tanger Motorway and Settat Ring Road in Morocco
    • Completion of Kazakhstan Almaty-Bishkek Road Rehabilitation Project
    • Doğuş Holding is the corporate sponsor of D-Marin Turgutreis International Classical Music Festival since 2005
  • 2006

    • Bentley distribution agreement
    • Completion of Trakya Motorway in Bulgaria (2006)
    • Doğuş-GE GYO A.Ş. started its operations
    • Opening of Doğuş Center Maslak
    • Establishment of Doğuş Real Estate
    • Doğuş Holding established Doğuş Kids Symphony Orchestra in 2006
    • Doğuş Otomotiv acquired %100 of SEAT.
    • Co-production agreement with Krone
  • 2007

    • Agreement signed for the franchise of Loro Piana
    • Lamborghini and Bugatti distribution agreement
    • Doğuş Holding is the main sponsor of Presidential Symphony Orchestra since 2007.
    • Completion of "Evidea" Residential Project
    • Opening of İstinyePark Shopping Mall
    • NTV Publications started its operations
    • Establishment of Garanti Mortgage
    • Establishment of Garanti Fleet Management
    • e2 Entertainment Channel started broadcasting
    • Tanger Karayolu ve Demiryolu Viyadükleri tamamlandı.
    • Meiller distributorship and co-production agreement
    • Krone – Doğuş co-production agreement
    • Establishment of TÜVTÜRK (Vehicle Inspection Services)
    • Leaseplan partnership for fleet services
    • Establishment of Körfez Aviation
    • License to Boyabat Dam & HEPP
    • Doğuş Holding participated in the United Nations Global Compact in 2007
  • 2008

    • First issue of Robb Report
    • Opening of Park Hyatt Istanbul Maçka Hotel
    • Kral TV Channel joined DMG
    • Kral FM started its operations
    • Garanti Bank established the Teachers' Academy Foundation in 2008.
    • Garanti Bank is the main sponsor of Turkish National Men's Football Team since 2008.
    • NTV Sports Channel started broadcasting.
    • Licence to Aslancık Dam and HEPP
    • ThermoKing distribution agreement
    • Opening of Meiller Doğuş Tipper Plant
    • Establishment of Porsche Lausanne D-Auto Suisse SA
  • 2009

    • İstinyePark Shopping Mall awarded Europe's Best Shopping Mall by International Shopping Mall Council
    • Opening of D-Gym Fitness Center
    • Virgin Radio, Voyage, and NTVSpor started its operations
    • First issue of NTV History
    • oley.com started its operations.
    • Doğuş Media Group published the first carbon footprint report in media sector in Turkey
    • License agreement between Doğuş Media Group and Condé Nast Media Group
    • Opening of D-Marin Didim Marina
    • Partnership with NCP Group for D-Marin Mandalina, Sibenik in Croatia
    • Establishment of D Enerji Üretim ve Yatırım A.Ş. as a parent company of Energy investments
    • Opening of Karadeniz Coast Road (Araklı-İyidere)
2010
  • 2010

    • Acquisition of Club Resort Select Maris and re-brand as D-Hotel Maris
    • Acquisition of D-Marin Göcek and start operations as D-Marin Göcek
    • Doğuş Otomotiv participated in the United Nations Global Compact
    • Doğuş Otomotiv published its first sustainability report
    • First issue of Vogue magazine
    • Garanti Bank SA - Romania started its operations
    • Opening of Gebze Center Shopping Mall
    • Licence to Artvin Dam and HEPP
    • Para Durumu-The First Financial Literacy Initiative in Turkey started in 2010.
    • TÜVTÜRK supports the Traffic Responsibility Action since 2010.
    • Completion Kadıköy-Kartal Underground
    • Completion of Argana-Amskroud Highway
    • Completion of Sinop–Boyabat Road Construction
  • 2011

    • Kral Pop TV Channel started broadcasting.
    • Capital Radio and Kral Pop Radio started its operations.
    • DMG expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of Star TV Channel
    • Opening of D-Life Well-being and Detox Center
    • 20% of Garanti Insuarance's shares sold to Eureko BV
    • Garanti Bank has merged its cultural institutions under SALT
    • Completion of Kiev Dinyeper Bridge Construction
    • Acquisition of 24.9% Garanti shares by BBVA from Doğuş and GE
    • Opening of Emporio Armani Ristorante, the first in the world at İstinyePark Shopping Mall
  • 2012

    • Completion of Sofia Metro Extension Project, Ukraine Kiev Boryspil International Airport Development Project, Boyabat Dam & HEPP and Otogar-Bağcılar Metro Construction 1.st Phase
    • First issue of GQ Magazine
    • Dream-Doğuş Restaurant Entertainment and Management Company is established
    • Partnership agreement with Kiva Restaurant, Nusret Steakhouse, Go Mongo, İstanbul Doors Group and International Azumi Group. Opening of GQ Bar İstanbul.
    • Bonubon, internet-based "Daily Offers & Marketing" company is launched
    • Partnership with Euromessage-Related Group is initiated in "e-marketing" sector
    • Doğuş Teknoloji Company, that provides services in information technology for the Doğuş Group companies is launched
    • An aggrement is signed between Doğuş Group and IMG Worldwide to form a joint venture company in Turkey
    • Agreement signed for the franchise of Porsche Design
    • Establishment of Doğuş Perakende Satış, Giyim ve Aksesuar Ticaret A.Ş.
    • Armani Jeans, Armani Junior, Emporio Armani Accesories, Giorgio Armani Accessories and Hublot distribution agreement
    • A Strategic Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, an agreement for the establishment of an Private Equity Fund and an E-commerce Partnership Agreement are signed between Doğuş Group and South Korean SK Group
    • Acquisition of AD-Marin Dalmacija and D-Marin Borik in Zadar, Croatia
    • D-Marin Resort Göcek started its operations
    • Doğuş İnşaat signed an agreement for the construction of Üsküdar-ÜmraniyeCekmeköy-Sancaktepe Metro and E&M works.
    • VoD platform Tvyo.com and sosyotv.com started its operations
    • Boyabat Dam and HEPP started its operations
    • Establishment of Doğuş Enerji Toptan Elektrik Ticaret A.Ş.
    • Doğuş İnşaat signed United Nations Global Compact
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