A visit to Djibouti by Aktif Bank

Pioneering foreign trade with its export focus to Africa, Aktif Bank visited Yonis El Guedi, the Minister of Energy in charge of Natural Resources in Djibouti.  Stating that the Bank is in cooperation with more than 275 banks in Africa, Muzaffer Suat Utku, Aktif Bank's Executive Vice President in charge of International Banking Group, expressed the Bank's intention to continue their activities in Djibouti.

Supporting exporters in their trade service's needs, Aktif Bank continues its operations in Africa.  During his visit to Djibuti, Muzaffer Suat Utku visited Yonis El Guedi and discussed Aktif Bank's cooperation with the financial institutions in Djibuti on top of Djibuti's activity in energy space.

Mr. Utku: Our Africa focus is on the right track

Muzaffer Suat Utku stated; "Committed to expanding opportunities, we create immense value for our exporters who do business with African clients. We are working on a trade platform offer which will soon be at the disposal of our exporters working with African entities".

About Aktif Bank

Aktif Bank, the largest privately-owned investment bank in Turkey, stands out with its innovative business models, whereby it reinterprets the investment banking. The Bank, which addresses to more than 10 million customers in a wide range expanding from loans to insurance, from transportation to card services and from payment systems to the world of entertainment within more than 10 business lines together with its subsidiaries and business partners, is focused mainly on corporate banking, investment banking and private banking with its 12 branches all across Turkey. Being well-known with its specialization in the fields of corporate banking and international banking, Aktif Bank not only offers service at challenging geographies but also makes significant contributions to the foreign trade volume of our country thanks to its more than one thousand correspondent relations it maintains in 143 countries. Holding the leading entity position at the Turkish capital markets, Aktif Bank continues to break grounds in the industry.  Having accomplished the first sustainable issuance, raising funds for the electricity industry in Turkey, the Bank pioneers the industry with its competence in the capital market products such as sukuk (lease certificate), ABS (Asset-Backed Securities) and gold-backed lease certificates. Aktif Bank, which continues to expand its individual customer base and increase the size of the assets being managed also in the field of private banking, solidifies its position in such field since it responds flexibly and rapidly to the demands for qualified products.