In 2016, the Bank notched up a 41% YoY increase in turnover from its 45,000 POS devices. The Bank ranks first among the participation banks in terms of the number of POS devices and the turnover from these devices.
In 2016, the new internet branch offered fast, user-friendly and uninterrupted services which exceeded customer expectations.
The Bank offered effective financing solutions, especially for solar energy projects. It raised the project financing loan volume by 30% YoY to TL 2.6 billion.
The number of active customers in the mobile branch grew by 74% YoY while the number of financial transactions grew by 82% YoY. The Bank’s all mobile banking applications were downloaded more than 180,000 times in 2016.
Our corporate website www.turkiyefinans.com.tr was renovated to integrate a modern and user-friendly interface in May 2015, enabling customers to easily and rapidly find what they seek on all devices.
In 2015, the Bank issued TRY 360M of SUKUK in Malaysia, and TRY 1.1B of SUKUK in Turkey, through asset leasing companies among its subsidiaries.
Turkey’s largest operational asset leasing company, “TF Varlık Kiralama A.Ş.”, one of the bank’s subsidiaries, accomplished to issue TRY 250M, which is the largest domestic issuance performed at a time in Turkey.
The bank issued a leasing certificate of TRY 243M, the corporate customers of which are fund users, through its asset leasing companies.
The first overseas branch of Türkiye Finans opened in Bahrain. The number of branches increased up to 286.
Launched the card fee-free credit card Happy Zero and the Turkey’s first mother-tailored credit card Happy Anne.
Launched Haremeyn Card, offering privileges in hajj and umrah visits, and Haremeyn Şua card, showing the quibla on the compass it features.
Launched Siftah Card, offering SME customers the option of installment purchase over cash payment price, and Faal Card, targeting tradesmen and businesses.
Secured the then-largest murabaha syndicated loan of the participation banking scene, worth of 500 million USD.
Launched “Akıllı Hesap”, the time deposit product offering lucrative profit shares and other advantages.
Sponsored the exhibition “Dialogue in the Dark”, visited by more than 7 million people across 130 cities.
Undertook the commitment to support The Historic Kırkpınar Oil Wrestling Tournament, added to the List of UNESCO Intangible World Cultural Heritage, for 3 years.
Overhauled Türkiye Finans Mobile Branch with a new, user-friendly interface.
Increased the number of branches to 250.
Increased the paid-up capital to 1 billion 775 million TRY.
Overhauled its corporate identity and chose Turkey’s trademark color turquoise as its corporate color to emphasize its stance as the more accessible, active, sincere and innovative bank.
Secured the then-largest murabaha syndicated loan, worth of 350 million USD.
Launched “Finansör”, the first of its kind in participation banking that provides consumer financing in card form.
Launched the new range of housing finance products: “Çilingir Mortgage”.
Sponsored the Anatolian Brands Competition to spread the awareness for branding across Anatolia.
Increased the number of branches to 220.
Increased the paid-up capital to 1 billion 650 million TRY.
Secured the then-largest murabaha syndicated loan, worth of 300 million USD.
Received BBB in foreign currency credit rating from the international credit rating agency Fitch, becoming one of the top five Turkish banks with the highest credit rating.
Increased the number of branches to 182.
Launched “Organik BES”, Turkey’s first interest-free Individual Pension Scheme (IPS).
Launched SMS Banking service with electronic signature.
Increased the number of branches to 178.
Increased the paid-up capital to 800 million TRY.
National Commercial Bank (NBC), the bank with the largest capital in Saudi Arabia and across the Middle East, acquired 60% of Türkiye Finans and became the bank’s controlling shareholder.
Launched commercial credit cards (“Business Card” and “Ticari Kart”) targeting corporate and commercial customers, to the use of the business world.
Launched GPRS POS product, offering Mobile POS service to cabs.
Increased the number of branches to 137.
Increased the paid-up capital to 292 million TRY.
Increased the number of branches to 122.
Increased the paid-up capital to 279 million TRY.
Founded upon merger of Family Finans and Anadolu Finans with a paid-up capital of 250 million TRY, Türkiye Finans began operating on December 30, 2005, with a network of 108 branches.