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acquired 10% of

2020
Advisor to the Seller

Mars is the leading international logistics company in Turkey. Mars is involved in international road freight, rail freight, intermodal freight, warehousing, value added logistics services, and air & sea freight. It has a fleet of 530 vehicles and 1,800 trailers as of 2020. Mars provides its services from its offices in 14 locations throughout Turkey and 5 international locations (Spain, Italy and Luxembourg). Mars has approximately 8,000 customers among its key customers are Inditex, Renault, Ford, Tofaş, Sumitomo, LCW, Doğuş, CMS, and Nissan.

Hitachi Transport System (“HTS”) is the fourth largest subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., one of the largest conglomerates in the world, in terms of turnover, and is one of the leading logistics companies in Japan. HTS carries out its activities with its 84 subsidiaries and 20 affiliated companies, 325 offices located in Japan and 415 offices located in the rest of the world. HTS's turnover is US$6.2 billion and its current market value stands at US$2.5 billion.

HTS acquired 10% of Mars to increase its shareholding to 90%.


acquired 70% of

€57.8 million

2020
Advisor to the Seller

Sesa is the leading flexible packaging producer in Turkey with a focus on multilayer high barrier products.

Doğan is a leading Turkish conglomerate engaged in energy, fuel, industry, financial services, internet, and entertainment and media businesses in Turkey.  Doğan’s consolidated revenues was US$1.5 billion in 2019.

Doğan acquired 70% of Sesa for €57.8 million.


acquired 70% of

2020
Advisor to the Seller

MT Plastik operating with Plastech brand is Turkey's market leader in PVC foam sheet production. The products are used primarily in the field of digital printing, advertising and structural engineering. The company exports around 60% of its production, mainly to Europe.

Simona based in Germany is a leading manufacturer of thermoplastic products with production facilities and sales offices around the globe. The company's portfolio includes semi-finished products (sheets, rods, profiles, welding rods), pipes and fittings. Simona employs around 1,450 people worldwide.

Simona acquired 70% of MT Plastik.