Established by Ahmet Çalık in 1981, Çalık Holding operates in energy, construction, mining, textile, finance, telecommunications and digital sectors. With operations in 22 countries across Central Asia, Balkans and MENA, the Group employs 25,000 people.
Çalık Holding stands out as is a major player in Turkey and in the world with its subsidiaries: Çalık Enerji in the energy sector; Çalık Petrol in oil exploration; YEDAŞ, YEPAŞ, Limak joint venture KEDS and Kiler joint ventures ARAS EDAŞ and ARAS EPAŞ in electricity distribution; Lidya Madencilik in mining; Gap İnşaat in construction; Aktif Bank, BKT (Banka Kombetare Tregtare) Albania and BKT Kosovo in finance; Çalık Denim and Gap Pazarlama in textile; Albtelecom Albania in telecom; and Çalık Dijital in digital.
Throughout its operations across the world, Çalık Holding is known for its integrity, reliability, robust financial structure and long-term collaborations with international companies. It develops innovative business models and moves forward in its lines of business with sustainable growth. Dedicated to creating lasting value in every geography it operates, Çalık Holding realizes pioneering projects for society and business world through its corporate processes, services and products developed with Industry 4.0, Society 5.0 and sustainability approaches it has embraced.