Established by Ahmet Çalık in 1981, Çalık Holding operates in several sectors: energy, construction, real estate, textiles, mining, finance and digital sector. With operations spread throughout 31 countries, spanning Central Asia, the Balkans, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions, the Group employs nearly 14,000 people.
Çalık Holding stands out as a major player in Turkey and even worldwide with its companies; in the energy sector with Çalık Enerji; in oil exploration with Çalık Petrol; in electrical energy distribution with YEDAŞ, YEPAŞ, KEDS in partnership with Limak, ARAS EDAŞ and ARAS EPAŞ in partnership with Kiler; in the construction sector with Gap İnşaat and Çalık Gayimenkul; in mining with Lidya Madencilik and Polimetal Madencilik; in textiles with Çalık Denim and Gap Pazarlama; in finance with Aktif Bank, BKT Albania (Banka Kombëtare Tregtare) and BKT Kosovo (Banka Kombëtare Tregtare Kosovë Sh.a) and in digital transformation with Çalık Dijital.
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.