Gulf Investors Becomes Partner with Turkish Eye Hospital
Avrupagoz, a Turkish eye hospital chain is now looking to become stronger than ever, because now it will have gulf investors as partner, and hospital chain is going to start new clinics in Turkeys as well as in other countries. Saudi based investors Reaya Holding and Nesma Holdings has acquired 50 percent of share of this hospital chain, which has 14 branches allover Turkey. These shares were bought for around USD 23.6 million.
At the occasion of announcing the partnership Ramazan Burak Telli, Avrupagoz CEO, the hospital chain will open new branches in Turkey as well as in other neighboring countries.
He further said that first of all new branches of this hospital chain will open in Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Iraq. Hospital authorities are also making efforts for initial public offering in 2015 on London Stock Exchange.
According to the partners, Turkey is looking as one big opportunity in Saudi Arabia for making investment and they have done the same. They will make all possible efforts to ensure this hospital chain as a global brand.
Speaking on this event, Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey (ISPAT) Vice President, Arda Ermut, says that there is rise in investment from Gulf countries. He added that Turkey`s health care center and hospitals are attracting a lot of foreign interest. Furthermore he also claim that this partnership in Avrupagoz shows that investors has confidence in Turkish economy.