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Turkey Attracts $2.2B in Investments in First Quarter

Turkey attracted $2.2 billion in investments in the first quarter of 2018, according to Investment Support and Promotion Agency (ISPAT) Chairman Arda Ermut yesterday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency's (AA) Finance Desk in Istanbul, Ermut said Turkey also attracted 1 percent of all foreign direct investments in the world in the last 15 years. "We do not see misperceptions in investors who invest directly in our country," he said.

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Abraaj Says Eyeing Turkey Deals Worth $30-$100 Mln

ISTANBUL, July 28 (Reuters) - Abraaj Group, the Dubai-based private equity firm, is looking to invest in midsize companies in Turkey and could spend $30-$100 million on individual deals, a senior executive told Reuters.

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Turkish Companies Draw Bulk of Its Investment from US

Looking at the foreign investor map of Turkish companies by region, American investors stand out, having invested in 161 Turkish companies through merger and acquisition transactions in the pharmaceutical and energy industries in the last decade. The greatest interest in Turkish companies abroad has been shown by American investors over the past 10 years. According to data compiled by Ernst & Young, an independent company offering audit, consultancy, corporate financing and tax services, American investors have invested in 161 Turkish companies over the past decade. Also, many foreign companies entered the Turkish market through mergers and acquisitions, transfers of enterprises or privatizations in the same period.

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