Doğan Holding denies report on potential sale of Hürriyet
ISTANBULDoğan Holding announced that a website report claiming the potential sale of Hürriyet Gazetecilik ve Matbaacılık A.Ş., which owns the Hürriyet Daily News, is untrue, in a written statement to the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP) on Oct. 23.
“After the closing of the second session in Borsa Istanbul yesterday, on Oct. 22, 2014, a false report on a website of Wall Street Journal-Türkiye, claiming that ‘a decision was made to assess the options for the sale of or partnership in Hürriyet Gazetecilik ve Matbaacılık A.Ş., our affiliate, and meetings were made with potential buyers.’ This report absolutely does not reflect the truth. There is nothing to disclose to the public about this matter,” read the statement.
The statement was made as a “Special Circumstances Notification” of the Capital Markets Board of Turkey.