Koç Holding
Type Public
Founded 1926 Istanbul, Turkey
Founder(s) Vehbi Koç
Headquarters Istanbul, Turkey
Area served Worldwide
Key people Mustafa V. Koç, Osman Turgay Durak (CEO)
Industry Conglomerate
Revenue (turnover) increaseUS$35.865 billion (2010)[1]
Net income US$2.091 billion (2010)[2]
Employees 90,000

Koç Holding A.Ş. is the top industrial conglomerate[3]in Turkey. The Koç family, one of Turkey's wealthiest families,[4] controls the company with its headquarter in Nakkaştepe,[5] Istanbul. Vehbi Koç, who established his first firm in 1926, [6] collected all of the companies bearing his name under the roof of Koç Holding on 20 November 1963 in order to centrally manage these companies and to provide optimum resource allocation.

Founded in 1926, Koç Holding has become one of the largest companies in Europe.

The shares of 16 Koç Group companies are traded on the Istanbul Stock Exchange; together, the groups comprise 113 companies, 90,000 employees, and 14,000 dealers, agencies, and after-sales services people. Koç Holding is the only Turkish company to be listed in Fortune Global 500 list. Fortune Global 500 ranked Koç Holding at 248 for the year 2011.[7]


Koç Holding, previously located in Fındıklı, Istanbul, moved to its new headquarters on 12 September 1988 and continues its activities at its present location in Nakkaştepe on the Anatolian part of Istanbul.

Top managementEdit

Vehbi Koç, a firm believer in the corporate spirit, handed his position as chairman of the board over to his son Rahmi M. Koç in 1984. Rahmi Koç retired on 4 April 2003 and handed his position over to his eldest son Mustafa V. Koç.

Rahmi Koç is still honorary chairman and a member of the board of directors. Currently, Koç Holding’s CEO is Osman Turgay Durak.


The main competitor of Koç Holding is Sabancı Holding. Koç Holding is Turkey's largest group of companies. [8]

Fields of activitiesEdit

  • Automotive: Passenger cars, commercial vehicles, farm tractors and equipments, components
  • Durable Goods: refrigerator, washing machines, tumble dryers, dishwashers, ovens and cookers, televisions, air conditioners, PCs, small household appliances including vacuum cleaners, furnitures
  • Food: Pasta, fresh and processed meats, dairy products, tomato paste, ketchup and preserved foods, livestock farm, vegetable seeds, supermarket and shopping mall chain, Do-It-Yourself hypermarkets, real estate development and management,
  • Financial: Banking, brokerage, asset management, factoring, leasing, insurance, consumer finance,
  • Energy: Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution, LPG storage,Petroleum storage,distribution,refining, pressure reducing and heating equipment, electricity production, industrial and special gases distribution, coal, iron ore, copper and zinc mining,
  • Tourism. Marina operation, accommodation, food and beverage, patisserie products, travel agency, duty free operations, car rental,
  • Construction: Shipbuilding, insulation materials, radiators, water heaters, contracting,
  • International trade: International trade activities, distribution, representations, logistics, trade finance,
  • Information technologies: Systems integration, services, consultancy and outsourcing, managed network services, ISP and VISP services, hosting, application services provider infrastructure services, B2B and B2C platforms, training and e-learning, cable TV operator, venture capital projects.
  • Defence : İronclad, Coast Guard Search & Rescue vessel.


The Koç School (elementary and high school) and The Koç University was established by Vehbi Koç Foundation.

Recent activitiesEdit

The Koç Community, which will celebrate its 85th year this year,[when?] made a powerful start to the year. The consolidated sales revenue of Koç Holding, reached 53,812 million TL and the group raised its net profit to 1,734 million TL. With a combined investment of 1,881 million TL, 5,000 additional jobs were provided, the number of employees reaching 73,000.[9]


  1. Akpa A.Ş.
  2. Archin Ltd.
  3. Arctic S.A.
  4. Arçelik
  5. Arçelik LG Klima San. Tic. A.Ş.
  6. Ark İnşaat A.Ş.
  7. Arstil
  8. Artesis A.Ş.
  9. Aygaz A.Ş.
  10. Beko Cesko S.R.O
  11. Beko Deutschland GMBH
  12. Beko Elektronik A.Ş.
  13. Beko Espana S.L.
  14. Beko France
  15. Beko Italy SRL
  16. Beko Plc.
  17. Beko Polska S.A.
  18. Beko Ticaret A.Ş.
  19. Beldeyama Mot. Vasıtalar San.Tic. A.Ş.
  20. Bilkom A.Ş.
  21. Birleşik Oksijen San A.Ş.
  22. BİRMOT Birleşik Motor Sanayi ve Tic. A.Ş.
  23. Blomberg Werke Gmbh
  24. DD Heating Ltd.
  25. Demir Export A.Ş.
  26. Demrad A.Ş.
  27. Divan A.Ş.
  28. Dongguan Dei Chung Metal Appliances Limited
  29. Döktaş Dökümcülük Tic. San. A.Ş.
  30. Düzey A.Ş.
  31. Elektra Bregenz AG
  32. Eltek Elektrik Enerjisi İth. İhc. ve Toptan Tic. A.Ş.
  33. Entek Elektrik ÜretimiA.Ş.
  34. Ford Otosan Otomotiv San. A.Ş.
  35. Grundig Elektronik A.Ş.
  36. GVZ
  37. Harranova Besi ve Tarım Ürünleri A.Ş.
  38. İzocam Tic. San. A.Ş.
  39. Kav Danışmanlık Paz. Tic. A.Ş.
  40. Kobiline
  41. Koç Allianz Hayat ve Emeklilik A.Ş.
  42. Koç Allianz Sigorta A.Ş.
  43. Koç Bilgi Grubu İletişim ve Teknoloji Şirketleri A.Ş.
  44. Koç Bilgi ve Savunma Teknolojileri A.Ş.
  45. Koç Bryce Teknoloji Eğitim Hizmetleri A.Ş.
  46. Koç Faktoring A.Ş.
  47. Koç Fiat Kredi A.Ş.
  48. Koç Finansal Hizmetler A.Ş.
  49. Koç Statoil Gaz Toptan Satış A.Ş
  50. Koç Yatırım Menkul Değerler A.Ş.
  51. Koç.net A.Ş.
  52. Koçfinans Tük. Fin. ve Kart Hizm. A.Ş.
  53. Koçlease Finansal Kiralama A.Ş.
  54. Koçportföy Yönetimi A.Ş.
  55. KoçSistem Bilgi ve İletişim Hizm. A.Ş.
  56. Koçtaş Yapı Marketleri A.Ş.
  57. Kofisa S.A
  58. Mares Otel Marmaris Altınyunus Turistik Tes. A.Ş.
  59. Mogaz Petrol Gazları A.Ş.
  60. New Holland Trakmak Traktör ve Zir. Mak. Tic. A.Ş.
  61. Opet /Aygaz Bulgaria JSC
  62. Opet A.Ş.
  63. Opet International London Ltd.
  64. Opet Madeni Yağ San. ve Tic. A.Ş.
  65. Opet Trade (Ireland) Ltd.
  66. Otokar Otobüs Karoseri San. A.Ş.
  67. Otokoç A.Ş.
  68. Otomotiv Lastikleri Tevzi A.Ş.
  69. Otoyol Sanayi A.Ş.
  70. Panel A.Ş.
  71. PROMENA Elektronik Ticaret A.Ş.
  72. Ram Dış Ticaret A.Ş.
  73. Ram Pacific
  74. Rambutya Ramstore – Kazakistan
  75. Ramenka Ramstore – Rusya
  76. Ramerica
  77. Ramstore Bulgaristan
  78. RMK Marine Gemi Yapım San. Deniz Taş. İşl. A.Ş.
  79. Samkocauto J.S.C.
  80. Sanal Merkez Tic. A.Ş.
  81. Set Auto Azerbaycan
  82. Set Auto Kazakistan
  83. Set Oto Tic. Turizm A.Ş. AVIS Rent A Car
  84. Setair Hava Taşımacılığı ve Hizm. A.Ş.
  85. Setur Marinaları Marina ve Yat İşletmeciliği
  86. Setur Servis Turistik A.Ş.
  87. Sherbrook International Limited
  88. Talya Oteli Tütaş Türk Turizm A.Ş.
  89. Tanı Pazarlama ve İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş.
  90. Tat Konserve San. A.Ş.
  91. Tat Tohumculuk A.Ş.
  92. TBS Denizcilik ve Petrol Ürünleri Dış Ticaret A.Ş.
  93. Tofaş – Türk Otomobil Fabrikası A.Ş.
  94. Tüpraş – Türkiye Petrol Rafinerileri A.Ş.
  95. Türk Demir Döküm Fabrikaları A.Ş.
  96. Türk Traktör ve Ziraat Makineleri A.Ş.
  97. Ultra Kablolu TV ve Telekominikasyon San.Tic. A.Ş.
  98. Vehbi Koç Vakfı
  99. Yapı Kredi Bank (Deutschland) AG
  100. Yapı Kredi Bank Azerbaycan
  101. Yapı Kredi Bank Moskow
  102. Yapı Kredi Bank Nederland N.V.
  103. Yapı Kredi Emeklilik A.Ş.
  104. Yapı Kredi Faktoring A.Ş.
  105. Yapı Kredi Finansal Kiralama A.Ş.
  106. Yapı Kredi Holding B.V.
  107. Yapı Kredi Kültür ve Sanat Yayıncılık San.A.Ş.
  108. Yapı Kredi Portföy Yönetimi A.Ş.
  109. Yapı Kredi Sigorta A.Ş.
  110. Yapı Kredi Yatırım Menkul Değerler A.Ş.
  111. Yapı Kredi Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş.
  112. Yapı Kredi – Koray Gayrimenkul Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş.
  113. Zer Merkezi Hizmetler A.Ş.
  114. Zinerji Enerji ve San Tic. A.Ş.



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