Frequently Asked Questions

  • Could you give a brief information about Ülker Biscuits Sanayi A.Ş. ?
Established in 1944, Ülker Biscuits Sanayi A.Ş. (“Ülker Biscuits”) produces and sells biscuits, crackers, chocolate coated biscuits and wafers. You can get the details about the operations here.


  • When Ülker Biscuits became publicly traded?
Ülker Biscuits became publicly traded on 31 December 2003 by the merger with Anadolu Gıda Sanayi A.Ş. Anadolu Gıda had been publicly traded since 30 October 1996.  Ülker Biscuits’ ticker is ULKER.IS.


  • What is the shareholding structure of Ülker Biscuits? What is the flee float rate?
You can see the details of the shareholder structure here.


  • Who is Yıldız Holding?
The organization began in a small factory in Istanbul during the first half of the 20th century and swiftly developed into one of the few manufacturers that are globally-recognized.

Over the course of its challenging and long industrial journey, the organization was transformed from a small factory into an integrated food and beveragess group, with success in the fields of foods and non-foods on a national and global level, and entered the 21st century as a “Star”.

Yıldız Holding‘s foundation was laid on the needs of the community in 1944. Today, the flourishing company has grown to meet the needs of consumers throughout the world.

Yıldız Holding revenues of TL 12.4 billion, in 2012, are proof of its success. The group is not only a respected organization in Turkey, but has gained the admiration of the entire world. With 55 factories, 9 of which are in foreign countries, Yıldız Holding employs a workforce of 36,000 and produces a range of products including biscuits, chocolate, edible oil, dairy products, cullinary products, baby food and packaging materials.
The organization began in a small factory in Istanbul during the first half of the 20th century and swiftly developed into one of the few manufacturers that are globally-recognized.

Over the course of its challenging and long industrial journey, the organization was transformed from a small factory into an integrated food and beveragess group, with success in the fields of foods and non-foods on a national and global level, and entered the 21st century as a “Star”.

Yıldız Holding‘s foundation was laid on the needs of the community in 1944. Today, the flourishing company has grown to meet the needs of consumers throughout the world.



  • Who are the Board Members of Ülker Biscuits? Are there independent members in the Board?
The Board consists of seven members. There are three independent members in the Board. You can find their resume here.


  • How much is the paid-in capital?
The paid-in capital of Ülker Biscuits is 342.000.000 TL. the number of registered shares amounts to 342.000.000 with a nominal value of 1 TL each.


  • What is your timetable for sales & results announcements?
Ülker Biscuits’ sales & results are announced by quarters.


  • What is Ülker Biscuits’ fiscal year? 
Ülker Biscuits’ fiscal year runs from January 1 to December 31.


  • Where can I find financial information about Ulker Biscuits?  
Financial information could be found here.      


  • What are the subsidiaries of Ulker Biscuits?
The details of the subsidiaries in terms of share of ownership and principal business activities are as follows:

Subsidiaries

Ratio of Direct Ownership

Ratio of Effective Ownership

Nature of Operations

Ülker Çikolata San.A.Ş.

91,7%

91,7%

Manufacturing

Biskot Bisküvi Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

43,5%

43,9%

Manufacturing

Atlas Gıda Pazarlama Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

98,3%

98,3%

Sales & Marketing

Rekor Gıda Pazarlama Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

-

43,9%

Sales & Marketing

İstanbul Gıda Dış Ticaret A.Ş.

83,8%

91,4%

Sales & Marketing

Birleşik Dış Ticaret A.Ş.

70,00%

79,2%

Sales & Marketing



The financial assets of Ülker Biscuits Sanayi A.Ş. which are accounted for long term available for sale are as follows:

Associates and Joint Ventures

Ratio of Direct Ownership

Ratio of Effective Ownership

Nature of Operations

Godiva Belgium BVBA

19,23%

19,23%

Manufacturing

G New Inc.

19,23%

19,23%

Investment



  • Where is the manufacturing facilities of Ülker Biscuits?Biscuits?
The manufacturing facitilities of Ulker Biscuits is located in Istanbul, Kocaeli and Ankara. Also Biskot Biskuvi has manufacturing site in Karaman and Istanbul and Ulker Cikolata has manufacturing site in İstanbul.  


  • When the general assembly for 2012 is held? How could I have the records of the assembly?
Annual meeting of the General Assembly is hold on 28 March 2013. The detailed information on the meeting could be find here.


  • Has Ülker Biscuits distributed dividends in 2013?
The total amount of 150.000.000 TL in 2013 was distributed as dividend in cash.


  • What is the dividend distribution policy of Ulker Biscuits?
The dividend distribution policy could be find here.  


  • What is the corporate governance practice of Ülker Biscuits?
Ülker Biscuits is managed in accordance with the corporate governance principles. Corporate Governance and Risk Management Committees are responsible directly to the Board. Corporate Governance Principles Compliance Report is publicly accessible.


  • What is the contact information of Ülker Biscuits’ Investor Relations team?
The e-mail address:  ir@ulker.com.tr


  • What is the address of Ülker Biscuits’s headquarters?
Ülker Biscuits Headquarters : Kısıklı Mah. Ferah Cad. No:1 Büyük Çamlıca Üsküdar İstanbul, TURKEY.