June 27, 2013
Turkcell (NYSE:TKC, ISE: TCELL),
the leading technology and communication company in
was selected as 'The Best IR in
' at the annual award ceremony held by IR Magazine in
. On contrary to the candidates applying, the selections of the finalists were determined by a comprehensive research which included interviews from 500 of
highest level analysts and opinion leaders. Within the scope of the award organization this year, 96 companies from 21 countries were candidates for the 'Best' title.
Having been recognized as
front-runner company for best practices in investor relations, Turkcell was awarded for its success by IR Magazine being one of the most prestigious media channels of the finance world. At the award ceremony, Turkcell stood out amongst its competitors to become the "
Best" in investor relations. Accomplishments of companies such as Unilever, Roche, Adidas and BASF were also recognized.
Turkcell Investor and International Media Relations Director Nihat Narin
expressed his views on the first place award with the following words: "Today investor relations professionals are the pivotal link between the organizations and the outside world. We are constantly striving to raise the standards of our investor relations. Our aim is still and continues to be the 'best implementer of investor relations practices' by consistently contributing to the capital market. The fact that our work has gained acceptance at international levels and is recognized, and is this widely recognized, provides an outstanding driving force and motivation to do even better."
**IR Magazine (Investors Relations Magazine) was created under the Economist Group, and is run by the Cross Border Limited media company. The company, which has prestigious magazines, websites and research teams in the finance field, is also the organizer of award ceremonies, conferences and activities, especially in the financial centers of the world such as