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Capital Markets Day

03 May 2018


Today, Yapı ve Kredi Bankası A.Ş. (the “Bank”) presented their Capital Markets Day to analysts and investors, formally unveiling their strategic plan, ‘YapiKredi 2020’ alongside their Q1’18 financial results.

 The “YapıKredi 2020” strategic plan is to become a customer centric commercial bank driven by cutting edge technology and committed workforce, delivering responsible growth with best-in-class profitability, backed by a strong balance sheet, resulting in enhanced and sustainable shareholder returns.

 The four strategic pillars supporting the “YapiKredi 2020” strategic plan will be:

 1. Strengthen and optimise capital position

  • Increase capital by approx. US$ 1.5 billion, via US$ 1.0 billion rights issue and approx. US$ 0.5 billion Additional Tier 1 (“AT1”) issuance1
  • Maintain a minimum CET1 buffer of 200 bps against regulatory requirements
  • Return to dividend payment in 2020 (based on 2019 results)2

2. Sustainable revenue generation

  • Focus on smaller tickets bothin lending and asset gathering
  • Increase house-bank customer penetration
  • Boost number of transactions to improve fee generation
  • Continue to acquire new customers

3. Well managed cost structure with efficiency gains

  • Accelerate digital banking to enhance customer experience
  • Achieve both operational and service-channel excellence

4. Asset quality optimisation

  • Maintain current prudent risk appetite
  • Tailor-made underwriting approach for companies and automated, model driven underwriting for individuals with centralised risk monitoring

YapıKredi’s CEO and Team are excited by this unique opportunity and are fully focused and dedicated on delivering the “YapıKredi 2020” strategic plan.

 The strategic plan is focused on delivering a number of key financial targets in 2020, including the following:

  •  CET1 ratio of ≥ 11.5%
  • Tier 1 ratio of ≥ 12.0%
  • Revenue margin ≥ 4.7%
  • Cost to income ratio ≤ 36%
  • Cost of risk ~1.0%
  • RoATE ≥ 17.0%
  • RoAA ≥ 1.7%

YapiKredi’s CEO and Team are focused on the achievement of these targets over time ensuring that the Bank achieves best in class profitability, backed by a strong balance sheet, resulting in enhanced and sustainable shareholder returns.

Today, BofA Merrill Lynch (“BofAML”), Citigroup Global Markets Limited (“Citi”) and UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking (“UniCredit CIB”) have been appointed by YapiKredi to act as financial advisors to the Bank on the proposed Rights Issue.

In addition, on 26 April 2018, BofAML, Citi and UniCredit CIB were appointed by the Bank to act as Global Coordinators and Book Runners for the planned AT1 issuance supported by J.P. Morgan Securities PLC and Société Générale SA as additional Book Runners.

1. Subject to regulatory approvals and market conditions.

2. Subject to Shareholders and regulatory approvals and pay-out ratio is assumed as 20%.


London, 3 May 2018

Enquiries: Yapı Kredi Investor Relations

Tel: (90) (212) 339 6770

Email: yapikredi_investorrelations@yapikredi.com.tr  



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Yapı Kredi / 03 May 2018