04.05.2011 14:36

Milliyet and Vatan papers sold to DK

Doğan Gazatecilik (Journalism) Corporation has sold its Milliyet and Vatan daily papers and their websites to the joint venture DK (Demirören-Karacan) Gazetecilik & Yayıncılık (Journalism & Paublication). The share transfer agreement was signed on Tuesday with attendance of Aydın Doğan, the Honorary President of Doğan Holding; and Erdoğan Demirören, the CEO of DK Gazetecilik & Yayıncılık, along with other executives and workers from both sides...
The transfer agreement was signed at Milliyet paper’s headquarters in Bağcılar district of İstanbul. Aydın Doğan, the Honorary President of Doğan Holding; Arzuhan Doğan Yalçındağ, Doğan Holding CEO; Hanzade Doğan Boyner, Doğan Gazetecilik CEO; Vuslat Doğan Sabancı, Hürriyet Daily Paper CEO; Begümhan Doğan Faralyalı, Doğan TV CEO; Mehmet Ali Yalçındağ, Doğan Holding CEO; Erdoğan Demirören, the CEO of DK Gazetecilik & Yayıncılık; Erdoğan Demirören, the CEO of DK Gazetecilik & Yayıncılık, his wife Revna Demirören; Ali Karacan, DK Gazetecilik & Yayıncılık Executive Board Memeber; Tayfun Devecioğlu, Milliyet Daily Paper Chief Editor; Mehmet Ali Birand, a master journalist; and Milliyet and Vatan papers’ writers and workers were at the scene to celebrate the transfer.

Following the signing of the transfer agreement, Mr Demirören presented a plaque to Mr Aydın Doğan with the symbolic ‘torch’ of Milliyet on it.

(Rep-Cam: Pınar ÇITAK KOYGUN-Güven USTA-İdris TİFTİKÇİ - İSTANBUL / DHA)