Public offering can be generally defined as the sale of shares through call and announcement to a large number of previously unknown investors. Methods of offering to public may vary depending on different conditions.
Company shares trade on Borsa İstanbul markets under Equity Market (EM). Subject to approval of Borsa İstanbul for certain criteria, company shares can be traded on BIST Stars, BIST Main, BIST SubMarket and Market for Qualified Institutional Buyers. EM on Structured Products and Fund Market
Partnerships applying to be listed in Star Market, Main Market and SubMarket may offer a part of their shares representing their current capital to the public and they may also prefer the public offering through a capital increase by restricting the priority rights of existing shareholders or both methods can be applied together.