With a distinctive role in the development of the capital markets, IS Investment was established in 1996 as the investment banking arm of Isbank Group. IS Investment provides a wide array of financial services to local and foreign investors, including Corporate Finance, Investment Advisory, Asset Management, Brokerage&Trading and Research. Representing approximately 1/3 of the sector with its $ 2.2 billion asset size, IS Investment represents a large and commanding presence in the Turkish investment market, reflected in its transaction volumes, ranking first not only in the Borsa Istanbul Stock Market since 2003, but also in Futures and Options Market, since the foundation of the market in 2005. IS Investment is also the leader in the public offerings market in Turkey with 67 Public Offerings between 1988 and 2014. Since 2000, IS Investment has completed 105 M&A transactions - a number rendering the Company as the leading investment bank as per the M&A league rankings.