|Who is worse? America's Caryle Group or the Gulen Movement? Eventually the Carlyle Group will own all of the schools in Turkey. Please Anonymous, don't come post on here and say we are "lying" this is reported by your own Turkish News and other financial reports. Carlyle wins, Gulen loses|
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
The Carlyle Group, a private U.S. capital fund, has applied to the Turkish Competition Board to acquire more than 50 percent of the shares of the Bahçeşehir and Beşiktaş private schools – from primary to high school education – daily Sabah reported Tuesday.
The group’s Turkey general manager, Can Deldağ, said the percentage could be subject to change in the future because Bahçeşehir College had schools in 20 provinces. “We will expand this chain [of primary, secondary and high schools] over all of Turkey.”
Bahçeşehir also operates universities and university preparatory schools, referred to as “dersanes” in Turkish. However, Deldağ said Carlyle had currently agreed to only cooperate with Bahçeşehir in running educational institutions up to the high school level. The school chain’s founder, Enver Yücel, as well as his family members, will continue their partnership in the management of schools, he added