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Prime minister, Turkey (2016-present)

Binali Yildirim

Associates in the data: Sons Erkam and Bulent Yildirim

Related to  Turkey Malta
Data from: Paradise Papers

Erkam Yıldırım

Bülent Yıldırım

Erkam and Bulent Yildirim are the adult sons of Binali Yıldırım, the prime minister of Turkey since May 2016. The Yildirim family has made its fortune in the shipping industry. Erkam operates his own shipping business.

In the data

The Yildirim brothers are sole shareholders of two companies registered in Malta. The first, Hawke Bay Marine Co. Ltd, was set up in April 2004. Public records suggest that the company owns or manages shipping vessels.The second, Black Eagle Marine Co. Ltd, was incorporated in January 2007. Records show that Erkam, who was the majority shareholder of the companies, is also the director of both. The companies were listed as active in the Malta Registry of Companies in October 2017.


Erkam and Bulent Yildirim did not respond to a request for comment from ICIJ and its media partner in Turkey, Cumhuriyet.
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