As the Chairman of the Capital Markets Board (CMB) in Turkey, İbrahim Ömer Gönül addressed the growing interest in public offerings and stock market investments. He acknowledged that people are seeking new ways to grow their money and increase demand for the stock market, but also emphasized the need for careful market regulation.
Gönül highlighted the importance of evaluating companies’ ability to meet market demands and necessary conditions before approving public offerings. He also stressed the need to carefully consider the size of public offerings and demand for them. One significant trend brought about by increasing public offerings is the influx of new investors who may not have basic investment knowledge. Gönül warned these investors to approach public offerings with a professional mindset and seek guidance from financial professionals.
When asked about the CMB’s future approach to approval processes, Gönül reiterated his commitment to caution and cautiousness in all aspects of market regulation. He also emphasized the need to closely monitor developments and work with the stock exchange to maintain market stability, particularly when dealing with large volume transactions and movements in