The national TV channel ATV, together with the daily newspaper Sabah, has been sold to Zirve Holding, a company owned by the Kalyon Group. Kalyon Group, founded in 1974, has been active especially in the construction, energy and infrastructure sectors, with many businesses in Turkey, Russia and the Middle East. Their media branch, Zirve Holding was opened recently in August 2013.
Its former owner, Çalık Group had acquired the channel and the newspaper together at for $1.1 billion in an auction held by the state.
Resource: Hurriyet Daily News