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Koc Holding: A Smart Way To Invest In The Emerging Markets?

Summary

- Koc Holding represents 9% of Turkey's GDP.

- Turkey has very strong fundamentals and will certainly rebound.

- The company is majority-owned by one of Turkey's most powerful families and has weathered hyperinflation, military coups and a world war. It is highly likely that it will survive even the current EM crisis.

- Koc allocates its capital based on precise hurdle rates and has the explicitly stated goal of beating Turkish GDP growth rates.

- With 63% of its sales not sensitive to the Turkish economy, Koc could easily be the proverbial baby thrown out with the bath water, as it should hold up much better than average Turkish companies.

- Koc trades far below its recent peak...

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