Besiktas in Talks With Banks for $85 Million Loan, Sabah Says

July 25 (Bloomberg) -- Besiktas Futbol Yatirimlari Sanayi & Ticaret AS, the merchandising unit of Turkish sports club Besiktas, is in talks with banks for an $85 million loan, Sabah reported, without saying where it got the information.

Part of the loan will be used to repay $50 million of outstanding debt and for overdue payments, the newspaper said.

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