Eurasia Tunnel Operation Construction and Investment Co. (ATAŞ) was founded in 2009 for realizing the Eurasia Tunnel Project. ATAŞ is responsible for financing and construction of the Eurasia Tunnel Project as well as its operation for approximately 25 years. Yapı Merkezi of Turkey and SK E&C of South Korea are the two equal shareholders in ATAŞ. As a leading construction company in Turkey and the world, Yapı Merkezi has 50 years of experience and expertise in pioneering projects at the global level. SK E&C is the construction and engineering branch of the SK Group, which is the third largest business group in South Korea and has been ranked 294th in the 2016 Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s largest companies. Yapı Merkezi and SK E&C have carried out very successful infrastructure and transportation investments in various parts of the world. The global experience of both companies contributes to the strength of the Eurasia Tunnel.