Halyk Finance becomes The Best Investment Bank in Kazakhstan for the record 9th consecutive year
Upon its annual rigorous selection of world’s leading international banks – “Europe Banking Awards 2018” – a renowned international financial magazine “EMEA Finance” (www.emeafinance.com) has named Halyk Finance “The Best Investment Bank of Kazakhstan 2018”. For the record 9th consecutive year, Halyk Finance has become the winner of this highly prestigious award where voting is made by the leading industry experts from all over the world, which cements Halyk Finance’s relentless leading position in Kazakhstan’s highly competitive investment banking market.
Earlier this year, Halyk Finance, also for the 9th record year in a row, has merited “EMEA Finance Achievement Awards” in 2 distinguished categories:
- “Best Privatization Deal” for the dual-listed IPO of JSC “National Atomic Company “Kazatomprom” on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and the Astana International Exchange (AIX) under the national privatization program. Offering of U.S.$-denominated global depositary receipts (GDRs) on the LSE as well as of GDRs and of KZT-denominated ordinary shares on the AIX in November 2018 resulted in a successful placement amounted to a total of $451.3MM, in which Halyk Finance acted as the Joint Bookrunner and Arranger of local offering.
- “Best CHF Bond” for JSC National Company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy’s 5-year CHF 170MM Eurobond issue placed in December 2018, in which Halyk Finance had acted as the Joint Lead Manager and Bookrunner.
2018 was a landmark year for Halyk Finance, as not only did we maintain our sterling reputation, cementing our leading position in the highly competitive market of investment-banking services, but we also improved our prominent standing, continuously acting as a high-quality innovator in everything we do. High quality of the services Halyk Finance offers regularly receives due recognition from the global financial community. Thus, over the past year, Halyk Finance was named the best investment bank in Kazakhstan by reputable publications such as Global Finance, EMEA Finance, Global Business Outlook and an information agency Cbonds. Moreover, according to Cbonds, based on the results of 2018, Halyk Finance tops Arrangers’ league table for Eurobonds in Kazakhstan.
JSC Halyk Finance is the leading investment bank in Kazakhstan which provides a full range of investment banking services including sales and trading with market making on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (the “KASE”) and the Astana International Exchange (the “AIX”), investment portfolio management, consulting and underwriting, M&A advisory, debt restructuring and research.
JSC Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan is Kazakhstan's leading financial services group and a leading retail bank with the largest customer base and distribution network among banks in Kazakhstan. The Bank is developing as a universal financial group offering a broad range of services (banking, insurance, leasing, brokerage and asset management) to its retail, small and medium enterprises and corporate customers. Halyk Bank also operates in Russia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and opening of a subsidiary bank in Uzbekistan.
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