/KASE, November 26, 2020/ – Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan (Almaty),
whose securities are officially listed on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE), has
provided KASE with the following press release of November 26, 2020:
Joint Stock Company Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan ("Halyk Bank") (LSE:
HSBK; KASE: HSBK, HSBKd; AIX: HSBK, HSBK.Y) has decided to partially
prepay its USD 750,000,000 Eurobond issue bearing 5.5% coupon rate due 2022
(the Notes). The partial prepayment will be made for the amount of USD
300,000,000 on 31 December 2020 (next coupon payment date) together with
the interest accrued but unpaid. The partial prepayment will be made to
bondholders proportionally to their holdings of the Notes. The new pool factor
after the redemption will be 0.331561934135, which shall be applied to USD
748,012,457 face value of the Notes. The prepayment will be made in
accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the Notes (Condition 8 (с)
“Redemption at the option of the Bank”). The respective notice has been sent to
noteholders via clearing systems.
This partial prepayment will allow the Bank to optimize its capital and funding
costs utilizing the excessive USD liquidity of the Bank.
The complete press release is available on KASE website:
– in Russian;
– in English.