Halyk Finance recognized as "The Best Investment Bank in Kazakhstan" by prominent international magazine "Global Finance"

22.02.21 19:28
/KASE, February 22, 2021/ – Subsidiary of Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan "Halyk Finance" (Almaty, in the heading – Halyk Finance), whose bonds are officially listed on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE), has provided KASE with the following press release dated February 22, 2021: quote The well-known authoritative international magazine "Global Finance" (www.gfmag.com), based on the results of a thorough annual selection of leading international investment banks, awarded Subsidiary of Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan "Halyk Finance" JSC (hereinafter – Halyk Finance) the title of "The best investment bank in Kazakhstan 2021". “It is very valuable to us that Global Finance once again points out our professionalism and our achievements in the domestic and international capital markets at such a high level. The Halyk Finance team managed to successfully adapt to the market conditions dictated by the pandemic, which allowed us to fully continue to offer optimal financial solutions for clients with the involvement of a wide range of investors. In 2020, we were able to carry out several truly unique transactions: the issue and placement of tenge-denominated Eurobonds of Development Bank of Kazakhstan JSC, a complex transaction of NC "KazMunayGas" JSC to manage its obligations and prolongation of debt obligations, as well as the SPO of NAC Kazatomprom JSC completed under the comprehensive Privatization Plan for 2016-2020. I am confident that our unique and extensive experience, as well as high professional standards, will continue to strengthen the leadership of Halyk Finance in providing investment banking services" – commented Farkhad Okhonov, the deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Halyk Finance. To determine the winners, the editorial board of Global Finance magazine, together with leading experts in the investment banking sector, assessed applicants according to criteria such as market share, quality of services provided, number and volume of transactions, development of sales channels, innovation, pricing efficiency and reputation. Previously, Halyk Finance was awarded the title of "Best Investment Bank in Kazakhstan" by Global Finance in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2019, 2020. In addition, at the end of 2020, Halyk Finance became the winner in 3 nominations of Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE): "Underwriter of the Year in the Corporate Bond Market", "Best Financial Advisor" and "Market-Maker of the Year in the Equity Market", and also topped the ranking of organizers of market bond issues in Kazakhstan according to the Cbonds news agency. unquote The complete press release is available on KASE website at – https://kase.kz/files/emitters/HFIN/hfin_reliz_220221_3.pdf [2021-02-22]