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April 06, 2015

Press release 

JSC Subsidiary Organization of Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan “Halyk Finance” has been named the “Best Investment Bank in Kazakhstan” by EMEA Finance, a renowned international financial magazine, for the 5th consecutive year 

6 April 2015

Upon its annual rigorous selection of the world’s leading investment banks – “Europe Banking Awards 2014” – EMEA Finance (www.emeafinance.com), a renowned international magazine, has named Halyk Finance “The Best Investment Bank in Kazakhstan 2014.” Halyk Finance has for the 5th consecutive year become the winner of this honorable nomination where voting is made by leading experts all over the world, which yet again confirms Halyk Finance’s leading position in Kazakhstan’s investment banking market. 

Earlier this year, EMEA Finance has also distinguished Halyk Finance in 4 different “EMEA Finance Achievement Awards 2014” nominations. In particular, 3 deals arranged by Halyk Finance have won their respective categories including “Best Privatization IPO” (JSC KEGOC), “Best Swiss Franc Bond” (JSC National Company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy) and “Best Supranational Bond” (European Development Bank). In addition, EMEA Finance has named Mr. Arnat Abzhanov, Halyk Finance’s CEO, the winner of one of the most prestigious investment banking nominations globally – “Dealmaker of the Year” in the entire EMEA region. 

Halyk Finance is winning prestigious “EMEA Finance Achievement Awards” for the 5th consecutive year – during 2011-2014 the company received 7 awards in the following categories: “Best Corporate Bond in EMEA” (JSC National Company “KazMunayGas”), “Best IPO in CEE” (JSC Kcell), “Best Depositary Receipt Programme” (JSC Kcell), “Most Innovative Bond” (JSC Development Bank of Kazakhstan), “Best MYR Sukuk” (JSC Development Bank of Kazakhstan) и 2 “Best Sovereign Wealth Fund Bond Deal” (JSC Sovereign Wealth Fund “Samruk-Kazyna”). 


JSC Halyk Finance – the leading investment bank in Kazakhstan rendering a full range of investment banking services including consulting and underwriting, corporate finance (M&A advisory and corporate debt restructurings), sales and trading with market making on the KASE, investment portfolio management and research.

 JSC Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan – one of Kazakhstan's leading financial services groups 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 and Kyrgyzstan. 

EMEA Finance – an international financial magazine covering important events and news in corporate finance in Europe, Middle East and Africa. 


Farkhad Okhonov

Director of Consulting & Underwriting

JSC “Halyk Finance”


Tel: + 7 (727) 330 01 52


Press office

JSC “Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan”


Tel: +7 (727) 259 08 16


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