Almaty, 20 April 2018 — Following the European Banking Annual Awards 2017, EMEA Finance, the authoritative global magazine, again awarded JSC Halyk Bank (“Halyk Bank”) as the “Best Bank in Kazakhstan.”
"Today, banks still have to meet the challenges associated with tightening of regulatory requirements and competitive pressure both from other banks and new non-financial market players. "Our winners have managed to take benefit of the global economic situation getting improved and continue restructuring, re-thinking and re-equipping, having prepared for future anticipated and unforeseen challenges," says the EMEA Finance.
"The new award from the authoritative global magazine is another appraisal independent experts granted us for our activities, which, despite the challenging acquisition of JSC Kazkommertsbank, was quite productive and successful," Umut Shayakhmetova, Halyk Bank’s CEO, said. - We are honored to be placed in the list of the world's largest banks, awarded with high awards for their professional achievements. This best motivates us to make new achievements for the benefit of our shareholders, investors and customers.”
The EMEA Finance magazine annually conducts a survey of well-renowned international experts, analysts and consultants of the financial industry, analyzing the activities of banks in the EMEA region - a new developing Europe, Middle East and Africa. Based on the performance results in 2017, together with Halyk Bank, Halyk Finance, a subsidiary of Halyk Bank, was awarded the "Best Investment Bank of Kazakhstan.” Halyk Finance receives this high award for the eighth consecutive year.
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Source: Halyk Bank