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Halyk Bank Named the Best Managed Bank - Kazakhstan


Halyk Bank has been named the winner in the Best Managed Bank - Kazakhstan 2020 nomination for the second consecutive year, according to the annual selection of the International Finance Awards 2020 conducted by International Finance, business and finance reputable magazine.

Mr. Ryan Cooper, Director of Operations and Business Development of the prestigious international magazine, warmly congratulated the Halyk Bank team on the award.

Usually, the winner is determined from the conclusions of qualified world experts in the financial / banking industry, asset management, brokerage, insurance.

Specifically, the experts noted the active work of the Bank's team during the quarantine period announced by the Kazakh authorities due to the global pandemic of coronavirus infection COVID-19. In particular: the emergence of new forms of remote interaction between the Bank and customers, the new types of online financial services and products, which, being quickly implemented, optimized the business processes of both customers and the Bank itself, making it easier to overcome the difficult time of lockdown. So, in order to ensure quarantine security and minimize the risks of infection for its customers, Halyk Bank has significantly expanded and offered new online banking services, as well as a wide variety of round-the-clock banking services - Homebank for individuals and Onlinebank for legal entities.

“In these hard times for the economy and financial sector of the country, we see the high award of the Halyk Bank management potential and the team from one more authoritative international financial magazine as a pleasant additional incentive for further consolidation of the efforts of all Halyk Group companies to maintain good results and growth rates under the business tasks aimed at implementing the medium-term strategy,” said Umut Shayakhmetova, Chairperson of the Management Board of Halyk Bank.

International Finance Awards decisions reflect innovative strategies, processes, trends, quantum changes and progressive achievements taking place in the global financial community. The International Finance magazine has instituted awards in order to recognize those companies that have proven themselves in the best way in certain areas of finance: banking, insurance, brokerage, etc.    


International Finance – is an international business and finance magazine published by UK-based International Finance Publications Limited. The magazine publishes news, analytical materials, as well as comments and interviews by leading industry experts and market participants on the history of banking, finance and Islamic finance, asset management, capital, hedge funds, pension and sovereign wealth funds, real estate, fintech, currencies, and also niche financing and investment opportunities. The magazine and website have a growing audience in Europe and the Middle East.

JSC Halyk Bank is the leading financial group and the leading retail bank in Kazakhstan with the most extensive customer base and distribution network. The Bank is developing as a universal financial group, offering a wide range of services (banking, brokerage, insurance, leasing, and asset management) to its retail clients, small and medium-sized businesses and corporate clients. JSC Halyk Bank also operates in Russia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. JSC Halyk Bank is a listed company whose securities are traded on the stock exchanges of Kazakhstan (KASE, AIX) and Great Britain (LSE).

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