Altyn-i is the best digital bank in Kazakhstan according to Global Finance

“Altyn-i received the award in the nomination “”The Best Digital Bank in Kazakhstan”” by Global Finance magazine. The solemn award ceremony took place in Dubai, UAE.

When evaluating the banks Global Finance takes into account the following factors: a strong strategy of attracting and servicing the customers by the digital bank, growth of the users’ base, a wide choice and functionality of digital products, as well as the design and usability of the mobile application and site.

Digital banking is the future, therefore we strive to provide our customers with high-tech, convenient and fast services so that they can monitor and manage their finances any time and at any location in the world. We are proud to receive the award from Global Finance. “Such recognition means that we are managing Altyn-i in the right way,” – said Marat Almenov, CEO, Altyn Bank JSC.

The first digital bank in Kazakhstan, Altyn-i, provides the whole range of banking services at low rates since it does not have the physical branches. Opening the accounts, issuing the loans, opening the deposits, debit and credit cards are carried out online. A simple registration procedure and an application for any service takes less than 7 minutes. For two years, the client base of Altyn-i has grown from 3 000 to 74 000 people. More than 170 new users are registered in the system daily.

Winners of the Global Finance Award are selected among financial institutions in more than 150 countries in Africa, the Asia-Pacific region, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, North America and Western Europe.

Global Finance magazine is published since 1987 and has more than 50 thousand subscribers in 191 countries. The audience of the magazine includes top managers of large international corporations and financial institutions that accept investment and strategic solutions, as well as portfolio investors. The magazine provides its readers with analytical materials and reviews of the global financial market. The head office of the magazine is located in New York.

Reference Information:

Altyn Bank JSC (DB China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited), in the past, HSBC Bank Kazakhstan JSC has been working for 20 years in the financial market of Kazakhstan. The Bank occupies 14-th place according to its assets among the commercial banks and has the highest ratings (Fitch – “BBB-”, Moody’s – “Ba2”). Altyn Bank JSC launched the first full-scale digital bank Altyn-i in Kazakhstan with a full range of financial services for individuals. Altyn Bank JSC is a universal commercial bank and serves corporate and retail customers. The bank has 4 branches in Almaty, Astana, Atyrau and Aktau and 2 additional branches in Almaty.

For more information, please, contact:

АО «Altyn Bank» (ДБ China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited)

Yekaterina Kupreeva,

Head of Marketing Department

Tel.: +7 (727) 356 62 73, (ext. 11 120)