Funding opportunities for business

Funding opportunities for business


Development Bank of Kazakhstan JSC

Joint-stock company Development Bank of Kazakhstan was established in accordance with:
  • By Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbayev dated December 28, 2000 No. 531 “On the Development Bank of Kazakhstan”;
  • By the Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated May 18, 2001 No. 659 “On the establishment of the Closed Joint Stock Company“ Development Bank of Kazakhstan ”
Status and Mandate: 
  • Plays a strategic role in the implementation of the state program of industrialization
  • Focuses on lending to strategic investment projects.
Capitalization and access to funding:
  • Baa3 (Moody's) / BBB- (Fitch) / BB + (S & P) Credit Ratings
  • Regular access to the domestic capital market
  • Access to government concessional loans and financing from the state budget
  • The total capital adequacy ratio was 18.19% as of December 31, 2017.


Kazakh Export Export Insurance Company JSC

Export Insurance Company Kazakh Export JSC was established in 2003 by a Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

  Status and Mandate:  
  • Insurance services for commercial and political risks accompanying the implementation of foreign economic contracts of exporting enterprises of the non-primary sector.
  Capitalization and access to funding:  
  • Baa3 (Moody's) Credit Rating
  • A cooperation agreement has been signed with Agrarian Credit Corporation JSC, under which the Kazakh Export coverage is accepted as highly liquid collateral
  • In 2017, a capital increase of 13.9 billion tenge was obtained in order to ensure financial stability and increase the amount of support provided.


Kazyna Capital Management JSC

Kazyna Capital Management JSC was created in 2007 by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

  Status and Mandate:  
  • Development of private equity infrastructure in Kazakhstan in order to promote sustainable economic development of Kazakhstan.
  • Formation of an independent cluster of management companies and funds for the effective development of private equity in Kazakhstan.
  Portfolio:  
  • KKM invests in promising and strategically important private equity funds.
  • 13 private equity funds with KKM participation, including 5 active ones.
  • 7 funds were created at the initiative of the President and the Government of Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan Project Preparation Fund LLP was established on March 19, 2014 in accordance with the decision of the Coordination Council on PPP under the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated September 3, 2013.

The main goals and objectives of the Fund are to promote investment and economic development by providing services for financing the development of project documentation and advisory support of infrastructure projects, as well as projects in the manufacturing industry.

Status and Mandate:
  • financing the development of project documentation and structuring investment and infrastructure projects, including PPP projects;
  • providing services for analyzing and evaluating the possibility of implementing investment and infrastructure projects, including PPP projects;
  • advisory support for concession and PPP projects;
  • organization of debt financing and attraction of investment capital of capital.


The AIFC Green Finance Centre

Green finance refers to investments aimed at delivering environmentally friendly, resource saving, energy efficient and low carbon projects. Green bonds, concessional lending, subsidies for green projects, etc. are the main green finance instruments.

Green bonds are a component of the capital market that come as an extension of the range of financial instruments and, therefore, opportunities offered to investors.

The AIFC Green Finance Centre was created with the aim of developing and promoting green finance in Kazakhstan and the Central Asian region. The Centre provides initial assistance to potential issuers, investors and market players on preparations for the issuance of green bonds on the Astana International Exchange. The Centre covers issuers’ expenses related to the provision of a mandatory external review of green bonds.

The main activities of the Centre are:

  • Conducting research in the field of green finance;
  • Support for the issuance of green bonds;
  • Monitoring, reporting and verification;
  • Providing external reviews for green bonds;
  • Capacity building in the field of green finance: conducting seminars, trainings and presentations for stakeholders.
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