Astana International Exchange (“AIX”, “Exchange”) is pleased to announce that wholesale notes of Freedom Holding Corp. are included to the AIX official list effective December 30, 2019. The notes, maturing in December 2022, in the amount of $50mln, are US dollar denominated with an interest rate of 7% per annum. Over $14mln out of the $50mln were raised on AIX by investors submitting bids through AIX book-building platform.
The Notes have been admitted to trading for accredited investors in accordance with the AIFС Market Rules.
Trading will commence December 31, 2019.
AIX was formed in 2017 within the Astana International Financial Centre development framework. AIX shareholders are AIFC, Goldman Sachs, the Shanghai stock exchange, the silk Road Fund, and NASDAQ, which also provides the AIX trading platform. The exchange operates within a regulatory environment based on the principles of English common law, thus providing a reliable investment environment. The mission of AIX is to develop an active capital market in Kazakhstan and the region by providing clear and favorable conditions for attracting financing to private and public businesses. AIX develops special segments for mining companies as well as infrastructure projects under the Belt and Road initiative. More details: www.aix.kz
AIFC. Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) was established on the initiative of Nursultan Nazarbayev, the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The constitutional law establishing AIFC was signed on December 7, 2015. The aim of AIFC is to form a leading center of international financial services. The objectives of AIFC are to assist in attracting investments into the country’s economy, create an attractive environment for investment in financial services, develop the securities market of the Republic of Kazakhstan and ensure its integration with international capital markets. www.aifc.kz
Freedom Holding Corp. is a financial services holding company conducting retail financial brokerage, investment counseling, securities trading, investment banking and underwriting services through its subsidiaries under the name of Freedom Finance in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The Company is a professional participant of Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE), Astana International Exchange (AIX), Moscow Exchange (MOEX), the Saint-Petersburg Exchange (SPB), the Republican Stock Exchange of Tashkent (UZSE) and the Ukrainian Exchange. The Company is headquartered in Almaty, Kazakhstan, with executive office locations in Russia and the United States. The Company operates branch offices in Kazakhstan, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, Germany and Cyprus. The Company’s common shares are traded in the United States on the Nasdaq Capital Market, operated by Nasdaq, Inc., KASE and SPB www.freedomholdingcorp.com
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