Current Trends in the
Economy and Financial
Sector of Kazakhstan

ACRA's first annual conference in Kazakhstan:

October 3, 2019 | 10:00, Nur-Sultan




Astana International Financial Centre
Mangilik Yel Street 55/18, block C-3.3, Trading Hall

Registration is closed

Agenda

09.20-10.00
Registration and coffee
10.00-10.45
Welcoming remarks:

  • Kairat Kelimbetov, Governor, AIFC
  • Karl Johansson, Chairman of the Board of Directors, ACRA
  • Igor Zelezetskii, CEO, ACRA:
    - Credit Ratings in the Modern Economy
  • Baurzhan Bektemirov, Chief Economist, Adviser of Governor, AIFC
10.45-12.00
Session 1: Sovereign Ratings of Kazakhstan and Russia

  • Vincent Truglia, Member of the Board of Directors, ACRA
  • Ilona Dmitrieva, Managing Director - Global Head, Sovereign Ratings and Macroeconomic Analysis Group, ACRA:
    - Sovereign Credit Risk: General Approach
  • Zhannur Ashigali, Associate Director, Sovereign Ratings and Macroeconomic Analysis Group, ACRA:
    - Sovereign Credit Rating of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Dmitry Kulikov, Associate Director, Sovereign Ratings and Macroeconomic Analysis Group, ACRA:
    - Sovereign Credit Rating of Russia
  • Dauren Kenbeil, State Borrowing Department Director, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Askar Yelemessov, Head of Kazakh Branch, ACRA
  • Q&A
12.00-12.20
Coffee break
12.20-13.00
Session 2: Credit Ratings for Non-financial Corporations

  • Larisa Loznova (Moderator), Managing Director - Global Head, Corporate Ratings Group, ACRA:
    - ACRA's Approaches to Creditworthiness Assessment of Non-Financial Corporations
  • Vasily Tanurkov, Director, Corporate Ratings Group, ACRA:
    - Oil and Gas Sector in Kazakhstan amid Global Trends
  • Aslan Sultanov, Director of Department for International Collaboration, Samruk-Kazyna
  • Q&A
13.00-14.00
Lunch break
14.00-14.40
Session 3: Islamic Financing

  • Anouar Hassoune, Member of the Board of Directors, ACRA
  • Timur Iskandarov (Moderator), Director - Head of Islamic Finance Group, ACRA:
    - Sukuk: ACRA's Ratings Approach
  • Alibek Nurbekov, Head of Islamic Finance Hub, AIFC
  • Adlet Aliyev, Treasury Department Director, Al Hilal Islamic Bank
  • Q&A
14.40-15.20
Session 4: Kazakhstan – Banking Sector Perspectives

  • Armen Dallakyan (Moderator), Managing Director - Global Head, Financial Institutions Ratings Group, ACRA:
    - Banking Sector Perspectives: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Sabit Khakimzhanov, Director, Department of Financial Stability, National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Nurlan Ashimov, Managing Director, Unified Accumulative Pension Fund
  • Q&A
15.20-15.40
Coffee break
15.40-16.20
Session 5: Structured Finance

  • Stefan Augustin (Moderator), Global Head, Structured Finance Instrument Ratings Group, ACRA:
    - Introduction to Structured Finance and SME Securitisation
  • Farhat Sarsekeyev, Deputy Chairman of the Managing Board, Damu Entrepreneurship Development Fund:
    - The direct investments of Damu in SME securitisation
  • Assel Dykanbayeva, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, MO Kazakhstan Mortgage Company
  • Q&A
16.20-16.30
Closing remarks

  • Karl Johansson, Chairman of the Board of Directors, ACRA
16.30
Networking


For additional inforamtion, contact:
Maxim Ulyanov
Tel.: +7 495 139-04-80 ext. 109
maxim.ulyanov@acra-ratings.ru

Alexander Mazunin
Tel.: +7 495 139-04-80, ext. 177
alexander.mazunin@acra-ratings.ru

Alexey Churilov
Tel.: +7 495 139-04-80, ext. 169
alexey.churilov@acra-ratings.ru