"BTA Bank" JSC has repaid usd 530.9 mln13.03.2008
On March 13, 2008 "BTA Bank" JSC has repaid USD 530.9 mln representing the first tranche of USD 1,111 mln. Global syndicated loan facility and USD 15 mln accrued interest thereon. The facility was attracted in 13.09.2006 and arranged by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft and Standard Chartered Bank and named tranche beared 0.35% margin.
The second tranche of this facility USD 580.1 mln will be paid out in three equal parts till the end of September 2009 - in September 2008, March 2009 and September 2009.
"This repayment, the largest in 2008 representing almost half of the Bank’s obligations due this year, has been done from the Bank’s internal recourses and was not refinanced through internal or external markets.
The Bank intends to repay the rest of its obligations due this year (USD 670 mln) from its internal resources and has no refinancing plans at least till the end of the current year.
As of 01.03.2008 bank’s assets rose to USD 22,611 mln. by USD 594 mln. from the beginning of 2008, retail deposits increased by USD 109 mln.
The Bank, as an agent, is successfully participating in governmental programs to support sustainable growth of the economy" - Sadyr Shaguzhayev, Director, Loan & Capital Markets and Investor Relations"BTA Bank" JSC has the following ratings from international rating agencies:
Standard & Poor's
|Long-term credit rating (foreign currency)||BB|
|Short-term credit rating (foreign curreny)||B|
|Long-term credit rating (national currency)||BB|
|Short-term credit rating (national curreny)||B|
|Long-term issuer default rating (foreign currency)||BB+|
|Long-term issuer default rating (national currency)||BBB-|
|Short-term issuer default rating (foreign currency)||B|
|Short-term issuer default rating (national currency)||F3|
|Support floor rating||BB+|
|Senior unsecured securities' rating||BB+|
|Long-term deposit obligation rating (foreign currency)||Ba1|
|Short-term deposit obligation rating (foreign currency)||NP|
|Long-term deposit obligation rating (national currency)||Ba1|
|Short-term deposit obligation rating (national currency)||NP|
|Bank Financial Strength rating||D-|
|Long-term senior unsecured rating||Ba1|
|Long-term subordinated debt rating||Ba2|
|Long-term junior subordinated debt rating||Ba3|