Tsesnabank's history of operating in the banking market of Kazakhstan spans 26 years. Founded in 1992, soon after the declaration of independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the bank has been successfully providing services to its customers along with the development of the sovereign state and its banking system.
Tsesnabank won International Banker award for Best Commercial Bank of the Year Kazakhstan 2017.
Tsesnabank won Asiamoney award for Best local bank in Central & Eastern Europe for Belt & Road Initiative.
Tsesnabank won the Asian Development Bank Trade Finance Program award for Leading Partner Bank in Kazakhstan.
Tsesnabank presented the largest VIP-center in Kazakhstan with an automated round-the-clock depositary.
Tsesnabank acquired ordinary and preferred shares of Bank CenterCredit.
On January 17 Tsesnabank celebrated its 25th anniversary
Tsesnabank increased share capital by KZT 20 bn.
On 30 April 2016, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Tsesnabank signed an agreement under the ADB Trade Finance Program for providing guarantees for trade finance transactions of Tsesnabank.
Tsesnabank increased share capital by KZT 9.6 bn.
Tsesnabank acted as lead manager and participating bank of a syndicated loan to Belarusbank, Minsk, Belarus.
At the press conference on 28 January 2016 Gennady Golovkin officially confirmed that he will participate in social and commercial projects as Tsesnabank's ambassador.
Tsesnabank launched the issue and servicing of MasterCard® payment cards (new products: Debit MasterCard® and Platinum MasterCard®).
Fitch assigned Tsesnabank B+ long-term rating.
Tsesnabank recognized by Euromoney as Best Bank in Kazakhstan for second year in a row
Tsesnabank upgraded by Standard & Poor’s to ‘B+/kzBBB’ from ‘B/kzBBB-’ on increased systemic importance (outlook Stable)
Tsesnabank increased share capital by KZT 10 bn
The Banker recognized Tsesnabank as Bank of the Year 2013 in Kazakhstan
Tsesnabank won the Euromoney award for Best Bank in Kazakhstan
Tsesnabank became Principal Member of MasterCard international payment system
Tsesnabank is a winner of 'Investment Angel' World Investment Award in the nomination 'Most Dynamically Developing Kazakhstan and Foreign Bank'
A 15.5% share capital increase (by KZT5.04bn or $33mn)
Standard & Poor's revised Tsesnabank's outlook from stable to positive and raised its national scale rating from 'kzBB+' to 'kzBBB-'
Tsesnabank became the winner of World Finance Award Best Commercial Bank in Kazakhstan 2012
An 18% share capital increase (by KZT5bn or $33mn)
Tsesnabank recognized in the 2011 World Finance Top 100, the global list of organizations and individuals who lead the way in driving their industries forward
Tsesnabank’s status upgraded by Visa International payment system to Principal Member
A 30% share capital increase (by KZT6bn or $41mn). At 30 Sep. 2011, the Bank’s total equity stood at KZT30.6bn ($206mn), a 43% increase from YE10
Tsesnabank upgraded by Standard & Poor’s to ‘B/kzBB+’ from ‘B-/kzBB-’ on above-average resilience to crisis (outlook Stable)
A 32% share capital increase (by KZT5bn or $34mn)
Tsesnabank repaid in full its matured $125mn Eurobond
Tsesnabank set up its own card processing centre
December 2007 – May 2010
Successful utilization of funds under the government’s SME support programme in excess of KZT9bn and mortgage refinancing programme in the amount of KZT4bn
Tsesnabank recognized by Euromoney as one of the “Best Managed Banks in Central & Eastern Europe and Central Asia 2007”
$125mn Reg S 3-year 9.875% debut Eurobond issue
A number of ECA-covered transactions concluded with Landesbank Berlin AG/Hermes/SACE, Deere Credit, Inc./US Ex-Im Bank, and EDC
Three syndicated loans attracted (for $22mn, $50mn and $54mn)
Joined Visa International payment system as Associate Member
Tsesnabank rewarded by EBRD for the best quality of the loan portfulio
Completed the “Twinning” Institutional Development Programme with Rabobank, The Netherlands
Credit lines from major multilaterals established: the Asian Development Bank for agricultural sector, EBRD for SME business development, the World Bank on the Agricultural Post-Privatization Assistance Project
January 17, 1992
Tsesnabank registered with the National Bank of Kazakhstan