ArmInfo. On March 15, the primary bonds placement of registered non-documentary coupons of Anelik Bank amounting 1 billion AMD launch. As the Anelik Bank press service told ArmInfo, it is the number 3 issuance, the completion of primary replacement of which is scheduled on April 28. The given issuance includes 20000 registered non-documentary coupon bonds, with the 50thsd AMD cost, with annual yield is 12,25% and with 2 years circulation period.
"The bonds can be bought in the Head office of Anelik Bank or in any of 13 branches. The bond clients- holders may use a number of advantages: AMD loan limit amounting 50% from the bough bonds, Co- branding Hotel Express-Anelik card gift, Priority pass services in 700 airports of the world, VIP-lounge services and medical insurance depending on the volume of the bonds bought. The minimum package of bonds, which can be bought by primary replacement, is set on 500thsd AMD. After the primary replacement, the bonds will be listed in the NasdaqOMX Armenia Stock exchange", stated the Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Anelik Bank Karen Nalbandyan. So far, one issue of the Anelik-Dollar coupon bonds is quoted on the NasdaqOMX Armenia exchange amounting $ 5 million USD bond. Anelik Bank issued these bonds for the first time in its history in December 2016. Their annual yield is 6.5%, the circulation period is 2 years. The first issue passed listing on the exchange on January 20, 2017 and is listed in the main list of Abond. The second issue ($ 5 million, annual yield - 6.5%, circulation period - 2 years) - dollar bonds of Anelik Bank has not yet been listed on the stock exchange.
To note, in total, on March 13, 2017, NASDAQ OMX Armenia listed 25 corporate bond issues of 9 issuers, 16 of which were issued by 6 issuing banks, 14 of which are dollar issues: Araratbank - 6 issues (5 - dollar), Ameriabank - 3 issues (2 - dollar), Armswissbank - 3 issues (all dollars), Armbusinessbank - 2 issues (1 - dollar), Anelik Bank and Unibank - for the 1st issue - dollar. The second issue of dollar bonds Anelik Bank has not yet passed listing on the stock exchange. The main list of Abond includes 3 issues of Ameriabank and one issue of Anelik Bank and Unibank, on the secondary list of Bbond - 6 issues of Araratbank, 3 issues of Armswissbank and 1 issue of Armbusinessbank, and on the free market of Cbond - 1 issue of Armbusinessbank.
According to Central Bank data provided to ArmInfo by National Statistical Service of Armenia, in the Stock exchange NasdaqOMX Armenia the trend of transactions with corporate bonds slackened in 2016 in the downward by 19.3% from an upward 32% in 2015. With corporate bonds on the exchange, transactions in 2016 totaling 11.482 billion AMD ($ 23.7 million) were made, compared with 14.231 billion in 2015. According to the Central Bank of Armenia, by February 2017 interest rates on AMD deposits fell to 8.96% from 13.35% in January 2016.
To note, Anelik Bank has been operating on the market since October 1996. After the additional share issue in November 2016, the membership of the Bank's shareholders changed - the entry of the Cypriot company FISTOCO LTD with a stake of 59.68% reduced the share of the former shareholder represented by the Lebanese Bank CreditBank S.A.L from 100% to 40.32%. Indirect majority shareholders are physical persons: Tarek J. Khalefe (CreditBank S.A.L) and Vardan Dilanyan (FISTOCO LTD).