Kenes Rakishev sent an IPO application for Battery Metals Technologies


One of the key directions of Kenes Rakishev activity is environmentally responsible mining. He pioneered leaching as a non-destructive and low-energy consuming ways to mine metals underground, without the need to massively disrupt the surface of Earth. Now Kenes Rakishev comes with a bold project: he plans to develop nickel and cobalt mining in the Eastern Kazakhstan. The initial test results are...

Kenes Rakishev will develop Vitino oil terminal on his own

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State Transport Leasing Company (GTLK) withdrew from the Vitino oil products transshipment terminal project near Kandalaksha in the Murmansk Region. This was reported by Kenes Rakishev, the businessman who owns the terminal through BTA Bank. “We transferred the Vitino terminal to our BTA balance sheet. About six months ago, we discussed partnership with GTLK, but now the negotiations have been...

Bridging the investment and ICO’s: the story of Kenes Rakishev and his Sirin Labs


Sirin Labs with its Finney smartphone was a bright star of the Year of the Crypto. It managed to attract first-hand celebrities and multi-million investments. It wouldn’t be true to proclaim it as a total and utter success. In fact, it wasn’t designed to be broad-base phone for everyone. It has some market and is quite successful in its own niche. What’s more important is that...

Kenges Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova: Aktau seal conservation center goes live


Charity foundations gets more and more involved in environmental protection. One of the oldest charity funds in the Kazakhstan, Kenges Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova ‘Saby’, is one of the most active here. It picked an amazing and ambitious battle to save the endangered Caspian seal from extinction. Caspian seal, an unique animal is really in danger of total extinction. The...

Race for GV Gold continues as Fosun left Kenes Rakishev and Roman Trotsenko competing for the company


With gold price rising and the precious metal returning as a valuable mean of security the fight for decent mining operations intensifies. GV Gold – a full-cycle gold mining company is up for sale. And the competitions is very tight, Talk Finance points out. Fosun investment umbrella corporation does not intend to buy GV Gold mining company also known as “PAO Vysochayshiy”...

National Bank allows Kenes Rakishev to buy Amanat insurance company


The National Bank of Kazakhstan Board permitted acquisition of the major Amanat insurance company by Fincraft Investment House. It was done by adopting the order #247 at December 23 2019. The National bank gives Fincraft a green light to get a major share in the Amanat insurance. With the same order the National Bank gave Fincraft the license to became the representative of the Amanat insurance...

Sirin Labs is about to merge with cybersecurity company, Kenes Rakishev and Moshe Hogeg confirm

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Swiss-Israeli tech company Sirin Labs, known mostly because of the Finney phone, is in final stages of a merger with Israeli security startup. The prospects of the deal are good and the changes may be massive. Sirin Labs is led by Moshe Hogeg and Kenes Rakishev. After the likely merge the main focus of the Labs may be changed, the Israeli “Globes” newspaper speculates. Sirin Labs, the...

Kenes Rakishev sold a land plot for the biggest logistic center near Moscow


The land was bought by the former co-owner of BTA Bank, Mukhtar Ablyazov. As Mukhtar Ablyazov was convicted and fled aboard Kenes Rakishev begun the process to reclaim the assets stolen by M. Ablyazov. One of it is 450 ha in one piece in one of the most expensive places in Russia – Domodedovo district of Moscow region. Kenes Rakishev sold the land plot of 450 ha to the “Rusich”...

Kenes Rakishev will advise Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Kenes Rakishev was appointed Advisor for Investments to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan on June 27, 2019. Affirmed by Acting Foreign Minister Shakhrat Nuryshev, the appointment reflects Mr. Rakishev’s substantial contributions to building Kazakhstan’s economic potential. In this new position, Kenes Rakishev will work with various stakeholders to attract foreign...

Kenes Rakishev’s Novacom gets a new name

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Novacom corprotation, fully owned by Kenes Rakishev decided to re-brand itself to Fincraft Group, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) official media reported. KASE-listed Novacom Corporation decided to get a new name – Fincraft Group. The change will be effective from November, 1. It was requested by the sole shareholder. The decision to boost the capital of the “Fincrafe Ltd” to 107.713 billions of...

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