Asia Universal Bank

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Joint Stock Company
Industry Banking
Founded 1997
Headquarters Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Key people
Nurdin Abdrazakov, CEO
Products Financial Services

AsiaUniversalBank (AUB) is the largest commercial bank in Kyrgyzstan, holding about a quarter of the combined assets and deposits reported by the entire Kyrgyz banking system. The bank is highly regarded internationally, and has received a number of awards, from organizations such as The Banker, Global Finance, The Asian Banker and Euromoney.

Originally focused on corporate banking, AUB had recently actively expanded into retail banking and is the fastest growing mortgage provider in the country.

Presently AUB operates 90 branches in the Kyrgyz Republic and has representative offices in Riga, Latvia, Kiev, Ukraine and Almaty, Kazakhstan.

AUB is the only company in the country to have received an international credit rating - particularly, from Moody's Investor Services. From Moody's press release - "Moody's Investors Service has assigned Caa2 long-term and not prime (NP) short-term foreign currency deposit ratings, a B3 long-term local currency deposit rating, and an E+ financial strength rating (FSR) to AsiaUniversalBank (AUB), Kyrgyz Republic."

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