/KASE, September 28, 09/ - Kazneftehim (Almaty) informed Kazakhstan Stock
Exchange (KASE) the company delayed payment of the ninth coupon interest on
indexed to devaluation of tenge to dollar bonds KZ2CKY05B273 (KASE, second
subcategory of Non-rated debt securities, KZNHb2; KZT1, KZT4.0 bn; 18.02.05 -
18.02.10, semiannual coupon 10.00 % APR; 30/360).
According to the bond issue prospectus Kazneftehim had to pay the interest in
the period August 18 through 20, 2009. If delay on coupon payment on the bonds
exceeds 15 days, bondholders may "through written notification of Kazneftehim
and the Registrar announce the bonds as subject to immediate maturity".
... due to force-majeure- KazTransOil changing beginning September 21, 2009
the route of oil transportation from Oddessa (the Ukraine) to Novorossiysk
(Russia) and accordingly, terms of receipts of funds from oil export, we are
forced to ask for prolongation in redemption of the ninth coupon interest to all
holders of corporate bonds of Kazneftehim, NIN KZ2CKY05B273 - till October 20,
We guarantee full compliance with financial obligations in regard of the regular