Tajik bond potentially a tragic bond?

Kanat Shaku in Almaty September 14, 2017

Tajikistan’s $500mn Eurobond debut is intended to fund construction of the Rogun dam and help Central Asia’s poorest country become a regional energy exporter, yet Dushanbe has a history of being an unreliable financial partner.

Tajikistan's international bond debut raises $500mn at 7.125%

bne IntelliNews September 8, 2017

The poorest state in Central Asia tapped into growing investor interest in sovereign debt from new and infrequent issuers to raise funds for construction of the world's tallest dam at Rogun.

Lead managers of Tajikstan's debut US dollar bond to kick off US, Europe roadshow

bne IntelliNews August 31, 2017

Citigroup and Raiffeisen Bank International arranging investor meetings for a bond debut aimed at raising funds to construct the world’s tallest hydroelectric dam.

BOOK REVIEW: The international reach of Central Asia’s autocratic elites

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest July 25, 2017

Dictators without Borders combats the myth of Central Asia as a deeply traditional region isolated from international financial and legal systems.

Tajik president’s 23-year old daughter appointed deputy head of largest Tajik bank

bne IntelliNews July 20, 2017

President Emomali Rahmon has actively been shuffling his children among positions of power over the past few years.