Founders: Mrs Alfiya Askar Abulkhair and Mr Timur Kuanyshev
Current positions in the Company: Chairman and Co-chairman of the Board of Directors
The Company is founded in 1990.
• Distillery industry
• Oil and Gas
The history of the group of companies begins in 1990 with a small enterprise called "BATT Co.”, which had been conducting import-export operations for the wholesale of consumer goods, office equipment, vehicles and food products. With more than twenty-five years of successful operation, the group has achieved a competitive edge and valueless experience in various industries, including agriculture, construction, oil and gas, mining, finance, trade, metallurgy, and property management.
Combining a number of large companies, the group is now one of the most significant financial and industrial holdings of private investments in the market with a developed infrastructure, professional management and more than 4,000 employees. The group's approach is based on respect for traditions, history, and culture.
HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENT
Opening of a small entity called "BATT".
Opening of branches in such cities as Moscow, Astana, Pavlodar, Uralsk, Kostanay, Petropavlovsk, Taraz and Arkalyk.
The Trade House "BATT" was established, being a distributor of the world-famous European brand of outer clothing "Berghaus".
Significant year when the Company was transformed into CJSC " BATT Corporation".
Start of wholesale trade of agricultural products.
There was established a subsidiary holding company called "BATT-Agro" in Petropavlovsk (Northern Kazakhstan), which activities were production, processing, storage of agricultural products, as well as trade of grain and flour at the domestic and foreign markets.
The "BATT-Agro" holding had united a number of entities in the northern grain-producing regions of Kazakhstan such as agricultural producers, elevators, flour mills.
Establishment of "North Star" LLP, which had implemented the reconstruction of production and the construction of its own distillery after an acquisition of the Petropavlovsk Distillery.
The foundation of the "Holy Sounds", an international charitable foundation to promote mutual understanding between people of different cultures through music.
The establishment of "ĄDEM" CJSC for the construction of the "ADEM" shopping mall.
There was also started a construction of village for 40 elite houses at the Almaty foothills.
A foundation of "BK TRADE" LLP - a stone processing plant with the Italian producing line "SIMEC". The entity includes marble deposits, granite, travertine.
Acquisition of "Central Asian Oil" LLP, which is the parent company for large oil and gas projects such as JV "Tenge", reconnaissance blocks "Mukhtar-Konyr-Akmechet", Ural-Volga, Kolzhan-Uyaly, the multifunctional geophysical company "Azimut" LLP, and the service company "Caspian Energy Services" LLP.
The first phase of the construction of ADEM shopping mall is completed. The largest in Central Asia and one of the newly built shopping centers in Almaty was opened to its visitors.
Acquisition of the Tula Distillery factory in Russia and following reconstruction of production, rebranding and expansion of the range of products such as famous trademarks of vodka "Medved", vodka "Starley”, vodka "Czar’s Goblet" and many others.
Acquisition of subsoil use rights for the Tenge field (oil and gas production), investment in exploration works.
Investments in Balazhal, Bolshevik, Khan-Tengri gold deposits.
Investment in ZAO "PreobrazhenskNeft" (Russia), a large commercial oil producer at the Kolgan oil field.
As well investments in the Khanty-Mansiysk project - oil exploration and production companies.
Together with partners there was founded and opened an international "Haileybury school" in Almaty, operating on a non-commercial basis.
Investment in the oil and gas company "Timan Oil & Gas" PLC with exploration and production units in the northwest of Russia.
Completion of the construction of an absolutely new five-star hotel of the Serena hotel chain in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan.
Investment in the nickel and cobalt ore extraction project of Ekibastuz-Shidertinskoye deposit in the north-east of Kazakhstan.
Acquistion of the Bozoba oil and gas field in the south of the Aktobe region of Kazakhstan.
Participation in the Hydrocarbon Finder SAOC (HCF), an international group of diversified oil and gas companies engaged in business activities at the Arabian Gulf.
Investment in the "KazCobalt" company for exploration and production at the nickel-cobalt ore deposits in the north-west of Kazakhstan.
The company rebranded to