Capital Weekly ranks financial institutions in terms of stability, profitability and dynamics
The week: The gas is off, the fight is on, Petkov goes to Kiyv, and do you need that salary of yours
K Insights 29/04: legalizing the industrial hemp, are 100 diplomats too many?
Lower impairment costs, decreased contributions to guarantee funds and the credit moratorium boosted annual profit by 600 million levs
KBC Group is also owner of United Bulgarian Bank (UBB) and the merger of the two banks will create a third local giant of the caliber of UniCredit Bulbank and DSK
The golden passports of Bulgaria; the new lockdown and the elections; how to get a year of free rent
K Insights 19/03: the dirty campaign begins and what is cyberethics
The pandemic practically froze the M&A market. Buyers are still mostly local faces
The Belgian group is acquiring Dutch-based NN’s Bulgarian businesses for 77.7 mln euro
A big plan that bets on hydrogen and solar, 100 million euro losses per week and how to get Bulgarians to vaccinate
K Insights 12/02: April will be very busy, and coming up: new debt and a 5000 hp supercar
Bulgarian banks remained profitable in the first three quarters of 2020 despite the coronavirus impact but with the expiry of the credit moratorium drawing nearer pressure will likely increase on profit margins in the coming months
The country will continue implementing reforms in the judiciary and in the fight against organized crime and corruption, according to the ECB
Four Bulgarian banks passed the European Central Bank’s comprehensive assessment, whereas Fibank and Investbank face capital shortfalls
UniCredit Bulbank returns to take the lead in K10, the annual ranking of the leading banks in Bulgaria by Capital newspaper, largely thanks to a dividend sweetener in its profit
The positive outcome of ECB’s asset quality review of Bulgarian banks will be the real entry ticket
The European Central Bank will be conducting an assessment of six lenders starting in November
DSK Bank is set to buy Societe Generale Expressbank for close to 1.0 billion levs, or 1.3 times its capital, vying for the top spot in the sector in terms of assets.
The lack of high quality projects and rising prices cited as the principal reasons
After the sector shrunk by four banks in the last five years, at least two more sales and a merger are expected before year-end.