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Silence of the masters

Silence of the masters

The refusal of those in power to talk to the media risks further eroding what little public trust both still enjoy


What’s the problem with Bulgarian media?

What’s the problem with Bulgarian media?

A combination of market trends and murky political interference has turned the media environment toxic, with only islands of professionalism remaining


The deals of 2020: Few and far between

The deals of 2020: Few and far between

The pandemic practically froze the M&A market. Buyers are still mostly local faces


Elections looming large, prosecutors denied and how Bulgaria remains at the end of the GDP tail in the EU

Elections looming large, prosecutors denied and how Bulgaria remains at the end of the GDP tail in the EU

K Insights 5/03: Controversial changes to the media law were postponed, Eurohold wants to raise 100 mln euro on the stock exchange


Decisions for the next decade, vaccines for the next week and a small city you should put on your maps

Decisions for the next decade, vaccines for the next week and a small city you should put on your maps

K Insights 26/02: 2020 wasn't that bad, why a heating company is listing on the stock exchange


How the government plans to keep power even if it loses office

How the government plans to keep power even if it loses office

Entrenchment in independent watchdogs and state companies could ensure GERB and MRF remain in power even if they lose the upcoming vote


Nikos Stathopoulos: An editorial board outside of Bulgaria will guarantee Nova TV’s independence

Nikos Stathopoulos: An editorial board outside of Bulgaria will guarantee Nova TV’s independence

BC Partners' executive talks to Capital about the acquisition of BTC telecom and the media group


A big plan that bets on hydrogen and solar, 100 million euro losses per week and how to get Bulgarians to vaccinate

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



BTC owner United Group buying Nova TV

BTC owner United Group buying Nova TV

The price of the deal with Domuschiev brothers’ Advance Media Group tops 300 million euro


How Bulgaria let Covid-19 loose

How Bulgaria let Covid-19 loose

After an ineffective first lockdown, the government sleepwalked into the second pandemic wave - with deadly consequences


A very Balkan debacle

A very Balkan debacle

Bulgaria’s blockage of N. Macedonia’s EU accession bid


The PR and communications market in Bulgaria: Agencies of change

The PR and communications market in Bulgaria: Agencies of change

Riding on the waves of an expanding economy, communications companies have been cashing in


Telco and TV-operators mergers are coming to Bulgarian market

Telco and TV-operators mergers are coming to Bulgarian market

United Group is buying Bulgaria’s largest telecom – and eyeing a majority share in bTV


The TOP 25 in the fuel sector: A year of infighting and scandals

The TOP 25 in the fuel sector: A year of infighting and scandals

A major restructuring is underway in the sector as new players seek a bigger share of the market


Derailing fair play

Derailing fair play

Bulgaria’s competition watchdog turns away foreign investors yet again


Good revenue growth, moderate profits

Good revenue growth, moderate profits

The TOP100 companies grew revenue by 9% in 2018