Bulgaria's biggest private, domestically-owned lender – Fibank, reinforces its balance sheet, bracing for the ECB's asset quality review
The bulgarian tobacco holding controlled by Delyan Peevski has closed all production units but the authorities see no problem
Most of their owners are semi-anonymous, print media lose ad revenue and sell their content to the highest bidder
The business of the 100 largest Bulgarian companies has expanded by a third in 10 years, the 2018 edition of Capital Top 100 ranking shows, with production facilities being the motors of growth.
Friedrich Naumann Foundation director for SEE Daniel Kaddik
Bulgartabac as a case-study in the effects of Bulgaria's politically entangled privatization process: How Delyan Peevski managed to transform the one-time tobacco giant into a midget despite massive state support.
The possibility of Bansko ski zone expansion into the Pirin National Park sparked nation-wide protests, international public scandals and inter-institutional bickering, revealing the degree to which the Bulgarians state is captured by private interests
The government is pressing ahead with turning Bulgarian Development Bank into a new milker for businesses politically well-connected
The decision of Czech energy group CEZ to put up for sale its Bulgarian assets reveals the unfriendly side of Bulgaria’s investment environment.
A war for the remnants of Corporate Commercial Bank’s heritage looms large behind a drive to nationalize Bulgaria’s fourth largest armaments company