The biggest difference between the two countries is the degree of success in their fight against corruption
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
Ginka Varbakova, Ahmed Dogan, Brendo were the most active Bulgarians in the deals, as easterners replaced westerners
A network of connected companies and individuals compiles, evaluates, and implements EU-funded projects
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.
Narrowing margins, a result of negative interest rates and stringent regulations, make smaller banks less and less profitable
Big and established international companies are selling their Bulgarian assets to East European or local buyers.
Bulgarian politicians helped create Delyan Peevski’s media empire, but now fall prey to its unrestrained influence and his demands
Hamburg-based boutique private lender Varengold Bank intends to open a branch in Sofia after Bulgaria’s Eurofinance acquired a share in it
UniCredit Bulbank leads Capital’s TOP 10 Banks ranking for a second year in a row