The week: Goodbye to the euro, see you again sometimes?
Is the euro coming at all, the Russian assets in Bulgaria are in for a freeze, trouble at the European prosecution
The Top 100 Bulgarian companies: Extreme growth
Capital Weekly’s 2022 ranking of the 100 largest companies in Bulgaria shows that giants’ earnings soared by 38% in 2021, with firms from the energy, fuels, grains and metals sectors at the helm
Germany’s Eberspächer to build plant for automotive electrical heaters in Ruse
Production will start in an interim facility from January 2023, the new building will be completed by September
The top ten owners of office buildings in Sofia
They own 600 thousand square meters of offices in Sofia or half of the total available 1.24 million square meters of class A areas in the capital.
Top 5 Bulgarian hotel investments in Greece
Three five-star complexes, a campsite with villas and smaller hotels
A step away from Russia’s energy grip, Bulgaria-Greece gas interconnector finally launches
On the 1 October the long-awaited gas connection started functioning, meaning that Bulgaria has physical access to alternative gas supplies for the first time
The week: A few remarks before the new Parliament begins, how not to build highways, and an economist to follow
Penny (or kopeika) for your thoughts
Belgian company buys Suite hotel in Sofia to make a hub for working nomads
The owner of Melexis Bulgaria, Duchatelet, and his trusted football manager Catherine Mer bought the Suite hotel, located in Sofia’s Studentski Grad district.
Radev’s revenge, the looming deficit and a frog
Reality is back with a vengeance, GDP keeps growing, and our Real Estate report is out
Why and how a municipality in Bulgaria voted for a full moratorium on wind power
An entertainment park about history wanted to stop a 1.2 billion wind project – and then ensure that no other candidates would emerge
Solar systems for self-consumption
Many Bulgarian businesses want to add photovoltaic systems to reduce their own electricity bills – what are their options?
Illegal road repairs worth billions
A cross-ministerial probe found that much of the money paid for roadworks and maintenance has been illegally allocated
Business in Bulgaria can start using solar energy a lot easier
A new bill allows photovoltaic installations up to 5 megawatts for one’s own use
Eurohold acquires the biggest power distribution company in Bulgaria
Less than a year ago, Eurohold Bulgaria acquired seven local companies of Czech energy group CEZ for 335 million euro
The week: The closed sea, the doubling of the toll system and the end of the pandemic
K insights: we look for good city ideas to finance and we have a special report on the Tech sector
Chaos Software - from Oscars to a merger
The Bulgarian company will merge with German-based Enscape. US-based TA Associates and the German LEA Partners will control the newly created player
The week: Russian tanks steal our common future, stacking up on grain, some good ideas
K Insights 11/03: economy grows (pre-war), some unicorns
Why are Bulgarians (not) willing to come back from abroad?
A new study finds that - unsurprisingly - lack of career opportunities and lower quality of life compared to Western Europe stop emigres from returning
The week: It's all going well if you are a bank, but not if you're a mayor, and a small village has a big waste problem
The honeymoon ends fast for the new government, economic optimism rises