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The week: Bulgaria’s favorite decade, the euro-effort is shot in the leg, and banks are doing great

The week: Bulgaria’s favorite decade, the euro-effort is shot in the leg, and banks are doing great

The past still has power over us


Radev’s energy strategy for the next 30 years: 120 billion for dubious megaprojects

Radev’s energy strategy for the next 30 years: 120 billion for dubious megaprojects

The caretaker cabinet’s grand vision for Bulgarian energy is full of questionable choices




The week: The two types of entrepreneurs, How Nexo affected politics, Bulgaria cashes in on the markets

The week: The two types of entrepreneurs, How Nexo affected politics, Bulgaria cashes in on the markets

What stories do we need to tell more


Recap: VCs and startups in 2022

Recap: VCs and startups in 2022

Bulgarian private equity firms and startups have continued to evolve in the past year, despite worldwide economic concerns


Nexo’s troubles, Bulgaria refuses to close coal plants, Lukoil returns

Nexo’s troubles, Bulgaria refuses to close coal plants, Lukoil returns

Prosecution goes after cryptobank, no chance of gov’t and coal to stay until 2038


The largest machinery and equipment companies: Back on the growth track

The largest machinery and equipment companies: Back on the growth track

The leading 45 companies in the sector recorded revenue growth of 23.5%, reaching 10.9 billion levs.



Biggest pharma companies’ revenue grows 10% in 2021

Biggest pharma companies’ revenue grows 10% in 2021

Leaders Sopharma Trading and Phoenix approach a turnover of billion levs each


Rents going up more slowly than housing prices

Rents going up more slowly than housing prices

Home rents increase, following the rise in mortgage payments, incomes and inflation.


The largest metal producers: Aurubis remains on top, steel producers grow the most

The largest metal producers: Aurubis remains on top, steel producers grow the most

Appreciation of metals prices increased company earnings by 33% in 2021, but forecasts for 2022 are less optimistic


The week: To Qatar and back, brain surgeon fails to win minds, Schneider Electric is Factory of the Year

The week: To Qatar and back, brain surgeon fails to win minds, Schneider Electric is Factory of the Year

K Insights weekly overview



Discordia on the way to the European top

Discordia on the way to the European top

The transport company grows by 35% per year and aims for a turnover of over 1 billion euro


The biggest lease deals in Sofia's office market

The biggest lease deals in Sofia's office market

New offices, new opportunities


Schengen is shut, Bulgaria needs brain surgeon and which are the country’s biggest businesses

Schengen is shut, Bulgaria needs brain surgeon and which are the country’s biggest businesses

Gov’t mandate roulette kicks off, Boyko is the (old) Messi, K100 business ranking now in English


The most dynamic, the most profitable and the companies with the most employees in Bulgaria

The most dynamic, the most profitable and the companies with the most employees in Bulgaria

Profitability of the largest companies in Bulgaria continues to improve in 2021, while revenues of the fastest-growing large firms jump to an unprecedented 144%



SEE Startups - an overview of the ecosystem

SEE Startups - an overview of the ecosystem

Since 2012, SEE startups have grown 49.9x in combined enterprise value