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Foreign investor joins Botevgrad-based family business

Foreign investor joins Botevgrad-based family business

With CEECAT Capital now majority owner of plastic food packaging producer Teda Pack the business is primed to grow


Bulgaria’s Top 10 Banks in 2021

Bulgaria’s Top 10 Banks in 2021

Capital Weekly ranks financial institutions in terms of stability, profitability and dynamics


Chaos Software - from Oscars to a merger

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


Bulgarian banks’ profit rises to 1.4 billion levs in 2021

Bulgarian banks’ profit rises to 1.4 billion levs in 2021

Lower impairment costs, decreased contributions to guarantee funds and the credit moratorium boosted annual profit by 600 million levs


That's a "No" Skopje, the storm of the vaccinated anti-vaxxers and lights are off at the end of the tunnel

That's a "No" Skopje, the storm of the vaccinated anti-vaxxers and lights are off at the end of the tunnel

Radev keeps the reigns of N. Macedonia policy, the rise of the (jabbed) anti-vaxers and bye-bye to Sotir Tsatsarov



How Bulgaria’s internet slowed down

How Bulgaria’s internet slowed down

Network speed in the country was the fourth fastest in the world in 2009, yet now it ranks 53rd. Why?


Bulgaria’s Metrilo sells business to France’s Sendinblue

Bulgaria’s Metrilo sells business to France’s Sendinblue

The customer analytics and intelligent marketing company is valued at some 2.6 mln euro


Someone wants to make the Bulgarian energy market go crazy again

Someone wants to make the Bulgarian energy market go crazy again

How the interests of several powerful figures move the market in an undesirable direction


KBC Group Buys Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) in record 1 billion euro deal

KBC Group Buys Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) in record 1 billion euro deal

KBC Group is also owner of United Bulgarian Bank (UBB) and the merger of the two banks will create a third local giant of the caliber of UniCredit Bulbank and DSK



Bulpros: Bulgaria’s third-biggest M&A deal in IT

Bulpros: Bulgaria’s third-biggest M&A deal in IT

The largest locally-owned software company Bulpros is to merge with German partner ec4u and become majority-owned by European fund Silverfleet Capital


Coronavirus puts pressure on Bulgarian banks

Coronavirus puts pressure on Bulgarian banks

In the second quarter, banks’ profits plummeted due to higher provisions and declining interest and fee income


Outsourcing: The foreign sector

Outsourcing: The foreign sector

Service outsourcing companies have been growing at healthy double-digit rates for a decade but the coronavirus crisis is putting that model of development to the test


New cigarette peak

New cigarette peak

Rothmans primed to become the best-selling brand in Bulgaria


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


ECB’s test: who failed and who passed

ECB’s test: who failed and who passed

Four Bulgarian banks passed the European Central Bank’s comprehensive assessment, whereas Fibank and Investbank face capital shortfalls