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Resolute Asset Management - global asset manager and advisor

Resolute Asset Management - global asset manager and advisor

The Director and Country Head for Bulgaria of the leading global asset management company talks to KInsights


Recycling Humanita’s business

Recycling Humanita’s business

The indebted company for processing of second-hand clothes has two options: rehabilitation or bankruptcy


The Week: Troubles in the Black Sea, not a nice time to be a Bulgarian neighbor, Capital sells covers on an NFT auction

The Week: Troubles in the Black Sea, not a nice time to be a Bulgarian neighbor, Capital sells covers on an NFT auction

The Three seas in Sofia; No date for North Macedonia, welcome to the Rhodope mountain train


Bulgarian banks weather stormy year in 2020

Bulgarian banks weather stormy year in 2020

The financial sector got a reprieve for the coronavirus crisis but risks are yet to come in 2021


Russia is back, Parliament is stuck, universities and politics don't mix well, and Sofia Airport is now private

Russia is back, Parliament is stuck, universities and politics don't mix well, and Sofia Airport is now private

K Insights 23/04: Some problems in the budget and a hope for sunshine in North Macedonia



A post-COVID economy

A post-COVID economy

What comes after the ups and downs of the Bulgarian pandemic cycle in 2020


Mortgage lending did not bend to the pandemic

Mortgage lending did not bend to the pandemic

The overall property loan volume in Bulgaria grew in 2020 as demand remained high even during the pandemic


The pressure below surface

The pressure below surface

Bulgarian banks remained profitable in the first three quarters of 2020 despite the coronavirus impact but with the expiry of the credit moratorium drawing nearer pressure will likely increase on profit margins in the coming months


Filling the gap

Filling the gap

First Investment Bank (Fibank) prepares to smooth out wrinkles on its balance sheet found by ECB


Fast Reads

Fast Reads


Fibank trying to pass ECB’s bar

Fibank trying to pass ECB’s bar

Accrued loan impairment added up to over 65 million levs following the ECB's comprehensive assessment


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


Banks pass new milestone

Banks pass new milestone

The banking sector is in good shape, breaking asset and profit records with the help of one-off events, mid-year data show


The best banks in Bulgaria in 2017

The best banks in Bulgaria in 2017

DSK Bank returns to the top spot


Bulgaria runs into the eurozone's wall

Bulgaria runs into the eurozone's wall

The European Central Bank seems unenthusiastic about Sofia's intention to apply for admission into the eurozone's training grounds


Bulgaria’s best banks

Bulgaria’s best banks

UniCredit Bulbank leads Capital’s TOP 10 Banks ranking for a second year in a row


More and more united

More and more united

Belgium’s KBC acquires UBB, the fourth-largest lender in Bulgaria, for 610 million euro in the biggest bank merger in the southeast European country


Not so stressful test

Not so stressful test

The banking system review was expectedly positive, yet questions remain