Category Archives: Bulgaria

Press Releases & News from Bulgaria distributed via EuropaWire

EBRD and Bulgaria’s Société Générale Expressbank AD join forces under a risk-sharing agreement

LONDON, 13-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Strengthening the competitiveness of Bulgarian companies through improved access to finance, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Bulgaria’s Société Générale Expressbank AD (SGEB) are joining forces under a risk-sharing agreement. The Risk Sharing … Read the full press release

Bulgaria’s Unicoms Services launches hosted OTT platform for pay-TV operators deploying technology provided by Conax and Appear TV

Unicoms Services launches end-to-end, hosted OTT service for pay-TV operators tapping turn-key OTT streaming platform Conax GO Live and Appear TV processing technology supporting Android and iOS devices OSLO, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Conax, part of the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD:S), and … Read the full press release

EBRD to invest in the development of the Krumovgrad gold and silver mining project in south-eastern Bulgaria

EBRD to become shareholder in Canadian investor Dundee Precious Metals to promote highest industry standards LONDON, 27-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is investing C$ 43.7 million (approximately US$ 32.7 million equivalent) in the development … Read the full press release

Rax.bg Attains VMware IaaS Powered Status in the VMware vCloud Air Network

The company has been certified as Cloud computing Service Provider on the VMware vCloud Air Network Program SOFIA, 24-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — RAX (https://www.rax.bg), a provider of Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud computing, today announced its entry into the VMware … Read the full press release

Bulgarian National Radio’s BNR Academy celebrated the successful completion of its third Master Class in Radio Journalism

Bulgarian National Radio’s training centre – the BNR Academy – has celebrated the successful completion of its third Master Class in Radio Journalism. SOFIA, 15-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Academy was set up with the support of the Eurovision Academy … Read the full press release

Yara International ASA to acquire Farm Management System business in Bulgaria and Romania from Bulgarian company MicroAccount

Yara International ASA has reached an agreement with the Bulgarian company MicroAccount to acquire their Farm Management System business in Bulgaria and Romania.OSLO, 24-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — “By combining Yara’s extensive crop nutrition knowledge with a broad portfolio of digital … Read the full press release

Saab Defense and Security USA signs with U.S. PEO STRI to produce and field an upgrade and expansion to its previously fielded live training equipment for Bulgarian Armed Forces

Saab Defense and Security USA, LLC (SDAS) has signed a contract with the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) to produce and field an upgrade and expansion to its previously fielded live training equipment … Read the full press release

Bulgarian National Bank: Oliver Wyman GmbH, Mazars LLP and Deloitte Bulgaria EOOD bid for the assessment of the assets of the banks in Bulgaria

SOFIA, 28-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A meeting was held today of the committee appointed to open, review and rate the bids for participation in the open tender procedure under the Public Procurement Law for selection of a financial consultant for … Read the full press release

Bulgarian foreign minister Daniel Mitov: Bulgaria strictly supports the European and Euro-Atlantic integration of the Republic of Macedonia

SOFIA, 26-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Bulgaria strictly supports the European and Euro-Atlantic integration of the Republic of Macedonia. I believe that all Western Balkan countries belong in a united and strong Europe, and Bulgaria is ready to support the efforts … Read the full press release

Euler Hermes to provide trade credit insurance services to Bulgarian clients with the opening of new office in Sofia

SOFIA, 3-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Euler Hermes, the worldwide leader in trade credit insurance has opened a new office – Euler Hermes Bulgaria – in Sofia to provide trade credit insurance services to Bulgarian clients. The office will also contribute … Read the full press release

EBU Member Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) marked 80 years of broadcasting with a stunning concert featuring Bulgaria’s rich tradition of musical culture

A stunning concert featuring Bulgaria’s rich tradition of musical culture was the centerpiece of weekend celebrations (25 to 26 January) marking 80 years of broadcasting by EBU Member Bulgaria National Radio (BNR). SOFIA, 28-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The performance by … Read the full press release

EU Council: extra time given to member states to pay exceptionally high additional contributions to the EU budget

Brussels, 19-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Member states that have to pay exceptionally high additional contributions to the EU budget as a result of the annual revision of their VAT and GNI data may request to defer their contributions until 1 September of … Read the full press release

The European Commission opens infringement proceedings against Bulgaria for its failure to correctly transpose the Deposit Guarantee Scheme Directive

BRUSSELS, 26-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission is opening infringement proceedings against the Republic of Bulgaria for its failure to correctly transpose Articles 1(3) and 10(1) of Directive 94/19/EC (the Deposit Guarantee Scheme Directive) as well as its failure … Read the full press release

GLOBUL the first telecom in Bulgaria to implement the child sexual abuse filter

SOFIA, 19-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — GLOBUL is the first telecom in Bulgaria to introduce a filter that blocks web domains containing child sexual abuse materials. The initiative was launched in cooperation with the Bulgarian Ministry of Interior. The news was … Read the full press release

GLOBUL reports 31% YoY increase in data revenues in the second quarter of 2014

SOFIA, 23-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — GLOBUL continued to grow data revenues in the second quarter of 2014, which was up 31% YoY following increased focus on data services. As of end of the quarter, the active customer base exceeded 4 million, … Read the full press release

Senior management changes in Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD

Sofia, Bulgaria, 16-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — In connection with a forthcoming medical intervention which will be followed by a long absence due to hospitalization of the Executive officer Ivan Yonchev, a change is necessary in the management team of Bulgarian Energy Holding … Read the full press release

European Commissioner for the Environment Janez Potočnik presented the trophies to the first Natura 2000 Award winners

Brussels, 22-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the first Natura 2000 Awards were announced at a ceremony in Brussels last night. The winners received trophies from the European Commissioner for the Environment, Janez Potočnik, along with members of the award Jury. … Read the full press release

Bulgarian National Bank releases silver commemorative coin ‘Trоyan Monastery’ from the series ’Bulgarian Churches and Monasteries’

Sofia, Bulgaria,  20-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — From 19 May 2014, the Bulgarian National Bank releases in circulation a silver commemorative coin ‘Trоyan Monastery’ from the series ’Bulgarian Churches and Monasteries’. It will be sold at the BNB teller desks for BGN … Read the full press release

BOURBON’s main shareholder JACCAR Holdings proposed bid for BOURBON shares at 24 euros per share

PARIS, 18-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BOURBON has been informed of a proposed bid for its shares at a price of 24 euros per share, announced March 16, 2014 by its main shareholder, JACCAR Holdings. This offer is conditional upon obtaining 50.1% … Read the full press release

Bulgarian coach Angel Chervenkov becomes the head coach of Ukrainian FC Sevastopol

Sevastopol, Ukraine, 17-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (14.01.2014), the President of FC Sevastopol Aleksandr Krasilnikov presented a new head coach to the football players, the club’s coaching team and the staff of the first football team. Bulgarian coach Angel Chervenkov is well … Read the full press release

Bulgarian National Bank released copper commemorative coin ‘90 Years since the Birth of Apostol Karamitev’ from the series ’Bulgarian Artists’

Sofia, Bulgaria, 12-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — From 13 December 2013, the Bulgarian National Bank releases in circulation a copper commemorative coin ‘90 Years since the Birth of Apostol Karamitev’ from the series ’Bulgarian Artists’. It will be sold at the BNB teller … Read the full press release

Bulgarian National Bank presented its H1 2013 report and budget for 2014 to the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria

Sofia, Bulgaria, 12-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, in compliance with article 1, paragraph 2 and article 50 of the Law on the Bulgarian National Bank, the BNB Report for the first half of 2013 and the BNB budget for 2014 were presented … Read the full press release

Български енергиен холдинг ЕАД приключи предварителното записване на облигационна емисия в размер на 500 милиона евро с падеж ноември 2018 г

София, България, 8-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — На 31 октомври 2013 г. Български енергиен холдинг ЕАД успешно приключи предварителното записване на облигационна емисия в размер на 500 милиона евро. Емисията е с падеж ноември 2018 г. След интензивни срещи с инвеститори във Франкфурт, … Read the full press release

EIB lends EUR 50M to CIBANK for projects of SMEs and mid-cap companies in Bulgaria

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 50 million to CIBANK to finance projects promoted by small and medium-sized enterprises and mid-cap companies in Bulgaria. EIB funds will support projects across the whole country, significantly supporting employment. 27-9-2013 — … Read the full press release

Bulgarian First Investment Bank AD to acquire 100% of shares of MKB Unionbank from Hungarian MKB

19-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — First Investment Bank AD (Fibank) has signed with the Hungarian MKB a share purchase agreement to acquire 100% of shares of MKB Unionbank. The transaction will be closed after the customary regulatory approval process. Fibank is a … Read the full press release

Bulgarian Postbank joins EBRD Trade Facilitation Program to support regional trade and energy efficiency projects

13-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Postbank will participate in EBRD Trade Facilitation Program and will receive a Credit line for SME energy efficiency form EBRD. Postbank will receive EUR 20 million financing under the EBRD Trade Facilitation Program. Through this program, the Bank … Read the full press release

Vienna Insurance Group AG to divest its indirect 92 percent holding in Bulgarian pension fund Doverie

13-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe (VIG) concluded the negotiations on the sale of its indirect holding of more than 92 percent in the Bulgarian pension fund Doverie to United Capital PLC. The sale of … Read the full press release

GLOBUL с нов мениджърски екип представен от главният изпълнителен директор Стайн-Ерик Велан

09-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Главният изпълнителен директор на GLOBUL Стайн-Ерик Велан представи новия мениджърски екип на компанията, назначен на 2 август 2013 г. Ирина Василевска ще продължи да заема длъжността мениджър отдел „Правни отношения и защитена информация“, Ангелина Лякова остава мениджър … Read the full press release

Telenor Group-owned Bulgarian telecom GLOBUL introduced new top management appointments

09-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — GLOBUL Chief Executive Officer Stein-Erik Vellan introduced the new top management appointments, effective as of 2 August 2013. Irina Vasilevska will continue to be GLOBUL & GERMANOS Legal Affairs and Protected Information Department Manager, Angelina Liakova remains … Read the full press release

Successo nel Campionato Mondiale in Bulgaria per le Energie Alternative dell’Abarth 500 degli italiani Massimo Liverani e Fulvio Ciervo dell’Eco Motori Racing Team

Un successo che rafforza il primato del pilota e di Abarth nella classifica iridata del Campionato Mondiale Energie Alternative L’Eco Motori Racing Team si conferma competitivo con Liverani anche nelle difficili prove a media bulgare Ancora un 2° posto per … Read the full press release