Bulgarian defence co Terem lists Sofia properties for sale

Bulgarian state-run defence holding Terem has put up for sale 2 sites in Sofia expected to attract a flock of buyers. The properties, part of the production site of the Terem General Vladimir Zaimov plant, are located in the ... More

Research International on the Romanian market

The market research agency Research International opened its Romanian office and hopes to reach revenues of EUR 3 M, on a market estimated at EUR 35 M on a two-year term, Mediafax reports. The company aims to employ a workforce ... More

British bookmaker Betshop comes to Romania

The main subsidiary of the Internet British bookmaker Leisure&Gaming, Betshop, will develop this year an entire network of franchised licensed betting offices throughout Romania, according to the company’s financial report. ... More

Russian co to bring gym brand to Bulgarian market

Russia's Stara Partners announced it will set foot on the Bulgarian market for fitness services with a luxury gym in Varna, on the Black Sea. The Russian media reported that Strata Partners plans to invest 4 mln euro in ... More

Sixth international fair of public utility equipment KOMDEL EXPO to be moved to Belgrade

In the previous 5 years it has been confirmed that the specialized fair of public utility equipment was “the bull’s eye” and that the business association of public utility companies KOMDEL, as the direct ... More

Italy's Finmeccanica eyes 1.5 bln euro in Bulgarian military contracts

Finmeccanica, the Italian aerospace, defence and security group, said it will make a play for a host of Bulgarian military contracts, potentially reaping orders for some 1.5 bln euro. The Italian company said it will compete ... More

Public company PTT Serbia received the special award.

The International Brand Fair, opened on March 8, ended yesterday. The event gathered the most important local, regional and global brands, brand experts and major domestic and foreign ... More

Belgrade hosts International Brand Fair

Belgrade Fair is hosting the International Brand Fair, gathering global, regional and domestic brands. The event will include more than 100 leading world brands, and will feature expert conferences, exhibiting area and live ... More

Serbian and Slovenian economists meet at Belgrade workshop

The traditional conference of Serbian economists is taking place until tomorrow in Mount Kopaonik. The conference will assemble around 400 renowned economists and businessmen from Serbia, and this year's theme is "Growth of ... More

Loan consultant Credit Center reports 20% lending growth for Jan-Feb

Credit Center, the local credit consultants, said domestic credits have grown 20% so far in 2007 based on their business for January and February. In comparison, real estate prices have added 10% during the same period. ... More

Bulgaria's Bozhkov Ranked 51 in Wprost Richest Men List

The estimated wealth of the 100 richest businessmen in Central and Eastern Europe towers to USD 257,5 B, shows the traditional ranking of Polish magazine Wprost. Bulgaria's Vassil Bozhkov, owner of football club CSKA Sofia ... More

Belgrade to get luxury casino in June

Casino Austria will invest EUR 60 mn into a new casino at Hotel Yugoslavia. The casino will stretch over 5,500 square meters, featuring luxury restaurants, a lounge bar, several cocktail bars, a multifunctional conference hall, ... More

Doors open at Belgrade Expo

Gaming Expo Belgrade opened Tuesday, the first event of this type in the south-east European region. The show takes place in the 3,500sq meter Belgrade Fair Hall today, tomorrow and Thursday and features 67 exhibitors from 21 ... More

EBRD to finance Global Finance South Eastern Europe

EBRD might allocate EUR 50 million to purchase a share package in the private investment fund Global Finance South Eastern Europe, which plans to invest in companies in the South-East European region. Global Finance South Eastern ... More

Turnover of EUR 1, 5 bln for franchise chains

In 2006 the franchise chains reported a turnover of EUR 1 bln, as against EUR 890 M in 2005. The access on the Romanian market of big international brands could facilitate the increase of the turnover for franchise chains, Razvan ... More

EOMMEX technical aid program for Moldova SME’s

The Hellenic Organisation of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises and Handicraft S.A. (EOMMEX) yesterday staged a presentation at the start of a technical aid programme to 23 small and medium-sized businesses in Moldova. The event, ... More

Equest Balkan Properties says pipeline remains strong

Equest Balkan Properties said in a press released quoted by news agency Dow Jones last Friday that its pipeline of new opportunities remains strong comprising investment properties and related capital expenditure of around 50 mln ... More

Classical Lipizzaner Should Be Preserved, Farm Directors Agree

Leading European Lipizzaner stud farms agree that breeding programmes should be harmonised and that the classical type of the Lipizzaner should be preserved, director of the Lipica Stud Farm Matjaz Pust said on Wednesday, 7 ... More

PODRAVKA, PLIVA, VINDIJA – Croatia’s most reputable companies in 2006

The New York-based Reputation Institute on Wednesday proclaimed the most reputable companies in Croatia in 2006, with the first place going to the food company Podravka, which also came 21st on the Institute's ranking of the 50 ... More

Equest eyes tender for Sofia waste recycling plant

Investment fund Equest, poised to acquire the concession contract for the garbage collection in Sofia, is preparing to build a waste incineration facility, Equest managing partner Georgi Krumov said on Wednesday, February 7. ... More