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Bulgaria-based Euroins Insurance Group (EIG) is one of the largest independent groups operating on the insurance markets in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Southeastern Europe (SEE). EIG has more than 7% market share in the region, over 2 million clients, 1,600 employees and annual revenues of 300 million euro. The company is focused on providing a full range of insurance products in the areas of general, health and life insurance. The group operates in 7 European countries and owns insurance subsidiaries in 4 of them – Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia and Ukraine. EIG has been operating in Greece since 2014. The insurance group is a subsidiary of Eurohold Bulgaria – a leading Bulgarian company, listed on the Sofia and Warsaw bourses. Eurohold Bulgaria operates across CEE and SEE, focused on non-banking financial services and asset management.

 

Moldova Agroindbank has been recently conferred the title Best Social Impact Bank – Moldova 2017 by the London-based publication Capital Finance International (CFI). According to the CFI assessment committee, “Moldova Agroindbank conducts its business in line with corporate responsibility
principles, making sure its impact on the community is managed with high responsibility”. From the very outset, the bank committed to operate responsibly within society and produce long- term positive effects. After a quarter of century of activity, the bank fully meets these goals.

 

Aurubis is a leading integrated copper group and the world’s largest copper recycler. We produce 1 million tons of copper cathodes each year and from them a variety of copper products. Production expertise is our strength and the driving force of our success. Thanks to our wide range of services, we rank among the global leaders in our industry.
The Bulgarian copper production plant is located in the Srednogorie region. The plant was built in 1958 and it consists of four main production units: Smelter, Refinery, Acid plant and Flotation plant. Today the company employs 845 people. Aurubis Bulgaria is the second largest company in Bulgaria in terms of revenue and has invested more than EUR 600 million in modernization of production and improvement of environmental efficiency since 1997.

 

Regional insurance group Sigal Uniqa Group Austria is composed of seven insurance companies (life, non-life, reinsurance) and one pension fund that operate successfully in Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia. Sigal Uniqa is the market leader in Albania since 2002 with an average market share of 30%. Since 2007 Sigal Uniqa is part of Uniqa Insurance Group, which is one of the leading insurance groups in its core markets of Austria and Central and Eastern Europe. Around 20,000 employees and exclusive sales partners serve over 9.6 million customers in 18 countries.

 

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Eurofast is a regional business advisory organisation employing over 200 people in South East Europe and East Mediterranean. The organisation is managed by a team of professionals capable of addressing all client needs in all the countries of operation in the Region in one single meeting, using one single language for all the countries involved. The fact that all local Eurofast offices are fully fedged subsidiaries of Eurofast enables us to implement and maintain a uniform region-wide management policy with the same client focused approach and partner led personal service.

 

Zagorka brewery, established in 1902 in the central Bulgarian town of Stara Zagora, joined the Heineken group in 1994. Since then, Heineken has invested more than 133 million euro in modernisation and capacity increase at its Bulgarian unit. Zagorka has been focusing on sustainable development, including protecting water resources, reducing CO2 emissions, advocating responsible consumption and supporting local communities.

 

Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) considers Austria as well as Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as its home market, where it is a leading corporate and investment bank. 15 markets of the region are covered by subsidiary banks. Additionally, the Group comprises numerous other financial service providers, for instance in the fields of leasing, asset management as well as mergers and acquisitions.
In total, around 51,000 employees service 14.2 million customers through around 2,600 business outlets, the great majority of which are located in CEE. RBI has EUR 119 bln of total assets and a top 5 market position in 11 countries. RBI is also present in the largest global financial centers.

RBI is a fully-consolidated subsidiary of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG (RZB). RBI’s shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. RZB is the central institution of the Austrian Raiffeisen Banking Group, Austria’s largest banking group, and serves as the head office of the entire RZB Group, including RBI.

 

Credissimo is a leading European FinTech Group founded in 2007 that utilises innovative proprietary technology to provide Instant Online Consumer Loans, E-commerce Financing and Bill Payment Services. Credissimo is present in five European countries and is a market leader in the Online Consumer Lending segment in two of them. Our competitive advantage is encoded in our business know-how that we have developed in more than 10 years of experience. Efficient business model, cutting-edge technology solutions and visionary management are the key drivers of our longstanding success.

Credissimo adheres to the highest regulatory requirements and is strictly supervised by multiple European Banking and Financial Services Regulators.

 

Landmark Holdings consolidates the business interests of Alfa Finance Holding in the real estate sector in Southeast Europe (SEE). The company provides comprehensive asset management services starting from conceptual design to fully operational buildings. The list of projects for which Landmark has provided services includes Business Park Sofia, Bulgaria Mall, Ellipse Centre, Plovdiv Retail Park, Landmark Centre Sofia, Landmark Centre Varna and many others.