Czech companies dominate Deloitte CE Tech Fast 50 — but new destinations emerge

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow October 21, 2019

Ranking of fastest growing CEE tech companies led by Lithuania’s Voltas IT includes 31 new entrants reflecting hyper rapid pace of tech sector development in the region.

Bulgaria’s antitrust body starts in-depth probe into sale of CEZ’ assets

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia October 10, 2019

Probe into deal to sell CEZ' Bulgarian assets to local Eurohold follows collapse of earlier deal with Inercom that was blocked by regulators last year.

M&A deals decline in Central, Southeast and Eastern Europe in 1H19

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow October 9, 2019

Fall in volume and value of deals revealed in CMS/Mergermarket report is in line with decline seen across Europe as economic slowdown, Brexit uncertainty and global trade wars hit sentiment.

Far-right politicians turn on each other at start of Bulgarian local election campaign

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia October 2, 2019

Ataka leader removed from TV studio by police after he launches a homophobic attack on his coalition partner’s candidate for Sofia mayor.

Bulgaria, Croatia seek to minimise fallout from Thomas Cook collapse

By Clare Nuttall in Glasgow September 24, 2019

Government officials in Bulgaria and Croatia scrambled this week to alleviate the negative effects on their tourism business following the collapse of British holiday firm Thomas Cook.