Bulgaria

Location:
Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Romania and Turkey

Climate:
temperate; cold, damp winters; hot, dry summers coast

Natural hazards:
earthquakes; landslides



Currency:
Leva
1 EUR = 1.95583 Leva - BGN (fixed)

Sources:
The Financial Supervision Commission of Bulgaria (FSC)
The Association of Bulgarian Insurers (ABZ)
Bulgarian National Bank

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BULGARIAN insurers' assets grow 16% y/y in Q1

The assets managed by Bulgarian insurance companies increased to 7.26 billion levs ($4.15 bilion/3.7 billion euro) at the end of March, up 16% year-on-year, the country's central bank said on Friday.

BULGARIA: KBC completes acquisition of United Bulgarian Bank and Interlease

Yesterday, KBC completed the acquisition of United Bulgarian Bank and Interlease from the National Bank of Greece for a total consideration of 610 million euros, representing a 1.10x multiple of the 2016 Tangible Book Value of UBB and Interlease. The acquisition - which was announced on 30 December 2016 - was approved by the relevant regulatory authorities and received anti-trust approval.

BULGARIA-based insurance company DZI opens its biggest claims centre

Bulgaria-based insurance company DZI, part of Belgium's KBC Group, said on Tuesday it has opened its biggest claims centre in the country. The company now operates two claims centres in the capital Sofia and a total of 86 in the country, DZI said in a statement.

BULGARIAN regulator suspends EIG's buyout bid for Euroins

Bulgaria's financial regulator said on Tuesday it temporarily banned the publishing of a buyout offer by Euroins Insurance Group (EIG) for the remaining 9.93% of the share capital of Sofia-based insurer Euroins it does not already own.

KBC Group's Q1 after-tax profit in BULGARIA falls

Belgium's KBC Group said on Tuesday its after-tax profit from Bulgarian operations fell to 4 million euro (USD 4.4 million) in the first quarter, from 5 million euro in the like period of 2016.

BULGARIA:'s EIG expects steep rise in premium income in 2017

Bulgaria's Euroins Insurance Group (EIG), part of financial and insurance group Eurohold Bulgaria, said on Friday it expects its premium income to increase to 700 million levs (356.5 million euro) in 2017, from 527.7 million levs in 2016.