Approach

Own business perspective

Own business perspective

We approach each client’s business mandate as if it were our own business. We share our clients’ passion for their business which allows us to provide them with value-added solutions and identify strategic opportunities beyond the scope of our immediate assignment that would benefit their enterprise.

Entrepreneurial <energy and passion

Entrepreneurial

We are driven by the desire to help our clients succeed through the application of our expertise and that of our colleagues at Rothschild. Our ambition is to continue to establish the brand name of Entrea Capital as a leading regional financial advisory firm.

Independence and objectivity

Independence and objectivity

We take pride in our ability to deliver world-class independent and objective advice to our clients as part of complex financial assignments and consider this to be our key asset and what distinguishes us from the competition.

Unique approach to value creation

Unique approach to value creation

Our team members have diverse advisory and investment banking experience in Bulgaria and abroad. This enables us to bring a unique combination of global and local approach to each of our assignments. Our perspective allows us to help clients maximise financial value while simultaneously achieve non-financial strategic objectives.

Long-term strategic partnership

Long-term strategic partnership

We work closely with our clients throughout the different stages of their development. In addition to helping them with specific transactions, we add value through our extensive management and operating experience across industries.

Local expertise and international reach

Local expertise and international reach

We bridge our unparalleled local expertise with our global contact network via our affiliation with Rothschild to bring the best investor or partner in any transaction or to secure the most attractive financing terms for our clients.

History

 
2015

2015 was one of the most successful years for Entrea Capital with a record number of transactions completed accross several sectors. We proudly note that we attracted one of the largest food groups in Europe.

 
2014

Entrea Capital continued to introduce innovative financial products to the market. It also managed to attract several investment funds with industrial focus as first-time investors in Bulgaria. Part of the Entrea Capital team split from the advisory business and established an investment fund, BlackPeak Capital. The fund, backed by the European Investment Fund, is led by two former Entrea Capital partners, Rossen Ivanov and Ivailo Gospodinov, and invests in the development of SMEs in Bulgaria.

 
2013

Entrea Capital became an exclusive affiliate of Rothschild for Bulgaria. By doing this it obtained access to approximately 900 advisers in 40 countries, huge global knowledge and worldwide relationships. The team of Raiffeisen Investment Bulgaria joined Entrea Capital to form the largest dedicated M&A and Investment Banking team on the market.

 
2012

Entrea Capital advised Prista Oil Group, a leading Bulgarian industrial conglomerate, on an innovative €60 million structured financing, consisting of equity, mezzanine, and debt taken up by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and ADM Capital. It also advised the Bulgarian Energy Holding on the unbundling of the Energy System Operator from the National Electricity Company and the renegotiation of €500 million of outstanding debts in a consortium with Houlihan Lokey, White & Case, and Kambourov & Partners.

 
2011

Entrea Capital completed several transaction on the market and worked closely with the Invest Bulgaria Agency in order to promote FDI initiatives in key financial centers around the world.

 
2010

In the beginning of 2010, Entrea Capital joined M&A International as the exclusive representative for Bulgaria. With this, Entrea Capital gained access to the resources of 46 partner firms and 600 M&A professionals around the world. Entrea Capital advised Lavazza, the global coffee maker, on the acquisition of Onda Coffee chain in Bulgaria, alongside Arietti & Partners of Italy. Entrea Capital’s team continued to grow amidst the financial crisis.

 
2009

In 2009, the firm was renamed to Entrea Capital to reflect the partners’ vision to become a leading investment banking firm in the region. With the advent of the financial crisis, Entrea Capital focused its efforts on expanding its service range to provide capital raising services, as well as financial management and restructuring services to Bulgarian companies. Entrea Capital executed the financial turnaround of Bulgaria’s leading TV production company, among others.

 
2008

Dimitar Kostadinov, former Executive Director of ING Bank Bulgaria, joined the firm in 2008 as its third managing partner. During 2008, the firm closed a number of transactions, including the divestment of the South-East Europe operations of Randstad, a global HR firm, to an Austrian strategic investor.

 
2007

Entrea Capital was founded by Rossen Ivanov and Ivaylo Spasov in 2007 under the name of Bulgarian Investment Advisors with offices in Sofia and New York. The first engagements of the Company were a multi-billion valuation for a potential acquisition of an Austrian investor in Ukraine, as well as advisory projects for Tishman International, MENA Real Estate, and others.

Team

The senior team of Entrea Capital have extensive expertise in the energy and utilities, financial services, FMCG, retail, heavy industry and mining, manufacturing, technology, telecommunications and other sectors
 
 

Careers

Our firm is built on the ability of our team to solve complex advisory and investment problems. We look for motivated, self-starting people, who share our vision and enjoy working in a diverse and dynamic environment.

We are not currently looking to hire more staff, but if you are interested in a position at Entrea Capital, please feel free to send your CV and a cover letter to: DDacheva@entrea-capital.com for future reference.

Director 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist client companies in developing and executing strategic and corporate finance objectives
  • Assist in acquisition of M&A mandates
  • Build detailed financial projection and valuation models
  • Lead overall client assignments and transactions

Requirements:

  • University degree in Economics, Finance, Business Administration or related field
  • 2-3 years of experience in Corporate Finance, audit, accounting, or a related financial field
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation and organizational skills
  • Proactive and ability to work under pressure
  • Strong communication and team working skills
  • Reliable and confident personality
  • Excellent English and computer literacy
  • Driving license

We offer:

  • Ability to work in a professional, dynamic team
  • Ability to work with leading Bulgarian and international clients on complex corporate finance issues
  • Responsibility and freedom to lead client assignments
  • Attractive remuneration and a partnership track
  • A place where your opinion and ability to disagree are valued

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the collection and consolidation of required information and data
  • Documents client organization’s direction, structure, business processes and requirements
  • Researches client organization’s industry and competitive position
  • Proactively carries out project support /administrative functions
  • Establishes responsible deadlines and personal work plans and manages time effectively
  • Proposes solutions to problems and considers timeliness, effectiveness, and practicality in addressing client needs
  • Generates innovative solutions by approaching problems with curiosity and open mindedness, using existing information to its fullest potential
  • Prepare financial analyses to support the operational management of the company
  • Summarize financial and accounting information for the purpose of financial reporting, analyses, etc.
  • Assists client companies in developing and executing strategic and corporate finance objectives
  • Support the project managers during the different project cycles

Requirements:

  • University degree in Economics, Finance and Accounting, Business Administration or related field
  • Experience in Corporate Finance, audit, accounting, or a related financial field will be considered an advantage
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation and organizational skills
  • Proactive and ability to work under pressure
  • Strong communication and team working skills
  • Reliable and confident personality
  • Excellent English and computer literacy
  • Driving license

We offer:

  • Ability to work in a professional, dynamic team
  • Ability to work with leading Bulgarian and international clients on complex corporate finance issues
  • Professional on-the-job training
  • Attractive remuneration and a partnership track
  • A place where your opinion and ability to disagree are valued

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