The Alexander Foundation

The primary goal of the foundation is to promote and support the development of the Bulgarian university education through a number of initiatives including the organisation and sponsorship of conferences.

Investment Banking Training Weekend

Gyuletchica, 10th Nov – 12th Nov 2006

  • Trade against the Traders.
  • Pitch to the Investment Bankers.
  • Debate with top industry professionals.

The Event: Eighteen students from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Sofia University (FEB) and six students from other Bulgarian Universities will be selected to participate in an exciting weekend filled with keynote presentations, case studies, trading games and numerous discussions in the heart of the Rila Mountains. The case studies will focus on company valuation and equity analysis similar to those used by Harvard, Stanford and Columbia University to assess their MBA students. The trading game is comparable to the ones London Investment Banks develop to recruit and train their analysts.

The Speakers

  • Kamen Kolchev, CEO and Chairman, Board of Directors, ELANA HOLDING
  • Lubomir Lekov, CEO and Chairman, Board of Directors, INVESTOR BG GROUP
  • Pavel Ezekiev, General Manager, DEUTSCHE BANK – SOFIA
  • Tzvetoslav Angelov, Bank Supervision, BULGARIAN NATIONAL BANK
  • Plamen Dokov, Mergers & Acquisitions, MORGAN STANLEY
  • Aleksander Petrov, Structured Finance Trading, LEHMAN BROTHERS


Gyuletchica, 10th Nov – 12th Nov 2006

Eligible Applicants

Eligible applicants are enrolled in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year at the FEB, Sofia University or at a recognised University majoring in Economics/Finance and are requested to submit a CV in English and a 300 word essay (see below).

The Application

Essay in English (300 words) on the following topic:

  • When is a company undervalued?

CV in English.

Are you prepared?