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, 9th Nov – 11th Nov 2007

  • The markets are shaking with volatility.
  • Change is the only certain thing.
  • How can you profit from it?

The Event: Twenty four students will be selected to participate in an exciting weekend in the heart of the Rila Mountains, filled with presentations from Bulgaria’s top managers and investment professionals, trading game, case study and lively discussions. The trading game is comparable to the ones Investment Banks develop to recruit their analysts. The case study will focus on the basics behind company valuation and equity analysis. This event follows in the footsteps of the successful Gyuletchica 2006 seminar.

The Speakers

  • Kamen Kolchev, CEO and Chairman, ELANA HOLDING
  • Lyubomir Lekov, CEO and Chairman, INVESTOR BG GROUP
  • Valery Petrov, Managing Director, GLOBAL FINANCE
  • Aleksander Petrov, Executive Director, LEHMAN BROTHERS


Gyuletchica, 9th Nov – 11th Nov 2007

Eligible Applicants

Students enrolled in their 3rd, 4th year or Master level of Economics/ Finance studies at one of the following: Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Sofia University, University of National and World Economy, University of Economics – Varna, American University in Bulgaria – Blagoevgrad, Tsenov Academy of Economics – Svishtov. Participants in Gyuletchica 2006 are not eligible.

The Application

Essay in English (450 words) on one of the following topics:

  • Why is there an IPO boom in Bulgaria?
  • How to invest EUR 1 mln in Bulgaria (be specific in your answer)

CV in English.

Are you prepared?