About

9th Annual Finance Conference

Digital Event

INVESTOR FINANCE FORUM is a top event for the financial and investment sector in the region. For the 9th consecutive year the conference will gather experts from the banking, finance and fintech sectors, capital markets, foreign and exchange markets, the regulatory authorities. IFF is an excellent platform for financial industry leaders and experts to meet and discuss challenges, trends and best practices.

 

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to evolve unpredictably – and out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our community, including guests, speakers, partners and suppliers– Investor Finance Forum is going digital this year.

 

EVENT SO FAR

IFF is the annual meeting of institutional and individual investors, representatives of the capital market from Bulgaria and the region and public companies.

Leading experts in the financial industry host seminars and workshops.

This year the annual Banks and Finance event organized by Investor.bg will take place within the Investor Finance Forum. Banking sector experts and regulators will discuss relevant sector issues, new services and strategies: how the banks are changing and what transformations they are facing.

 

IFF EXPO is where forex brokers, financial companies, banks and technology companies present their new products and services.

 

EVENT THIS YEAR

Format

  • Hybrid event
  • TV studio

 

When

3 December

 

Audience:

 Representatives of the financial sector from Bulgaria and the region, including banks, financial companies, asset and fund managers, institutional investors, investors in  other areas, professional investors in forex trading, managers of companies operating in the international markets, professionals from the financial sector, public companies, individual investors, traders, fintech companies, blockchain companies.

Hybrid event

Half day event (live discussions and streaming) – discussions with experts, speakers and invite only audience – up to 30 people

3 discussions

3 hours

Live streaming on Investor Media Group websites and Facebook

 

TV studio

Interviews with experts in Bloomberg TV Bulgaria studio and live broadcasting from the discussion hall

Live streaming on Investor Media Group websites and Facebook

Audience

Individual investors / traders, investors in different areas, professional investors in the field of currency trading, managers of companies trading on international markets, professionals from the general financial sphere

Profile

76% Individual investors
24% Institutional investors

42% - 31-40 years old
29% - 41-50 years old
19% - over 50 years old
10% - 21-30 years old

Networking

Excellent opportunity for business networking and sales. Presentation to the selected audience of investments in Bulgaria and the region.
Over 50 partners and over 70 speakers through the years.

Explore

Discussions
Presentations
Seminars
Tendencies and prognosis for investments
International speakers

Agenda

09:30 - 10:00

Official Opening

Boyko Atanasov, Chair of the Financial Supervision Commission

Manyu Moravenov Ph.D, Chief Executive Officer at Bulgarian Stock Exchange

Georgi Biserinski, CEO, Bloomberg TV Bulgaria

10:00 - 11:00

Discussion: How Macro Trends Shape the Market’s Future

  • Investments in the new economic environment
  • How analyzing macro trends and significant events can serve as a key investment tool

Discussion:

Georgi Zamanov, CEO, Allianz Bulgaria,

Valentina Grigorova Gencheva, Founder and Head of Gold Department, First Investment Bank

Emil Asparouhov, Board member and partner, Trend AM

Moderator: BloombergTV

11:00 - 12:00

Panel: Regional Capital Markets

  • Prospects and Opportunities for derivatives trading and the role of the Central counterparty clearing

  • Opportunities for cross-border cooperation and the successful model in CEE

Discussion:

Cristian Agalopol, Head of Securities Services Central and Eastern Europe, Citi

Adrian Tanase, CEO, Bucharest Stock Exchange

Marius-Alin Barbu, Deputy General Manager, Bucharest Stock Exchange

Dimitris Karaiskakis, CОO, Athens Exchange Group

Socrates Lazaridis, CEO, Athens Exchange Group

Milan Božić, CEO, Banja Luka Stock Exchange

Siniša Krneta, CEO, Belgrade Stock Exchange

Darko Sima, Director, SEE Link.

 

Moderator: Manyu Moravenov Ph.D, Chief Executive Officer at Bulgarian Stock Exchange

13:00 - 14:30

Panel: Investing in Mutual funds and ETFs

  • Global tendencies in fund investing – Amundi presentation

 

  •   ETF Investing discussion

Nikolay Vassilev, CEO, Expat Capital

Petko Valkov, Private banking Director at Fibank

 

  • Bulgarian Funds Ranking 2019 – Investor.BG

 

  • Discussion:

Nikolay Vassilev, CEO, Expat Capital

Petko Valkov, Private banking Director at Fibank

Amundi representative

Moderator: Pavel Bandilov, CEO at BPD Industrial Real Estate Fund

15:00 - 16:00

Discussion: Technologies That Will Disrupt Financial Services

Yanki Onen, Senior Manager at nextmarkets Trading Limited and Founder of Wamo.io

Johan Gabriels, Country Manager Romania and Bulgaria, Ebury

Iliyan Dimitrov, СОО, ReportX.eu

Moderator: Georgi Bulgarski, Strategic Project Manager at FinTech, TradeTech & RegTech start-ups

11:00 - 12:00
Musala Hall, floor 2

Meet the Investors

SME Investing

  • SME growth market BEAM – presentation

Alexandrina Giurova, Bulgarian Stock Exchange

 

  • Alternative Funds – presentation

Nikolay Martinov, Co-founder and partner at Impetus Capital

 

  • SME finance – presentation
    Viktoriya Hristova, Fund of Funds

 

Presentation of public companies:

Kolev&Kolev – Ivan Kolev, CEO of Kolev & Kolev

13:00 - 14:30

Discussion: Financial Regulation

  • New obligations on how firms providing investment services to provide clients with information – presentation

Martina Savcheva – Chief Expert at „Supervision of Investment Intermediaries and Markets in Financial Instruments & Market Abuse Investigation“ Department at the Financial Supervision Commission (FSC)

  • Changes to the Regulatory Framework – presentation

Vladislav Matev – Chief Expert at „Public Companies, Issuers and SPICs“ Department at the Financial Supervision Commission (FSC)

 

  • Discussion:

Andreas Roussos, Partner, Point Nine Data Trust

Georgi Malinov, Lawer, Elana Finance Holding

Moderator: Dimitar Kaldamukov, Partner at TM Law Office

15:00 - 16:00
Musala Hall, floor 2

ESG Investing

Responsible investment: practices and trends – video presentation and Q&A (live)

Speakers: Yulia SofronovaHead of Nordics, CEE & CIS and Anna Georgieva, Manager Investment Practices – Fixed Income, The Principles for Responsible Investment

 

Discussion:

Tsvetelina Kuzmanova – International Cooperation Expert at the Financial Supervision Commission

Moderator: Bloomberg TV

16:15 - 17:00

Listed Companies vs Investors

  • Listed companies vs. Investors. New legislation on transparency. Measuring the impact of changing regulatory requirements – presentation

Ivan Daskalov and Danil Djorgov, Association of Bulgarian Investor Relations Directors

 

  • Discussion:

The effect of the new regulatory requirements on capital markets

Long-term commitment of companies to investors and to investors to companies based on the new regulations

Transparency as a precondition for increasing the liquidity and attractiveness of the Bulgarian capital market

 

Konstantin Prodanov, Chief investment strategist at Karoll Capital Management, Chairman of the Board at Bravo Property Fund REIT

Vasil Golemanski, CEO, Central Depository

Ivan Daskalov and Danil Djorgov, Association of Bulgarian Investor Relations Directors

Moderator: Pelagia Viacheva, Investor Relations Director of Sopharma AD, a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Investor Relations Directors

10:00 - 11:00

Webinar with Alex Gerchik

How to make money in any market – live video seminar

Alex Gerchik is a proffesional trader and a Wall street legend.

Alexander Gerchik is a trader at NYSE/NASDAQ, RTS, CME.He start his career in Day trading firm Worldco were he traded firm capital. In 2000-2003 he was a number one trader in the firm amogn 2000 traders with only 9 losing days of all of those years.As well He had no losing months in the daytrading sector in a period of 10 years. He is known as one of the safest traders.In his second year in trading he earn more than 2 mln $
From 2003 to 2009, he was Hold Brothers LLC managing partner 2 largest day trading firm in the USA . 2011-2014 managing director of FINAM Management. Since 2014 co-founder of Gerchik.ru  biggest stock market related educational project in Eastern Europe.  and Gerchik and co wich is one of the fastest growing forex broker,
Alex starred in the “Wall Street Warriors” HBO Mojo project as the safest day trader on Wall Street.

13:00 - 14:00
Зала Вихрен, ет.2

Seminar: How to trade financial markets with a cool head and make money as well

Host of the seminar – Ali Persembe, Vice Chairman, Saha Credit Rating , Trading Tutor, Author, TV Presenter

A solo presentation on how to trade financial markets (specifically yes, but not necessarily just forex) with a cool head.

It’s a presentation that encompasses:

  • unpredictability of markets
  • behavioral finance
  • importance of risk management with stops as well as risk/reward ratios, and
  • a detailed trading strategy.

The presentation is fast, furious, factual, shocking, tickling, provoking and funny!!

It underlines the importance and the inevitable imperative to overhaul the traders’ approach to markets.

Who will benefit:

Individual and institutional investors

Asset/fund/portfolio managers

Brokerage houses

Traders of banks’ treasury

Research personnel

Investment advisors

Traders (equities, forex, bonds, crypto, derivatives)

 

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Speakers

speaker Yana Yankova Senior Manager Financial Services at A1 Bulgaria, Member of A1 Telekom Austria Group
speaker Ivan Kolev CEO of 'Kolev & Kolev' Ltd
speaker Georgi Malinov Board member, ELANA Financial Holding
speaker Vladislav Matev Chief Expert at the Financial Supervision Commission (FSC)
speaker Tsvetelina Kuzmanova International Cooperation Expert at the Financial Supervision Commission (FSC)
speaker Martina Savcheva Chief Expert at the Financial Supervision Commission (FSC)
speaker Socrates Lazaridis CEO at Athens Exchange Group
speaker Dimitris Karaiskakis COO at Athens Exchange Group
Speaker Emil Asparouhov Board member and partner, Trend AM
Moderator Nikola Tchouparov Co-founder and CEO, Moneyfold
Speaker Nikolay Martinov Co-founder and a partner at Impetus Capital
Seminar host Alex Gerchik Professional Trader and a Wall Street Legend
speaker Valentina Grigorova-Gencheva, PhD Founder and Head of Gold and Numismatics Department of First Investment Bank
speaker Johan Gabriels Country Manager Romania and Bulgaria, Ebury
speaker Yanki Onen Senior Manager at nextmarkets Trading Limited and Founder of Wamo.io
speaker Boyko Atanasov Chairman of Financial Supervision Commission
seminar host Ali Persembe Vice Chairman, Saha Credit Rating , Trading Tutor, Author, TV Presenter
speaker Andreas Roussos Partner Point Nine Data Trust
speaker Yulia Sofronova Head of Nordics, CEE & CIS, The Principles for Responsible Investment
speaker Angel Gyaurov CFA, Belayer
speaker Anna Georgieva Manager Investment Practices – Fixed Income, The Principles for Responsible Investment
Speaker Cristian Agalopol Head of Securities Services Central and Eastern Europe, Citi
Speaker Federico Santi Senior Analyst, Europe, Eurasia Group
Speaker Georgi Zamanov CEO, Allianz Bank Bulgaria
Speaker Assoc. Prof. Manyu Moravenov, Ph.D. Member of the Board and CEO of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange
Speaker Ivan Zhitiyanov Chief Executive Officer at Telelink Business Services
Moderator Pelagia Viacheva Investor Relations Director of Sopharma AD, a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Investor Relations Directors
Speaker Nikolay Vassilev Managing Partner and Shareholder at Expat Capital
Speaker Konstantin Prodanov Chief investment strategist at Karoll Capital Management, Chairman of the Board at Bravo Property Fund REIT
Moderator Dimitar Kaldamukov Partner at TM Law Office
Moderator Pavel Bandilov CEO at BPD Industrial Real Estate Fund
Moderator Georgi I. Bylgarski Strategic Project Manager at FinTech, TradeTech & RegTech start-ups
speaker Iliyan Dimitrov СОО, ReportX.eu
Speaker Petko Valkov Private banking Director at Fibank
Speaker Danil Djorgov Association of Bulgarian Investor Relations Directors
Speaker Ivan Daskalov Association of Bulgarian Investor Relations Directors

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София, България

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