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Fibank increased its share capital

NEWS English / Fibank - 2020-07-02

Fibank increased its share capital

Fibank (First Investment Bank) successfully increased its share capital. Today, the subscribed shares from the new issue were fully paid up. The new shareholders of the bank are the Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) with 18.35% and Valea Foundation with 7.87%. "This is our first portfolio investment in Bulgaria. Bulgaria is a promising ...

Nikola Bakalov: Digitalization and accession of Bulgaria to the Eurozone will be the leading topics in 2020

От FibankNEWS, NEWS English / Данира Доспевска-Шаренкапова - 2020-03-05

Nikola Bakalov: Digitalization and accession of Bulgaria to the Eurozone will be the leading topics in 2020

Fibank will present innovative products and services tailored to the customer and based on high-tech solutions   In the beginning of 2020, Mr. Nikola Bakalov joined the Fibank management team as a member of the Management Board and Executive Director. Mr. Bakalov is responsible for the following departments: Retail Banking, Cash ...

Anton Petrov - Head, International Legal Relations Team - with prestigious international distinction from The Legal 500

NEWS English / Данира Доспевска-Шаренкапова - 2020-02-10

Anton Petrov - Head, International Legal Relations Team - with prestigious international distinction from The Legal 500

Anton Petrov Head, International Legal Relations Team, Fibank I finished my secondary education at the Geo Milev English High School in Bourgas. While there, I participated in an exchange program and studied briefly in the USA. In 2014, I received my degree in Law from the University of National and World Economy. In 2018, I ...

Fibank launched the first open banking platform in Bulgaria fully compliant with the PSD2 Directive

NEWS English / Данира Доспевска-Шаренкапова - 2019-11-26

Fibank launched the first open banking platform in Bulgaria fully compliant with the PSD2 Directive

The customers of First Investment Bank will be the first to benefit from the advantages of open banking,  developed in compliance with the Payment services (PSD2)  Directive which came into force in September 2019. Users may now add their accounts in other banks to the My Fibank mobile app. Through My Fibank for Android OS, ...

Apple Pay Coming to Fibank’s Customers

NEWS English / Fibank - 2019-11-06

Apple Pay Coming to Fibank’s Customers

Fibank is the first bank in Bulgaria enabling its customers to make payments using Apple Wallet Sofia, November 5, 2019 Fibank (First Investment Bank), in cooperation with Mastercard, has launched the Apple Pay service. It allows any Fibank customer having a Mastercard debit or credit card to add it to the Apple Wallet and transform ...

Fibank, Mastercard and Garmin launch an innovation in payments

NEWS English / Fibank - 2019-09-26

Fibank, Mastercard and Garmin launch an innovation in payments

The new Garmin Pay service will allow Fibank customers to make payments using their Garmin watches The long-awaited launch took place of the innovative Garmin Pay watch payment project, carried out in partnership between Fibank (First Investment Bank), Mastercard and Garmin. Garmin Pay will allow Fibank customers to digitize their ...

Fibank passed the asset quality review and the stress test

NEWS English / Fibank - 2019-07-27

Fibank passed the asset quality review and the stress test

On 26 July 2019, the European Central Bank (ECB) published the results of the comprehensive assessment for 2018, in which six Bulgarian banks participated. The asset quality review was ECB-led and supervised, carried out by Ernst & Young, with the cooperation of Fibank. The asset quality review (AQR) and the stress test represent ...