Vesselin Zahariev


Ilian Scarlatov

Managing Partner

Svetoslav Tassev


  • Vesselin has 10 years international corporate finance experience.
  • He has advised on leading Capital Markets and M&A transactions.
  • He has expertise in wide variety of sectors, including finance, industrials, retail, telecommunications, energy, etc.
  • M&A deals include the acquisition of 100% of DZI from KBC Group, Magyar Telekom sale of Orbitel, the acquisition of Plovdiv BT, etc.
  • ECM and DCM transactions of Industrial Holding Bulgaria,, Enemona,, CIBANK, Credissimo, etc.
  • Veselin was Head of Corporate Finance of KBC Securities from 2009 to 2013.
  • Prior to that, he worked as Head of Corporate Finance at Sofia International Securities, a leading equity house.
  • Vesselin was Executive Director at Balkan Capital Markets (Asset Management Company).
  • He holds a MSc degree in Economics from the Economic University in Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • Ilian has 10+ years experience in international investment banking.
  • He has worked on landmark Capital Markets and M&A transactions.
  • He has experience in wide range of industries, including Energy, Tourism, Finance, IT, Food & Beverage, etc.
  • Ilian has unique track record in Capital Markets, having structured landmark projects, incl. dual listings and the first Warrants issue in Bulgaria.
  • ECM and DCM transactions include Industrial Holding Bulgaria, CIBANK,, Enemona,, First Investment Bank, BREF REIT, etc.
  • M&A deals include acquisition of DZI by KBC Group, York Capital Management stake in Bulgartabac, Magyar Telekom sale of Orbitel, etc.
  • Ilian established the Bulgarian office of KBC Securities in 2008, where he was CEO until 2013.
  • Previously he was the Managing Partner at Sofia International Securities, a leading equity house.
  • Ilian holds a BA in Business Administration from Thames Valley University in London.
  • He has BA degree in Information Technologies from Athens University of Economics and Business in Greece.
  • Svetoslav joined Mane Capital in 2017.
  • He has 11+ years of capital markets experience in buy-side and sell-side mandates.
  • Svetoslav has expertise in a number of industries: renewables, tobacco, agriculture, finance, waste management, etc.
  • Among flagship deals is buy-side advisory to York Capital Management for a significant minority stake in Bulgartabac Holding, Bulgaria’s largest domestic tobacco company.
  • Previously, he worked for an investment company focused on the renewable energy sector where he was involved in budgeting, corporate finance and business development.
  • Extensive experience with investors from Asia, Middle East and Europe.
  • In the past, Svetoslav worked as a Chief Equity Analyst and Macro Economist at KBC Securities Bulgaria.
  • Svetoslav has an MSc degree in Operations Research from Pace University in New York.



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