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Glo Capital’s executive team has international cross-industry experience with investment and business management over the world. The team combines western professional experience with knowledge of the business, culture, and language in Bulgaria.

Mr. Ilian Grozev
Mr. Ilian Grozev
Managing Partner

Mr. Grozev has more than 10 years experience in banking, corporate finance, and private equity management.

Before founding Glo Capital for over four years he has been responsible for the origination and management of real estate deals in Southeastern Europe for the UK private equity fund Northridge Capital (NCL). Under the fund management are projects with total value over 150 million Euros, of which over 50 million Euros under Ilian’s direct supervision in Bulgaria.

Previously, Mr. Grozev worked in the United States for Morgan Stanley in the New York headquarters, where he performed analysis on several industries, including investment recommendations, and at Anthony Advisors where he assisted in evaluating companies for potential acquisition. In addition, Mr. Grozev worked at the Finance departments of Occidental Chemical and Greyhound in Dallas, Texas.

He holds an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration and a BA in Finance from the University of North Texas. Mr. Grozev is a Bulgarian national and a US citizen, he speaks fluently Bulgarian and English. He is member of the board of FIABCI Bulgaria and has been chairing a number of CEE conferences at the GRI – Global Real Estate Institute.

Ms. Eva Petrova
Ms. Eva Petrova

Ms. Petrova has extensive experience in business development and investor control over projects in a variety of business sectors in Bulgaria, France, and Belgium.

Before joining Glo Capital she was Executive Director at Construction Management Group, a leading project management consultancy in Sofia, where she was in charge of development management, liaison with banks and state institutions on international investors’ projects in real estate, infrastructure, and energy.

Earlier, Ms. Petrova managed investments of the California-based IT company ICYGEN for the startup of branches in Paris and Brussels, including on site management and business process organization. She was also General Manager for Bulgaria at ICYGEN, now a top three IT agency locally, and has experience with EU funded projects on which she worked at an NGO.

Her educational background includes: Master in Finance, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria; Master in International Relations - economy and international law, the Sofia University, Bulgaria; undergraduate education in business and marketing at Cornell University and Ithaca College, NY, USA. She speaks fluently Bulgarian, English and Spanish, conversational French, and basic German and Russian.

Mr. Ivo Taskov
Mr. Ivo Taskov
Corporate Finance Advisor

Ivo Taskov has extensive financial, banking, and private equity experience in the USA. Since 2008, Ivo has been strongly focused on the development of photovoltaic projects in Bulgaria.

Before that he was concentrated on structuring and financial management of a number of real estate investments in the country. Under his supervision, venture capital and bank financing was secured for two residential, one commercial, one retail, an office project, and two renewable energy projects with gross development value of over Euro 320 million.

After college, he joined Thomson Financial in New York where he worked for 10 years in Municipal Debt and Fixed Income as a Business Analyst and Product Manager. Ivo was responsible for formulating and executing project plans, including staffing, business requirements, and strategy implementation.

Mr. Taskov graduated Albright College; he earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and became a member of the CFA Institute and NYSSA (New York Society of Security Analysts). Being a member of the Alternative Investments and Private Wealth Management committees of NYSSA, he has comprehensive knowledge of the US and global financial markets, as well as sources of private/public equity and debt financing. He speaks fluently Bulgarian and English
Mr. Konstantin Tanev
Mr. Konstantin Tanev
Legal Advisor

Mr. Konstantin Tanev is an experienced lawyer and legal advisor. He has advised a number of foreign investors in Bulgaria in different business sectors. His work was concentrated on projects in industries including but not limited to real estate, renewable energy, heavy industry, production, investments in health services.

Throughout his career, Mr. Tanev has been in the board of directors of several companies in Bulgaria, acting on the side of legal and business management. In addition, he has professional experience in Italy and other European countries.

His practice includes corporate law; civil law, with focus on real estate; commercial law – banks and finance, corporate governance, M&A, project finance, restructuring; civil status and citizenship; court representation; as well as implementation of civil and personal rights.

Mr. Tanev has an LLM and a PhD in Law from the Sofia University in Bulgaria. He is associate professor at the University of National and World Economy in Sofia and is member of the Sofia BAR Association. In addition to Bulgarian, he speaks fluently English, Italian and Russian, conversational French, and basic German.