Investment Banking

Public Offering of Securities

The main activities related to public offering of securities, which BenchMark performs, are:

  • Structuring the issue of securities, including a thorough analysis of the financial and market position of the company and the investors' interest;
  • Developing a prospect for public offering of securities and relevant documents;
  • Servicing the offering according t the chosen method;
  • Placement of the issue and raising of awareness among potential investors, upon request;
  • Registration of the issue with Central Depository JSCo, as well as entering the company in the Public Companies Register with the Financial Supervision Commission;
  • Drafting all documents required with respect to the listing of the issue on the BSE–Sofia;

Private offering of securities

BenchMark prepares private offerings of common or preferred shares, corporate, mortgage or other type of bonds. The main activities in connection with the private offering of securities that BenchMark performs are:

  • Structuring the issue of securities, including thorough analysis of the financial and market sustainability of the company and the investors’ interest;
  • Definition of memorandum and attached documents;
  • Developing a strategy for attracting future investors and participation in the offering of the issue before potential investors;
  • Developing a strategy for attracting future investors and participation in the offering of the issue before potential investors;

Tender offers

The services offered by BenchMark Finance regarding tender offer procedures include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of all necessary documents, organization and administration of the procedure;
  • Argumentation of the offering share price;
  • Communication with the stock market regulatory bodies – Financial Supervision Commission, Bulgarian Stock Exchange, Central;
  • Organization of the publications of the tender offer and its results in national dailies, in compliance with the regulatory requirements;
  • Trade reporting to Bulgarian Stock Exchange (OTC market) the acceptance of the tender offer by minority investors

Structuring of management, investment companies and companies with special investment purpose

The main procedures that BenchMark performs in relation to the structuring of the companies mentioned above are:

  • Preparation of thorough financial model and all documents, constitution and licensing of the company;
  • Structuring of the company’s activities.