Glavbolgarstroy Holding AD

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Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Glavbolgarstroy Holding AD   (GBS)

    EU Transparency Register

    758877836708-61 First registered on 03 Dec 2019

    Goals / Remit

    Glavbolgarstroy (GBS) is the largest building and engineering group in Bulgaria and one of the largest construction companies in region of South-Eastern Europe (SEE). The company has 55 years of extensive experience and a number of successfully implemented landmark projects in Europe, Central & North Asia and the Middle East. The corporate group specializes mainly in infrastructure construction (transport, water, energy, etc.), as well as in the realization of residential, commercial and industrial construction projects. The portfolio of the company includes as well tourism activity (hotel management & property maintenance), development of environmental and sustainable solutions, manufacturing and trading with construction products and materials. GBS has pioneered in developing key standards in the construction industry, both in Bulgaria and the Balkan region. We do not simply follow the latest trends in the construction industry, we also create them.

    Main EU files targeted

    We are closely following the debate on EU level with regards to the European Green Deal, as well as any legislative amendments in Construction Regulations, the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations, Regulation on EU Gas package, etc.


    Head Office
    3-5 Damyanitsa Str.
    Sofia 1619
    EU Office
    15, Rue de la Science; Floor 3
    Brussels 1000 - 1000


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    Currently, we do not possess with constantly based personnel at the GBS EU Liaison Office in Brussels. However, 3 people from our team are working on this matter, one of them is engaged 50 % of the working hours and the other two in 25 % of the working day.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    Glavbolgarstroy Holding AD is a member of the following Bulgarian industry/trade associations:
    - Bulgarian Construction Chamber -,
    - American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria -
    - The German-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GBITC) -, etc.

    GBS is a member of the following international industry/trade associations:
    - European Clean Hydrogen Alliance -
    - World Economic Forum -
    - Business Council for International Understanding -
    - European Construction Technology Platform -
    - Eurogas -
    - Build Europe -
    - IPLOCA -
    - European Demolition Association -
    - European Decontamination Institute -
    - Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils -

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant European Commission/ H2020 Programme 50,130€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    fleishmanhillard eu 50,000€ - 99,999€
    eppa sa 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    eppa sa

    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    GBS has an operational EU Liaison office in Brussels for dialogue and exchange of experience. Our Representation in Brussels seeks to contribute to the involvement of the company in discussions relating to the development of the industry and the monitoring of the progress on current issues in the sector.
    In addition to the communication opportunity with a wider range of stakeholders, the Holding also relys on the EU Representative office for providing access to ideas from the European community, examples of modern approaches and innovative technologies for the construction industry.
    On December 04, 2019, GBS organised a 50-ty Years Anniversary Cocktail in Brussels (Belgium). The event was attended by representatives of the European Commission and the European Parliament.
    On February 22, 2022, the Brussels-based pan-European media network EURACTIV, in partnership and with the GBS Representative Office in Brussels, organised the conference: "(Re)Constructing Europe: What Challenges Are Member States Facing?". The event took place in a virtual (online) format and focused on topics related to the new economic and environmental challenges facing the construction sector in Europe and in particular in the South East Europe region. Panelists in the conference were: Fulvia Raffaelli, Head of Unit Construction, DG GROW, European Commission; Tsvetelina Penkova MEP, Member ITRE and REGI Committee, European Parliament; Csaba Borboly, Member ENVE Committee, Committee of the Regions; Gonzalo Sánchez, Policy Officer for Circular economy and Carbon neutrality in the Building sector, EEB; Domenico Campogrande, Director General, FIEC (European Construction Industry Federation); Kalin Peshov, Vice-Chairman of the Bulgarian Construction Chamber & Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Glavbolgarstroy AD. Further information regarding the event could be found on the following website:

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    None declared

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