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Valeri Petrov, Partner at Axxess Capital; former partner at Bancroft Private Equity and former Investment Director at Global Finance

Valeri is a partner with Axxess Capital, a leading private equity firm in South Eastern Europe with invested equity in excess of EUR 250M. Previously he was a partner with Bancroft Private Equity in Vienna and an Investment Director with the Athens-based private equity firm Global Finance. Valeri led and co-led many transactions in various countries and industries across South-Eastern Europe and Turkey.

Prior to moving to the Private Equity industry, Valeri was running the largest paints & coatings company in Bulgaria (backed by private equity funds) as CEO where he completed a successful turnaround, increasing its market capitalization almost ten times.

Valeri also worked for Royal Dutch/Shell, and held various positions within the organisation.

Valeri holds an MSc in Engineering from the Technical University of Sofia. He also attended the Management Academy in London and ETP on Management in Delaware University.