Άμεσες ξένες επενδύσεις - Ο όμιλος ΕΛΒΑΛΧΑΛΚΟΡ και η περίπτωση μελέτης της SOFIA MED S.A στην Βουλγαρία
The objective of this thesis is the study and analysis of foreign direct investments and specifically the case study of ELVALHALCOR group in the market of Bulgaria (SOFIA MED S.A). Within this context, we try to approach the theoretic part of FDI as well as the factors that attract an FDI to a country. We focus significantly in the market of Bulgaria, the economic status of the country and the motivations and advantages that can attract a foreign company to invest there. Moreover, an analysis of ElvalHalcor group in Greece and its subsidiary, SOFIA MED S.A, in the market of Bulgaria, is given. Finally, the last part of this thesis consists of thoughtful comments of the course of Halcor so far in Bulgaria and basic structural changes that the group could do to ameliorate the positive economic results.