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The Roll-up Refinancing – Croatia's Business Event of the Year 201912/03/2019
According to the choice made by readers of Večernji list, the refinancing of the roll-up loan at Fortenova Group was the commercial event of the year 2019. Thus Fabris Peruško, Chief Executive Officer of Fortenova Group, received the award presented since four years for the second time in a row and on that occasion he pointed out that the nomination itself was a great honour for the company, while the acknowledgment has confirmed the importance that the refinancing had for the business operations of Fortenova Group as one of the region's most important companies as well as the indirect impact this had on the economies of all countries in which Fortenova Group operates. „The refinancing means a significant relaxation to our operations, which is particularly important in the light of our focus on improving the operating results of the businesses“ – Peruško said at the presentation ceremony of the the „Businessperson and Business Event of the Year 2019“ award organized by Večernji list and Poslovni dnevnik.
According to the choice made by the jury, the business event of the year is the announcement of the initial public offering of Infobip shares at the New York Stock Exchange, while both for the readers and the jury there was no doubt that the businessperson of the year was – Mate Rimac. Competing for the business event of the year were also the issue of treasury notes of the Ministry of Finance where the government was for the first time able to raise debt at a negative interest rate, the entry of the Hyundai Motor Group in the ownership structure of Rimac Automobili and the results of the tourist season which has according to data available to date already outperformed last year's records.
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