Valeri Petrov is a Partner at Eleven Ventures.
Valeri is entrepreneurial and strategy-driven investment and commercial management leader with over 25 years of diversified industry experience. His practice includes closing complex regional transactions and developing, restructuring, and turning around major acquisition operations. He possess over 16 years of Private Equity experience and a deep and diverse knowledge of emerging markets in South Eastern Europe, Central & Eastern Europe and Turkey.
Prior to Eleven Ventures, Valeri was a Partner at Axxess Capital, a leading private equity firm in South Eastern Europe, where he was in charge of investment opportunities primarily in Bulgaria and the Western Balkans.
Valeri was also a Partner at Bancroft Private and an Investment Director at Global Finance. Before moving to the Private Equity industry, Valeri ran Orgachim, the largest paints & coating company in Bulgaria (backed by private equity funds, including RAEF) as CEO, where he completed a successful turnaround. Valeri also held various positions within Royal Dutch/Shell.
Valeri holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from the Technical University of Sofia.