1947 - Bulgartabac is established as Bulgarian State Tobacco Monopoly.
1969 – It becomes a foreign trade company.
1977 - Bulgartabac becomes a full scale tobacco company.
Nov 10, 1993 – The company becomes a holding.
1995 - Bulgartabac subsidiaries are included in the mass privatisation.
1997 - Bulgartabac Holding is restructured into a joint-stock company (AD) from a state-owned joint-stock company (EAD).
July 29, 2004 – The London-based UBS AG acquires a 5.14% stake in Bulgartabac Holding AD, increasing its share to 7.96%.
Aug 2, 2004 - The state transfers 0.0467% in the company to a group of individuals in order to meet restitution claims.
Sept 7, 2004 - The state transfers a further 0.0933% in Bulgartabac Holding AD to a group of individuals in order to meet restitution claims.
Dec 17, 2004 - The company sells its 85.6786% stake in Parvomai-BT AD to ET Zaara - Yancho Ivanov, Stara Zagora, for BGN 390,000.
Dec 31, 2004 - Bulgartabac Holding AD sells its 85.87% share in Topolovgrad-BT AD to Trakiya Tabac EOOD for BGN 600,000.
Apr 28, 2005 - Bulgartabac Holding AD sells its 85.9% stake in Isperih-BT to ET Aisberg-Beihan Sopen for BGN 99,058.
July 11, 2005 - The state transfers an additional 0.03% in the company to a group of individuals in order to satisfy its restitution claims. The State holds 79.83% in Bulgartabac Holding AD.
Feb 25, 2010 - Bulgaria's Privatisation Agency announces the selection of UK-based Citigroup Global Markets Ltd as consultant in the sale of Bulgartabac Holding AD.
October, 2010 - Bulgartabac Holding AD gets an ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems certificate.
Oct 14, 2011 - Austrian company BT Invest GmbH acquires 79.83 % in Bulgartabac Holding AD for EUR 100.1 mln and becomes its majority shareholder.
Mar 27, 2014 - The holding sells 100% in its subsidiary Tabak Market AD, which operated under the brand Lafka.
March 2015 - Bulgartabac Holding AD acquires back 34.8% in Tabak Market AD.
Last updated on May 14, 2019.