• Karoll's clients execute the first trade through COBOS – the BSE online trading platform. By year-end, Karoll's market share of online trading reached 70%.
  • Karoll's employee headcount reached 50 – 10 times its original size.
  • Karoll is the first company to offer brokerage and asset management services on the Eastern European emerging markets. At that time the company also launched its Eastern European weekly newsletter covering Bulgaria, Romania and Russia.
  • Karoll Capital Management licensed as an asset management company by the Financial Supervision Commission.
  • Karoll received the award for most active brokerage firm with the greatest number of trade executions on BSE.