Thursday, February 23, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, has selected Fronteira Global, a specialized investment advisory firm focusing on South America, the Middle East, and Africa, to serve as an originator for a growing alliance with the private sector designed to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) expanding into emerging markets overseas.
The alliance, the Enterprise Development Network (EDN), is expanding the ability of OPIC to provide financing to SMEs doing business in developing countries.
Through the support of financial institutions, business consultants, associations, law firms and regional investment promotion agencies, EDN is designed to enhance SME access to OPIC products and services. By empowering such service providers, the network is resulting in more efficient, cost-effective delivery of services to American businesses.
Fronteira Global is a specialized investment advisory firm linking investors with emerging and frontier market opportunities and developers with global capital for their businesses. From its offices in the U.S. and Brazil, and via its affiliates worldwide, Fronteira Global is a bridge between global capital markets and developers in the dynamic emerging markets of South America, the Middle East, and Africa. Past and ongoing transactions in Brazil, Peru, Ghana, Guinea, and Iraq are in the energy, infrastructure, commercial real estate, hospitality, agribusiness, and industrial sectors. Fronteira Global’s team has decades of experience in these markets, and brings unmatched dedication and professionalism to each transaction it undertakes. Visit Fronteira Global on the web at: www.fronteiraglobal.com.