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Client spotlight: Inter-MAC International supports home ownership for low-income Hondurans

  In 2007, OPIC agreed to provide a $70 million loan to Inter-Mac International, Inc. to support low-income housing development throughout Central America in a deal that will also provide long term lease-purchase financing to make... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Building a wind power farm in Peru

Workers assemble a wind turbine in northwestern Peru as part of the largest wind farm project in South America outside of Brazil. OPIC is in the process of structuring a $193 million OPIC loan to ContourGlobal Ltd. for the project, which will... Read more...

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A Shared Opportunity between OPIC and CSIS: Henrietta H. Fore

Today’s Shared Opportunity e-card features Henrietta H. Fore, Chairman and CEO, Holsman International, and former Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development. Click here to see the most recent Shared Opportunity e-card... Read more...

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OPIC board approves seven new deals at September meeting

OPIC’s Board of Directors held its final meeting of the fiscal year on September 19 and approved deals in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America that will improve access to electricity, small business lending, and healthcare while supporting U.... Read more...

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A Shared Opportunity between OPIC and CSIS: Farqooq Kathwari

Today’s Shared Opportunity e-card features Farooq Kathwari, Charman, President, and CEO, Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. Click here to see the most recent Shared Opportunity e-card, featuring Vin Weber, former U.S. Representative (R-MN... Read more...

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Featured Photo: OPIC supported power plant named one of world’s best

The OPIC-supported Amman East Power Plant in Jordan was recently named one of the world’s top five gas-fired plants by Power Magazine. OPIC committed a $70 million loan to AES Corp. of Arlington, Virginia in 2007 to support construction of... Read more...

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A Shared Opportunity between OPIC and CSIS: Vin Weber

Today’s Shared Opportunity e-card features Vin Weber, Former U.S. Representative (R-MN). Click here to see the most recent Shared Opportunity e-card, featuring Thomas J. Pritzker, Executive Chairman, Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Read more...

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Guest Post: How to Bring Financial Services to the Poor: Go Digital

This post is reprinted from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Impatient Optimists blog, where it first ran. While the topic of improving financial services to poor communities is a subject of great focus for OPIC, the views... Read more...

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A Shared Opportunity between OPIC and CSIS: Thomas J. Pritzker

Today’s Shared Opportunity e-card features Thomas J. Pritzker, Executive Chairman, Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Click here to see the most recent Shared Opportunity e-card, featuring Thomas A. Daschle (D-SD), U.S. Senate Majority... Read more...

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Featured Photo: OPIC supported franchise helping to create hundreds of local jobs in Georgia

U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland visits employees at the first Wendy’s franchise grand opening in Tbilisi, Georgia on September 12. The franchise, one of 22 restaurants supported by a $18.9 million OPIC loan to JSC WenGeorgia – an OPIC... Read more...

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