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OPIC Selects Constance Financial Group LLC as Originator in Enterprise Development Network


Wednesday, June 23, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has selectedConstance Financial Group LLC, a company offering a wide range of services to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) including fund raising, operator search, and advisory services for business development and growth, to serve as an Originator for a growing alliance with the private sector designed to support SMEs expanding into emerging markets overseas.

The alliance, the Enterprise Development Network (EDN), is expanding the ability of OPIC – the U.S. government agency charged with facilitating U.S. private sector investment in emerging markets – 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.

Constance Financial Group LLC (CFG) is a Registered Investment Adviser organized in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, located in the Philadelphia area. CFG was founded in 1998 as a financial intermediary to assist in business development and fund raising for SMEs owned by historically-disadvantaged businesspersons.   As financial consultants for venture capital and trade finance, CFG’s mission is to foster growth for SMEs.  CFG is committed to practice as a steward of the planet and to protect the wealth and welfare of future generations; they achieve this by providing education, confidence, and access to free and open markets for all members of society. They maintain a firm commitment for economic development and value-added activities throughout the world. Visit CFG on the web at www.constancefg.com.