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OPIC Selects SEA Consulting and Associates as Originator in Enterprise Development Network

March 4, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has selected SEA Consulting and Associates, a subsidiary of SEA Global Enterprises Corporation, to serve as an originator for a growing alliance with the private sector designed to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) expanding into emerging markets overseas.  SEA Consulting and Associates focuses on international business consulting, business development and facilitation of foreign direct investments and loans for those in the U.S. who want to do business in Sub-Saharan Africa or entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa seeking capital. 

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.

SEA Consulting and Associates is a business services and consulting firm based in Philadelphia, PA with a sister company in Ghana, West Africa.  SEA Consulting and Associates was founded in 2006 by Christopher Andoh, Principal.  The mission of SEA Consulting and Associates is to provide the most innovative solutions to assist companies, organizations and sole proprietors with achieving their fullest potential, meeting their business needs and distinguishing their business model, services and products from all the rest. Ultimately the organization strengthens, educates and advances its clients’ competitive advantage and needs using proprietary and proven methodologies.

Since 2006, SEA Consulting and Associates has had the necessary expertise, knowledge, interpersonal competencies, special skills and contacts to strengthen, educate and advance businesses and sole proprietors in the U.S. who want to do business with or in Sub-Saharan Africa.  SEA Consulting and Associates has either consulted for, or facilitated investments for several private and public companies, organizations, and sole proprietors in areas of the Arts, Business Development, Entertainment, Finance, Information Technology, Infrastructure Development, International Business, Oil & Gas, Management, Non-Profit Development and Real Estate.  SEA Consulting and Associates is one of the several companies selected by EDN that focuses primarily but not limited to Sub-Saharan Africa markets. Visit SEA Consulting and Associates on the web at