OPIC Selects Hampton Hoerter LLC as Originator in Enterprise Development Network
June 14, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has selected Hampton Hoerter, a boutique investment bank with offices in New York and Hong Kong, to serve as an originator in a growing alliance with the private sector designed to support small and medium enterprises (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 emerging market businesses.
Hampton Hoerter is emerging as Asia’s preeminent boutique investment bank with primary expertise in a number of industries including:
• Private healthcare and senior living opportunities;
• Real estate finance and development;
• Civil infrastructure finance/P3 initiatives;
• Natural resource/renewable energy ventures.