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OPIC Selects Nice Inc. as Originator in Enterprise Development Network



Friday, April 13, 2012

(OPIC)  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has selected NICE Inc., an international business development and investment consultancy firm focusing on Asia and the Pacific regions, 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 – 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.

NICEbay Capital offers international business consultancy services to established companies as well as newcomers who quest to land a foothold in today's global marketplace, specifically Asia and the Pacific with focus in Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, India, Russia, and Australia. NICEbay Capital specializes in international business development and facilitation of foreign direct investments, loans and political risk insurance for those in the U.S. who want to do business in Asia and the Pacific, and international entrepreneurs seeking project capital.

Founded in 1993, NICE Inc’s principals and consultants are pioneers in emerging economies conducting early market research, exploring potential for commercial trade and investments.