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OPIC Selects LMB Consultants Limited as Originator in Enterprise Development Network



Tuesday, November 19, 2013

(OPIC)  WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has selected LBM Consultants Limited, an independent consultancy and advisory services firm registered in England and Wales, 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.

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.

LBM Consultants Limited aims to contribute towards sustainable economic and business growth through enhancing business performance standards, by providing clients with value added financing and business solutions that are socially responsible.

LBM Consultants Limited assists SME’s in Sub Saharan Africa, in particular Southern and Eastern Africa, to access equity and debt capital funding for strategic projects by identifying suitable investment partners internationally. The firm also works on behalf of international finance institutions and prospective investors to identify evaluate and recommend viable and profitable investment projects.

Further information on LBM Consultants Limited is available online at: www.lbm.uk.com.