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OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION (OPIC). An Agency of the United States Government. What is OPIC?. Independent agency of the U.S. Government Helps U.S. businesses invest overseas Fosters economic development in new and emerging markets. Why is OPIC important?.

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OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION (OPIC)

An Agency of the United States Government

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What is OPIC?

  • Independent agency of the U.S. Government
  • Helps U.S. businesses invest overseas
  • Fosters economic development in new and emerging markets
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Why is OPIC important?

  • Complements the private sector
  • Opens and expands new markets for U.S. businesses
  • Promotes sustainable and responsible development abroad
  • Supports U.S. foreign policy
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What products does OPIC offer?

  • Political Risk Insurance
    • Protects investors against a variety of risks
  • Long-term financing
    • Provides loans and loan guaranties
  • Investment Funds
    • Supports private equity funds that invest in projects abroad
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What investments are eligible?

  • OPIC supports projects that:
    • Are located in an OPIC-eligible country
    • Significantly involve a U.S. investor
    • Are financially sound and have developmental benefits for the host country
    • Have no adverse affects on the host country’s development or environment
    • Have no human rights or workers rights violations
    • Cause no loss of U.S. jobs or adverse impact on the U.S. economy
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What is OPIC Insurance?

  • Insures U.S. investors against 3 political risks:
    • Expropriation
    • Political Violence
    • Currency Inconvertibility
  • Terms:
    • Can cover up to $250 million per project
    • Up to 20-year terms
    • Up to 90% of an eligible investment
  • Benefits:
    • Extensive experience; advocacy
    • Attract funding from commercial lenders
    • Full faith and credit of the U.S. Government
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What is OPIC Finance?

  • Limited recourse, long-term finance through direct loans and loan guaranties
  • Available to wholly-owned U.S. investments or joint ventures (at least 25% U.S. equity)
  • Must have experience in the same or a similar industry and contribute sufficient equity
  • Terms:
    • Loans from $100,000 up to $250 million
    • 5-15 year terms
    • Generally, up to 50-65% of the total project cost for new ventures; up to 75% for expansions
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What are OPIC Investment Funds?

  • OPIC supports the creation of privately-owned and managed investment funds with debt capital
  • These funds make direct equity & equity-related investments in new, expanding, or privatizing companies abroad
  • These funds have a regional or sector focus
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How Can OPIC Help Small Business?

  • Small Business Center (SBC) created in 2002
    • Small businesses with annual revenues less than $35 million
    • Flexible terms and new products
    • Easier access through a stream-lined approval process
  • Resources for small businesses:
    • Enhanced customer service
      • Guides, checklists, FAQ’s at www.opic.gov
      • OPIC’s Public Information Officer
      • Online application
    • Loan Originators through Enterprise Development Network (EDN)
    • Outreach (conferences and workshops)
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Visit us on the web: www.opic.gov

Contact the Information Officer:

Info@opic.gov

202-336-8799 (Hotline)

202-336-7949 (Fax)

For more information:

Thank you for your interest in OPIC!