OPIC Updates | Newsletter of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation
 
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OPIC and South Sudan sign Investment Agreement 

In April, OPIC signed an Investment Incentive Agreement with the Government of South Sudan supporting U.S. private sector investment in Africa's newest nation. The agreement was signed by OPIC Executive Vice President Mimi Alemayehou and South Sudan's Minister of Commerce, Industry & Investment Garang Diing Akuong at the U.S. Government-sponsored South Sudan Investment Forum, organized by the U.S. Agency for International Development.

OPIC partners with USTDA for Twitter chat series 

OPIC is teaming up with export, trade, and finance related agencies across the federal government in May during World Trade Month for a series of Twitter chats for U.S. companies. Learn more

Rebuilding Haiti: one concrete block at a time
A report on a recent OPIC delegation to Haiti that visited many of the projects OPIC has supported since the 2010 earthquake. Learn more
Capital flows in emerging markets
OPIC's most recent call for proposals from emerging market private equity fund managers drew a record 158 responses, providing insight into the regions and sectors that are generating the most interest. Learn more 
Measuring and monitoring impact
Margaret Kuhlow, OPIC's Vice President of Investment Policy, explains her office's role in ensuring that OPIC projects are environmentally and socially sustainable, and respectful of human and worker's rights. Learn more

Improving healthcare in Africa

The continent carries a disproportionate share of the global burden of many diseases from HIV/AIDS to high blood pressure. OPIC financing is supporting many of the small private clinics that are helping to serve Africa's low-income populations. Learn more

Catalyzing support for impact investing
Mitchell Strauss, OPIC's Special Advisor for Socially Responsible Investing, discusses the importance of catalyzing support for impact investing and describes three ways to take impact investing to the next level. Learn more 




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