OPIC Updates | Newsletter of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation
OPIC announces a record year

In Fiscal Year 2013, OPIC's lending program committed an unprecedented $3.75 billion in support of U.S. businesses investing in sustainable economic development in fast-growing markets and regions around the world. OPIC also supported a record volume of high-impact projects such as those in critical infrastructure, low-income housing, microfinance, small business lending, and agriculture. Learn more

OPIC and Habitat for Humanity partner for microfinance event 

OPIC and Habitat for Humanity partnered together for a public outreach event highlighting challenges and opportunities in development related to microfinance in light of Habitat for Humanity's annual Shelter Report. Learn more

Coming soon: 

OPIC's Impact Awards 

In recognition of the outstanding work our clients do in support of development around the world, OPIC will host its first Impact Awards ceremony in early 2014. Details coming soon

OPIC recently traveled to San Jose, California to host an Expanding Horizons workshop for small businesses. Read more about the agency's long history supporting jobs and procurement in the state.

Five ways development impacts lives

OPIC seeks to support projects it determines to have a high developmental impact based on five categories. In a recent blog post, we take a more detailed look at these categories and the way different projects support them. Learn more

SunEdison, IFC, and OPIC supporting largest solar plant in Latin America

SunEdison, IFC, and OPIC recently closed a $100.4 million project financing arrangement for a critical solar energy power plant in Chile called "San Andres" located in the Atacama region of Chile. Learn more

Seeing complex projects through completion
What happens when a project doesn't progress according to its business plan? Ryan Bequai, managing director of OPIC's Portfolio Monitoring Division (PMD) explains how OPIC works to keep projects viable through sometimes challenging conditions. Learn more 

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