Interlink Capital Strategies, (www.interlinkdc.com ) established in 1994, is a Washington DC-based consulting firm specializing in emerging market finance and business development. The company orignially focused on business relationships between the U.S. and Southeast Asia. Today we have business relationships that have broadened our reach to include Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Our managers are experts in developing business opportunities and/or financing them with a unique expertise on how to access numerous government lending programs, which often is the only long-term debt available for many of these markets.
- Strategic business development consulting and advice
- Structured and project finance with unparalleled capabilities in the use of bilateral and multilateral financing programs from the U.S., Europe, and Asia
- Loan restructurings and workouts
- Project development, with a focus on emerging markets
- Renewable energy finance through various private sector players and government agencies.
Interlink Capital Strategies is a registered GSA contractor and a designated Enterprise Development Network Originator for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), as well as a financial advisor for the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s structured finance program.
North Avenue Research (www.northave.net ) operates at the intersection of finance, technology and public policy to promote sustainable development. It provides independent project research and due diligence to facilitate project development and investment decisions in North America or emerging markets for project sponsors and investors as well as public and non-profit agencies. orth Avenue Research operates at the intersection of finance, technology and public policy to promote sustainable development. It provides independent project research and due diligence to facilitate project development and investment decisions in North America or emerging markets for project sponsors and investors as well as public and non-profit agencies.
Global Clearinghouse for Development Finance (www.globalclearinghouse.org), a non-profit organization formed to implement the Monterrey Consensus, the Global Clearinghouse Initiative has developed specific Financing for Development Tools. The Global Clearinghouse “Financing for Development Tools” are Global Public Goods that have been developed over the last six years to implement the Monterrey Consensus objective of mobilizing private sector resources for development, advancing the capacity of developing country governments and aid effectiveness of development agencies. The Global Clearinghouse receives support from the Swiss Development Agency (SDC) and the UN Capital Development Fund. First Infrastructure Inc. (www.1stinfrastructure.com ) – an SEC- and MSRB-registered municipal financial advisor -- is a consulting and advisory company serving both public and private sector clients. We develop programmatic solutions for financing alternative energy, economic development and infrastructure projects. First Infrastructure is an. Steven Klein is the Founding Partner of First Infrastructure. Lamont Financial Services Corporation ( www.lamontfin.com) is a nationally ranked independent financial advisor specializing in public finance. The sole focus of the firm is to provide financial advisory services to clients, which are primarily states, state agencies, and municipalities. Lamont is an SEC- and MSRB-registered municipal financial advisor. Economic Innovation International, www.economic-innovation.com) founded in 1970, is internationally recognized for building more than $150 billion of privately capitalized innovative institutions to accomplish public purposes in North America, Europe and Asia. These funds generate measurable wealth and high quality jobs for low-income residents of targeted communities in emerging markets. Belden Hull Daniels, founder and President of Economic Innovation, is an attorney and former international banker who taught economic development and development finance for many years at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Strategic Development Solutions Group (SDS Group, www.sdsgroup.com ) creates innovative business and investment strategies that foster economic opportunity in low-income communities and promote positive environmental impacts. At the investment level, SDS creates and manages Double and Triple Bottom Line private equity funds in the pursuit of market-based social and environmental solutions. At the community level, SDS provides capacity building and funding strategies to nonprofits serving low-income communities.