Washington D.C.-- Interlink Capital Strategies has raised $2.75 million USD and 1 million is equity investment bridge financing for one of the fastest growing independent Romanian integrated energy suppliers, Restart Energy One (REO). This promising company is a leader in the renewable energy markets of Eastern Europe with an innovative Internet based electricity trading platform, a growing rooftop solar installation business, and over 880 MW of solar projects under development. REO has announced a goal to become the first 100% green energy supplier in the region by 2025.
FDI Capital Receives a $10 Million Credit Accommodation for Export Financing from PEFCO to Support Small to Medium Sized Businesses
Washington, D.C. – FDI Capital, an affiliate of Interlink Capital Strategies, is announcing the approval of a $10 million credit accommodation from the Private Export Funding Corporation (PEFCO), the capital markets affiliate of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM). This funding gives FDI Capital the ability to better support the exports of often-underserved, small and medium-sized businesses at lower interest rates. The availability of lower interest rate loans, coupled with FDI Capital’s unique expertise in trade finance, should allow it to significantly grow its EXIM guaranteed loan portfolio, which currently stands at $10 million.
Interlink Capital Strategies Announces Acquisition of Tintic Consolidated by Canadian Public Company Osiko Development
Washington, D.C. – Interlink Capital Strategies is announcing the successful acquisition by Osisko Development Corp. (TSX: ODV.V) of Tintic Consolidated Metals LLC, a precious metals mining company based in Eureka, Utah. This acquisition gives Osisko Development control of over 17,000 acres of mining rights and land in Utah’s historic Tintic Mining District. Most notably this acquisition includes the Trixie Mine, which is renowned as potentially one of the highest grade gold and silver mines in the world.
U.S. Development Finance Corporation Finances Women’s Hospital in Ecuador With The Help of Interlink
April 18, 2022 Washington D.C., – Interlink Capital Strategies, led by Michael Simpson, announced an $18 million credit agreement by the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) that will help finance the first private maternal and children’s hospital in Quito, Ecuador. Axxis Hospital is the brainchild of a group of enterprising doctors who hope to improve healthcare in Ecuador by focusing on technological solutions and improving the environment in which healthcare workers function. The funding for the hospital will increase the capacity of the existing facility to service 48 inpatient beds, 16 neonatology beds, four delivery rooms, four recovery beds, and a myriad of additional spaces and services. The donation will also increase the number of hospital staff with over 300 new employees.
Recent Georgetown University Graduate Eric Lenz is awarded the Interlink Capital Strategies’ International Business Scholar Award
Eric Lenz has been awarded the 2021 Interlink Capital Strategies International Business Scholar Award from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Interlink has been a proud sponsor of this achievement award for over 15 years as part of its longstanding professional relationship with the University where managers have taught and mentored students. With a legacy of excellence, ingenuity and service Eric is well deserving of this recognition and promises a great future of continual impact and leadership needed in the business world.
WASHINGTON, DC / ROME, ITALY -- Interlink Capital Strategies (“Interlink”), a U.S.-based financial consulting and fund management firm, has been selected by the U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to support Italy’s COVID-19 response. Interlink is working with three Italian companies as subcontractors on this activity—Morus Alti Campi, Centro Ortopedico Fisioterapico Cittá di Catania, and SportFisio.
The GDF has focused on solving a critical financing challenge of geothermal development. As a result of feedback derived from roughly 50 applications though 5 CFP rounds and in support of accelerating development efforts which are also challenged by complex policy and technical issues, the GDF has approved an increase in funding intensity for contingent drilling grants beginning with Call 6, which EOI opens on November 2, 2020.
Recent Georgetown University Graduate Anne Botos is awarded the Interlink Capital Strategies' International Business Scholar Award
Georgetown Graduate Anne Botos has been awarded the 2020 Interlink Capital Strategies International Business Scholar Award from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business graduation ceremony. Interlink has been a proud sponsor of this achievement award for over 15 years as part of its longstanding professional relationship with the University where managers have taught and mentored students. Anne, with her legacy of excellence as shown by her exceptional achievements, well deserves this recognition and promises a great future of continual international impact and leadership needed in the business world.
The GDF was founded by the German Development Bank KfW with funding from the European Union in 2016 with the first call for proposals beginning in 2017. Since then, there have been four completed calls, with a fifth pending. 53 projects have applied for GDF funding; 17 of those have been invited to grant negotiations. As a result of these efforts, eight grants have been executed, out of which two have started development to date. Due to this demonstrated interest and pent-up demand, policy support for geothermal energy is key to develop utility-scale geothermal energy in Latin America.
Chris McCormick, Interlink's Chief Investment Officer of the Geothermal Development Facility explores the LATAM policy support needed in this ThinkGeoEnergy interview based on the feedback of GDF applicants and experience running the fund. Click here to read the full interview.
An internship at Interlink Capital Strategies provides invaluable experience in international finance and emerging markets and attracts high-performing and self-motivated candidates for full and part time internships. Former interns have leveraged their experience at Interlink to obtain remarkable positions globally: commercial real estate in Hong Kong, investment banking in Beijing, asset management at Morgan Stanley, management consultant at PWC, energy finance at The World Bank, and an energy advisor at an intelligence agency, to name a few. Several past interns are pursuing degrees at Columbia Law School and Johns Hopkins.
Interlink Members Awarded Consultancies for the Innovation and Incubation of Entrepreneurs in Jamaica
Alan Beard and Ignacio de León of Interlink Capital Strategies were awarded two consultancies by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in connection with a $25 million loan to the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) to support and augment the innovation ecosystem in Jamaica.
Interlink's Peter Watson (current Vice Chairman of Interlink and former head of OPIC) and Alan Beard (current Managing Director of Interlink and member of the Department of Commerce's Trade Finance Advisory Council) were invited to speak on Trade Policy on the Armstrong Williams Show.
Interlink welcomes Ignacio De Leon, Troy Fuhriman, and Tom Geurts to the Interlink Team this month!
On May 17th, Interlink Capital Strategies’ Julianne Dana was honored to award Matthew Giangiordano the Interlink Capital Strategies International Business Scholar Award at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business graduation ceremony. Interlink has been a proud sponsor of this achievement award for 15 years as part of its longstanding professional relationship with the University where managers have taught and mentored students.
As part of its efforts to build commercial ties between the United States and Hungary, Interlink Capital Strategies coordinated a series of meetings with the Hungarian Ambassador to the U.S., Dr. László Szabó and U.S. business leaders. The presentations centered on Hungary’s business friendly government with a focus on innovation, education and technology.
Alan Beard of Interlink Capital Strategies reappointed to serve another two years on the U.S. Secretary of Commerce's Trade Finance Advisory Council
Below is a sample of 2018 financial transactions facilitated by Interlink and its affiliates. Interlink supported various companies in achieving their business goals and in growing their capabilities.
The Geothermal Development Facility for Latin America’s (GDF) second call has concluded this October with an announcement of grant awards. In conjunction with the awarding of successful grantees, the GDF also organized and participated in several conferences supporting energy reform, including a technical assistance forum in conjunction with the GEOLAC 2018 conference in Mexico City, where it was awarded the Best Financing Program award for the second year in a row.
Interlink Client Khatib & Alami Wins Awards on Three Projects at ENR’s 2018 Global Best Project Awards Dinner
On October 2nd, 2018 Interlink Client Khatib & Alami received high recognition at the ENR’s 2018 Global Best Project Awards, winning the “Global Best Project” and “Award of Merit” awards for three projects.
At the 2018 GeoTHERM Exhibition and Congress, the European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC) recognized the Geothermal Development Facility for Latin America as the winner of this year’s annual European Geothermal Innovation Award. GDF Latin America was selected among endorsed nominations of outstanding contributors to the geothermal field, ranging in expertise from engineering companies to universities and research institutes.
Another record year for ExWorks Capital. Click on "Read More" for a sample of the deals completed in 2017.