WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Broad Street Capital Group, New York, NY, a member of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), www.USUBC.org., has announced it will act as Financial Developer and the Exclusive Financial Adviser for two complex, high-profile financing assignments in Ukraine. The underlying projects for these assignments deal with Ukraine's energy security, food security and infrastructure development.

In the first assignment, Broad Street Capital Group, will serve as the Project's Financial Developer, and will be part of a mandated financing consortium, which is being organized to consist of a major banking institution, a development agency of the U.S. Government, a U.S. lending trust and an internationally known law firm.  The financing consortium will evaluate and structure a cutting-edge $250 million capital markets transaction to finance a U.S. companies supply and construction contract to build a national energy safety facility located in the Kyiv region of Ukraine.

In the second assignment, Broad Street Capital Group will serve as the exclusive Financial Adviser, whose role will be to secure up to $75 million in long-term debt financing, planned to be organized with the potential participation of a development agency of the U.S. government.  The funding will be part of the financing required to develop and construct a major grain terminal in the Odessa region of Ukraine.

“We are delighted to serve as financiers for these two cutting-edge projects” stated Alexander M. Gordin, managing director of Broad Street Capital Group. “Our assignments should serve as catalysts and spark broad-based financing of worthy infrastructure projects. The financing climate in Ukraine has been extremely challenging over the last few years, but despite continued difficulties, the prognosis is quite optimistic. We look forward to being part of the Ukrainian financial renaissance, as that country moves to rapidly expand economic and business development and finds a way to regain its economic footing." 

About Broad Street Capital Group -----

Based in the World Trade Center's Freedom Tower in New York City’s financial district, Broad Street Capital Group is an international private merchant bank, which since 1988 has served several foreign governments, multiple state-owned companies, as well as SMEs in emerging markets. The firm focuses on arranging project financing in the $50-500 million range, providing political risk mitigation, export management services and cross-border market development advisory. Although the firm has clients ranging from Bangladesh to Oklahoma, its primarily geographic focus is on the countries of Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia.

The firm works closely with all trade and development agencies of the U.S. Government and Export Credit Agencies of several European and North American countries.  Since its inception, Broad Street Capital Group has been involved in multiple high-profile cross-border transactions in IT/telecom, aerospace, healthcare, energy generation, food security, nuclear safety, hospitality and franchising sectors. The firm's current advisory portfolio exceeds $675 million.  For more information, please visit www.broadstreetcap.com, or contact Rustem Tursynov at info@broadstreetcap.com

USUBC NOTE: Broad Street Capital Group is a member of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), Wash, D.C. www.USUBC.org  
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