WASHINGTON, D.C. -The Broad Street Capital Group, (www.broadstreetcap.com), an international private merchant bank founded in 1996in New York, New York, has become the latest U.S. firm to join the U.S.-UkraineBusiness Council (USUBC).  The announcement was made today bythe USUBC executive committee on behalf of the over 200 companies andorganizations who are members of USUBC.  


The Broad Street Capital Group(The Firm) has successfully completed numerous financing, advisory andstrategic business development projects involving the U.S. Trade andDevelopment Agency (USTDA), Overseas Private Investment Corporation(OPIC), international export credit agencies, including the US EXIM Bank,United Nations, and several multinational corporations including Motorola,National City Bank and Qwest Communications.  

To attain its mandated goals, The Firm uses proprietary funds, as well asstructured financing from capital markets, ECAs, IFIs, as well as fromcommercial equity and debt sources with whom it maintains close relations.

The Firm's assignments have ranged from the exclusive advisory mandate byUkrKosmos for a $150 million US-originated financing of a Ukrainian Satellite;$285 million financing mandate to finance supply of US/Hungarian small gasturbines (approved by the Hungarian Export Import Bank), $30 million OPICpolitical risk insurance for a US company investing in Ukraine, and a $500million export credit financing for the Ukrainian Ministry of Health, to $250million power plant rehabilitation financing for SE Yuzhmash, $107 capitalmarkets financing for the Sealaunch program and  $150 million financingfor the Alcantara space launch facility.


Broad Street CapitalGroup also advised on the financing and export management of an $85million turnkey wind tower production facility; on acquisition and financing ofUS  made geo-seismic equipment and developed market entry strategies for amedium size Ukrainian firm.  

Just as many famed merchant bankers have done of the last several centuries,The Firm, along with its affiliates, often takes principal positions andassists US companies in the medical, ICT, energy, airspace and environmentallyfriendly industries to establish strategic market presence in Ukraine and setup successful distribution there.  The Firm counts among its clientsleading Ukrainian state-owned and private companies, banks, as well a number ofsmall and medium US and Ukrainian enterprises. 

To leverage its capabilities, The Firm maintains strategic relationships withreputable US and Ukrainian specialist firms in the fields of power engineering,renewable energy project development and finance and turnkey manufacturingsolutions.

Over the years Broad StreetCapital Group, along with the Embassy of Ukraine in Washington D.C., Office ofCounsel General in New York and the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), www.USUBC.org, has held numerous events andworkshops including "Fly Me To The Moon" US-UA airspace forum,"InvestUkraine" and "Fluent In OPIC" productions. 


The Firm recently returned to the85th Floor of the newly constructed Freedom Tower, where members of its groupwere located during the first attack on the Twin Towers in 1993. This symbolicmove represents resilience and fighting spirit, which is so vital in today's U.S.-Ukrainianrelations, as our countries are looking to combat terrorism and builtprosperous economic ties.


altThe Firm's Managing Director, AlexanderM. Gordin, will represent Broad Street Capital Group onthe USUBC Board of Directors. USUBC has been working withAlexander for several years.  In 2010, both organizations were part of theteam, which helped OPIC re-open for cover in Ukraine. 

Foradditional information on the Broad Street Capital Group visit www.broadstreetcap.com and https://fluentinforeign.wordpress.com.

"USUBC isvery pleased to have the Broad Street Capital Group as itslatest member," said Morgan Williams, SigmaBleyzer, who serves asPresident/CEO of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), www.USUBC.org

Alexander M. Gordin

Broad Street Capital Group

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