GATEWAY TO US CAPITAL MARKETS

Financial Architecture Specialists
Strategic Advisory

About


About
The US Institutional Capital Investment (USIC) group of companies have been established with the mission of acting as a gateway between US Capital Markets and Emerging Markets Economies by way of assisting and advising in the deployment of US institutional Capital to foreign governments, financial institutions, and projects. USIC provides a bridging role by structuring projects with risk mitigation and credit risk creation to create "Institutional Capital Compliant" transactions


USIC utilizes its in-house expertise and innovative methods in risk architecture to convert commercial and project risk into institutional credit risk alongside its affiliated entities, strategic partners, and licensed financial institutions. In line with the Post-2008 financial architecture, by converting commercial/project risk into credit risk, USIC assists in creating institutional-level asset classes.


USIC has access to the United States of America Institutional Capital Markets through its strategic relationships allowing the capital provision to any viable transaction, technology, or infrastructure project in selected jurisdictions. USIC can source the full capital stack; from single or multiple sources, with streamlined and predefined processes creating an efficient approach for liquidity provision through multiple broker-dealer and investment banking relationships.


Additionally, USIC has its development partners and sponsors that can participate in each transaction as it is not necessarily a passive investor. USIC can act as an active sponsor itself with a full capital stack deployment. These projects must fit specific criteria and go through the USIC underwriting process to qualify using USIC'sUSIC's proprietary credit scoring methodology.


USIC consortium operates under an investment and commercial banking business model, which includes a licensed and regulated entity under the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier of Luxembourg (CSSF) regulatory framework, and subject to regulatory requirements of CSSF. USIC extends its value-added financial services to Sovereigns, financial institutions, banks, and developers (public and private sectors).


USIC provides unique structured finance and strategic commercial & investment banking services, contributing to a robust funding business model to obtain public and private sector financing. Combining investment banking, commercial banking, and structured finance techniques provides a unique edge that allows USIC to create tailor-made and outside the box solutions.


USIC; provides banking and financial solutions and strategic plans to its institutional clients, investment companies, developers, and sub-sovereign entities, leveraging its partners and associates' expertise and network of regional and international funding institutions in favor of our institutional clientele. USIC structure creative funding approaches with its innovative financial architecture and managerial skills integrated into strategic business visions and plans providing real value to its clients.


USIC consortium has specialist affiliates in Luxembourg that set-up and administer Umbrella Funds under the form of Reserved Alternative Investment Funds, SICAV-SIF, SICAR, and Securitization Fund structures enabling any viable transaction to be converted into listed shares or listed bonds


USIC's consortium comprises multinational professionals with extensive experience and knowledge in specialized financing and extensive know-how of international banking facilities procurement and management. Our executives and teams' collective experience span more than 120 years in structuring and managing various funding schemes, covering debt, equity, quasi debt/equity, Sukuk, and other financial instruments compliant to specific regulatory authority and/or guidelines, including Islamic structures.


Mission


Our Core Mission is to contribute to promoting closer relations, alliances, and partnerships between the United States of America and other nations by creating more businesses and transactions between these countries' corporations and institutions.



We bring US Corporations, US technologies, and US Capital Market players to frontier markets by structuring institutional capital compliant projects while enabling foreign markets ' entities to tap into the USA's vast capital resources.



We are firm believers in " Good business brings good diplomacy leading to sustainable, long-lasting partnerships and alliances."



Mission Mission

Modus Operandi


Modus Operandi Modus Operandi Modus Operandi
The Company

USIC acts as a strategic advisory platform compromised of several group companies, active in deal-making, managing strategic relationships, blending the best principles and methods of business to promote US Excellence & Technology, US Capital Markets as well as US Businesses globally

Our Values

The Leaders of USIC prioritize institutionalism, transparency, and strategical thinking and are firm believers in US Values while giving significant importance to honesty, integrity, and fairness in business dealings. 

Activities

The company addresses horizontal and sector-specific markets, leveraging proprietary solutions designed to deliver unique value to specific business areas.

Focuses

USIC focuses on Infrastructure, Energy & Renewables, Real Estate, Private Bilateral Initiatives, Proprietary Fund designs based on unique financial architecture, creation of unique economic structures aimed at deployment of liquidity to Real Economy, Corporate and Non-Performing Loans and Nation Building Strategies

Expertise

The leadership of USIC has a combined 120 plus years of C-level experience, having involved with multinational corporations, cross-border transactions, advisory roles of sovereigns and sub-sovereigns, and complex transaction structuring. The core areas of expertise are as follows :

Financial Architecture - designing and implementing.
Transaction and credit structuring
Securitization and De-Risking
Underwriting
Strategic Introductions and alliances
International economic cooperation, trade, and foreign direct investment.
Government Economic Policy Development
Nation Building Programmes
Advisory on Strategic Security Issues

Global Presence

USIC has strategic partners, associates, solution partners, brokers, and introducers in more than 50 countries globally, enabling a combined in house professional bandwidth capacity of 50 plus C level experienced advisors and executives

Engagement.

USIC engages only with select clients and transactions with references / proper introductions playing an essential role in its preferences. USIC does not engage with clients that have dealings with adversaries of the USA.
We treat every situation/ project differently, and complex structures might be required to come up with solutions. We expect our clients to have a sophisticated approach in our dealings with them.


Compliance - GeoStrategy

USIC operates subject to compliance rules of FATCA, OFAC, CAATSA, and follows the guidelines and objectives outlined in National Security Strategy Publication.


Leadership


H. Burak Erten

President

Mr. H. Burak Erten is the President of US Institutional Capital Investments LLC, focusing on advisory for the deployment of institutional capital aligned with US interests. Mr. Erten is a fund manager in Luxembourg (authorized by CSSF) and is an expert in structured finance, risk mitigation strategies, and credit enhanced transactions. In a private business capacity, he consults in geopolitical negotiations with multiple Governments and multilateral organizations in supporting US interests globally. He has established strategic partnerships with financial institutions globally and current C-level / advisory-level roles in various entities and foundations globally.

Mark M. Gantar

Executive Chairman

Mr. Gantar is a global economic development leader that has facilitated complex financial transactions involving public-private partnerships between the United States and 3rd world countries. He has 35 years of business experience in owning and running various manufacturing and technology companies. Mr. Gantar is also a recognized diplomat as Honorary Consul for Ethiopia in Seattle. Mr. Gantar is a technology expert with years of experience in technology and government contracting for software development, cybersecurity, and business intelligence. He is experienced in structured finance, working with various financial organizations and governments with regards to global infrastructure, foreign direct investment, and sovereign finance as Executive Chairman of US Institutional Capital Investments LLC

Paul-Emile Desrosiers

Group Chairman-Nation Building

Paul-Emile Desrosiers is a true global Visionaire and leader having served in the United Nations and United States Government in senior positions while creating billion-dollar companies in his post-government positions. He has led nation-building strategies throughout his career having been and done business in 94 countries Paul has a diversified skillset including infrastructure, government relations, diplomacy, national security affairs, finance as well as strategic decision making He chairs the Nation Building Committee of USIC while holding the position of the chairman of GMIIC Inc and more than a dozen companies in principal positions

Derrick M. Comfort

Group Chairman- Governments

Derrick Comfort is a true American patriot, US Army veteran with 45 years of experience in international banking and business development and execution in more than 50 countries globally. Derrick has held strategic initiatives and discussions held with various governments and is the Visionaire for Zero Waste Park concept which extracts intrinsic values out of local economies to create new assets and value Derrick chairs the Government Relations committee while being the chairman of New Century Global and New Commercial Energy

Services


LIQUIDITY&FINANCING

We have relationships with various broker-dealers, investment banks, and institutional funds in the US that allows us to advise on the following liquidity deployment models Traditional Capital Stack Fixed-Rate Note Issuances US Money Markets -VRDN issuance Bond Collateralized Loans USIC team ensures each transaction/project has proper structuring components in place before going out to the capital markets for raising liquidity in partnership with its licensed partners. Raising equity or syndicating debt is only possible with the proper structuring of the transaction and the USIC team works closely with its clients to create an " Institutional Capital Compliant " proposition to successfully raise short or long-term liquidity mainly from US Capital Markets.

PROJECTS

We advise in the development, finance, and execution of infrastructure and industrial projects. We bring in US EPC's, Operators, and Developers to enhance the profile of the sponsorship of the project. We work in conjunction with US Institutional Capital Players as well as US Government Financial Agencies for the deployment of long term capital. Principals of USIC have developed various real estate, infrastructure, and energy projects themselves, and therefore our approaches to projects differ from traditional bankers or financiers. Investment banking, structured finance, and insurance techniques are utilized to properly structure and finance a project that USIC onboards as a mandate. ...

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

We are specialists in Emerging Market FI's and Banks for Balance Sheet optimization, Deployment of Tier-2 Capital as well as designing institutional capital compliant financial architecture With our proprietary techniques and programs, we increase trade finance capacity and RMA's for select institutions. We focus on utilizing off the balance sheet capacity to create liquidity and facilitate transactions with the help of the “third party credit substitute” approach to preserve the CAR ratio and the rating/ credit of the bank. ...

US SPECIALTY INSURANCE LLC

We specialize in project risk to credit risk conversion to create US Institutional Capital and Basel 3 criteria compliant project structures Our affiliate , US Specialty Insurance LLC works with a top global insurance brokerage house based in the USA and top Lloyd's of London players for the required insurance off the shelf and specialty products and policies. The techniques we utilize are : Third-Party Credit Substitute Insurance Wraps Yield Enhancement Sponsorship Profile Enhancement We utilize our affiliated licensed fund & bond platforms in Luxembourg, Malta, and Switzerland for converting projects to listed securities ( listed shares or listed bonds ) ...

EMERGING MARKETS & GEOPOLITICAL ADVISORY

We have a deep understanding of the ever-changing geopolitical landscape with 250 plus associates involved in this space present globally and we have access to 70 plus governments and administrations. We undertake the following functions Advisory to governments for navigating complex geopolitical and geo economy affairs Undertaking Back Door Diplomacy Advisory on future geopolitical trends Advisory on the long term benefits and advantages politically and economically on establishing a closer alliance with the United States of America Advisory on cybersecurity, IT, national security, and diplomacy through our associated and affiliated entities We advocate for US Policies and Interests Globally in a private capacity.

NATION BUILDING

Led by Mr. Paul-Emile Desrosiers, also chairman of GMIIC, our capabilities and skillsets are extremely empowering and meaningful to government's most severe financial, development and policy issues to provide a devoted, capable, and long term cost effective global partner to meet any government's substantial and growing financial, economic policy, monetary system, and infrastructure needs. USIC is highly unique and aligned to the needs of various governments globally due to the key facts and skillsets. In partnership with our 5 step Plan Joint government fund initiative and with GMIIC's Nation-building strategies, USIC jointly develops and undertakes a specific country-driven focused Recovery Plans and Economic Stimulus Programs to invest heavily in critical infrastructure including, but not limited to low-income housing, clean/renewable power, water, transportation, roads, airports, smart cities, oil and gas, refineries, education, high-quality healthcare, rail, major private sector projects, and companies that create jobs and economic zones. www.gmiic.org

LUXEMBOURG

We have a partnership and association with a full-fledged platform in Luxembourg that structures bond issuances, trust services, and incorporation of funds for third-party clients as well as for in-house structured projects. We have various regulated and licensed entities that allow us to provide a full circuit solution for structuring requirements to packaging projects to be US Institutional Capital compliance. Main Scope of Services : Asset Management Financial Engineering Fund Structuring Bond Issuance Securitization Trustee Services Our Luxembourg platform has partnerships with other licensed platforms in Malta and Switzerland providing USIC a unique edge in structuring projects

WASTE TO ENERGY - ZERO WASTE PARKS

Envisioned and led by Mr. Derrick Comfort, Chairman of New Commercial Energy and New Century Global, the Zero Waste Park concept creates a fully environmentally friendly development of Energy projects utilizing various US technologies organized under the umbrella of New Commercial Energy. In partnership with US WTE Investments led by a chairman. Mr. Mark Gantar and its consortium of 5 US technologies create an unprecedented consortium of US WTE technologies creating " Impact Investing " compliant project structures globally. Overall, this consortium of US Waste to Energy Technologies has the following features Impact Investing qualification Cleaning up the environment Producing required resources for the economy Help our planet become a better place for us all www.newcommercialenergy.com www.uswte-fund.com

Blog


ERTEN'S LETTER TO SENIOR LEADERSHIP IN US & EU GOVERNMENTS

Erten's Letter to Senior Leadership in United States and European Union governments with respect to Supply Chain Crisis caused by Covid19 , published on the 16th April 2020

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ERTEN's LETTER TO NATO

Erten's Letter to Nato based on Field Observations on COVID19 crisis, 2nd April 2020

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REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA VISIT & SEMINAR

Colombia Visit & Seminar provided to government officials

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PHILIPPINES  VISIT & SEMINAR

Philippines Delegation Visit

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Contact


  • Seattle, Washington, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
  • US INSTITUTIONAL CAPITAL INVESTMENTS LLC Seattle, Washington DC, Miami , Luxembourg,