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Industry Experience

The SIG Group has been operating over a diverse spectrum of industry sectors, many times with direct project or program linkages across sectors. Following is a summary of the sectors in which SIG Group has been operating.

Private Sector

SIG has been active in developing linkages between African export organizations and companies, and EU import opportunities. Conversely the Group is assisting EU corporations in doing business on the African continent.

Energy

In the world today energy production is as necessary in developing countries as are energy savings in developed countries. Co-generation designs are energy efficient and utilize by-products as a source of power generation, as well as converting municipal waste into energy. The company has completed over 100 projects in co-generation, utilizing agricultural waste products, and steam and electric generation plants.

Agriculture

Is engaged in international agribusiness and aquaculture management, consulting, implementation and operations. It can provide advisory services in any technical or administrative area or assume full responsibility for development and management. Additionally, retains membership in a EU cane sugar cooperative, with grinding rights in excess of 15 000 tons of cane/year. Has experience and has worked with companies specializing in the conversion of agricultural waste into a variety of solid conditioning and fertilizing products.

The company has been involved with the agriculture community in the use of plant growth regulators and tissue cultures. Crop physiology management, which makes the plant more efficient at benefiting from environmental controls and cultural practices available to the producer. Through the use of new techniques, it is often possible to increase plant productivity by increasing its efficiency to produce or speed up the expansion of new varieties.

Infrastructure

Transport: As part of its experience in designing turn-key manufacturing facilities SIG has experience in designing road and railway transport systems as well barge dock facilities.

Wastewater: Although environmental regulations are now major issues in many parts of the world, was a pioneer in this area and has performed numerous studies and designed projects resolving wastewater and pollution problems. The company has also formed an alliance with Global Wastewater Systems of Louisiana to compliment an already high level of technical expertise pertaining to wastewater management.

Automotive

SIG has experience in leveraging and networking within the automotive industry due to the provision of investment facilitation services to clients and as a result maintains an alliance with International Finishing Resources (IFR), a Detroit-based firm.


International Finance

Financing is the key to any project. Whether you are selling toys or building a railroad, the ability to obtain trade or project financing and insurance can make or break a deal. Financing is SIG specialty. Our experience and familiarity with commercial and multilateral banks, export-credit agencies, financing institutions, and insurance companies, will provide your company with the financing resources it needs to get the job done. Furthermore, Czech office will assure an immediate and steady follow-up to any decision.

Institutional experience of senior staff members within the Group who previously served with institutions like Export Import Bank, the African Development Bank, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and others, contributes to the wealth of knowledge and experience available to clients.

Within the Group SIG focuses more on assistance with regard to trade finance and SIG project finance, and debt and equity.


Finance

One of the major ingredients of the SIG Group's assistance in developing projects is help in arranging financial assistance. The Group works with all the major international lending agencies and maintains contact and liaison with major international commercial banks throughout the world. A few of the international financial institutions with which the Group maintains a relationship are:

  • Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • World Bank Group
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • Caribbean Development Bank
  • African Development Bank
  • Asian Development Bank
  • Export Development Corporation
  • Equator Bank
  • Trade Development Agency of the United States
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • Saudi Fund
  • PTA Bank
  • Kuwait Fund
  • OPEC Fund
  • BADEA
  • Islamic Development Bank
  • Czech Export Bank
  • BAWAG P.S.K. Group
  • U.B.S.
  • Chediaset Suisse
  • Canada Export Bank
  • UniCredit Bank
  • Barclays capital
  • Citibank international plc

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    Bred Banque Popularaire
  • Citigroup

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    Česká spořitelna, a.s.
  • Goldman Sachs

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    ING Bank
  • Komerční banka, a.s.

  • Stargen EU s.r.o.
  • Metrostav a.s.
  • KARLÍNBLOK s.r.o.
  • L I N E T spol. s r.o.
  • BLOCK a.s.

Public

The SIG Group has extensive experience in working in the public sector having executed projects for governments but also in advising governments on privatization and related issues.