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Agreement Creates Framework for Collaboration in Global Trade and Trade Finance across South America, Sub-Saharan Africa and ASEAN


New York, NY – August 03, 2016 – The Bassiouni Group / TBG (, a leading Global Development firm specializing in International Consulting, Trade & Investment solutions for emerging/frontier markets, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with G2G Americas ( Americas, an international business consulting firm providing a range of services to promote trade, finance and investment. The agreement sets forth a framework to pursue trade opportunities in key emerging markets across South America, sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia (ASEAN).

The MoU between TBG and G2G Americas marks the latest milestone in TBG’s expanding Trade portfolio, which complements the company’s Investment and Consulting divisions. As part of the MoU, G2G will seek to leverage its portfolio of suppliers and trade clients, as well as its consulting services, to target key partners for collaboration with TBG. Similarly, TBG will seek to leverage its network of governmental, corporate and local industry/business relationships across emerging markets, to help trading partners to tap into Africa’s expansive growth and rapid development. By leveraging market-specific solutions, G2G will also help to mitigate the risk of entering these global markets for TBG investors and suppliers.

“We are excited to join forces with an experienced, reliable and proven partner such as G2G. This relationship further reinforces TBG’s commitment to implementing strategic and innovative business solutions in Emerging and Frontier markets,” said David Bassiouni, Managing Director of The Bassiouni Group. “We are currently focused on exciting opportunities within the Retail, Agrifood, Energy and Infrastructure sectors in sub-Saharan Africa, South America and ASEAN, and look forward to taking the key steps.”

“This collaboration with TBG is a fantastic one for us. A key component of G2G’s strategy is to spread our footprint beyond the Americas region. With the African continent boasting some of the fastest growing economies in the world, we think that region presents a logical next step towards implementing this vision,” said Gavin Ottley, Managing Director of Gateway to Global. We could think of no better partner to do so than TBG. They bring tremendous value to the table not only in terms of professionalism and integrity but solid market knowledge and expertise.”

The partnership will be overseen by TBG’s Trade Division, which comprises leading experts from the Trade, Corporate Development, Government and International Development fields, and enables exporters to tap new growth opportunities in Emerging and Frontier markets.


About The Bassiouni Group (

Headquartered in New York City, The Bassiouni Group (TBG) is a Global Development firm that provides Consulting, Trade and Investment solutions for governments, international institutions, corporations and communities. The firm is managed by experienced leaders – from the public and private sectors – and it leverages a Global Network comprised of more than 400 experts. TBG’s mission is to create, provide and develop integrated Global Development solutions that empower our clients, positively impact the communities in which they operate and improve the quality of life.

About G2G (

G2G Americas, LLC is a business consulting firm specializing in international trade, investment and finance in North America, Latin America, (including Central America and South America) and the Caribbean. We have a comprehensive network of partners in the region, along with vast knowledge of the local markets, which enables us to help companies expand their operations globally while minimizing the risks and costs involved in the process.

We offer our international business consulting services to two types of clientele:

  • Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in search of new customers and international markets
  • Large multinational companies requiring support in international markets in which their product or service is not yet represented

At G2G Americas, our primary focus is helping globally-oriented enterprises in the U.S. discover international expansion and business development opportunities in the Caribbean and Latin America. Based on our clients’ needs and our network of business partners, we identify opportunities to create long-term partnerships that mitigate the risk of entering these global markets.


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