Founder William Delphos Named Special Advisor to Delphos International
February 8th 2021, Washington, DC – Delphos International Ltd. announced today that William Delphos, the firm’s founder and Managing Director, will step down from the Board effective 20 January 2021. Andrew Brown, Delphos’ Head of Business Development will assume Mr. Delphos’ position on the board. Mr. Delphos will assume the title of Founder and Special Advisor, supporting select transactions and business relationships.
William Delphos launched Delphos International, Ltd. In 1987, and built it to be a leading independent financial advisory firm, securing financing solutions from the world’s development banks for its client’s emerging markets projects and companies. Under William Delphos’ leadership, Delphos International successfully arranged over USD 20 billion for more than 1,000 companies from 500 development finance institutions (DFIs), export credit agencies, and other government agencies.
Linda Habgood, CEO of Delphos International, said, “For the past 34 years, Bill has led the firm with dedication and resolve, reinforcing its niche position as a respected, value-added consultancy to those seeking to navigate the complex DFI processes and access much-needed financing. Our team has benefitted from his uncanny ability to deliver innovative solutions and results, which we continue to do today. I am incredibly grateful to Bill for his leadership, and I am excited to continue benefitting from his important and highy-valued insight in his new role as Special Advisor.”
Prior to founding Delphos International, William Delphos served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (“OPIC”, now the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, “DFC”) during the Reagan administration. During his 45-year career, he also served as the Managing Director for International Operations at Gould, Inc. and as the Managing Director of Banc One Capital Corporation. William Delphos has led numerous milestone projects, including securing project financing for the first merchant power plant in Argentina, and has written more than 20 books on international finance.
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ABOUT DELPHOS INTERNATIONAL LTD: Established in 1987, Delphos International Limited is a financial advisory firm with offices in Washington, DC, New York, London, Hong Kong, and Miami. Delphos specializes in raising debt and equity from development finance institutions (DFIs), export credit agencies (ECAs) and other government agencies to support its clients’ investments in emerging markets. To date, Delphos International has successfully arranged financing well in excess of USD 20 billion for over 1,000 companies globally.