Mr. Harvey Goldstein is a successful American businessman in Asia, a prominent public figure and a spokesperson for the foreign affairs community to respective governments in Asia, particularly Indonesia. He is a catalyst and participant in the growth and development of the private sector in the Asia-Pacific region. He has had three decades of residence in Southeast Asia.
In 1987, Mr. Goldstein established Harvest International Inc., an entity through which venture capital and advisory assistance can be provided to foreign and local entrepreneurs. Harvest International Inc. was conceived as a response to a felt need for merchant banking facilities and locally sensitive expertise in forming and operating viable business ventures in Southeast Asia. As Founder and Chairman, Mr. Goldstein facilitates the flow of investment capital into the region to stimulate and expand private sector growth opportunities, create jobs and generate new economic momentum in these countries. in development.
In March 1987, Mr. Goldstein was a principal founder of Manchester Group, Ltd. (The Group), which provides a range of board services to help companies develop new international business and resolve issues related to their existing business operations.
Through its four member companies, the Group can help its customers to:
o Identify partners and develop opportunities for new investments;
o Fund projects;
o Negotiate joint ventures or other contracts
o Complete the feasibility analysis;
o Increase access to international markets;
o Comply with countertrade obligations; and
o Deal effectively with the government for all aspects of international operations.
With offices in eight international cities, the group companies provide geographical coverage to the Board of Directors in some of the world’s most important markets. Each member of the Group – Interact, Manchester Associates, Ltd., Altman Inc. and Harvest International – has an independent reputation for excellence in service to its customers. The Group’s self-dealing operations allow clients to benefit from the experience of the Board of Directors of all Group member companies.
The group, headquartered in Washington DC, operates as a merchant bank. Help companies identify, develop and implement investment and financing opportunities and strategic financial alliances. The Group maintains strong working relationships with international development banks, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and the African Development Bank, and helps secure credit agency projects in the export from Canada, France and West Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom and the United States as well as American and foreign commercial and investment banks and credit companies. ‘insurance.