The America Georgia Business Council has a diverse group of members spanning from major multinational corporations to Tbilisi based Small and Medium Enterprises.
Some of our distinguished members include:
Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) is the premier strategic advisory and commercial diplomacy firm. Based in Washington and capitals around the world, ASG’s advisors offer perspectives honed at the highest levels of government and business, and insights informed by unparalleled worldwide network.
BP has been operating energy transit projects in Georgia for 17 years. BP in Georgia is the lead investor and operator of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline, South Caucasus gas Pipeline (SCP) and Western Route Export Pipeline (WREP). BP invested more than $1.5 billion into energy business and social projects in Georgia. The major part of their contribution is in providing gas from SCP for domestic use. BP employs 500 people and generates business for local suppliers and contractors. Over the past ten years, BP’s contribution helped to promote local community and business development, education and protection of Georgia’s cultural and natural environment.
Georgian American Alloys, Inc. (“GAA”), headquartered in Miami, FL, manufactures and supplies high quality ferroalloys used in the manufacturing of iron and steel through wholly-owned US-based subsidiaries Felman Production, LLC, Felman Trading, Inc., and CC Metals and Alloys, LLC and its Georgian-based subsidiaries Georgian Manganese, LLC and Vartsikhe 2005, LLC. Georgian Manganese’s Zestafoni ferroalloy plant is a major producer of high-grade and regular-grade silicomanganese. Its Chiatura manganese mining operation includes seven mines and eight quarries. GAA employs approximately 6,000 persons in Georgia."
GMT Group is one of the leading private sector investors in Georgia, which was founded in 1996 to capitalize on emerging investment opportunities in Georgia. GMT is an experienced developer and property manager with excellent track record of developing: two Marriott operated hotels - Tbilisi Marriott Hotel, a five-star, premier luxury and business hotel and Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, a four-star, full-service modern business hotel; GMT Plaza, the first class A office building in Tbilisi; Tbilisi's landmark restaurant on top of the famous Mtatsminda Hill overlooking the city and Sante GMT Products, the largest producer of dairy products in Georgia.
Georgian Railway JSC is a sole railway infrastructure owner and operator in Georgia. 100% of its shares are owned by the Partnership Fund, a state owned investment fund. Georgian Railway is a freight railway with passenger fares representing less than 5% of the total revenue. As mostly a transit railway the company manages 2,344.2 kilometers of railway and serves Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan. Georgian Railway aims to provide highly efficient freight and passenger transportation and to establish the Caucasus as the most effective connection between Europe and Asia. The company's S&P and Fitch credit ratings are "BB-", equal to the sovereign ratings.
Hunnewell Partners is a multi-jurisdictional asset management firm with offices in London, Miami, Tbilisi and the BVI. Hunnewell Partners manages assets in the US, Western and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union as well as the wealth of Ultra High Net Worth individuals based in Western Europe. In Georgia, Hunnewell Partners manages assets that include IDS-Borjomi Beverages, Magticom and Rustavi Metallurgical Plant among others.
"SAGA" is a chain of stores offering HVAC systems as well as installation and maintenance services in Tbilisi, Batumi and Kutaisi. The company sources a wide variety of specialized systems from manufacturers in forty different countries.
The Georgia Regional Development Fund (GRDF) is a $30 million risk capital investment fund that focuses on long-term growth-oriented investments in growing and dynamic small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) operating principally in the regions beyond Tbilisi. The Fund is an innovative investment vehicle established by Millennium Challenge Georgia (MCG) to invest in Georgia’s SME sector, thereby fostering economic development in the regions while at the same time achieving a positive financial return on investment for Georgia’s future needs.
Iveria Oil International has been involved in Georgia since 2012, and is the only producer of refined and non-refined sunflower seed oil. Iveria Oil International is a part of the Trans-Oil Group of Companies.