Tag Archives | Paul Brinkley

Hutchison Ports Partnering with Iraq Terminal Operator

Hutchison Ports and the Pritzker Family Business Interests (“PFBI”), advised by The Pritzker Organization, L.L.C. (“TPO”), announced today that the leading Hong Kong-based port operator has agreed to partner with NAWAH Port Management, L.L.C. (“NPM”) to manage existing and future operations at the historic Port of Basra in southern Iraq. Hutchison Ports will assume oversight […]

US Firms form Iraq Oil Services Group

By John Lee. North America Western Asia Holdings (NAWAH), U.S. Steel Tubular Products, a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation, and MRC Global Inc. have announced an alliance to bring critical oil well equipment into the natural resources-rich region of southern Iraq. The consortium will serve an international lineup of leading oil and gas companies […]

Iraq: Some Opinions are Worth More than Others

What's the future of business in Iraq? There are plenty of opinions on this, but the opinion of the former US Defense Department official who was tasked with promoting business in Iraq has to be worth more than most. So what does Paul Brinkley have to say about it? “There’s no opportunity like this in […]

Ex-Pentagon Deal-Maker Launches New Iraqi Fund

Bloomberg reports that Paul Brinkley (pictured), the former U.S. Defense Department official who sought to attract companies to Iraq and Afghanistan, has started an investment and advisory firm with backing from billionaire  Hyatt chairman Thomas Pritzker. Nawah LLC - short for North America Western Asia Holdings - will initially seek to invest in Iraqi companies […]