[September 12th,2017] – WAVTEQ Limited has made an equity investment in ResearchFDI, Inc. to create the world’s largest Lead Generation Group with a global team of 75 lead generation consultants.
The partnership between two of the fastest growing companies in the industry combines WAVTEQ’s pan-Asia and pan-Europe lead generation teams with ResearchFDI North and South America teams. The new Group will provide a seamless service to our economic development clients allowing them to target all the major source countries worldwide for inward investment.
According to Dr Henry Loewendahl, Group CEO of WAVTEQ, “We are incredibly excited about bringing ResearchFDI Inc. into our Lead Generation Group. The combination of ResearchFDI’s large and rapidly growing consulting team in North and South America with our Asia and Europe companies will provide economic development organizations with genuine global delivery capability for the first time. ResearchFDI Inc. have a fantastic track record and reputation in the market and we look forward to working together to deliver more investment for our clients.
According to Bruce Takefman, President of ResearchFDI, Inc. “We could not be more thrilled to create the first truly worldwide FDI consultancy alongside Dr. Loewendahl and the WAVTEQ team. Our clients from North America will have access to global investment projects from all over the world and have access to the top business intelligence products in the market today including fdi365, FDI Professionals, FDI Accounting and IncentivesMonitor. Our new global consortium will allow our clients the ability to actively recruit all over the world and access to valuable international business intelligence”.
WAVTEQ (booth 616) and ResearchFDI, Inc (booth 501/503) will be exhibiting at the upcoming International Economic Development Council’s (IEDC’s) Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada, September 17-20, 2017.
We are very much looking forward to connecting with the economic development community in Toronto.
About WAVTEQ: WAVTEQ was established in Hong Kong in 2010 and has rapidly grown to become one of the leading providers of economic development and site selection consulting, data, and technology services. WAVTEQ has provided FDI lead generation and consulting services to over 100 economic development organizations and over 1,000 organisations have subscribed to WAVTEQ-developed FDI data and technology products. WAVTEQ has a team of over 50 FDI consultants located in 10 offices across all major countries Asia and Europe as well as establishing a US office in 2017. WAVTEQ has secured over $10 billion of realised FDI projects for our economic development clients since 2014.
About ResearchFDI: Established in 2010 by Bruce Takefman, the firm currently employs 20 full-time professionals and its Headquarters in Downtown Montreal and maintains offices and key strategic partnerships in numerous locations including Toronto, St. John’s, New York, Silicon Valley, and Santiago, Chile. The firm provides business intelligence, market research and executive meeting and matchmaking services. It has helped to generate over $3 billion in new foreign direct investment for its client base. In June of 2017, the firm launched its proprietary fdi365, a customized online business intelligence platform designed for investment attraction and economic development professionals.
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