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Articles

What are Mergers and Acquisitions? 

By |November 18th, 2022|FDI Insights|

For the final part of our series on the different types of foreign direct investments, this week we explore mergers and acquisitions. What are mergers and acquisitions? and how do they differ from other [...]

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How to improve ROI with lead generation

By |November 15th, 2022|FDI Insights|

Finding ways to improve your return on investment (ROI) on your lead generation campaign is an essential marketing strategy. Luckily, altering your strategy doesn’t mean having to make significant changes to start seeing results. [...]

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What are Brownfield investments?

By |October 6th, 2022|FDI Insights|

Continuing our series on different types of foreign direct investments, this week we explore brownfield investments. What are brownfield investments and how do they differ from other types of FDI? FDI into [...]

What are Greenfield Investments?

By |September 15th, 2022|News & Media|

If you have been doing some research on the topic of foreign direct investments, you may have come across the term greenfield investment. However, what exactly are greenfield investments? FDI into a host country [...]

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Podcast

Season 3
Episode 12

Ryan Culp
Guest:
Ryan Culp

Season 3
Episode 11

West Midlands Growth Company
Guest:
West Midlands Growth Company

Season 3
Episode 10

Chris Chen
Guest:
Chris Chen

Season 3
Episode 9

Gina Bento
Guest:
Gina Bento

Season 3
Episode 8

Chris Steele
Guest:
Chris Steele

Season 3
Episode 7

Shannon Landauer
Guest:
Shannon Landauer
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White papers

commercial satellite in orbit

The global commercial satellite and space sector has grown substantially in recent years due to technological advancements in both satellites and space-related equipment. Additionally,... read more

agribusiness value proposition white paper

In this white paper, ResearchFDI explores the characteristics of an investor-ready value proposition for economic development organizations interested in attracting agribusinesses to their communities.

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The industry analysis of the ORPM sector was completed by ResearchFDI in 2021 to aid in attracting investments from high-growth outdoor and recreational product... read more

Case Studies

nv-energyNevada Energy & Governor’s Office Of Economic Development

ResearchFDI’s relationship with Nevada-based Economic Development entities stretches back to 2010 when our firm started working with Nevada Energy’s Economic Development team, specifically targeting California-based manufacturers that were looking to expand or relocate out...

corpus-christi-regional-economic-development-corporationCorpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation

Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation hired ResearchFDI in 2016 to secure meetings with expanding US companies, aligned with their targeted industries, specifically targeting manufacturers that were looking to expand or relocate out of...

Investissement QuébecInvest Quebec

Invest Québec is the primary investment promotion organization for the Canadian province of Québec. Invest Québec’s ongoing contract with ResearchFDI began in 2012 to assist with its inward investment promotion activities in the U.S....

Charleston-EDACharleston Regional Development Alliance

The Charleston Regional Development Alliance works in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties to develop a resilient, globally competitive regional economy. The CRDA first contracted Research Consultants International’s services in January 2012, for the purpose...

Virginia Economic Development PartnershipVirginia Economic Development Partnership

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership first commissioned ResearchFDI in 2018 for an annual investment attraction (having been renewed twice since) lead generation...

one-east-kentuckyOne East Kentucky

ONE EAST KENTUCKY is a 9-County Regional Organization and partnership of Private Businesses, Communities and Chambers of Commerce. One East first contracted ResearchFDI’s services in 2015, for the purpose of assisting with its inward investment...

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Successes

Lynk

Company LocationHong Kong, China
Industry: IT Services
A project for:

Toronto Global

No. of jobs created: 240
Investment location: Toronto, Canada
Value of investment: 46,000,000 CAD
Meeting date: December 11, 2019
Project completion date: December 1, 2020

Axiom Group

Company LocationAurora, Ontario
Industry: Automotive
A project for:

Jobs Ohio

No. of jobs created: 250
Investment location: Toledo, Ohio
Value of investment: 20,000,000 USD
Meeting date: December 11, 2018
Project completion date: November 11, 2019

TRAK Machine Tools

Company LocationRancho Dominguez, CA
Industry: Machinery Manufacturing
A project for:

Las Vegas GEA

No. of jobs created: 80
Investment location: Henderson, NV
Meeting date: June 12, 2020
Project completion date: November 4, 2021

MycoWorks

Company LocationSan Francisco, CA
Industry: Biotechnology
A project for:
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South Carolina Department of Commerce

No. of jobs created: 400
Investment location: Union County, SC
Value of investment: 107,000,000 USD
Meeting date: July 14, 2020
Project completion date: January 17, 2022

ISSQUARED Inc.

Company LocationLos Angeles, California
Industry: Cyber Security
A project for:

Jobs Ohio

No. of jobs created: 109
Investment location: Solon, Ohio
Value of investment: 7,500,000 USD
Meeting date: October 6, 2019
Project completion date: December 7, 2020

CCL Industries

Company LocationToronto, Canada
Industry: Specialty Packaging
A project for:

EDP of North Carolina

No. of jobs created: 150
Investment location: Fuquay-Varina, NC
Value of investment: 34,000,000 USD
Meeting date: July 1, 2021
Project completion date: November 17, 2021
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