WAVTEQ has acquired full ownership of Amplify FDI, an Ottawa consulting firm specializing in economic development consulting. Amplify FDI will lead WAVTEQ's management consulting services in North America and will support global economic development consulting projects.
Scott Bryan, CEO of Amplify FDI and Henry Loewendahl, CEO of WAVTEQ discuss the acquisition:
WAVTEQ is a pioneering data, technology and consulting company with a mission statement to make the global FDI market more efficient by connecting companies with locations worldwide and encourage sustainable investment through our lead generation and research services.
We have worked with over 300 investment promotion agencies (IPAs) and economic development organizations (EDOs) providing data and technology solutions and lead generation, strategy, marketing and training services to attract inward investment. Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) and site selection firms also subscribe to our data products to inform corporate location decisions.
WAVTEQ was established in Hong Kong in 2010 and has grown rapidly to become the largest FDI consulting team in the industry with over 80 specialist FDI consultants in 16 countries. Nearly two thirds of companies that have invested overseas in the last 15 years are headquartered in these countries. Our offices are ideally located to effectively target over 85% of companies worldwide currently considering FDI.
WAVTEQ is the world's leading developer of FDI databases and tools and is at the forefront of knowledge on FDI and investment promotion (See: www.wavteq.com/publications). WAVTEQ is also the exclusive consulting, technology and sales partner of fDi Intelligence, Financial Times Ltd.