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WAVTEQ launches the first online platform tracking domestic investment in the UK

14th August 2018

WAVTEQ has announced the launch of UK INVESTMENT MONITOR (UKIM), a unique platform to track the expansion of UK-headquartered companies domestically within the UK, across all regions and sectors.

With 4000+ greenfield investment projects tracked since January 2017, UK INVESTMENT MONITOR fills a key gap in the market, identifying in real-time which UK companies are expanding and the locations in which they are choosing to invest.

The tool analyses geographic and sector investment flows across the UK, providing local and regional governments valuable insights on regional performance and the fastest growing sectors.

Chris Knight, Chief Commercial Officer & Co-Founder, WAVTEQ, commented, "We created the tool in the aftermath of Brexit as we believed there would be a lot more interest in what companies are doing domestically in the UK. UK INVESTMENT MONITOR is truly a unique tool that will allow local IPAs, Local Enterprise Partnerships and Consultants to analyse in real-time the UK investment landscape and target UK growth companies with the 'Project Leads' feature. "

With two-thirds of inward investment projects in the U.K coming from domestic companies, UK INVESTMENT MONITOR gives investment promotion professionals the latest insights, trends and leads on the UK's domestic investment landscape.

Should you need further information or would like to request a demo please contact:

Nerys Coleman
Deputy Director, Products, WAVTEQ
T: +44 (0) 2890 997 559

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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 75 specialist FDI consultants in 10 countries (Canada, China, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Spain, UK, and USA). 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 WAVTEQ is also the exclusive consulting, technology and sales partner of fDi Intelligence, Financial Times Ltd.