FT Group acquires Wavteq product and consulting assets

On the 1st March 2023, the Financial Times Group (FT Group) acquired the product and consulting divisions of Wavteq Group Limited (Wavteq). The brands; Amplify, IncentivesFlow, InvestmentFlow, InvestmentMap, Influencers and their strategy and development services have joined the  fDi Intelligence portfolio. 

FT has not acquired the lead generation division of Wavteq, which can be found at Wavteq's website* .  

These products and services greatly complement our fDi Intelligence portfolio and as a newly combined group, offer an unrivalled centre of excellence globally, providing news and analysis, data tools, events and strategic guidance for the industry.

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(*This link is provided for your convenience only.  FT has no control over this third party or its website and is not responsible for any Wavteq products, services, materials or information.)

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fDi Intelligence strategy division develops practical and results driven strategies for economic development and investment promotion. Our strategic work is underpinned by our knowledge of real-life best practices from having worked with hundreds of economic development organisations (EDOs) on the business side of actually targeting companies for trade and investment.

Combined with our industry leading data and investment products we can help define the competitive advantage of a location, assess the opportunities, identify where there is market demand, and develop practical strategies that can be realistically implemented to generate more trade and investment.   


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fDi Intelligence develops strategies for countries, states, regions, cities, and industrial parks and zones. Our offer includes the following services:

  • Investment promotion strategies
  • Business development plans and investor outreach strategies
  • Organisational strategy and institutional development
  • Sustainable investment strategies aligned to SDGs
  • International market and sector strategies
  • Marketing strategy and value proposition development
  • Aftercare and BRE strategies 



Committed to Emerging Economies

fDi Intelligence is committed to working with EDOs in emerging economies to support with capacity building, strategy development, market analysis and value proposition development. As a domain expert in both FDI consulting and Sustainable Investment, we are uniquely placed to help emerging economies not only understand how to leverage best practice but also how to prepare for the next wave of international investment. This rapidly evolving paradigm is heavily influenced by the sustainability agenda.

We work directly with EDOs in emerging markets and with major international financial institutions and we also work as part of consortiums on larger ODA projects in emerging economies. We have a strong track record of success with the World Bank Group, Inter-American Development Bank, UNCTAD, DfiD, Trade Mark East Africa, and USAID. Our work in this area has spanned Investment, Trade, and Tourism. 

Sustainable Investment

Pioneered FDI advisory services focused on achieving sustainable development goals, enabling economic development organisations to leverage trade and investment opportunities in:

  • Renewable energy
  • Low carbon economy
  • Circular economy
  • Sustainable agriculture 
  • New technologies 

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