Case Studies - Foreign Direct Investment

A selection of case studies is listed below. These projects have been selected as representative of the type of work Whitefield International undertakes in the foreign direct investment and international trade fields for economic development organisations, government authorities and investment promotion agencies. We have removed client names in order to protect client confidentiality.

Investment promotion programme for US State
Whitefield International is retained to manage an ongoing, comprehensive investment programme for a US state economic development authority with a principal remit to identify investment leads and then deliver direct investment from a variety of sectors in the UK and Irish markets.
ICT lead generation for European agency
A European Investment Promotion Agency commissioned Whitefield International to undertake a lead generation programme in North America in the ICT sector.
Lead generation in Brazil
Whitefield International undertook a lead generation programme targeted at Brazilian companies in the energy, life sciences, ICT and advanced engineering sectors on behalf of a European economic. development agency.
Event development  
Whitefield International worked with a European Investment Promotion Agency to attract potential investment prospects and multipliers from the creative industries and gaming sectors to a major networking event. Our remit included setting up one-to-one meetings for our client with target potential investors before, during and after the event.
Lead identification and appointment setting
A European Investment Promotion Agency was looking to increase inward investment from Ireland by promoting its logistical advantages to Irish companies from the life sciences sector. The agency engaged Whitefield International , first, to identify target companies with relevant profiles and potential expansion projects and then, second, to organise face-to-face meetings with senior management at these companies in Ireland.

Choosing the optimum location is vital to the success of any business. The ability or otherwise to access a high quality workforce, customers, markets and suppliers can mean the difference between success and failure.

Whitefield International provides a range of services to assist companies expand, relocate or consolidate their office, manufacturing, assembly, distribution and R& D operations within the UK and overseas. We cover all phases of the location process from strategic planning, project feasibility to location and site selection. We focus on identifying a number of suitable locations, then developing comparative data on each of the preferred options.

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Whitefield International works with companies looking to sell into overseas markets.

The rise of the BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China), mass population movements, fast rising purchasing power in developing countries and continuing technological developments are just some of the major changes taking place in our increasingly globalised world. As ever, the challenges are many and varied in undertaking international trade, with a bewildering variety of opportunities presenting themselves to companies in overseas markets where they often possess little or no experience.

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Whitefield International provides a range of services to assist economic development organisations, government authorities and investment promotion agencies to develop and implement targeted inward investment programmes.

Such targeted programmes succeed in identifying expanding companies with investment projects and attracting them to our clients’ area, thereby creating new jobs, wealth and investment.

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