All articles by Naomi Davies

Naomi Davies

Naomi Davies is an FDI consultant at Investment Monitor, with expertise in location benchmarking and cross-border investment. She joined the team after more than five years at fDi Intelligence, a specialist division of the Financial Times. Naomi is the former head of research for fDi Rankings, a series of reports held within fDi Magazine regarding the competitiveness of global locations. Prior to this, she worked as a senior investment analyst and researcher for fDi Markets, the division’s greenfield cross-border investment monitor.

Are FDI partners also trade partners?

FDI and trade are often thought to complement each other. Investment Monitor examines how the world’s top FDI locations compare when it comes to their trade and FDI partners.

MassiveMusic opens new office in Dubai

Creative music agency MassiveMusic has opened a new office in the United Arab Emirates to better serve partners and clients in the Middle East.

Temasek to open third European office in Paris

Singapore-based investment company Temasek plans to open a new office in Paris, France, to better access the EMEA region.

Piaggio opens new factory in Indonesia

Italian motor vehicle manufacturer Piaggio has opened a new factory in Cikarang, Indonesia, to produce Vespa scooters for the local market.

Savaria opens new factory in Mexico

Canada-based Savaria, a global leader in the accessibility industry, has opened a factory in Querétaro City, Mexico.

An investor’s guide to western Europe

Western Europe is the leading destination for FDI worldwide. Our interactive investor guide compares the investment landscapes of countries across the region to help make your site-selection decision easier.

DigitalOcean announces new data centre in Australia

US-based cloud computing company DigitalOcean is set to open a new data centre in Sydney to better support customers in Australia and New Zealand.

An investor’s guide to Canada

This investor’s guide to Canada benchmarks the country’s 13 provinces and territories across many data points to help FDI decision-making.

Knoll Packaging to open new factory in the Philippines

US-based Knoll Packaging will open a new factory in the Philippines in January 2023 as part of its global growth plans.

Alstom completes €14m expansion of its train manufacturing facility in Brazil

French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom has invested €14m to expand its factory in Taubaté, Brazil and plans to create 700 new jobs.