Dear reader,

The month of September has been very busy for us as we wrapped up our brother organization's C3 Summit 2018 (US-Arab Trade Summit), structured partnership with US Chamber of Commerce, a body representing more than 3 million US enterprises, and its Invest in America! 2018 Summit and attended several conferences including Bloomberg's Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain and Cryptocurrency. 

We've also initiated FDI Analytics Location Profile on Greater Zurich Area's which would be coming out very soon. 

A Japanese Firm's Global Buying Spree..

From budget hotel rooms provider to e-commerce sites, from biotech company to robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) firm and from Boston to Bengaluru, investing across sectors and across the world, this one Japanese firm is moving the foreign direct investment (FDI) barometer needle for the last couple of years. The company is Softbank and some of its recent foreign direct investment (FDI) include: (1) $225 M investment in India based OYO Rooms (2)  massive $2.5 billion in India's Flipkart Group (3) $1.1 billion in Swiss pharma Roviant Sciences (4) acquisition of US based Fortress Investment for $3.3 billion and (5) purchase of Boston based Boston Dynamic. FDI Analytics will continue to track Softbank's investments and global FDI movement, so make sure to check back regularly on our web portal. 

Below are select FDI insights from across the globe. Click below or jump to our portal ( to access filtered insights. 

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