Global Developments Inc. is no longer investing. It is a principal investment firm specializing in acquisitions and early stage financing of emerging growth companies. It acquires portfolio companies as a wholly owned subsidiary or as an investment in a minority stake. The firm seeks to be the lead investor with substantial management control. It also helps its portfolio companies grow through mergers and acquisitions before spinning them out through an initial public offering or direct sale. The firm does not confine its investments to any particular industry or geography. Global Developments Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.