The original fund (OSF) was created to invest Iran’s oil revenues and act as a stabilizer against fluctuating oil revenues.
The investment arm is the IFIC, the Iran Foreign Investment Company. It was incorporated in March 1998 as a private joint stock company with a mission to manage and expand Iranian holdings abroad.
A holding company, IFIC provides financing and financial services and makes investments around the world. IFIC has iterests in energy, mining, oil, gas and petrochemicals, as well as new and future technologies.
Currently IFIC has ventures in different countries including Germany, Brazil, Egypt, Jordan, Sudan, Yemen, Namibia, Oman, United Arab Emirates and Armenia.
Source: / swfinstitute /