International Petroleum Investment Company


United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi US$ 65.3 Billion
Established: 1984
Transparency Rating: 9
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Origin: Oil
Firm Investment Style: Portfolio
Entity Structure: PJ Stock Company
Pop Est.: 921,000 – 2013 – Abu Dhabi
Wealth Per Capita Est.: $70,901

The International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) is the Abu Dhabi state enterprise which is responsible for all foreign investments in the oil and chemicals sector. It is based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

When the IPIC was first established in May 29, 1984, the share capital was owned 50:50 by the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. On December 6, 1986, the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi became the direct owner of IPIC’s entire share capital. Since 2012, the government of Abu Dhabi has made six equity contributions to IPIC totaling US$ 3.5 billion, the latest in 2008.

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Main Office
International Petroleum Investment Company
IPIC Square
Muroor (4th) Road
PO Box 7528, Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971-2-6336555
Fax: +971-2-6330111

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The IPIC is managed by a board of directors appointed by Emiri Decree, the government of Abu Dhabi appoints them.

Sovereign Wealth Enterprises
1. Aabar Investments PJS
Aabar was initially mandated to develop an oil & gas business with focus on exploration and production. The Abu Dhabi Investment Company (ADIC) and Mubadala Development Company are among the original investors. Aabar Investments PJS was delisted from the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange. Aabar invests in a variety of industries such as infrastructure, aviation, real estate, automotive, commodities, energy and financial services.

a. Aabar Properties LLC (Real Estate arm of Aabar Investments PJSC)
b. Aabar Luxembourg Sarl (Holds Unicredit SpA)