Oman Investment Fund

Country: Oman

Established: 2006

US$ Billion:

Origin: Oil, Gas

Entity Structure: Fund

Transparency Rating: n/a

The Oman Investment Fund (OIF) was established in 2006 in accordance with a Royal Decree of His Majesty the Sultan of Oman. OIF’s sole shareholder is the Government of the Sultanate of Oman and its governing body is the Financial Affairs and Energy Resources Council (FAERC).

Strategy & Objectives:
The fund makes equity, private equity, and real estate investments globally. It is an evergreen investment vehicle.

News and Updates

Becton enters $160 million strategic partnership with Oman Investment Fund
"Becton Property Group (“Becton”) is pleased to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with the Oman Investment Fund (“OmIF”) comprising:

1. A Retirement Alliance in which Becton and OmIF will each hold a 50 per cent interest and which will provide additional funding to Becton’s four completed retirement villages and three of its retirement development assets; and

2. A $3.1 million equity placement to OmIF representing a 9.9 per cent interest in Becton."
read more: Becton Press Release


Major Direct Foreign Investments (Public)

Company Country Industry % Ownership Comments
Jurys Inns Hotels Ireland 50% €200m
Dubai Mercantile Exchange United Arab Emirates 25%
Quippo Infrastructure Equipment India 18.7%
Nimbus Communications India 18%
Housing Development Finance Corporation [HDFC] India 11.75%
Becton Property Group Australia 9.9%
China Gas Holdings Limited China Energy 5%

1. All figures quoted are from official sources, or, where the institutions concerned do not issue statistics of their holdings, from other publicly available sources.

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