The International Finance Corporation Ltd. (IFC) is a large private equity firm, and part of the TERA Network.
strongly believe that finance and innovation, both together, shape our future
and help to solve actual and future challenges and not resolved human problems.
the finance industry was mainly concentrated in optimising share holder
profits and commissions and neglected their primordial role to forge our
leaving innovation, if not connected with big companies, scarce of
we do believe in challenging the status
quo, we believe in thinking differently.
we challenge the status quo is by putting into the hands of innovators,
visionaries and co-investors all the know-how accrued by large
utilising high-end finance models and instruments (i.e. from
sophisticated portfolio techniques - to increase the chance of success -
and securitisation models as well as super-insurance - to reduce risks
for the investment - and other sophisticated proprietary tools) to SECURE investment funding for difficult to finance projects of high interest.
Dr. Michael Herzog, President IFC Group
IFC combines global vision with local insight,
relying on a highly experienced team of 1221 investment professionals
operating out of offices in 25 countries to uncover superior
opportunities in Europe, America, Asia, Africa and Australia. While open
to opportunities wherever they arise, IFC concentrates its investment
focus on sectors in which it has built recognized expertise: high
technology, pharmaceutics & chemical, healthcare, aerospace &
defense, transportation, information, automotive, consumer &
industrial, energy & power and real estate.
IFC’s team of investment professionals includes highly
skilled professionals in the fields of management-led leveraged buyouts,
real estate, leveraged finance, venture capital and turnaround, 18
macro-economists, 24 PhD/MDs and through the TERA Network
scientists from many of the world’s most prestigious universities. In a
world full with information, knowledge and wisdom is often in short
supply. IFC’s edge is its ability to leverage the knowledge and the
experience together with the insight of its investment professionals,
collaborating with other parts of the TERA Network. The result: A
broader view of potential investment opportunities and deeper level of
expertise, creating value for IFC portfolio companies that translates
into superior returns for IFC investors.
IFC’s investment philosophy and disciplined investment
process generates extraordinary returns for its investors.
Several sophisticated or institutional investors from 80 countries
entrust IFC with their capital and their reputations. A dedicated system
has been designed to utilize the amassed assets, intelligence and
capabilities of the existing creative asset owners, in order to enhance
and augment their creative activities in applying the world’s expanding
wealth, to scopes benefiting society exclusively.
common interest do actually make these partners most eligible to direct
the efficient and practical utilization of the world’s increasing
capital and the improvements they combine. The owners direct selection
and creation of the personally sponsored and approved humanitarian
projects, will have an increasing and lasting benefit to mankind and the
existing environmental issues.
Most of the cooperative
agreements are joint-venture contracts with banks, governmental
entities, global players and sophisticated individuals, all efforts
being directed towards realizing a better world, by means of using
these combined capabilities.
The IFC has been founded in the
year 2000 in Herzlia, Israel. Presently the company is situated in Tel
Aviv, Israel and has branches, cooperatives and liaison offices in more
then 23 countries world wide (including Berlin, Germany, London, UK and
Washington, DC, USA).
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