Ghadir Investment Company was established in 1991 under the initial name of Bank Saderat Investment Company (Private Joint Stock) with the initial capital of 10 billion Rials, owned by Bank Saderat Iran. This company was changed to a public joint stock company in 1995 and it was admitted to the stock exchange in the same year. Following the transfer of 124 companies’ shares from Bank Saderat Iran to this company in 1996 with the purpose of modification of the financial structure, the company’s name was changed to Gahdir Investment Company. Upon conveyance of the ownership of Ghadir Investment Company from Bank Saderat Iran to Armed Forces Social Security Organization in 2008, the growth of profit making and value of the company’s assets was accelerated so much so that this company has currently become the largest conglomerate investment company in the stock exchange by holding a capital of 72,000 billion Rials. The current investment areas of the company include oil, gas and petrochemical industries, power and energy, mining industries, transportation, cement, construction, trading and finance and also IT and communications in the form of 8 holding companies.