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Investors poised to cash in on Iran sanctions deal

P5+1 and Iran representative pose prior to the announcement of an agreement on Iran nuclear talks on April 2, 2015 at the The Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology
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P5+1 and Iran representative pose prior to the announcement of an agreement on Iran nuclear talks on April 2, 2015 at the The Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology

The prospect of a sanction-free Iran is a "generational" foreign investment opportunity according to investors, who have seen interest in the region surge in recent months.

Asset managers and investment banks have been seriously scoping out the region's investment potential for the last year, said Homan Harandian, CEO of Griffon Capital, an asset management and corporate finance advisory firm focused on the Iranian market.