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Iran's Man in New York Is Hunting for Billions of Dollars

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  • Hamid Biglari, ex-Citigroup banker, is advising Iran's leaders
  • Financier steers business to economy held back by sanctions

Iran, by its own admission, needs $150 billion of investment annually for many years ahead to repair the damage from a decade of isolation. That’s a tall order for a country that, even when sanctions are finally lifted, will still be an opaque and scary place to most foreign investors.

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