Potential Uses of an IBC
As a private investment company - for holding quoted or unquoted securities, cash, commodities, etc. IBC's are commonly used to hold investments under offshore trusts.
In international trade - ideal as an intermediary for cross border trade such as reinvoicing or simply as a vehicle for retaining accumulated cash/profits.
As a mutual fund - the flexible capital requirements make an IBC perfect for structuring as an offshore mutual fund.
For leasing agreements - IBC's are popularly used as legal structures for aircraft and ship leasing.
To hold intellectual property - e.g. patents, trademarks, ETC. may be owned by an IBC allowing royalty income to be collected offshore.