Ingvar Kamprad (1926-2018), the IKEA founder, had a true passion for his lifework and wished to secure the independence and longevity of the IKEA Concept, including the IKEA trademarks.
Interogo Foundation, based in Liechtenstein and established in 1989, is the ultimate owner of Inter IKEA Group and Interogo Holding.
Interogo Foundation is an Enterprise Foundation (Unternehmensstiftung) with legal personality under Liechtenstein law. Interogo Foundation’s main purpose is to secure the independence and longevity of the IKEA Concept, and to own and govern Inter IKEA Group. Interogo Foundation shall also hold a financial reserve for rainy days for when the IKEA Concept at some time in the future were to face serious challenges. Interogo Holding, the investment business, provides the financial reserves required to secure independence and longevity.
Interogo Foundation is a self-owned entity, and there is no, nor can there be, any individual beneficiary. Funds held by the foundation can only be used in accordance with the foundation’s purpose.