A global organisation of M&A advisory services.

Established in 2004.

49 offices in 36 countries.

Tel Aviv

The leading Israeli investment house, providing a full array of services including M&A, Private Placements, Public Offerings, Family Office, and Consulting Services.

M&A Worldwide is represented in Israel
by Cukierman & Co. Investment House Ltd.

FIND US:

28, Haarbaa St. | Tel Aviv 64731 Israel
+972 3 695 0666

Our team

CEO

Haggai Ravid

Vice President

Daniel Gabai

Managing Partner

Laurent Choppe

Managing Partner

Nadav Attias

Managing Partner

Noach Hager

Managing Partner

Ben Topor

Managing Partner

Nurit Ze`evi

Country Manager China

Andrew Tsaran

Country Manager China

Jack Xu

Country Manager Germany

Efrat Pan

Country Manager Mexico

Ruben Goldberg

Country Manager Italy

Paolo Sabbadini

Partner

Shy Zymann

Country Manager Mexico

David Alerland

CEO

Haggai Ravid

Mr. Haggi Ravid is the Managing partner of Cukierman & Co.’s Investment Banking activities. Mr. Ravid was engaged in over $1B transactions over the past years, pioneering transactions such as taking the first Croatian company public on AIM, and completing the sale of the first Telecom Hungarian based Nasdaq listed company. Prior to joining Cukierman, Mr. Ravid was a partner at MBI, an Investment House which jointly with Israel Industrial and Development Bank, invested in Israeli technology companies.

Mr. Ravid sits on the board of Cukierman and a variety of technology companies. Mr. Ravid graduated Cum Laude from the Hebrew University and has an MBA from Rutgers University.‪‪

Vice President

Daniel Gabai

Daniel Gabai was born & raised in Antwerp, Belgium and currently resides in Tel Aviv, where he studied for his Bachelors in Business and Economics at the International Disciplinary Centre University. Daniel’s latest experience was working at OSconnections, an independent Real Estate firm working on behalf of a select number of investors to source investment opportunities in various markets. At OSconnections he was in charge of Sales Operations, Partnerships and investors relations mostly focused on the United States and Europe as the main market. He was able to expand their network of private investors and investment funds globally.

Managing Partner

Laurent Choppe

Laurent leads Cukierman & Co. Life Sciences since 2008 and has been involved in more than 100 medtech and biotech corporate finance transactions and advisory assignments for the Cukierman group. His team works worldwide with venture-backed and middle market companies for fund raising, licensing deals and M&A transactions as well as strategic projects for key life sciences industry players.

Laurent brings an extensive international life sciences experience in managing multifunctional teams and setting up new businesses in pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnology, nutraceuticals, animal health and direct-to-consumer markets”

E-mail: telaviv-lifescience@m-a-worldwide.com

Managing Partner

Nadav Attias

Founder and executive; startup and corporate; transactions of hundreds of millions; teams of dozens of people; urban, mobility, robotics and data; b2c and b2b; morning jog and wind-surfing.
Nadav joined Cukierman Investment House in 2018 to co-establish the New Mobility department handling investments in everything that moves…
Nadav holds a BSc in Information Systems from the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology) and an Executive MBA from Tel-Aviv University.

Member of Automotive and Logistics & Transportation Industry Group.

Managing Partner

Noach Hager

Noach joined Cukierman & Co in 2018 and manages the firm’s energy investment banking department. Prior to joining Cukierman & Co, Noach advised early-stage startups at Razden Ventures, worked as a Global Business Manager at RSA, the Security Division of DELL-EMC, and was an economist at Bank Leumi.

Noach received an MSc in Energy Management from the Robert Gordon University and a BA in Business Administration, Major in Finance, from the Interdisciplinary Center of Herzliy.

E-mail:telaviv-energy@m-a-worldwide.com

Managing Partner

Ben Topor

Ben Topor is heading Cukierman & Co. Investment House Technology Media and Telecom (TMT) and Green Technologies (CGT) practice. Among his areas of expertise, Ben specializes in a variety of industrial sub-sectors including agriculture, renewable & alternative energy, energy efficiency, recycling & waste and water technologies. Ben Topor has been advising clients from North America, Europe and Asia on a wide spectrum of financial transactions and deals. In 2016, Ben Topor was chosen by Forbes Magazine to be one of Israel’s most promising professionals in the finance sector. He has a BA in Economics and East-Asia Studies from Tel-Aviv University and speaks Hebrew, English, French and Chinese.

E-mail: telaviv-tmt@m-a-worldwide.com

Managing Partner

Nurit Ze`evi

Nurit has over 25 years of experience in food, agriculture and complementary industries.

Nurit joined CIH after she founded and ran her own investment banking and business development consultancy, providing services to startups, established companies and investment entities, helping them take their business to the next level, both in Israel and California. Clients included Cannasoul Analytics, Frutarom (IFF), IShence Agtech, Cardiacsense, Oplon Pure Science, Adly.com and 21Ventures VC and its portfolio companies in the fields of physical security and clean technologies.

Country Manager China

Andrew Tsaran

Mr. Andrew Tsaran is a founder of Elysium Commercialization Services which provide business development services in the Asia Pacific. Andrew has over 20 years of hands-on experience in different hi-tech industries and the financial sector. In the past, Andrew has held executive management positions at several prominent companies such as Resmed (NYSE: RMD), Flight Medical (TLV:ILX), Curatia, Infinity Equity Funds, MobilEye (acquired by Intel) and Life Watch(SIX: LIFE). Lately, Andrew served as General Manager Asia Pacific of Shekel Brainweigh, leading the company through IPO process and turnover. Andrew earned B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Andrew attended the Business School of ECUST – the East China University of Technology, majoring in an MBA.

Country Manager China

Jack Xu

Country Manager Germany

Efrat Pan

Efrat Pan is Project Consultant at SCMT, Steinbeis Center of Management and Technology, since 2014. Under this capacity, she is in charge of acquisition of students and partner companies in south Bavaria. She also engages in the development and exchange with international universities and companies for strengthening the relationship between Israel and Germany in the fields of applied research and business. Before relocating to Germany in 2009, Efrat Pan served as Marketing and Investor Relations Manager at VCON Telecommunications Ltd., an Israeli developer of video over IP conferencing systems, from 1997-2005. From 2005-2009, Mrs Pan was Fund-raising and later, served as Investor Relations Manager, at Catalyst Investments Fund II, an Israeli Private Equity focused on investments in late-stage Israeli technological companies. From 2010-2014, Mrs. Pan was teaching Hebrew and English at a local school in Memmingen and later opened a private lessons school, Horizons, for children of all ages. From 2013-2018, Mrs. Pan served as the chairperson of the German-Israeli Association (Deutsch-Israelische Gesellschaft) in Memmingen, Germany, of which she is still on the board. Efrat holds a BA in Social Science & Psychology and an MSc in Management & Innovation. Mrs. Pan teaches a seminar on Qualitative Research Methods on Steinbeis University and represents Catalyst and Cukierman activities in Germany.

Country Manager Mexico

Ruben Goldberg

Country Manager Italy

Paolo Sabbadini

He was previously Senior Adviser in the English investment bank Advicorp plc.
In this role, in the M&A division, he advised Israeli investors on the field such as defense security, renewable energy, food and real estate.

In 2008 he was a partner in the company MS Group, an Italian-Israeli business and commercial mediation firm, with responsibility for the M&A activity in the field of defence security and real estate.

In 2006, he was a financial agent at the bank Cassa dei Risparmi di Milano e della Lombardia.
In 2002 he was nominated Chief Operating Officer of a notable advertising and new media agency with offices in Turin, Rome, Milan and London.
In 1990 he managed the family business being the fourth generation of industrialist specialised in the printing industry.
He studied Industrial Engineering at the “Institute of Production Engineering” in Tel Aviv and obtained a master in business management and control at the UIR and in marketing at the IED in Italy.

He is the founder and Vice President of the National Chamber for the Business of Italy and Israel.

He was a member of the boards in the Association of the Printing Industry in Rome, and in the Italian Association of The Young Industrial Entrepreneurs and he was a member in the Commission of the International Relations of Confindustria, the Italian entrepreneurs association.

 

Partner

Shy Zymann

Shy is a senior experienced executive in the Medical and Hi-tech industry, with over 25 years of Business Development, Sales and Management for high technology companies.

Prior to joining Cukierman, he has been the CEO of PerfAction Technologies, the global SVP sales for Viora Technologies and former CEO of 2 other start-up companies. Shy specialized in Asian markets and have been the co-founder of Yoki-Kal, a leading BD company for the Japanese and Asian markets consulting numerous companies like Motorola, IAI, Orbit, SHL, STI, CTS and more. Very familiar with the Medical Devices market, mainly the emerging Medical Aesthetics arena. Studied Computer Science and Physics at the Technion Talented Youth program, Business Administration at TLV Business College & at the Wales University. Shy is also a retired Lieutenant Commander of the Israeli navy where he graduated the Naval Officers academy.

Country Manager Mexico

David Alerland

David is currently a Managing Partner of Goldberg Alerhand & Asociados, S.C. – an M&A boutique in Mexico established in 2004.

From 2000 to 2003, David was Director of Deutsche Bank Mexico where he was responsible for developing the investment banking practice of the bank in the region.

Prior to that, from 1992 to 1999, he was Director in NM Rothschild & Sons (México), where he was responsible for origination and execution of a wide range of projects in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, privatizations, placements of private equity, and restructurings.

From 1989 to 1992, he was a consultant at McKinsey & Co.

David graduated summa cum laude from ITAM (México) with a degree in Economics, participated in an exchange program at the University of Pennsylvania, and graduated with an MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

David has taught courses in Economics and Corporate Finance as an invited Professor at ITAM (México) and at Universidad Anáhuac in México City.

He has served as a board member in various companies, financial entities and not-for-profit institutions.

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