Mr. Yair Ephrati
Head of Investment Banking, Value Base
Yair Ephrati has over 20 years of real estate, investment banking, private equity and corporate finance experience. Yair, as part of Value Base investment house, founded with Spanish partners VBA Real Estate Socimi, a residential, traded, REIT in Spain. In addition, Yair runs the M&A business arm of Value Base, with expertise in leading complex M&A transactions, including, local and cross border transactions, leveraged buyouts, divestitures, and public equity transactions on behalf of both private equity firms and for private and public corporate clients. Before joining Value Base, Yair served as CEO of Meitav- Dash Mergers & Acquisitions, a leading player in the Israeli investment banking industry. Before becoming an investment banker, Yair was with McKinsey & Co. In London and New York where he led teams advising Fortune 100 companies on new market development, acquisitions, and strategy. Yair also serves as Chairman and CEO of Eden Energy Discoveries (TASE: EDEN), a public company engaged in in oil & gas exploration. He holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BA in Economics and Business from Tel Aviv University.