Israeli-European Partners (IEP) is an independent M&A and investment banking firm founded by entrepreneurs, business, and financial executives from Israel & Europe. Our goal is to establish a bridge for business collaboration between European and Israeli entrepreneurs, corporates, VCs, private equity funds, and Family offices.
Our primary activities include the technology industry, Medical devices, Pharma, Agro & food tech, Cyber, Software, Fintech, Real-estate projects, and energy and infrastructure. IEP assists companies with fundraising, mergers and acquisitions (buy and sell side), and executive corporate advisory.
With a presence in Tel Aviv, Hamburg and Genève, IEP has feet on the ground in the target markets, our clients get the benefit and added value of our wide network of Industry and tech leaders, entrepreneurs, C-level executives and private investors, VC's and PE funds, leading partners in 1st tier legal and accounting firms. IEP partners come from different backgrounds, and with different scopes of expertise, combining it all to find the best match and structure for our clients.
MEET THE PARTNERS
Senior-level professional experience as President and CEO in public and private companies for more than 25 years with a focus on software and Services business with a track record of successfully managing complex global companies, leading M&A Processes, and turning around difficult situations.
Experienced decision-maker with extensive capabilities in building and operating companies along with a proven history of successful P&L management, increasing productivity, M&A processes, and leading successful teams to meet and overachieve targets.
Seasoned executive with an in-depth understanding of emerging technologies and their commercial applications, global worldwide international business expertise, having managed & conducted business globally.
Yoav has been a managing partner of a successful Israeli accounting firm for over 20 years, serving Israeli and global businesses, investors, and entrepreneurs where he has gained vast experience and understanding of diverse business needs.
Yoav has acted as a financial and business advisor to several techs and media companies, from the pre-seed stage and onwards. Besides his extensive experience in corporate liquidation and insolvency, Yoav is also one of Israel’s greatest experts in global music and in addition to film copyrights (formerly CFO and Co-CEO of EMI music publishing Israel).
He is a veteran of Ernst & Young, where, as a senior manager, he was responsible for many of his clients’ IPOs in the TASE and Nasdaq. Yoav holds a BA in Accounting, and a BA in Economics from Tel Aviv University and is certified as a CPA in Israel. Yoav is a professional and active Music producer and piano and keyboard player.
A seasoned finance and business executive specializing in technology sector transactions. Yoel brings 30 years of extensive board, management, financing, and international business knowledge and expertise where dozens of transactions were executed and over $1Bn have been raised.
As the CFO of multiple technology startups and VCs, Yoel has been instrumental in the formation, management, financing rounds, commercial transactions, JV formations, investor relations, and exits of all.
Yoel holds a BA in Economics from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from Bradford University. A sports enthusiast, Yoel spends his free time snowboarding and spinning and doing good.
Before joining IEP, Stephan formed a market leading Enterprise SaaS company to digitalize Higher and Corporate Education Organizations in Europe. During this time, he has invested in startups and supported their respective growth through raised investor funds.
After the sale of his company he moved from the entrepreneurial to the advisory and investor side.
High business development, sales, communication & persuasion skills. Extensive
experience in international companies coupled with creative ideas for business
development, innovative concepts and a solid history of sales success.
Proven ability to drive revenue and cost performance in the business under direct management to agreed strategies and ahead of budget. Led the business development & sales effort to introduce highly innovative automotive & IT technologies to tier-suppliers and OEMs across all regions. Proven ability to successfully lead and manage in complex, multicultural environments.