The Israeli Private Equity Market – Q1/2015

Guest post by Marianna Shapira, Research Manager, IVC Research Center & Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co.

IVC and GKH report:

Israeli private equity deal value down 55%

Key facts:

  • Israeli PE fundraising in early 2015 reaches $1.5 billion
  • Israeli private equity fund activity down 65% from previous quarter
  • Technology sector continues to dominate, with 85% of private equity investments in the Q1/2015

Tel Aviv, Israel, May 11, 2015. In Q1/2015, 14 Israeli private equity deals accounted for $310 million, a drop of 55 percent from $696 million invested by Israeli and foreign private equity investors in Q4/2014. The amount was also 34 percent below the $471 million invested in Q1/2014. (Figure 1)

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