Some of the Best Capital Raising and Merger Services in the Industry

KCR is a business partner of “Migdal Investment Banking” of the “Migdal Capital Markets” group for providing banking services for investments such as mergers and acquisitions, locating investors, managing issues, financing from institutional and private bodies, planning financial products, fund raising, distributing securities and more.

One of the possible solutions offered by the KCR team to a company which requires rehabilitation, recovery or improvement, is locating a business or financial partner, or merging activities with a complementary business.

Mergers and acquisitions are a complex process which requires expertise and experience. “Migdal Investment Banking”, the Migdal Group arm of mergers and acquisitions, specializes in accompanying transactions of mergers, acquisitions, private and public investments, complex financing, financial closings as well as various types of capital raising. The professional team in the company includes experts in the capital market and finances alongside area leaders with professional background and vast experience. Among the “Migdal Investment Banking” clients are private and public companies, from Israel and abroad, which enjoy support in performing transactions vis-a-vis investment funds, hedge funds, institutional investment bodies, specialized funds, various companies and private investors. The company was rated by the financial magazine Global Finance as the best investment bank in Israel for the year 2015.


The Concept of Providing Capital Raising and Merger Services

The process of diagnosis and consultation given at KCR are based on an in-depth and comprehensive analysis of the company and are accompanied by detailed conclusions and recommendation documents, on the basis of which the company issues, inter alia, a detailed value estimation and an improvement plan.

As part of the basket of services and solutions, we examine the option of raising capital for the company in favor of implementing operative recommendations in the framework of a recovery and improvement plan, or performing processes of merger, sale or acquisition of assets and activities.

Finding the solutions and their actual implementation requires a number of key components:

  •  A deep understanding of the company stemming from a holistic analysis of operational, economic and structural aspects.
  • A deep understanding of the business and regulatory environment in which the company operates.
  • A wide and exclusive net of private and institutional investors, which enables creating unique opportunities.
  • Proven experience of many years, which accompanies the actual ability to follow through with a process of merger and acquisition.


The Process and the Skill

Within the framework of the cooperation between KCR and “Migdal Investment Banking” we appoint a team of experts, from both companies, who accompany the process from any possible aspect. The experienced team meets with the representatives of the client and ensures involvement and transparency in the work throughout the entire process.

Following is an example for a number of stages in a typical consultation process:

  • First stage: a joint acquaintance meeting in order to understand the needs of the company and an initial agreement regarding the layout of the cooperation between the parties.
  • Second stage: analyzing the needs of the company, there slumming a financial analysis including the expected cash flow, structural and operational analysis, and formulating a value estimate in accordance with a variety of methods which are acceptable in the industry.
  • Third stage: examining various alternatives and the feasibility of different transactions, and afterwards formulating an action strategy and the recommended possible layout.
  • Fourth stage: locating potential partners and/or investors
  • Fifth stage: providing ongoing support during the negotiation stages until completing the transaction.


A Leading Team on behalf of Migdal Investment Banking

In addition to the team of experts by KCR, which accompanies the client throughout the process and provides diagnosis, analysis, improvement and recovery, the cooperation vis-a-vis “Migdal Investment Banking” is done with the senior managers and experts in the field:

Julien Assous

The CEO of Migdal Investment Banking. with a vast experience of approximately 30 years in business management and development alongside in-depth acquaintance with the local and global capital market. In the past, he has fulfilled a long line of senior management roles, most of them in the capital market. Over his extensive career, he has accumulated many and good Contacts with a variety of leading companies and businessmen in Israel and abroad.

Dorin Zelnir-Palas

The VP of Migdal Investment Banking. An accountant with experience of more than 12 years in the local capital market, especially works of analysis and worth evaluations. Has capabilities of analyzing and creating transactions which involve debt or shares, and has an acquaintance with public and private companies as well as key factors in the local industry.

Idan Deutsch

A banker specializing in investments. Has a vast experience in managing private and public issues, analyzing companies, and raising capital and debt to institutional and private bodies. He holds a license in managing investment files on behalf of the Israeli Securities Authority, and has a deep understanding of the financial markets and the world of investments.