Yair Ephrati

Yair Ephrati

Director, Tel-Aviv Office @ Fairfax County EDA

Yair brings over 20 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience to 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.