Yafo Capital is an investment bank that mainly serves high-tech business. We advise on mergers and acquisitions, arrange financings, and help clients identify best strategic partners in China. Since our inception in 2014, we have been involved in over 200 assignments on behalf of global clients covering the spectrum of high-tech businesses, from life science, TMT, Clean Tech, Agro to industrials. We also manage venture capital fund dedicated to global technology companies and their operations in China
Goforisrael is one of the most prestigious business conferences in Israel. It brings together an increasing number of investors, participants and organizations. GoforIsrael focuses on China and emerging markets, addressing the current issues related to fund raising and establishing strategic global alliances, while keeping a strong connection with Europe and the US. In previous years, our conference has welcomed several Heads of State, including Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the former French President Nicolas Sarkozy. There have been over 1,000 participants from which 300 came from overseas. Amongst them were many key decision makers and politicians.
The 16th GoForIsrael business conference is organized by YAFO Capital, Cukierman investment, and Catalyst CEL Fund. It was held on September 20th in Shanghai and 22nd in Wuhan, China — the first time it took place outside Israel.
In July 2016, Yafo Capital led a group of delegation to visit Israeli High-Tech companies. The delegation consists of 13 managements from 4 top (out of 10) funds in China. They are Bosera Asset Management Co., limited (388 billion RMB under management), Penghua Fund Management (301.4 billion RMB under management), E Fund Management Co., Limited (827 billion RMB under management), and GF Fund Management Co., Ltd (236 billion RMB under management)
We visited more than 13 companies in Israel including: CheckCap, Polypid, Evogene, Frutarom, Rewalk, MobileEye etc.
In september 2016, delegation of 25 investors in the Medical Field and governmental representatives from Hubei Province has arrived for an official visit in Israel and met with the Minister of Health Yaakov Litzman. Ultimately a decision was taken to open a health channel between China and Israel within the medical equipment and pharmacy.
This delegation contained one of the largest foundations in China “United Investment” and house of investments “Yafo Capital” was lead by the “Magnet Group” company. The delegation expressed its willingness to found the Israeli “Silicon Valley” in Hubei Province in China in where emphasize will be placed on the medical equipment area and pharmacy.
Litzman has opened health channel between Israel and China
15 Feburary 2017, we organized a product demonstration event for interested investors of “PerfAction”, an innovative cosmetic medical device company from Israel. PerfAction’s CEO, Clinical Specialist, and a well-known cosmetic surgeons, who has been using the device for a long time, all gave a presentation about the device.
They also did a live demonstration on 2 volunteers we invited. Around 30 investors participated the event, 3 of them even volunteered for a skin lifting treatment after observing the effect of the device. The investors had a lively discussion with PerfAction’s. Further one to one meeting was arranged afterwards.
With the support of Chinese and Israel Government of Science and Technology, we announced the established of “Israel Valley” in Sept. 24, 2016. To encourage the influx of oversea technology partnerships through investment, we have established a bi-annual “Israel Valley Open Competition” and major investment forum for the opportunities to meet and discuss collaborations.
In 2016, Aug 10th, Yafo Capital had the pleasure to invite the leading biotechnology entrepreneur and Investor Isaac Blech to Wuhan, China to visit Wuhan Biolake, the second key national industry base built by the Optics Valley of China. Mr. Blech shared his investment strategies and his China stories with the audiences in the Biolake Inno-Win Conference.
Mr. Blech is one of the most successful private financiers in the biotechnology industry. As an industry pioneer, he founded seven companies, all of which were subsequently brought public. These include Celgene Corporation, Genetic Systems Corporation, Icos Corporation, Nova Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Patho Genesis Corporation.
Following the success of the 2nd eHealthcare Innovation Forum & Awards held on 10-11 September 2016 in Shanghai, and to meet our global participants’ demand for further communications and international cooperation, the 3rd eHealthcare Innovation Forum & Awards 2016 ( 3rd EHIFA) will be held on March 18-19, 2017 at Wuhan, China. We are expecting 600+ senior executives from global healthcare fraternity to discuss how mHealth and Internet + Technologies will Transform China’s Healthcare Industry, Innovations and Best Practices of Telemidicine and PACS, Applications of Medical Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Tools, Best Overseas Investment Strategies for Chinese Investors and other innovative applications of advanced technologies as well as investment & international cooperation opportunities.
We have created a uniquely focused platform that has been built specifically to bridge the Chinese capital and global technology gap.
Our expertise allows Yafo Capital to deliver added value throughout all aspects of a transaction – opportunity identification, strategy development, deal planning, execution, negotiations, structuring, and closing.
Yafo Capital has managed an SPV fund to invest in JiangXi AnChi New Energy Company.
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