Our Service

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.

Investment banking

Yafo Capital specializes in cross-border private equity transactions with a focus on high-tech sectors.

Asset Management

We focus on venture capital investments in high-tech companies, from startup, growth, to pre-IPO stage.

Incubation

Working with many strategic partners, our multi-city Commercial Incubating Accelerator (C.I.A.) helps foreign companies in the commercialization of their products and services.

What We Offer To Chinese Investors

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.

What We Offer To High-Tech Companies

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.

Our Social Activities

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Since 2003, the presentation of the Golden Menorahs has been considered as one of the ten most important events in the Jewish World.They distinguish courageous women and men who fought anti-Semitism. During the 9th...

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The Hillel of Silicon Valley Honors to Qi Li

In 2016, the Hillel of Silicon Valley has honored Yafo’s teammate Qi Li for her Israel advocacy work in both US and China. She was the first Chinese and alumni student who has been honored by...

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Why Choose Us

We have created a uniquely focused platform that has been built specifically to bridge the Chinese capital and global technology gap.

Unparalleled Project Sourcing

We have established a sizeable and systematic network globally which provides project lead. In 2016, Yafo brought over 150 high- tech companies from Israeli, US, and European to China for capital raising and business development.

Market Access

China’s unique business environment puts up many invisible entry barriers for companies outside China. Leveraging industry resource from our partners and clients, we provide investees not only funds but also market access and alignment with strategic partners.

Fast Capital Access

We provide quick access to a large number of investors, both domestic and international, institutional and corporate. This is the collected resource from our investment management team and partners, obtained through decades of combined working experience.

Strategic Planning

With profound understanding of market driver and industry trends, insightful knowledge on the policy regulations based on extensive local experiences and strong government and corporate relationships, we are able to secure exclusive investment opportunities, or proactively approach target companies that fillour clients’ strategic acquisition needs.

Selected Transactions

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.

Anchi New Energy

Anchi New Energy Technology is an innovative battery R&D, manufacturing, and sales company with total investment of 3 billion yuan. Yafo Shangrao New Energy fund led the investment round of $45 million to the company in 2016 and 2017.

BT9

BT9 is an end-to-end, real-time cold chain management (CCM) solution provider headquartered in Israel. Its Xsense® CCM technology is currently used around the globe by large as well as small-medium companies.

IceWorld Sports

Check-Cap is a clinical stage medical diagnostics company leading the development of the first ingestible imaging capsule that utilizes low-dose X-rays for CRC screening. Founded in early 2005, Check-Cap recruited a team of world-class experts in physics, software engineering, electronics, mechanics and physiology to develop the Check-Cap multi-disciplinary imaging solution for imaging and screening of the colon. Fosun and a Chinese fund led the IPO round of $24 million.

Q3 Medical Devices Limited

QualiMed is part of Q3 Medical Group, an Irish based holding company with multiple operations in Germany. Qualimed specializes in medical device implants with a primary focus on implantable mechanical devices, catheter based technologies, drug device combination products, and biodegradable and bioabsorable implants. The company has vast expertise in taking products from any point in the development process from Ideation through manufacturing and sales. In 2017, Q3 Medical completes €28.3 million financing with Boill group, Shanghai, China.

Healthwatch

HealthWatch is a pioneer in harnessing textile technology to produce fashionable, smart-digital garments with interwoven sensors unobtrusively measuring vital signs of hospital-grade quality. In January 2017, Healthwatch announced the strategic investment of $20 million from China Yiling Pharma and its expansion to the Chinese marekt.

Trendlines Group

Trendlines are an innovation commercialization company. Trendlines invents, discovers, invests in, and incubates innovation-based medical and agricultural technologies. Trendlines went public in Singapore in 2016.

ZD Medical Inc.

ZD medical Inc., founded by a number of returned overseas experts, is a hightech enterprise devoted into the R&D, manufacturing and selling. In 2015, ZD Medical announced the acquisition of USC backed company, Varocto and expanded to PVOCT area. ZD Medical has completed two rounds of financing (amount not disclosed).

Check-Cap Ltd.

Check-Cap is a clinical stage medical diagnostics company leading the development of the first ingestible imaging capsule that utilizes low-dose X-rays for CRC screening. Founded in early 2005, Check-Cap recruited a team of world-class experts in physics, software engineering, electronics, mechanics and physiology to develop the Check-Cap multi-disciplinary imaging solution for imaging and screening of the colon. Fosun and a Chinese fund led the IPO round of $24 million.