Makor Capital recruits Benjamin Kupfer in the investment banking division of Makor
NEW YORK, July 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Makor Group (“Makor”), an international agency brokerage group dealing in cash stocks, fixed income securities, currencies and derivatives, is pleased to announce today the recruitment of Benjamin kupfer. Mr. Kupfer joins the investment banking arm of the Makor group and will be based in Tel Aviv, where he will be a senior member of the origination and execution team for M&A transactions and capital markets. Mr. Kupfer will report to Lionel botbol, global head of Makor’s investment bank.
Mr. Kupfer brings with him extensive experience in investing in start-ups disrupting the high-tech ecosystem in Israel. At the end of 2018, Ben joined LG; in partnership with the Santa Clara office, he led the investment activities of LG Technology Ventures in Israel. In two years, he concluded several equity investment transactions in disruptive and innovative companies. LG Technology Ventures has invested in Deep Instinct, Aurora Laboratories, Edgybees, Syte and Zebra Medical Vision and Claroty.
Mr. Kupfer holds a BSc in Physics from the Technion Institute (Israel), a master’s degree in nanotechnology / electrical engineering from University College London, a doctorate in chemistry from Bar Ilan University (Israel) and a Master of Business and Engineering from Columbia University School of Business in New York City.
Mr. Kupfer previously worked as Senior Business Intelligence for Sdema, an Israeli company specializing in homeland security services and solutions.
We wish Ben the best in Makor!
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About Makor (www.makor-capital.com)
Makor Group is an FCA regulated international brokerage firm established in March 2011 through Michael halimi and Avi Bouhadana, former co-head of global equities at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe. Makor provides securities research and execution services to institutional investors in all asset classes.
With offices in new York, Chicago, London, Paris, Geneva, Gibraltar, Tel Aviv and Singapore, and more than 150 group employees, Makor offers its customers a single point of contact 24 hours a day. Makor’s reputation for original and innovative trading ideas in risk arbitrage, special situations, relative value and event opportunities is unprecedented. The company has been widely recognized for its achievements and, over the past 4 years, has been ranked 1st in risk research surveys-arb.
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