20 stories about M&A
עינת וידברג שותפה במחלקת ההייטק במשרד שבלת

Transactions during turmoil: What does a purchase transaction of an Israeli tech company look like during wartime?

18.01.24|Einat Weidberg
"The unique situations we were forced and are still forced to grapple with require hard work, creativity and flexible thinking by everyone involved in the deals," writes Einat Weidberg, Partner at law firm Shibolet & Co.
תל אביב מגדלים

Unreported funding rounds propel Israeli high-tech investment to almost $10 billion in 2023

15.01.24|Sophie Shulman
According to a report by Startup Nation Central, the expectations for M&As and IPOs in 2024 are encouraging, and the leading sectors - AI, cybersecurity, and defense technologies - are expected to continue the upward trend
מוסף חג העצמאות 25.4.23 טאלון סייבר סקיוריטי  talon

The five biggest acquisitions of 2023 in Israeli tech

Cybersecurity startups completely dominated the list of the most lucrative M&As involving Israeli startups this past year, with Talon Cyber Security leading the way after being acquired by Palo Alto Networks in a deal valued at $625 million
קו רקיע מרכז תל אביב Tel Aviv Business Center

Private equity investment in Israel plummets by 33% in 2023

14.12.23|Sophie Shulman
According to the year's summary by accounting firm Deloitte Israel, the volume of transactions was $3.5 billion, reflecting a 37% drop compared to 2022. In addition, the number of M&A transactions plunged by 23% to 157 and their volume shrank by 30% to $15 billion
Liat Enzel-Aviel

M&A transactions in Israel fall by 46% to $9.8 billion in 2023

A PwC Israel report shows that M&A transactions dropped in the last year to their lowest level in a decade
Yarden Amsalem Ibex Investors

How to maximize your M&A potential

05.04.23|Yarden Amsalem
Ibex Investors Senior VC Associate Yarden Amsalem spoke to entrepreneurs who have been acquired in order to highlight some best practices for M&A potential
פלייטיקה חברת משחקים הרצליה פיתוח

What are the real motives behind Playtika's $813 million offer to buy Rovio?

22.01.23|Sophie Shulman
Why is it urgent for a company that has just laid off hundreds of employees, closed games, and spent $600 million on buying back its own shares, to embark on an expensive all-cash adventure?
ועידת ניו יורק משתתפי הפאנל בהנחייתה של מנכ"לית לאומיטק, תימור ארבל סרדס

"Deals don’t fall through because of money, they fall through because of people"

19.09.22|Meir Orbach
"When you see the acquiring team, you see who they work with on a daily basis, and whether or not you want to work with them," explained CEO of Arya, Offer Yehudai
שלומי ברטוב מנכ"ל פאהן קנה

Software and security expected to drive the IPO market in 2022

14.02.22|Yarden Rozanski
With the expectations of rising interest rates to fend off inflation, experts believe that what unfolded in 2021 will not repeat itself again this year
Rotem Tomer Viola

A deep dive into Israeli tech’s record-breaking year

23.01.22|James Spiro
A new report by Viola reveals that total funding by Israeli tech startups reached $27 billion in 2021, with $8.1 billion being raised in a record-breaking fourth quarter
Liat Enzel Aviel PwC Israel ליאת אנזל

Israeli M&As reach $17 billion in 2021, jumping 70%

23.12.21|James Spiro
While the overall value increased, the average value of each acquisition dropped by 18%
קו רקיע מרכז תל אביב Tel Aviv Business Center

Israeli tech M&As and IPOs reach record $82.4 billion in 2021

15.12.21|Sophie Shulman
According to the PwC Israel High Tech Exit Report, this represents a 520% increase from 2020. With the addition of over $25 billion raised by startups, the total sum entering Israeli tech in 2021 crossed the $100 billion mark
עמי גל מנכ"ל מייסד SQream

SQream acquires Israel’s Panoply in $60-70 million deal

15.12.21|Meir Orbach
By purchasing the no-code cloud data platform, the Israeli company will expand its cloud offering, providing a hybrid data platform to power high scale hybrid environments
מייסדי Epsagon רן רבנזפט ו ניצן שפירא

Israeli startup acquisitions reach $9.5 billion for the year

08.11.21|Sophie Shulman
Since the beginning of the year, some 86 Israeli tech companies have been bought, contributing to the fact that so far in 2021 local tech has generated no less than $40 billion, with private funding rounds creating 28 new unicorns and 20 firms going public on Wall Street
חתימה הסכם ישיבה

Israeli unicorns turning to M&As to satisfy investors massive appetite for growth

18.10.21|Sophie Shulman
With organic growth slowing down, and plenty of capital in the coffers courtesy of investors, growth acquisitions have become a key tool in the arsenal of companies desperate to generate a return for investors who believed in them
אייל משה מנכ"ל Hub Security

HUB Security acquires cybersecurity company Comsec for over $20 million

The merger between the Israeli companies will enable HUB to more than double its revenues, according to the company founded by veterans of the IDF's 8200 and 81 intelligence units
בכירי JFrog חגיגת הנפקה ב בורסה ניו יורק

No longer a damsel in distress: Israeli startups have transformed from sellers to buyers

14.09.21|Sophie Shulman
The total sum in 15 M&A deals involving Israeli companies over the past three months reached almost $5.5 billion, $3 billion of which was spent by local startups making acquisitions