Our Executive Team
Mr. Neuberger is a businessman and a seasoned CEO with extensive knowledge of the Israeli capital market. He has over 20 years of experience in managing private and public companies. Since 2013, he has served as the Co-CEO of the Value Base investment firm, the Fund’s partner. In 1993, Mr. Neuberger founded the Apex investment firm and in 2010 led the sale of the Dash-Apex investment firm, which under his management had grown into one of Israel’s leading investment firms with over 60 billion NIS in managed assets. Mr. Neuberger completed his term as CEO of Dash-Apex after guiding the successful merger with Meitav, thus creating the second largest investment firm in Israel. Mr. Neuberger holds a BA and MA in Economics with Honors from Tel Aviv University.
Avi Basson, CEO, Partner
Mr. Basson is a seasoned CEO with over 25 years of experience in the Israeli capital market as well as in the fields of banking, insurance, and financial investments.
Before joining the Fund, Mr. Basson held several upper management positions. Most recently he served as the Executive Vice President of UBank for the FIBI Group, he had previously served as the CEO of Clal Finance Amitim for the Clal Insurance Group and as CEO of Investec (Israel) Mutual Fund Management.
Mr. Basson holds a MBA and a BA in Economics with Honors from Tel Aviv University.
Lior Kaver (CPA), CFO
Mr. Kaver has over 17 years of experience in the field of finance and accounting including managing IPOs, raising capital, as well as company mergers and acquisitions.
He has served as CFO of several private and public companies, including Dash-Apex.
Previously, Mr. Kaver served as Audit Manager at Ernst & Young.
Mr. Kaver holds a BA in Business Administration and Accounting from the College of Management Academic Studies and a LL.M from Bar-Ilan University.
Yair Ephrati, Director
Mr. Ephrati has over 20 years of experience in the field of investment banking, including mergers, acquisitions, raising capital, and management buyouts. He serves as the CEO of Investment Banking at Value Base investment firm. Previously, he served as CEO of Meitav-Dash Mergers & Acquisitions, a leading investment banking firm in Israel. Prior to this, Mr. Ephrati served as senior advisor to McKinsey & Co. in London and New York.
Mr. Ephrati holds a MBA with High Honors from the University of Michigan and a BA in Economics from Tel Aviv University.