About Cukierman & Co.
Founded in 1993, Cukierman & Co. Investment House Ltd. is the leading Israeli investment house, providing a full array of services including M&A, Private Placements, Public Offerings, Family Office and Consulting Services to Israeli, European and Asian clients.
With over USD $7B in completed transactions, they have one of the largest Corporate Finance teams in Israel with dedicated experts in the Life Sciences; Technology, Media & Telecom(TMT); New Mobility, Green Technology and Real Estate industries.
Their Private Equity activities include the Catalyst Funds, which rank among the best performing Israeli private equity funds. In 2019, capitalizing on our 27 years of experience, Catalyst created a unique Private Equity platform facilitating the growth of Israeli companies into key emerging markets with a special emphasis on China.
Mr. Edouard Cukierman is the Founder and Managing Partner of Catalyst Investments and serves as the Chairman of Cukierman & Co. Investment House. Since its establishment in 1993, Cukierman & Co. Investment House has been engaged in more than €5.5 billion cross-border transactions across industries.
Prior to establishing and managing Catalyst Investments in 2000, Mr. Cukierman was the President and CEO of Astra Technological Investments, a Venture Capital Fund established in 1993, which was the first Israeli company to go public in Continental Europe.
Today, Edouard Cukierman serves as a board member of Tufin technologies, a leading Cyber security company in Israel that went public in April 2019 (NYSE: TUFN), and Dori Media Group in Israel.
Together with Dr. Daniel Rouach, Edouard Cukierman co-authored the book “Israel Valley: Le bouclier technologique de l’innovation” published in June 2013 and later translated into Chinese, Italian and in Portuguese (Brazil).
Mr. Cukierman served for many years as a reserve officer in the Crisis & Hostage Negotiation team and in the Spokesperson’s Unit of the IDF.
Mr. Cukierman holds an MBA from INSEAD, France and a B.Sc. from the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology.