SKY Team


Zion Agiv


Partner, CFO

Zion joined SKY at its inception and is responsible for the investors relations as well as the fund’s financial, tax and accounting matters.

Prior to SKY, Zion worked for two years at an accounting firm, primarily auditing private companies’ financial statements.

Zion is a lecturer in accounting at Ruppin Academic Center and Ono Academic College business schools. Zion holds a BA in Accounting and Economics from Ruppin College and an MBA from the Hebrew University and is a licensed CPA (Israel).

Zvi Yochman


Co-Founder, Managing Partner

Zvi has over 20 years experience in managing and consulting to major Israeli companies. Prior to SKY (which he founded together with Nir Dagan), he was the co-founder and managing partner of Swary-Yochman Ltd responsible for business and management consulting, building and implementing recovery plans and creditors settlements. He has also acted as a trustee in many complex cases.

Zvi has served and serves as the chairman and/or board member in many of Israel’s leading companies and Sky's portfolio companies.

Zvi also lectures at the Hebrew University’s Business School in the field of Finance and distressed companies. He holds a BA in Economics and Accounting, an L.L.B and an MBA from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and he is a licensed CPA (Israel).

Nir Dagan


Co-Founder, Managing Partner

Together with Zvi Yochman, Nir founded SKY in 2005, bringing his broad experience in managing and consulting to many of Israel‘s leading companies. Nir serves as chairman and/or board member at most of Sky's portfolio companies.

Prior to founding SKY, Nir was a partner at Swary-Yochman Ltd., where he handled many complicated recovery plans and creditors settlements.

Nir holds a BA in Economics and Accounting and an MA in Philosophy from Tel Aviv University and is a licensed CPA (Israel).

Einat Barkan


Einat is Sky’s office manager, overseeing the daily operations and providing essential assistance to the fund's analysts and principals. Einat also serves as Executive Assistant to Zvi and Nir, supporting the General Partners' needs.

Einat received a BA in Political Science from Tel Aviv University.

Amir Erben


Senior Partner

Amir has over 12 years experience in private equity and corporate finance. Amir serves as a board member of Sky's portfolio companies.

Prior to joining SKY, he was a Partner at KPMG in charge of corporate finance in Israel, leading a group of 15 professionals in local and cross border engagements.

Amir has taught several finance-related courses at Tel Aviv University’s Business School. Amir holds a BA in Economics and Accounting and an MBA from Tel Aviv University and is a licensed CPA (Israel).

Dr. Avraham Ortal


Senior Partner

Avraham has over 14 years of experience in the private equity industry in various roles. He serves as a chairman and board member of Sky's portfolio companies.

Prior to joining SKY, for three and a half years he served as the CEO of a US based Aerospace industrial company. Prior to that, he was a partner in one of Israel's leading law firms, managing its international M&A and private equity practice.

Avraham has taught several M&A related courses at both Tel Aviv University and Duke University. Avi holds an LLB and LLM and an SJD in law from Duke University and an MBA from Kellogg-Northwestern University and is a member of the bar in both Israel and the state of New York.

Liat Benyamini


Partner

Liat joined SKY at its inception and is responsible for reviewing new investment opportunities and for ongoing portfolio management. She also serves as a board member of Sky's portfolio companies.

Prior to SKY, Liat served as a senior business consultant at Swary-Yochman Ltd. Previously she worked on the Israel desk at PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Capital Markets Group.

Liat was a faculty member at the Leon Recanati School of Management at Tel Aviv University, where she taught several courses in financial accounting. Liat holds a Bachelor of Science in Statistics, Operations Research and Accounting from Tel Aviv University and she is a licensed CPA (Israel).

Maytal Heller


Partner

Maytal is involved with investment analysis and ongoing portfolio management. She also serves as a board member of Sky's portfolio companies.

Prior to Sky, Maytal worked as a senior business analyst at Giza Singer Even, one of Israel's largest financial advisory and investment banking firm. Previously she worked in the finance department at Genesis Partners, a leading Israeli VC.

Maytal holds a BA in business administration and economics from Tel Aviv University.

Ron Hochman


Partner

Ron is involved with investment analysis and ongoing portfolio management. He also serves as a board member of Sky's portfolio companies.

Prior to Sky, Ron worked for KPMG for three years. He has performed valuations of companies in various industries.

Ron holds a BA in business administration and accounting from the college of Management and an MBA from Tel Aviv University and is a licensed CPA (Israel).

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