Special Situations Merchant Bank

VAR Group is a veteran Special Situation Merchant Bank founded in 2001 with diverse capabilities of investments, restructurings, turnarounds, special M&A’s & monetization.

In its 17 years of operations, VAR has been involved in over 200 companies – public and private from different sectors & geographies including EU, Israel, the US and others with  aggregate assets, liabilities and revenues of $B’s.

VAR cooperated and worked with banks, financial institutions (pension funds, insurance companies and alike), global asset managers, Company management (including Fortune 500) and others.

With its highly experienced and senior team (sourcing, analysis, legal, structuring, operating, monetizing) and partners, VAR is a creative deal player with operational capabilities and can hence works in NPL & distressed debt, private equity transactions, refinancing and assets acquisitions.

VAR was involved in different cases, from small to multi $B’s in sectors such as Real Estate, Holding, Technology, Industrial, Commercial and other sectors.

  • 63 Debt restructurings
  • 27 crisis/interim management
  • 55 M&A’s/assets dispositions
  • $ 1.55 B sale proceeds
  • $100M patent sale licensing/litigations
  • 64 government/tax related issues
  • 59 U.S. companies
  • 31 European companies
  • 24 Far East companies
  • 15 companies in other regions
  • Public companies in Israel, the U.S. and Europe
  • $5 B equity investments in portfolio companies
  • $600 M paid back 
  • 27 active management
  • 11 Turnarounds

VAR Group
Givat Yeshayahoo 26
D.N. Ella Valley 99825
Tel: 972-2-9955666
Fax: 972-2-9955777