Investment & Managment Company

VAR Group, founded in 2001, is an investment and management company.

VAR was involved in over 200 companies, from different geographies and in different sectors and sizes- from startup companies to multibillion dollar multinationals.

VAR is an active player that founded, managed and exited different companies and is always looking for more opportunities to lead and/or work with others.

VAR focuses on 3 areas:

  • Real Estate
  • Technology
  • Opportunistic investments

Real Estate- VAR has been working in the Real Estate sector since 2004 with Even Zahav, a level 5 Israeli construction company. It worked with DK, a US $34B Hedge fund on Elbit Imaging, Plaza Centers and Africa Israel- all multibillion Real Estate companies with global assets including hotels, residential, commercial in Europe, Israel and India. Yoav Kfir served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Plaza for a certain period, Board member, and similar positions.

In 2016-2018 VAR worked with 2 large US funds on Hellas Capital Leasing in Greece- a large portfolio  with hotel and commercial properties acquired from Credit Agricore in different areas in Greece.

Since 2019 VAR is investing and developing in Greece through a local subsidiary, VAR-Nefeli SA.

Among its projects is the famous 6,000 sqm Nefeli hotel in Panorama, Thessaloniki that VAR is turning into a top tier residential apartment building.

VAR has strong contacts in Greece, a local team and is actively looking for more opportunities.

Technology- VAR has been involved in over 100 technology companies, from VC backed startups to public, Nasdaq traded companies such as Alvarion (gaining a $1B valuation at a time) Backweb and Orkit, Adamind (AIM) and private (Conduit), Eshbal (Priority)- each sold in hundreds of millions among others.

VAR was also involved in patent licensing to companies such as HP, IBM, Microsot etc. and owns a portfolio of US patents acquired from several companies.

In 2019 VAR founded WhoMi, a Fintech, AI, Behavioral Finance company disrupting the $25T retail investment industry. WhoMi is working with large financial institutions from the US and Israel.

Opportunistic investments- VAR has been involved in over 200 companies since 2001 in different sectors, sizes and geographies.

It founded, invested, managed and exited different companies and is always looking at interesting opportunities that can vary in size.

VAR can lead a project and/or partner with others.

VAR Group, founded in 2001, is an investment and management company.

VAR was involved in over 200 companies, from different geographies and in different sectors and sizes- from startup companies to multibillion dollar multinationals.

VAR is an active player that founded, managed and exited different companies and is always looking for more opportunities to lead and/or work with others.

VAR focuses on 3 areas:

  • Real Estate
  • Technology
  • Opportunistic investments

Real Estate- VAR has been working in the Real Estate sector since 2004 with Even Zahav, a level 5 Israeli construction company. It worked with DK, a US $34B Hedge fund on Elbit Imaging, Plaza Centers and Africa Israel- all multibillion Real Estate companies with global assets including hotels, residential, commercial in Europe, Israel and India. Yoav Kfir served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Plaza for a certain period, Board member, and similar positions.

In 2016-2018 VAR worked with 2 large US funds on Hellas Capital Leasing in Greece- a large portfolio  with hotel and commercial properties acquired from Credit Agricore in different areas in Greece.

Since 2019 VAR is investing and developing in Greece through a local subsidiary, VAR-Nefeli SA.

Among its projects is the famous 6,000 sqm Nefeli hotel in Panorama, Thessaloniki that VAR is turning into a top tier residential apartment building.

VAR has strong contacts in Greece, a local team and is actively looking for more opportunities.

Technology- VAR has been involved in over 100 technology companies, from VC backed startups to public, Nasdaq traded companies such as Alvarion (gaining a $1B valuation at a time) Backweb and Orkit, Adamind (AIM) and private (Conduit), Eshbal (Priority)- each sold in hundreds of millions among others.

VAR was also involved in patent licensing to companies such as HP, IBM, Microsot etc. and owns a portfolio of US patents acquired from several companies.

In 2019 VAR founded WhoMi, a Fintech, AI, Behavioral Finance company disrupting the $25T retail investment industry. WhoMi is working with large financial institutions from the US and Israel.

Opportunistic investments- VAR has been involved in over 200 companies since 2001 in different sectors, sizes and geographies.

It founded, invested, managed and exited different companies and is always looking at interesting opportunities that can vary in size.

VAR can lead a project and/or partner with others.

ACTIVITIES
  • 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
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY
CONTACT US

VAR Group
Givat Yeshayahoo 26
D.N. Ella Valley 99825
Israel
Tel: 972-2-9955666
Fax: 972-2-9955777
office@var-group.com