Leader - Holdings & Investment LTD.

Leader is a prominent public holdings and investment company, with over 20 years of successful track record in the Israeli market. Focused on long term, mutually beneficial relationships, Leader provides values of market expertise, strategic development capabilities, and strong commitment and support – promoting and enhancing successful business growth for each of its partners.

Profile

About Leader

Leader Holdings and Investments Ltd ("Leader") was established in 1991. Since its founding , Leader has grown to be a significant market player due to its involvement in a wide range of successful investments in a variety of fields including capital markets, real estate and industrial.

Traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, Leader has been controlled, since 2010 , by ATE Technology Equipment B.V. ATE was founded by the late businessman and philanthropist Mr. Dan David, founder of the Dan David Foundation and Mr. Yitzhak Apeloig.
As part of its future vision, Leader plans to continue to invest in the Israeli market, to partner with successful companies with a proven track record in the industrial and services sectors, and to use its unique assets to support its partners taking their next steps in maximizing their growth potential for years to come.

Subsidiaries

Capital Markets

Yelin-Lapidot

Yelin-Lapidot

The Yelin-Lapidot investment house, run by CPA Dov Yelin and CPA Yair Lapidot, is one of the leading investment houses in Israel, specializing in the management of portfolios, provident funds, and trust funds. The investment management at Yelin-Lapidot is conducted with a fundamental analysis approach: an in-depth research of the macro conditions of the local market and the capital markets, with a focus on specific companies and fields.

www.yl-invest.co.il

ILS BROKERS LTD

ILS BROKERS LTD

ILS BROKERS LTD established in 2001, is a brokerage house engaged in brokering financial transactions between Banks. Customers include local and international banks that are all prestigious and regulated financial institutions. The main products ILS BROKERS provides are: Foreign Exchange (Spot, Forward, Options and Exotic Options); Interest Rate Swaps (Options and Derivatives); and Bonds (Government and corporate).

www.ilsbrokers.com

Industrial

Finkelstein Metals Ltd

Finkelstein Metals Ltd

Finkelstein Metals Ltd is industrial company with over 50 years of expert activity in the manufacturing of Non-Ferrous Metal Castings and Extrusions, Finkelstein Metals Ltd is considered to be Israel's leading specialist in Continuous Casting and Extruded Copper and Bronze Alloys. In addition, Finkelstein Metals offers a wide range of high quality extruded Brass products. Specialist and tailor-made alloys add to its ability to be a market leader in Non-Ferrous Metals supply. For further information see www.finkelstein-metals.com 

Camel Grinding Wheels Sarid Ltd. (CGW)

Camel Grinding Wheels Sarid Ltd. (CGW)

 CGW develops, manufactures, and markets high-quality abrasive products and grinding wheels to a variety of industries including the metal, construction, rail, aerospace and land-based turbine blades industries, worldwide. Established in 1956, CGW is the only manufacturer of abrasive products in Israel, with strong manufacturing and marketing platforms in Israel and North America. For further information see www.cgwheels.com.

Real Estate

Leader Croatia

Leader Croatia

The main Real Estate activity of Leader is in Croatia, via Leader Croatia (100% held). Leader Croatia has holdings in 4 real-estate properties in the Istrian peninsula in Croatia. The area juts into the northern part of the Adriatic Sea, marking Croatia's western border. The four real-estate properties in Croatia include 83 thousand square meters of land, mostly in residential, commercial and hotel areas for an estimated 47 thousand square meters.
For further information  www.leadercroatia.com

Investment Strategy

As part of its unique investment strategy, Leader aims to become a long term partner with a majority share in the companies in which it invests, to maintain a dedicated close relationship with company management and use its extensive strategic development capabilities and deep understanding of market needs to promote its partners’ business growth and aid them in maximizing their revenue potential.

Potential Partners

Leader focuses mainly on Israeli and Israeli-related companies from the industrial and services fields. Our ideal partners are mid-size companies from the industrial and services sectors, which can demonstrate a steady track record of revenues, positive cash flow and most importantly, a viable potential for growth and development within their field.

A significant advantage in collaborating with Leader is its unique ability and driving mission to establish long term partnerships with existing management, and become a key part of your business steady growth over the years.

Why Leader

Despite its market prominence and obvious stature, Leader maintains a relatively small portfolio, enabling us to provide personal, dedicated guidance and quick decision making abilities.

In addition to the further influx of capital for your company, by teaming with Leader you benefit from the substantial experience and expertise of Leader’s executive team who will work closely with you to help drive your business forward.

Our Team

Yitzhak Apeloig

Yitzhak Apeloig

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Managing partner and founder, together with the late businessman Dan David, of ATE Technology Equipment B.V., the controlling shareholder of the Company. Mr. Apeloig has held senior management positions in leading Israeli industrial, commercial and infrastructure companies. Mr. Apeloig is a CPA and holds a B.A. cum laude in accounting and economics from Tel Aviv University.
Leeor Ben-Artzy

Leeor Ben-Artzy

CEO

Leeor has served as the CEO of Eden Springs (public company, Israel leading mineral water brand) and CEO of Pauza coffee services (largest coffee services BTB supplier) managing operations in retail, direct delivery and production. During his term as VP of Business development of Eden Europe Leeor led a series of acquisitions and built the foundations for future business expansion to more than 16 countries across Europe. Prior to joining the company, he served as VP Business development in A.H.N.A Ltd holdings (leading service provider to municipal and water utility market) and led business development initiatives and acquisitions in various fields as energy efficiency services, BPO projects, parking management and more. Leeor holds a BSc in industrial engineering (cum laude), a BA in Economics (cum laude) from the Technion and a MBA from Tel Aviv University.
Yossi Zeitune

Yossi Zeitune

CFO

Yossi joined Leader Holdings in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to his current position at Leader Holdings, Yossi served as Chief Executive Officer and as Chief Financial Officer at Leadmas Properties PLC (LDMS), a leading Real Estate developer in the CEE countries.
Yossi also served as Chief Financial Officer at TippCom Ltd., a leading company in the field of cellular content ,which was sold to Unicell, Advanced Cellular Solutions Ltd. in 2007. Between 2002-2006, Yossi served as financial manager at the Infrastructure and Integration division of Matrix Ltd. (MTRX), the leading Information Technology company in Israel. Yossi is a graduate of PWC, Israel and holds a B.A. degree from the accounting and business management department of the Management College and an M.A.from the Bar-Ilan University department of law.

Contact Us

ADDRESS

Ha'arba'ah st 21, Tel Aviv (Platinum building).

PHONE

+972-3-6845500

FAX

+972-3-6845550