Boaz is a partner at Rosario Capital, Oaklins’ member firm in Israel, with nearly two decades of investment banking and financial advisory experience. He has led domestic and cross-border transactions in several sectors, such as technology, retail, construction and industrials. Some notable transactions include the sale of iCast, an Israeli provider of audio content, to Storytel Group, one of the world’s leading e-book and audiobook subscription service providers; the merger between Margal Systems, one of Israel’s leading firms in specialty electrical projects and maintenance, and Brand Industries, a leading solutions provider involved in the design, production and establishment of large-scale steel projects; and the sale of Shookit, an online provider of fresh produce, to Atara, a fruit and vegetables grower and mediator.
Boaz started his career in managing public offerings of mid-market companies on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, later moving to managing sell-side and buy-side M&A assignments. Prior to joining Rosario, Boaz was a senior vice president at Clal Finance, a subsidiary of the large Israeli insurer Clal Insurance Group. Among other high-profile deals, he was lead manager in the largest ever privatization in Israel – the sale of the government-owned Haifa Oil Refineries – for more than US$1.6 billion. Boaz has a BA in Economics from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from the Tel Aviv University School of Management.