Yigal Zemah, Managing Director
Mr. Zemah has represented Berggruen Holdings in Israel since January 2006. He participates in creating a long-term diversified private equity and real estate portfolio in Israel in addition to serving as a director of Berggruen Residential Limited. From 1998 to 2000 he worked at the M&A and Real Estate Department of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and was involved in major M&A and real estate transactions.
From 2000 to 2002 he worked at RichFX, a technology company, where he was in charge of the company's business development and fund raising activities. From 2002 to 2005 he worked as a vice president of business development and was in charge of the real estate activities of the Aurec Group (a privately held investment company), a representative of Aurec at AIG (Israel) and a director at Golden Pages, Med Nautilus and Maximedia.
A graduate of Tel Aviv University, Mr. Zemah holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in economics and accounting, a Bachelors of Law (with honors) in law, and a Masters of Law in corporate law from New York University and he is now in the process of getting an executive MBA degree from Harvard Business School. In addition, Mr. Zemah is a member of the Israeli and New York Bar Associations.