Poalim Capital Markets is Israel’s leading investment bank providing a full range of global products and services. PCM is a subsidiary of Bank Hapoalim, Israel’s largest financial group. Since its establishment in 1990, PCM has played a major role in shaping the Israeli economy by providing international investment banking services, advising on numerous M&A transactions, structuring private equity funds, and leading the local underwriting market (through Poalim IBI).
PCM enables its clients, including corporations, institutional investors, and high net-worth individuals - both in Israel and worldwide - the ability to gain access to financial solutions that support value formation and growth strategies.
PCM’s local knowledge has made it the investment bank of choice for foreign corporations and PE funds seeking investment opportunities in Israel. Through its international partners in the US (William Blair & Company), India (YES BANK) and China (Poalim Asia Direct), PCM provides Israeli clients with access to global opportunities.
Together with its US strategic partner, William Blair & Company, PCM offers clients end-to-end, best-of-breed international investment banking solutions and advisory services, including public offerings on US exchanges, mergers & acquisitions and cross border private placements.
PCM, in conjunction with international partners in China and India, provide investors and businesses a broad range of cross-border opportunities in some of the fastest growing markets in the world. Poalim Asia Direct, based in Beijing, China, provides tailor-made solutions to foreign corporations seeking the most effective entry, expansion and investment opportunities in China’s growing markets. Poalim Asia Direct, along with PCM’s investment banking group, offers an exceptional platform for Israeli and international companies and investors wishing to do business in China. Together with its Indian strategic partner YES BANK, PCM plays an active role in augmenting investment flows in the Indo-Israeli corridor. The two institutions leverage their combined expertise, strong local knowledge and excellent corporate relationships to open merger and acquisition, joint venture, equity raising and merchant banking opportunities for Indian and Israeli clients.
PCM’s diversified Private Equity (PE) platform manages and monitors the group’s private equity investment activities locally and internationally, including direct investments and co-investments across a wide range of sectors: alternative energy, life sciences, mezzanine, infrastructure, distressed, turnaround and growth equity.
PCM's PE activities include sponsoring emerging and established fund managers in selected investment sectors. PCM serves as an anchor investor and helps raise capital during the fund formation stage from institutional and private investors and remains active in providing funds with investment deal flow, portfolio value enhancement and exit execution services.
PCM’s Direct Investment platform enables PCM to invest its own capital in attractive investment opportunities in Israel and abroad, and offers dynamic and innovative opportunities to meet growing investor demand for private investment diversification.