"In fiscal year 2017, Yonatan Altman’s team was lead counsel in nearly 30 fund formation projects covering infrastructure, secondary and venture capital funds" Legal 500, 2018 EMEA Guide
"Glowing feedback for Yonatan Altman includes praise for his 'practical view and business approach' and his 'amazing interpersonal skills'. He also 'creates trust, and is at ease even when we're facing a crisis situation'."
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Adv. Yonatan Altman is the Chairman of Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co.
Adv. Altman has over 25 years of legal and business experience. Over the years, he has led a large number of complex and wide-ranging transactions, advised his clients on various investment issues and accompanied leading funds throughout their journey.
Adv. Altman has extensive experience and knowledge of local and international businesses, especially in the technological arena. Over the years, he developed an in-depth understanding of the vital needs of many companies and organizations and a deep expertise of global markets. Adv. Altman's unique knowledge and connections in the industry enables him to accompany and guide entrepreneurs and managers in private and public technology companies in the fields of financing, capital raising and strategic business development.
As part of his work with funds and investment entities, Mr. Altman engages in the formation of funds, formulation of a funding strategy, and consultation on investment and business development strategies. He has unique knowledge in the fund formation field and is familiar with all the fund's needs from the concept stage, through establishment to the ongoing activities of the fund. Mr. Altman's unique understanding of what is needed for the success of a fund allows him to contribute to the maximum growth of the funds he is accompanying.
Throughout his career, Mr. Altman has accompanied thousands of transactions, creating a much deserved, reputation as a creative and imaginative deal enabler. A broad business vision, creative thinking, and the ability to examine both the "big picture" along with the small details, enable Mr. Altman to provide the most appropriate solutions for each type of transaction, and lead the client from the conception of the transaction to its closing.
Mr. Altman's expertise in the technological arena has made him a professional authority in the field. His insights and experience are beneficial to a wide range of clients, from the youngest start-ups to the most well established companies in the Israeli economy.
In addition, Adv. Altman advises institutional investors on private investment portfolios, assists them in identifying and realizing business opportunities, as well as assessing the profitability and viability of investments.
The vast knowledge acquired by Mr. Altman and the experience he has gained have earned him recognition in the high-tech industry as well as high ranking in international legal guides. Most importantly, Mr. Altman's experience and vast knowledge provide his clients with highly significant benefits in their business activities.
Adv. Altman Joined the firm in 1988.
- Israel Bar Association (1990)
- Board member at "Nirim" since 2011. Nirim is a non-profit organization initiating educational projects for at-risk-youth
- Bar Ilan University, LL.B., Law (1989)
- "Corporate Finance", Lecturer, Faculty of Law Hebrew University (2014)
- Hebrew, English