Corporate Overview

Silver Road Capital Group is a holdings & financial advisory firm, led by a professional team with international experience with offices in Israel, United States, Canada and Germany plus a wide network of global connections.

Silver Road Capital Group was established to be a bridge between Israel and the world. The company’s founders envisioned the great advantage of connecting the assets of the State of Israel (a highly developed institutional market with a great appetite for overseas investments, developed financial markets, brain power, skilled workforce and innovative technology) with the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia.

Silver Road’s founders combine business, political and diplomatic experience, in order to provide high performance services for its clients.

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Global Offices

Silver Road Capital Group operates in a variety of countries in the USA, Europe, Israel, the Far East and the Emirates through local offices and through agents and collaborations with local representatives.
The group has broad access to a large number of companies, businesses and government entities that have a strong influence in each of the geographies.

Meet Our Team

Ambassador _Danny_Ayalon
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Ambassador Danny Ayalon

Co-Founder & Chairman

Ambassador Danny Ayalon (Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States of America) is the Co – Founder & Chairman of Silver Road Capital Group.
In addition Ambassador Ayalon serves as the Co – Chairman of Silver Stone Global Partners a Deep-Tech & Blockchain VC, and a GP Partner at Germin8 Ventures a leading Food & Ag Tech investment fund.
Ayalon is a member of the Board of Governors of Tel Aviv University, and the Lantos Human Rights and Justice Foundation in Washington, DC. He is a visiting professor at Yeshiva University teaching a course on Statecraft, Public Diplomacy and International Relations.
Prior to this, Danny served as a Member of Knesset (Israeli Parliament) and was Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel, from 2009 to 2013, and Israel’s Ambassador to the United States from July 2002 to November 2006. From 1997-2002, prior to his appointment to Washington, Ayalon served as Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Ministers Benjamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak, and as Chief Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
Ambassador Ayalon holds an MBA and a BA in Economics and Labor Studies. He was a Captain in the IDF Armored Corps.

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Lior Maimon

Co-Founder & CEO

Mr. Lior Maimon serves as the Co – Founder & CEO of Silver Road Capital Group. As CEO of the group, Mr. Maimon is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company as well as building the global strategy and entering new markets and activities, as well as Mr. Maimon is responsible for realizing the strategy and turning Silver Road Capital Group into a leading global player. Mr. Maimon is a businessman and entrepreneur with 25 years of experience in leading complex transactions in both the private and public markets, as well as extensive experience in investment banking in the global market, Lior has extensive experience in building and managing many companies in the finance and technology sectors, including extensive experience in fundraising and international collaborations. Mr. Maimon also serves as the owner of the holding company Synol Capital LTD and as a founding partner in the SIlver Stone Global Partners a Deep-Tech & Blockchain VC, and a GP Partner at Germin8 Ventures a leading Food & Ag Tech investment fund. Before that, Mr. Maimon founded several technology companies, some of which were acquired by large software companies.

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Steven H. Lavin

Co-Founder & Director

Mr. Lavin is the Co – Founder & Director of Silver Road Capital Group.
In addition, Mr. Lavin is the Owner & Chairman of OSI Group LLC, a premier global supplier of custom value-added food products to the world’s leading food service and retail food brands. As one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, OSI offers unparalleled resources and reach.
Mr. Lavin has also been involved with Bank Leumi USA for over 16 years, first serving as a member of the Board of Directors, as a director independent of management, which eventually led to his appointment in 2012 by the Board of Directors as Lead Director/Vice Chairman.
Mr. Lavin is extensively involved in the U.S. and Israel political arenas. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, a Vice Chairman of the Jewish Community Relations Council with a focus on international affairs, and is also a member of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and its Illinois Executive Council and National Council.
In 2012, Mr. Lavin was recognized and honored with the America‐Israel Chamber of Commerce Chicago’s Business Leadership Award for his work focusing on strengthening business relations between the U.S. and Israel.
Mr. Lavin also serves on the Board of Governors for Tel Aviv University.
Mr. Lavin is a founder and the President of Lavin & Gedville, P.C., a boutique law firm serving businesses and individuals since 1993, with a focus on corporate and financial transactions and commercial real estate.
Mr. Lavin is also a member, Vice President, and Secretary of Germin8 Ventures, LLC, a venture capital firm investing in transformative food and agricultural technology. Mr. Lavin also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Meat Tech 3D Ltd., a leading global player in the development of cultured meat technologies and clean farming through 3D printing technology.

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Noga Schechter

Managing Director for US Strategy

Noga Schechter is Managing Director for US Strategy for Silver Road Capital. Her primary focus is growing the firm’s global investor relationships, identifying and facilitating real asset opportunities and M&A activity in the United States.

Born in Israel and raised on a kibbutz, Schechter imbues an entrepreneurial mindset into every undertaking. Throughout her career, Noga has held strategic, operational and management roles across diverse sectors including corporate banking, the hotel industry, real estate investment trusts (REITs), multifamily and industrial development along with healthcare Companies. She has also operated various UHNW family offices across the country. launched various business activities on behalf of the private investment community, and operated a boutique FOF.

Other notable efforts have included over a decade working in agricultural ventures in various developing countries focusing on strategy development and capital formation. She now operates the largest luxury car rental company in Europe overseeing operations spanning 12 countries.

Noga holds a BA in Finance from Baruch College and sits on the Board of Friends of Atid, Ltd.

Mark Adler

Mark Adler

Head of Canada

Mark Adler leads Silver Road Capital Group’s operations in Canada where he is responsible for connecting high performing Israeli assets with both institutional and private investors. He is also Founder and Chair of the Canada Economic Forum the country’s leading online platform for business, finance and politics where he engages with the country’s decision makers in discussions on the most important issues facing Canada and the world. Through his experience as an entrepreneur, business executive and nationally elected official, Mark has developed an extensive network of professional relationships with key decision makers and influencers in both Canada and globally.

Mark is the author of the book, Time Bomb: How the aging population will transform our world. As an expert on demographic change, Mark served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Organization on Aging and Longevity, where he was retained by organizations to assist in meeting the increasing challenges and opportunities posed by population aging.

Elected to Canada’s House of Commons in 2011, Mark was the first representative of his party in his district to be elected as a Member of Parliament in half a century. While in government, Mark served on the Standing Committee on Finance where he was actively involved in economic and fiscal policy. Mark was a frequent guest on national media speaking on behalf of the government on these and other issues including international affairs.

Mark is also the founder the Economic Club of Canada where he hosted numerous world leaders in politics and business for important speeches and interviews.
Before establishing the Economic Club, Mark was Director of Corporate Programmes at the Canadian Institute of International Affairs, where he led trade missions of Canadian business leaders to countries around the world. On these missions, the delegation would meet with Heads of State, government Ministers, and business leaders for high level discussion on geo-politics, the economy and international trade.

Mark attended the University of Toronto where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters of Law. He lives in Toronto, Canada, with his wife and children.


Rüdiger Goll

Head of Europe

After his economic studies, Rüdiger Goll joined Bayerische Vereinsbank and acted in an advisory capacity to medium-sized companies and big internationally operating groups.

Afterwards he worked for Banque Paribas for many years where he advised national and international conglomerates. He built up the bank’s German and international M&A-business and later became this sector’s managing director. During this period, he and his international team closed a multitude of domestic and cross-border transactions.

In 1991 Rüdiger Goll founded Industrie Consult International M&A GmbH and is the company’s managing partner. Moreover, he is the co-founder of the international euroMerger Group.

Ohad Michael
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Ohad Michael​

Vice President​

Ohad Michael is Vice President at Silver Road Capital. His primary focus is M&A and Capital Markets as well as Investment Banking activities worldwide.

Ohad brings over 20 years of extensive experience as an entrepreneur, executive, and General Counsel, specializing in driving global growth and expansion initiatives for both publicly traded and privately held companies. His diverse roles have included Deputy CEO, COO, Head of Global Markets, and General Counsel across various sectors, including financial institutions (VP & General Legal Counsel at Excellence Nessuah Mutual Funds), Fintech ventures (General Counsel & Head of Global Markets at First) and the global consumer industry.

Commencing his professional journey as a lawyer in the capital market department of Goldfarb Seligman & Co Law Firm, Ohad progressed to become a partner in the M&A department in Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & CO. with Hamburger Evron. In this capacity, his expertise revolved around corporate law, commercial law, and M&A transactions, with a specific focus on financial institutions, high-tech firms, and investment funds.

Ohad holds a joint degree in Law and Business Administration, specializing in Finance from Reichman University, as well as an MBA in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from Tel Aviv University.

Eitan Kuperstoch
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Eitan Kuperstoch

VP Global Consulting Division

Eitan Kuperstoch is VP of the Global Consulting Division at Silver Road Capital.
His primary role includes developing the firm’s international consulting practice, with an emphasis on business development clients, opening doors to companies and corporations around the world and formulating penetration strategies for international markets.

Eitan Kuperstoch, Industrial and Management Engineer (BSc. Tel Aviv University), born in Tel Aviv. Eitan studied also in Israel and abroad topics related to trade, negotiation and international marketing. Eitan, a professional Business Match-Maker is an expert in international marketing, a pioneer, entrepreneur and promoter of innovation.

Since the late 1980s Eitan has been concentrating on international marketing, international negotiation, investment promotion, and marketing entrepreneurship.
For 20 years, Eitan served as the economic representative of the State of Israel in Germany, Japan, and the Netherlands and managed also Israel’s economic and commercial activities in Scandinavia.

Eitan has initiated and managed dozens of series of professional meetings and events that have opened up new opportunities for international business cooperation. Many companies began their international journey through these collaboration meetings under his professional consultancy. These initiatives covered sectors such as communication technologies, water and environment, homeland security, life sciences and medical equipment, investments, automotive and subcontracting, food and food supply chain technologies, information protection, cyber, and more.

Eitan is actively involved in the decision of international entities to invest in and collaborate with the Israel business sector.

As part of his work, he organized dozens of official and bilateral business delegations.

Eitan has participated in dozens of international professional exhibitions and initiated hundreds of business meetings at exhibitions and other professional events.

Eitan was a member of inter-ministerial committees, related to foreign trade, small businesses, etc. Among the committees, also the committee that outlined Export Regulation of Medical Grade Cannabis.

Eitan participated in the Wassenaar Agreement discussions in Vienna for Dual-Use issues. He also participated in discussions and negotiations with the US Ministries of Commerce, Defense and Finance in Israel and USA concerning export controls.

Eitan was for a long time the representative of the Israeli economy in the particle accelerator CERN and was a member of the organization’s financial committee.

Eitan initiated the OT Cyber methodology project in the Ministry of Economy and Industry; a project based on the Israeli Government decision to protect the Israeli Business Sector against Cyber Attacks in the time of emergency and keep the functional continuity of Israel’s Economy in times of emergency.

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Nir Eilon


Nir Eilon (Baumwoll) is Principal at Silver Road Capital. Mr. Eilon (Baumwoll) is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of international experience investment banking, business development and venture capital. He began his career in 1999 at Shrem Fudim Kelner. In 2003, he founded a boutique investment bank focused on cross-border transactions. Nir’s investment banking and business development achievements include over $2 billion worth of transactions – locating strategic partners for Israeli companies operating in the global markets; raising capital for top tier asset managers in the Israeli capital markets, screening Israeli tech companies for global financial sponsors and more. Mr. Eilon (Baumwoll) holds an M.B.A. (Dean’s list and Excellency scholarship) and a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, both from Tel Aviv University.

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Richard N. Peretz

Senior Advisor

The former CFO of UPS, a Fortune 50 company operating in 220 countries and territories with over 500,000 employees. A career executive is currently a venture adviser focused on global operations, supply chain management, and technology, Healthcare supply chain logistics, robotics, and last-mile solutions since his retirement from UPS, bringing nearly 40 years of experience as a career executive. Mr. Peretz possess has extensive worldwide operations experience in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. His career has been defined by concentrating on transformation and worldwide growth, as well as venture investor for $150mm evergreen fund for UPS. Mr. Peretz also served on the team responsible for taking UPS public in 1999, the largest IPO in U.S. history at the time. Additionally, he led the Mergers and Acquisition department from 2007-2015, where he completed transactions totaling over $3 billion globally in transportation, technology, last mile, and healthcare logistics.

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Jason Greenblatt

Senior Advisor

Mr. Greenblatt served as the White House Special Envoy to the Middle East for nearly three years. He was a chief architect of the Trump Administration’s Peace To Prosperity plan between Israel and the Palestinians and Israel’s Arab neighbors and a key player in laying the foundation and building the relationships for the Abraham Accords. Prior to his role at the White House he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for The Trump Organization. He worked for Donald Trump and The Trump Organization for twenty years. In February 2020, Greenblatt joins OurCrowd, global venture investments platform, as a partner with the responsibilities of building ties in the Middle East.
In October 2020 Mr. Greenblatt joins the board of El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. s as a board member, El Al is the national airline of Israel and the country’s flag carrier airline.

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Orit Noked

Senior Advisor

Orit Noked is an Israeli politician who served as Minister of Agriculture from 2011 to 2013 and was a Member of the Knesset 2002 to 2013 representing the Labour Party and the Atzmaut party. As a Member of the Knesset, Orit served on the Knesset Finance Committee, and the Committee for the Appointment of Judges, the Committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women and Children. She also chaired the Lobby for the Galil and the Negev and was a member of the Municipal Lobby.

In January 2005, Orit Noked was appointed Deputy Minister in Vice Premier Shimon Peres’ office. In 2009 she became Deputy Minister of Industry, Trade, and Labour. In January 2011, Noked joined the Atzmaut Party and was appointed Minister of Agriculture, a position she held until 2013.
Noked was born in Israel and lives on Kibbutz Shefayim. After completing her army service, she earned a BA degree in law becoming an attorney by profession. She served as a Legal Advisor to the Kibbutzim Movement (1986-1992) and as Director of the Legal Department of the Kibbutzim Movement (1996-2002). She also served as a member of the Jewish National Fund Directorate, the Israel Lands Authority Governing Board, the Agricultural Association Secretariat, the Directorate of the Kibbutzim Movement Arbitration Institute, and the National Council for Environmental Quality.

Since 2013, Noked has been serving as an international agriculture consultant and adviser.

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Ambassador Uri Gutman

Senior Advisor

Ambassador Uri Gutman serves as a Senior Advisor to Silver Road Capital Group; 2i Ventures; Altshuler Shaham Investment House Ltd., and Silver Stone Global Partners. He is also a consultant to companies that want to enter South Korea or East Asian markets.

In addition, he teaches a course at Tel Aviv University on “Diplomacy and the art of Entering Foreign Markets” and a course on “Economic Diplomacy and the Trade Wars” at the Reichman University (IDC). In addition, he is an Associate at the International Institute for Counter Terrorism – ICT at Reichman.

Ambassador Uri Gutman was a career diplomat between 1989 and 2019, specializing in Economic, East Asia and Middle East Affairs. He served as Ambassador to South Korea, Consul General in Shanghai and was the Head of Israel’s Economic Office in Taipei. Earlier in his career, he served as Deputy Head of Mission in Stockholm and in Istanbul.

Over his years in the Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Gutman, initiated and brought to completion the first economic agreement between Israel and Turkey (1993), the first R&D agreement with Jiangsu Province, China (2008) and the Free Trade Agreement with South Korea (2021).

While in Israel, Ambassador Gutman headed the Policy Planning Bureau at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2016-2019). Prior to this he was the Director of Israel’s US Consulates Department (2010-2013), Director of Israel’s successful accession process to the OECD (2008-2010), Director of the Egypt Department (2002-2005) and initiated and headed the People-to-People activities with the Palestinians and the Arab World (1995-1997).

Ambassador Gutman was born and raised in Jerusalem. He did his military service as an officer in an Elite Combat Unit (1977-1981). He participated in the IDF’s Brigadier-General Course (2017-2018). Ambassador Gutman holds BA and MA degrees from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

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Zohar Liss

Legal Counsel (FBC & Co)

Mr. Liss is Legal Counsel for Silver Road Capital Group. In addition, Mr. Liss is a partner in FBC’s Corporate Department. He acts for private and public sellers, buyers, and other stakeholders in a broad range of complex strategic and financial cross-border M&A transactions. These include mergers, share and asset purchase agreements, investments, “going private” transactions, joint ventures and other equity transactions.
Mr. Liss specializes in the representation of international clients in their investments and M&A transactions in Israel.

Prior to joining FBC, Mr. Liss worked in the Mergers & Acquisition Department of White & Case LLP’s New York office during the years 2006-2013. During that period, Mr. Liss worked on a variety of large and complex M&A transactions.


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