As Managing Partner of Gatewood, Mr. Monhite Yahav leads transaction origination, structuring, execution and portfolio management, as well as the overall management of the firm, which he founded in 2014. Mr. Monhite Yahav has deep and diverse Alternative Investment, Private Equity and Capital Markets experience. Prior to founding Gatewood, Mr. Monhite Yahav served as Executive Vice President, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of Capital Markets and Private Equity at Hapoalim Securities USA Inc., a U.S. based Broker Dealer and a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank Hapoalim BM. Prior to joining Hapoalim Securities USA Inc. in 2007, Mr. Monhite Yahav was a Vice President with Pacific Corporate Group (PCG), one of the world’s leading private equity investment advisors. At PCG, Mr. Monhite Yahav headed the Small/Middle US Corporate Finance and Secondaries investment units, leading the identification, selection and due diligence of private equity investments. Prior to PCG, Mr. Monhite Yahav interned with the private equity group of the New York State Common Retirement Fund and previously was an attorney with Weksler, Bregman & Co., where he advised clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and securities offerings. He was also Chairman and a co-founder of Dbursa Capital Ltd, a leading online capital markets community and is a member of several boards. Mr. Monhite Yahav holds an M.B.A. in finance from the Yale School of Management, an LL.B. from the Radziner Law School in the Interdisciplinary center (IDC), Herzliya, and a B.A. in finance from the Arison School of Business at the IDC.