Eli (Robert) Barasch

Partner Hi-Tech
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Eli (Robert) Barasch

Partner Hi-Tech

Eli Barasch joined GKH as a partner in 2012.

Eli heads the firm’s China practice, as well as focusing on venture capital and private equity funds, technology companies, investors in all stages of equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, fund formation, intellectual property commercialization and general corporate counseling. Eli also specializes in China-Israel cross border transactions, Chinese foreign direct investment and joint ventures.

Prior to joining GKH, Eli spent 10 years as General Counsel of the Infinity family of venture capital and private equity funds which, in 2004, pioneered Chinese – Israeli technology and investment cooperation. Eli represented Infinity in establishing China’s first FIVCE joint venture fund and has conducted numerous commercial and intellectual property transactions, foreign direct investments and joint ventures between Israeli and Chinese businesses. Eli also established a number of the Infinity funds and conducted numerous transactions in Infinity’s portfolio including investments and exits.

Before joining Infinity, Eli was General Counsel of MIND CTI Ltd., a NASDAQ listed software company, where he was responsible for SEC reporting and commercial contracts including software licensing, OEM and distribution agreements. Eli was an associate in the international transactions and hi-tech group of another leading Tel Aviv law firm, where he conducted debt and equity investments, mergers and acquisitions and IPOs. Eli completed his articles with the Toronto, Canada law firm of Gardiner Roberts, LLP.

Education

LL.B., The University of Western Ontario, Canada, 1994
B.A. in Political Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel , 1990

Member

The Law Society of Upper Canada, 1997
Israel Bar Association, 1998

Languages

Hebrew, English.