Building Lasting Partnerships

Credibility. Creativity. Competitiveness.

Cardo is an Israeli investment banking boutique focused on alternative strategies and funds management industry. We work very closely with a diverse set of worldwide high-caliber mangers representing them in their marketing and distribution efforts in the Israeli market.

About Cardo Holdings

Cardo Holdings advises on private placements of capital across a range of institutional offerings including closed and open-end funds, separate accounts and joint ventures, spanning the full financial services spectrum.

Since the firm's inception in 2014, we have executed approximately $600 million dollars in transactions of institutional capital across different investment funds, including private equity, private credit, real estate, real assets and hedge funds.

Our Expertise

We excel in servicing investment managers. Our expertise is complemented by a comprehensive experience working with many different types of alternative strategies, from quantitative hedge funds to opportunistic real estate. We are able to effectively communicate even the most complex strategies with clarity and confidence to the institutional investor community.

Cardo's exceptional execution leans on our long-standing client and market participants network combining with a deep sector knowledge and insight into the alternative space, while upholding the highest international standards of integrity and customer service.

Our Network

Cardo is one of the most experienced placement agents in Israel. We have a long-standing network within the Israeli LP's community. We understand their needs, language, and their internal decision-making process. We have deep knowledge of the Israeli institutional marketplace. Our client network includes pension funds, insurance companies, provident funds, banks, family offices, Wealth managers, Endowments and foundations. Our unique network provides exceptional long term relationship building and placement results.

Cardo at a Glance

  • $554B

    Servicing firms with total AuM of $554B in global assets

  • 100%

    of our clients are world top fund managers

  • $600M

    Executed approximately $600 Million dollars in transactions

Our Leadership

Cardo Holdings is led by Ron Shoham, a recognized veteran in the Israeli capital markets. Mr. Shoham has over 15 years of experience in several executive roles in the Israeli financial industry. Ron's philanthropic work includes an NGO he founded and manages focused on helping at-risk youth in Israel.


  • Manulife Investment Management closes $1.2 Billion U.S. Real Estate Joint Venture with Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. Cardo Holdings, Manulife's exclusive placement agent in Israel, acted as advisor to the partnership.

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