Kital International Investments Ltd. is the international holding and investments arm of the Kushnir Family Fund. It has been active for decades in Israel and abroad and is highly experienced in the fields of real estate, hospitality, retail, services and industry, as well as medical technologies. Under the leadership of its chairman and controlling shareholder, Mr. Levi Kushnir, Kital and the Kushnir Fund have performed many successful turnarounds of companies in various locations and fields of industry. Vision and Strategy Kital`s vision is to enable Better Living for people, through the founding, acquisition, turnaround and management of life improving technologies, products and services, in ventures worldwide. It strives to support and develop life-transforming and bettering ideas and operations and to add value to such businesses through innovative leadership, multi-faceted management expertise, strategic rehabilitation and financial turnaround. It places great value on innovation, excellence in service, leadership, transparency, enjoyment, commitment to the community, and, simply, putting things right.
Real Estate Kital`s extensive experience in real estate development includes some of the country`s most pivotal operations. Over the years, Kital and Mr. Kushnir were initiators of many celebrated construction projects in Israel and worldwide, responsible for the building of more than 10,000 units. Former investment of the Kushnir Fund, The Corporation for Urban Renewal, recently sold, is the Israeli market leader in the management and execution of Evacuation and Construction housing projects, with approx. 8000 units in its inventory and 40 full relocation-evacuation programs in various stages of development.
One of our core competencies is the rehabilitation and turnaround of struggling businesses and assets. Our restructuring track record includes acquisition of foreclosed assets and companies, financial workout, strategic re-design, operational turnaround and successful exit. Some of our turnaround success stories include the Portsmouth Sports Club, Tadiran Appliances, Nechushtan Investments, Nahariya 300-units real estate project and Ashdod Shahaf 150-unit site.
Hospitality The Kital group and Mr. Kushnir have over 35 years of experience in full development of big-scale, exclusive resorts and hotels worldwide, including project design and construction as well as operation and management. Our projects have achieved the highest standards and awards in the hospitality business. The extended group currently manages and operates the Serenity Resort and Residences, Friendship Beach Resort and Atmanjai Health and Wellness and Detox Center, all in Phuket, Thailand. In the old historical site of "Neve Tzedek" in Tel-Aviv, Israel, the group cooperates with the Selina hospitality group in "Selina Neve Tzedek", a new hotel reconstructed under strict preservation requirements in the heart of this cultural bohemian neighborhood.
Investment Portfolio CDx- Cleveland Diagnostics – a joint venture with The Cleveland Clinic – is using a patented platform technology to redefine cancer detection, diagnosis, progression, and prognosis. Its first product, the prostate cancer test, is expected to be in the market soon, followed by breast and ovarian cancer tests.
Earlycell - A new technology for an early stage collection of genetic information in fetal cells is under development, aiming to revolutionize pregnancy fetal testing.
MyBiotics is a microbiome pharmaceutical company developing live bacteria based products based on an innovative delivery system enabling effective bacterial treatment through successful targeting and colonization of bacteria.
Shoptagr is a new and exciting venture aimed at creating savings for consumers in the on-line fashion arena, utilizing a proprietary technological platform.
Bookaway is an online travel brand, dedicated to creating the easiest way for travelers to book travel services from local transport suppliers worldwide.
Kital was one of the early-stage investors in e-Loan (exited since), a Peer-to-Peer lending platform, operating as a low-cost, on-line intermediary between people with both financing and investing needs.
More: Kital and Mr. Kushnir have been acknowledged as one of the most innovative and successful entrepreneurial retailers in Israel and in the USA, featuring enterprises such as Home Center and Auto Center in Israel, and Builder`s Depot and Fasmart in the USA. Over the years we have excelled in providing service to customers in previously owned companies such as Tadiran-Ampa, Schindler Nechushtan Lifts, and Shaham Insurance Agencies. Our portfolio includes previously owned Industrial and Manufacturing corporations, such as Tadiran Appliances, Amkor Refrigerators and Nechushtan Metals, as well as Petro Group, active in the oil and energy sector.