Hillel Zidel

Managing Director, London

Hillel is a Managing Director of Kennet Partners. Kennet is a leading international growth equity firm that supports entrepreneurial technology businesses with expansion capital to accelerate growth and build exceptional shareholder value.

Current and exited deals that Hillel has led include Eloomi, (HCM SaaS for the mid-market) which was acquired by Ceridian (CDAY:NYSE), Rimilia (robotic process automation SaaS for the finance function) which was acquired by BlackLine, Inc. (Nasdaq: BL), Dext (bookkeeping automation SaaS) which was acquired by Hg Capital, Rivo Software (health and safety SaaS) which was acquired by Sphera Solutions, Scoro (professional services automation platform), eStoreMedia (ecommerce analytics platform), Jiminny (conversational intelligence platform), Codility (SaaS platform for hiring engineers at scale), RealityMine (passive research SaaS), ABA English (mobile video-based language learning) and Spreadshirt (print on demand platform).

Prior to joining Kennet, Hillel was with ETV Capital, a provider of hybrid equity and debt capital to technology companies where he invested in numerous companies in Europe, Israel and the US. Earlier, Hillel worked as a Management Consultant at KPMG, and prior to that he gained operational experience at two growth stage technology companies. 

Hillel is a CFA Charter holder. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Law from the University of South Africa, an Honours Degree in Economics and a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Johannesburg.   

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