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Fischer (FBC & Co.)

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Highly visible group known for the strength and breadth of its domestic practice handling mandates for a broad range of clients in sectors such as financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, energy and infrastructure. Has extensive experience advising private equity funds on investments and acquisitions, with notable transactions involving international clients from China and the USA. Has experience providing counsel to government entities on novel transactions, such as the privatisation of state-owned assets.

Strengths

Sources characterise the team as "proactive and available, creative and smart."

An interviewee stated: "One of the best things was how responsive they were," adding that "they were very accommodating of timelines."

Work highlights

Represented Centerbridge Partners and Gallatin Point Capital in their ILS1.72 billion acquisition of 32.5% of the shares of Phoenix Holdings.

Notable practitioners

Avraham Well is an esteemed practitioner in the market, described by interviewees as "top notch" and "just an absolutely brilliant lawyer." He acts for clients in sectors such as finance, real estate and defence, and his corporate work is bolstered by his strength in capital markets. Sources describe him as "ridiculously clever and also very easy to work with."

Michael Zellermayer is described by market commentators as a figure for whom "everyone has a lot of respect." A very seasoned, senior lawyer in the space, he has a wealth of experience of high-profile, cross-border M&A.

Sources deem Raz Tepper to be "a very capable lawyer" with "a good name." He has notable experience representing private equity funds and acting on matters in the technology sector.

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Overview

FBC has one of Israel’s leading M&A practices and represents major private and publicly traded companies in many of Israel’s largest transactions, and has been involved in some of the largest and most significant M&A transactions in Israel over recent years. FBC has exceptionally strong contacts with key regulators, including Israel’s Securities Authority, Antitrust Authority and Ministry of Communications, and its expertise cuts across a wide range of industry sectors.

Multinationals, domestic companies, private equity and venture capital funds should be uncompromising in their need for cutting edge, commercial and forward thinking advice. FBC’s M&A practice commands widespread plaudits for its commitment to such a service.

Members

Well, Avraham (Head of Department)

Albeck, Shoney

Halperin, Liat

Hamou, Shmuel

Klein-Manbar, Sharon

Liss, Zohar

Noiman, Boaz

Rosen, Sharon

Sandor, Nitzan

Sitton, Ron

Corporate/M&A

Fischer (FBC & Co.)

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Location

3 Daniel Frisch Street

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv District

Israel

64731

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Israel

Corporate/M&A


Avraham Well
Band 1
Michael Zellermayer
Senior Statespeople
Raz Tepper
Band 4