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Global 2022
Israel Banking & Finance
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Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers

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Provided by Yigal Arnon - Tadmor Levy

Yigal Arnon & Co. represents Israeli and foreign banks, investment houses and other financial institutions. We provide services to most banks in Israel in, among other areas, financing transactions and day-to-day matters. We also represent borrowers in complex financing transactions, including debt restructuring and secularization.

We represent banks and institutional investors in sale and purchase transactions of loan portfolios, including through credit-linked capital notes and credit derivatives, and provide legal and regulatory consulting in connection with banking and financial services and transactions, including the establishment of local branches by foreign banks and financial institutions and matters related to anti-money laundering, securities, financial instruments and structured products, derivatives, securities lending and licensing requirements for the provision of various financial services. We also have a dedicated large debt management, collection and execution group that represents banks in the collection of debts.

Moreover, our firm is at the forefront of project finance in Israel. We have extensive project finance experience in infrastructure, electricity production, roads, light rail, water and others. Our lawyers are highly proficient in private and public financing arrangements, including BOT (build-operate-transfer), PFI (public finance initiative) and BOO (build-own-operate). We have represented the banking sector in several projects of this kind.

Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance - Israel
2
Band 2
What the team is known for

Yigal Arnon - Tadmor Levy is a newly merged firm comprising of former firms Yigal Arnon and Tadmor Levy. The firm fields a highly regarded banking and finance group with notable capabilities acting for lenders and borrowers and an acclaimed litigation offering. It has significant experience handling debt restructuring, securities and regulatory compliance, as well as representing lead arrangers in significant loan facilities. The firm continues to be at the forefront of new issues in the Israeli market, advising on matters such as fintech and cryptocurrency.

Strengths

Sources say: "The team is great - very commercial and with a deep understanding and vast experience."

According to interviewees, "they have a wide knowledge of the Israeli and international banking world, and apply their knowledge in any legal advice and counsel they provide."

Work highlights

A Yigal Arnon - Tadmor Levy team led by Yuval Shalheveth and Daniel Marcovici represented Peninsula Group in its acquisition of Union Bank's diamond dealers credit portfolio following the merger of Union Bank with Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot.

Notable practitioners

Shiri Shaham is a senior partner who represents leading banks and insurance companies. She provides a range of transactional and regulatory support.
"She is an excellent lawyer."

Opher Levy's practice focuses on providing his clients with banking regulatory advice. Based in Tel Aviv, he serves as the co-chair and managing partner of the firm.
"He's very involved in the credit card and financial payment sector."

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Provided by Yigal Arnon - Tadmor Levy

Adi Attar

Amnon Lorch

Assaf Mesica

Avi Schoen

Boaz Fiel

Debbie Shalit

Eliran Furman

Gitit Ramot Adler

Guy Sagiv

Itamar Cohen

Joshua Lieberman

Mordehai Baicz

Nir Rosner

Peter Sugarman

Simon Weintraub

Yuval Shalhevet