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Startups & Emerging Companies - Israel
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Mergers & Acquisitions;
Yair Geva heads Herzog’s Tech Group. He is a corporate transactional lawyer whose practice includes extensive representation in cross-border M&As, private equity and venture capital investments, and general corporate counselling.
Yair is admitted to practice in New York and Israel. Prior to joining Herzog, he practiced at two of the prominent firms in New York – Gibson Dunn and Davis Polk.
He is ranked among the top M&A and tech lawyers in Israel by international guides and has led some of the most notable recent transactions in the country, including PepsiCo in its $3.2 billion acquisition of SodaStream, Checkmarx in its $1.15 billion acquisition by Hellman & Friedman, Forter in its $125 million series E financing round, Dynamic Yield in its over $300 million sale to McDonald’s and EnteraBio’s recent IPO on Nasdaq.
Yair advises many of the most prominent early-stage startups and growth companies in Israel in a range of industries including e-commerce, cyber, fintech & blockchain, biotech, and digital health. He works closely with entrepreneurs, CEOs and Boards of Directors.
Editorial member of the Tel Aviv University Law Journal and research assistant;
Member of the Israeli Bar Internet and Cyber Committee.