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Global Israel Corporate/M&A

This section relates to transactions involving different companies, corporate governance, corporate restructuring, shareholder issues. This broad category covers both public company and private equity (including venture capital) matters. The chapter includes company acquisitions, dispositions and capitalisations, entity selection and formation, operating and partnership agreements, securities and governance matters. Also covers those transactions designed to help restructuring within companies and their subsidiaries by change of ownership. Priority is placed on primary representatives, those acting for buyers and sellers, whilst those acting for financial advisors, underwriters and the banks financing such transactions are also considered.

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Band 1
  1. Arnon, Tadmor-Levy
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    Arnon, Tadmor-Levy
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Arnon, Tadmor-Levy is a newly merged firm comprising of former firms Yigal Arnon and Tadmor Levy. It is best known for the strength of its international corporate practice advising public and private companies on high-value inbound transactions. The firm represents a plethora of domestic investment funds in M&A mandates spanning an array of sectors. It is particularly well regarded for its understanding of the technology market, including cyber, gaming and biotech, advising startups and mature companies alike. It also maintains a significant presence in the pharmaceutical, infrastructure and telecommunications sectors. The firm has offices in both Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
  2. Goldfarb Seligman & Co Law Offices
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    Goldfarb Seligman & Co Law Offices
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Goldfarb Seligman is a leading law firm that features on a number of the most high-profile and high-value transactions in Israel. Its corporate lawyers represent a number of Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and Nasdaq-listed domestic clients and major international corporations in sectors such as technology, healthcare and retail, as well as private equity funds. The team is often sought out as local counsel for major cross-border transactions. It is also noted for its deep bench of skilled practitioners.
  3. Gornitzky & Co
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    Gornitzky & Co
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Gornitzky & Co maintains an impressive reputation for its involvement in large M&A transactions in Israel. The firm has a prominent domestic practice and also enjoys an established reputation for varied international work, handling mandates relating to the USA, Europe and Asia. Its lawyers have experience acting as lead counsel on international transactions, as well as local Israeli counsel. The team represents a number of major private equity and venture capital funds as well as pharmaceutical, technology and automotive clients in various corporate transactions. It offers supporting expertise in complementary legal fields such as tax, capital markets and regulation.
  4. Herzog Fox & Neeman
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    Herzog Fox & Neeman
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Herzog Fox & Neeman is one of the most high-profile law firms in Israel and has a market-leading M&A offering. The department offers comprehensive corporate expertise, covering asset sales, reverse triangular mergers, share exchanges and equity investments. It is frequently sought out for the strength of its international and cross-border capabilities, with an equally impressive reputation domestically. The team represents a number of private equity funds, high net worth individuals and leading companies in the technology, financial services and life sciences sectors. Its client roster includes blue-chip domestic and international entities. With its head office in Tel Aviv, the firm also has a branch in Haifa.
  5. Meitar | Law Offices
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    Meitar | Law Offices
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Meitar is a prominent law firm with a strong position at the forefront of the Israeli market, regularly featuring on the jurisdiction's highest-value domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. It is recognised for the strength of its bench, featuring some of the country's best-known corporate lawyers, and frequently advises domestic companies on major inbound acquisitions. The team has truly diverse industry expertise with a notable presence in the TMT, medical and retail sectors, and often acts for private equity firms.
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Band 2
  1. Erdinast Ben Nathan Toledano & Co. with Hamburger Evron
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    Erdinast Ben Nathan Toledano & Co. with Hamburger Evron
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 11 Years Ranked
    Erdinast Ben Nathan Toledano & Co. completed its combination with Hamburger Evron & Co in June 2021. The merged firm has a strong practice advising private equity funds and high net worth individuals, as well as international and domestic corporations on major M&A. The team capably represents public entities listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and internationally, and also has notable experience advising Israeli clients on outbound transactions. It is well versed in handling high-profile joint ventures and management buyouts. Its lawyers offer specific sector strength in technology, banking, manufacturing and retail, among other areas.
  2. Fischer (FBC & Co.)
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    Fischer (FBC & Co.)
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    Fischer has a highly visible corporate 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. The firm has extensive experience advising private equity funds on investments and acquisitions, with notable transactions involving international clients from China and the USA. It has experience providing counsel to government entities on novel transactions, such as the privatisation of state-owned assets.
  3. Gross & Co. Law Firm
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    Gross & Co. Law Firm
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    Gross Law Firm has an impressive corporate practice group with expertise advising on M&A in a broad range of industries including manufacturing, healthcare, chemicals and technology. The team possesses notable experience assisting with corporate restructuring and combination transactions, as well as collaboration agreements. It is additionally knowledgeable assisting with equity swaps and going-private transactions as well as transactions mandated by antitrust laws. The firm has a strong cross-border offering representing local and international clients. Its lawyers practise out of both Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
  4. Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co
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    Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co is a highly praised Israeli law firm that provides sophisticated services across the breadth of corporate mandates. The team's experience extends to novel matters such as privatisation through auction sale. It represents a number of major private equity funds and venture capital firms in M&A transactions, with a strong presence in the manufacturing, construction and technology sectors. Its lawyers are equally accomplished on domestic and international mandates, both inbound and outbound. The firm's head office is in Tel Aviv, with an additional office location in Haifa.
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Band 3
  1. Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co
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    Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    Barnea operates a well-regarded corporate practice with strong capabilities acting for Israeli clients on M&A transactions with cross-border elements. The firm is often instructed by international companies and law firms to act as local counsel in Israel on global transactions. Its lawyers have notable technology industry expertise, particularly fintech, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. The team is also notable for its wide-ranging sector-specific knowledge in telecoms, consumer goods and manufacturing. It regularly advises venture capital and private equity funds on investments.
  2. M. Firon & Co.
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    M. Firon & Co.
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    M. Firon has a well-established corporate team covering a broad spectrum of transactions in fields including defence, gaming, energy and technology, with a notable and growing practice in cybersecurity. The firm advises a number of investment houses and PE funds as well as US, European and Asian clients on M&A mandates. The team possesses in-depth and varied corporate expertise, with notable experience in share exchange agreements and reverse triangular mergers. It is also well placed to advise on contentious corporate matters.
  3. S Horowitz & Co
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    S Horowitz & Co
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 19 Years Ranked
    S. Horowitz is a well-established law firm that regularly advises international clients from the USA, China and Europe on inbound mergers and acquisitions of Israeli entities. The group wins respect for its work as local counsel on major global transactions. It is experienced handling complex mandates including reverse triangular mergers and contested takeovers, and has broad sector-based knowledge including telecoms, healthcare and technology. Its lawyers are notably active assisting clients in the banking and finance industry with the disposition of assets.
  4. Shibolet
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    Shibolet
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 19 Years Ranked
    Shibolet frequently assists international investors looking to acquire Israeli assets and establish joint ventures in the jurisdiction, as well as advising domestic entities being acquired. The firm has well-established M&A capabilities with a deep understanding of operating in the hi-tech, medical and pharmaceutical markets. It is additionally instructed by leading financial institutions and investment funds to advise on their M&A activities. The firm demonstrates its commitment to East Asia through its dedicated China desk.
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Band 4
  1. Agmon with Tulchinsky Law Firm
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    Agmon with Tulchinsky Law Firm
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 4 Years Ranked
    Agmon & Co., Rosenberg Hacohen & Co. is a respected law firm with a substantial presence in the M&A market in Israel, including advising on cross-border share acquisitions and high-value mergers. It is particularly active in the energy space, advising clients such as leading Israeli oil and gas companies and energy providers. The corporate/commercial group demonstrates further activity in the technology, agriculture and logistics industries, among others. The firm has offices in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem as well as Sydney, Australia.
  2. Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co
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    Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 12 Years Ranked
    Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co is a well-regarded law firm with a strong corporate offering covering the full range of transactions including M&A, frequently with a cross-border component. The team is noted for its experience in the hi-tech and life sciences sectors, with clients ranging from startups to publicly listed companies. It demonstrates further aptitude representing private equity and venture capital funds in their investments. The team regularly handles securities transactions and fund formation.
  3. Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM)
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    Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM)
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 13 Years Ranked
    Epstein Rosenblum Maoz operates a robust corporate team that punches above its weight in the market. The firm is highlighted for the quality and expertise of its lawyers, particularly when handling cross-border mandates and international clients. The team possesses wide-ranging corporate expertise, including in relation to M&A and corporate restructuring. It has broad industry coverage with a notable footprint in the technology, energy and transportation fields. It serves an impressive and growing client base of domestic and international venture capital and private equity funds.
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Band 5
  1. Lipa Meir & Co
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    Lipa Meir & Co
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Lipa Meir is well equipped to handle mid-market corporate matters, including investments, M&A transactions and financings. The team is experienced in handling domestic work, as well as mandates with international elements. The group demonstrates additional strength in restructuring and insolvency proceedings, routinely advising financial institutions on insolvency litigation matters.
  2. H-F & Co. Law Offices
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  3. Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5