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Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM)

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Number of partners: 14
Numbers of lawyers: 39 (including partners)
Languages: Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Founded in 2006 by lawyers who had previously worked at London ‘Magic Circle’ and top US and UK firms, ERM has become, through rapid organic growth, a leader in its core practice areas. ERM’s cross-border focus, effective approach, cohesive partnership structure and strong team of excellent individuals are widely acknowledged by leading Israeli and international clients, who instruct the firm in relation to their most challenging transactions. The vast majority of ERM’s work is complex and covers more than one jurisdiction. In recent years, the firm has advised on many of the high-profile cross-border transactions carried out in Israel, or by Israeli companies.

Main Areas of Practice:

Finance & Banking:
ERM is a market leader for foreign financial institutions operating in Israel, and offers substantial experience advising major international and Israeli lenders, borrowers, debt issuers, credit enhancers and sponsors on a full spectrum of market-standard and cutting edge financing transactions, including global loans, structured finance, asset finance and regulation of financial markets.
Key Clients: Goldman Sachs, Citibank, Bank of America, Andbank, The European Investment Bank, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Société Générale, Natixis, ING, Credit Agricole, Bank Leumi, Mizrahi -Tefahot Bank, Harel Group, Phoenix Group, Monarch Alternative Capital, Red Sea Group, Tshuva Group, Trafigura, UniCredit, Ruby Capital, Solaer Group, Lloyds Bank PLC, Tahal Water Energy, Macquarie Group, River Bloom Ltd., Jeffries Financial Group
Contact: Amnon Epstein
Tel: +972 3 606 1604
Email:
[email protected]

Corporate, M&A:
ERM has extensive experience advising on complex cross-border M&A and private equity, as well as on various corporate matters. In the M&A arena, ERM has advised international and Israeli buyers, sellers, investment banks and financial institutions on a wide range of high profile public and private transactions, including share and asset sales, public takeovers, leveraged and management buyouts and demergers. Key Clients: Fresenius Medical Care, Kramer Electronics, Archer Daniels Midland, Physik Instrumente (PI), Innogy, Henkel AG, Daimler AG, Messaging International, Vorizon Technology, Zhejiang Crystal-Optech, Sigma/Andbank, Red Sea Group, Assicurazioni Generali, Kedma Capital, Vodafone, Founders of Fireglass, Kardan N.V., Kape Technologies PLC., Karamba Security, Adler Chomski Group.
Contact: Nimrod Rosenblum
Tel: +972 3 606 1603
Email: [email protected]

Projects & Energy:
ERM is a market leader in energy and infrastructure projects in Israel and abroad, advising the leading Israeli and international lenders, sponsors and EPCs on oil and gas, conventional electricity (including cogeneration and pump storage technology) and all types of renewable energy (solar, wind and biofuels) projects. ERM also advises sponsors and financiers on Israel’s most significant infrastructure projects, including toll roads, desalination plants, airport, light railways, rail facilities and ports. Its experience includes private commercial projects, governmental concession based projects and privatisation of operational infrastructure assets.
Key Clients: NTA – Metropolitan Mass Transit System Ltd, Bank Leumi, Kibbutz Economies Group (Mishkey Hakibbutzim), Veridis, Aspen Group, Paz, Noy Fund, BNP Paribas, Société Générale, Natixis, ING, Credit Agricole, Ashdod Refinery, Tahal, Netafim, Siemens, Hutchison, Dafora, Arava Power, Afcon, Solaer Group, Bpifrance, Petroleum & Energy Infrastructure, Oshrad.
Contact: Amnon Epstein
Tel: + 972 3 606 1604
Email: [email protected]

Technology:
ERM advises technology clients in all stages of development, from inception to exit and beyond, and offers in-depth experience and expertise in the software, cyber, mobility and healthcare sectors. ERM also regularly acts for leading investors (VC, institutional, strategic and angels) in a range of investments at all stages of a company’s life-cycle.
Key Clients: Maverick Ventures, Access Medical Ventures, Anatomy Medical Technologies Fund, Adler Chomski Group, Kape Technologies PLC Fresenius Medical Care Ventures, Hyundai, Karamba, Security, Kuang Chi, Henkel AG, Daimler AG, Netafim, Intelligo, Tufin, Songo Media, Zoomin, Shoppimon, Zero Energy, Suite Solutions, innogy, Taptica, Teddy Sagi Group, MinInvasive, Telemessage, Israel Venture Networks, Vodafone, Vertex Venture Capital.
Contact: Simon Marks
Tel: +972 3 606 1605
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Natalie Noy
Tel: +972 3606 1626
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate & Urban Renewal:
ERM acts for leading developers, sellers, buyers and investors on complex real estate transaction, from inception to completion, including: development of commercial real estate and hotels; real estate financing development projects; acquisition of portfolios and specific assets; urban renewal projects; purchase groups and zoning and planning matters. The team has unique experience and highly specialist knowledge in the hotels’ field, acting for developers, shareholders joint ventures and contractors on their hotel and or combined residential/commercial property transactions, including acting for one of Israel’s leading boutique chains. The firm’s lawyers have vast financing experience advising on all aspects of real estate financing transactions, including the formulation and execution of loan agreements in addition to the agreements between funds and investors.
Key Clients: Bank Leumi, Tshuva Group and Elad Hotels (part of Tshuva Group), Mivne Group, Brown Hotels, City-People Group, Ohana Group (part of Issta group), The Weizmann Family, Ampa Real Estate (part of the Ampa Group), CPM Ltd., Shoval Group, Longxin Construction Group Co. Ltd., Shandong Hi-Speed Group Co. Ltd., Premium Access Group, Access Point Fund (formerly TFRG), Gamla Harel + Gamla Milenium Investments Ltd, P.B. Pinui Binui.
Contact: Gilad Maoz
Tel: +972 3 606 160
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
ERM acts for leading international clients in every major industry in a wide variety of complex litigation, arbitration and mediation proceedings in Israel which involve the full gamut of disputes (shareholder disputes, securities disputes, commercial disputes, contract disputes, employment, judicial review, international arbitration and international mediation).
Key Clients: Kleemann KmbG, Assicurazioni Generali, Air Berlin, Fresenius Medical Care, Conecon GmbH, Council of Bureaux, Raimondi Cranes SpA, OA Development Inc, Madanes Insurance Agency Ltd., Topdanmark, Unicredit, MGM Grand Inc.
Contact: Gideon Weinbaum
Tel: +972 3 606 1612
Email: [email protected]

Employment:
ERM has an extensive experience advising international and Israeli corporations on a wide range of Israeli employment law and commercial related matters including employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions, pension arrangements, non-compete and secrecy agreements, intellectual property, incentive plans, collective agreements and expansion orders, prevention of sexual harassment, engagements with services and manpower contractors and termination proceedings.
Key Clients: Archer Daniels Midland, Andbank, Shoval Group, Karamba Security, Maverick Ventures, Fresenius Medical Care, Pancho, Songo Media Ltd., Unidress, Tahal Group, EcoTraders.
Contact: Shlomo Kaplan
Tel: +972 3 606 1640
Email:
[email protected]