BDI Coface 2017 Quality Ranking top ranks Yigal Arnon & Co. in 30 practice areas recognizing the firm as one of the top quality firms in Israel.
25/05/2017
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BDI published its rankings and 20 practices within our firm were ranked as "Elite". Among them are: Real Estate; Planning & Construction; Urban Renewal; Tax; Project Finance; Banking; High-Tech; M&A; International Commercial; Liquidations & Collections; Litigation; Administrative Law; Capital Markets; Intellectual Property; Debt Arrangements; Family Wealth Management; Class Actions; Energy & Infrastructure; Collection & Distribution; and Local Authorities.
The following practices were ranked as "Prominent Leaders": Insurance, Antitrust, Torts, Labor Law, Environment, Real Estate Taxation, Sports, China/East Asia Practice, and Telecommunication.
Yigal Arnon & Co. is ranked as the fourth largest firm, with more than 170 attorneys.
We thank our clients for the mutual trust and thank our excellent legal staff that continues to successfully lead Yigal Arnon & Co. to professional excellence.

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Intel in its acquisition of Mobileye for $15 billion dollars
13/03/2017
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Advs. Barak Platt, Dr. Eran Lempert, Ezra Gross, Ben Sandler, Daniel Green, Nataly Damary, Shay Fahima, Ira Burshteinn, Miriam Gurevich Friedmann, Evan Schendler, and Noam Pratzer and intern Ruth Cohen represented Intel in its acquisition of Mobileye, a deal that was announced as "the biggest transaction in Israeli high-tech history".
Mobileye is a company with multifaceted geographical aspects that led to great complexities in creating the framework of the deal. The completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. A deal such as this requires the support of various departments within our firm, including assistance with different aspects, such as: corporate law, taxes, labor law, intellectual property, etc. 

You are invited to read more about the deal here:
http://www.themarker.com/markets/1.3921460
http://www.calcalist.co.il/…/artic…/0,7340,L-3709467,00.html
http://www.ynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-4934673,00.html
http://www.israelhayom.co.il/article/459775
http://www.calcalist.co.il/…/artic…/0,7340,L-3709467,00.html

Smart Mobility Conference - March 29th, including MK Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg
09/03/2017
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Yigal Arnon & Co. Law Firm in conjunction with Zvi Meitar Institute for Legal Implications of Emerging Technologies and Ehrlich and Fenster Patent Attorneys cordially invite you to a symposium on Smart Mobility Solutions.

​Yigal Arnon & Co. Takes Leadership Role in Leviathan Development Project
21/02/2017
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Advs. Shiri Shaham and Simon Weintraub have been partaking in an era of huge financing deals in the Israeli gas market. Foreign banks HSBC and JP Morgan signed on a huge deal, under which they will provide 1.5-1.75 billion dollars to Delek Group for the purpose of developing the Leviathan Basin.

Smart Mobility Solutions
20/02/2017
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Zvi Meitar Institute for Legal Implications of Emerging Technologies in conjunction with Yigal Arnon & Co. Law Firm and Ehrlich and Fenster Patent Attorneys cordially invite you to a symposium on Smart Mobility Solutions. 
 

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented MentAd in its acquisition by SocialCode
10/01/2017
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Advs. Peter Sugarman, Avi Anouchi and the intern Ahuva Goldstand represented MentAd in the acquisition of its business by SocialCode, the US media and analytics company. MentAd developed a predictive marketing technology platform to deliver additional scale and performance to social, mobile and video advertising for leading brands. 

IFLR 2017 edition top ranks Yigal Arnon & Co.– placing the firm as one of the top leading firms in Israel
31/10/2016
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 We are happy and proud that this year, again, Yigal Arnon & Co. is ranked highly in ALL practice areas ranked by IFLR 1000 – M&A, Project Finance, Capital Markets and Banking.

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Leap Therapeutics in its acquisition of Macrocure Ltd.
04/09/2016
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Advs. Barry Levenfeld, Ira Burshtein, Alona Toledano, Eran Lempert and Shay Fahima represented Leap Therapeutics in its acquisition of Macrocure Ltd.

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Harel and Migdal in the lease of offices at the Alon Towers in Tel Aviv for NIS 1.1 million
20/07/2016
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Advs. Hagit Bavly and Eyal Ben Itzchak represented Harel Insurance Investments and Financial Services Ltd. and Migdal Insurance and Financial Holdings Ltd. In a signing of an agreement with the Shoval Management and Investments firm, dealing with the management of property and offices for rent in high-end Tel Aviv towers, for the lease of offices with a total area of 10,000 sqm in one of the two Alon Towers, owned by the insurance companies. Shoval will pay a total rent of NIS 1.1 million for the offices, parking and additional areas.

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented SalesPredict in its acquisition by eBay
15/07/2016
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Advs.  Barak Platt, Joeri Kreisberg, Nimrod Vromen, Eran Lempert, Eli Greenbaum, Dana Heller and Shira Teger represented SalesPredict, an Israeli startup that uses predictive analytics to help businesses identify potential prospects, in its acquisition by ebay‎.

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Harel Group and Israel Infrastructure Fund in their acquisition of a 4% stake of the "Tamar" gas field from Nobel Energy Mediterranean Ltd.
12/07/2016
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Advs. Shiri Shaham and Noam Meir represented Harel Group and Israel Infrastructure Fund in their acquisition of a 4% stake of the "Tamar" gas field from Noble Energy Mediterranean Ltd., with an option to purchase an additional 1% for 369 million.

 

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Laborie in the investment in Medi-Tate Ltd.
23/06/2016
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Advs. David Osborne and Ezra Gross represented Laborie in a Series D Round investment and call option in Medi-Tate Ltd. for US $8 million.

For further information:
http://www.laborie.com/laborie-completes-strategic-investment-in-medi-ta...

 

Yigal Arnon & Co is ranked by BDI Coface as an Elite Firm in the Real Estate field and as a Leading Firm in the Urban Renewal field in Israel for 2016.
02/05/2016
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Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Azrieli Group in a sale of Sonol Israel to Israel Oil & Gas Fund LP for NIS 364 million
15/04/2016
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Advs. David Schapiro, Eliran Furman, Hagit Bavly, Dafna Shaham and Ricki Newman, represented Azrieli Group in a sale of Sonol Israel, one of Israel’s largest gas station chains and seller of fuel and natural gas products, to Israel Oil & Gas Fund LP for NIS 364 million.

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Crosswise in its sale to Oracle
15/04/2016
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Advs. David Osborne, Ezra Gross, Josh Hersch and Shira Teger represented Crosswise an Israeli provider of machine-learning based cross-device data from its incorporation in August 2013 through its sale to Oracle. Advs. Eran Lempert and Shay Fahima assisted on tax related matters and Advs. Yoheved Novogroder Shoshan and Eli Greenbaum advised on the IP matters of the transaction. 

 

Links to press coverage:

http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-oracle-buys-israeli-big-data-co-crosswise-for-50m-1001117831
http://adexchanger.com/data-exchanges/oracle-acquires-crosswise-cross-device-acquisition-drumbeat-grows/
http://www.businessinsider.com/oracle-buys-crosswise-2016-4

 

Chambers and Partners 2016 Edition top ranks Yigal Arnon & Co. in 8 practice areas – placing the firm as one of the top leading firms in Israel
21/03/2016
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The highly ranked practice areas for 2016 (in alphabetical order):

Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Corporate/M&A
Corporate/M&A - Hi-tech
Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution - Class Actions
Projects & Energy
Real Estate

Personal rankings were awarded to (in alphabetical order): 

Barak Platt (Corporate/M&A), Barak Tal (Dispute Resolution and Class Actions), Barry Levenfeld(Corporate/M&A, Corporate/M&A - Hi-tech, Capital Markets), Daniel Green (Intellectual Property),David Schapiro (Corporate/M&A, Projects & energy), Doron Tamir (Projects & Energy), Gil Oren(Capital Markets), Hagit Bavli (Real Estate), Ronit Amir-Yaniv (Competition & Antitrust), Shiri Shaham (Banking & Finance, Capital Markets) and Yarom Romem (Corporate/M&A).
Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Reshef Technologies in a multi-million dollar technology transfer transaction opposite Baharat Electronics of India
30/12/2015
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Adv. Daniel Green represented Reshef Technologies, an Israeli company, in negotiations with Baharat Electronics, one of India's largest defense companies, for a strategic technology transfer and supply agreement worth tens of millions of dollars.  The transaction also included assistance in establishing a plant in India for assembling electronic fuses for land-based ammunition.
 

Adv. Barry Levenfeld - one of the most influential people in Israeli High-Tech
20/12/2015
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The High-Tech magazine Geektime selected the local industry's key people in its respected list for 2015, which includes Adv. Barry Levenfeld.

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Lazarus Israel Opportunities Fund in a Series A financing for US$5.5 million
03/12/2015
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Advs. Simon Weintraub and Daniel Damboritz represented Lazarus Israel Opportunities Fund, a hedge fund based in Denver Colorado, which led a $5.5 million Series A financing in an Israeli behavior analytics start-up company called Clarisite Ltd.

Yigal Arnon & Co. held a M&A seminar - "Feasibility, Dynamics and Structure"
02/12/2015
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Yigal Arnon & Co., in cooperation with SCube Financial Consulting Ltd. held a M&A seminar "Feasibility, Dynamics and Structure".  Adv. Barak Platt lectured on: "Preparing for the Big Exit: How Not to Blow the Biggest Deal of Your Life".

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Oramed Pharmaceuticals in a licensing transaction with Hefei Tianhui Incubator of Technologies Co., Ltd., of China for $50 million
01/12/2015
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Advs. Daniel Green and Eli Greenbaum represented Oramed Pharmaceuticals, an Israeli clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, in a licensing transaction with Hefei Tianhui Incubator of Technologies Co., Ltd., of China.  The agreement is worth $38 million, with future royalties, and gives HTIT exclusive rights to market Oramed’s oral insulin capsule, in China, Hong Kong and Macau.  This deal is alongside a $12 million equity investment in the company.  

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Panoramic Power Ltd. in its sale to Direct Energy for $60 million
29/11/2015
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Advs. Barry Levenfeld, Yarom Romem, David Roness, Yulia Lazbin, Eran Lempert and Ben Sandler of our firm represented Panoramic Power Ltd. in its sale to the US company Direct Energy for $60 million. Panoramic Power operates in the field of energy management and operational efficiency in the areas of trade and production.

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Israel Natural Gas Lines Ltd. in raising NIS 400 million in debt
29/11/2015
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Advs. Asaf Mesica and Shai Margalit represented Israel Natural Gas Lines Ltd. in raising NIS 400 million in debt at an annual interest of 2.49%. The debt was raised through a private offering by expanding existing debentures of INGL. INGL is a private governmental company responsible for establishing and operating the natural gas conducting system. The debt raised will finance the building of the national conducting system. According to the Ministry of Finance and the Government Companies Authority, in 2016, INGL is supposed to register the issued debentures in the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and become a publicly traded company. 

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Rogue Wave Software in its acquisition of Zend Technologies
18/10/2015
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Advs. David Osborne, Ben Sandler, Ezra Gross, Josh Hersch, Elichai Bitter and Evan Schendler represented Rogue Wave Software in its acquisition of the Israeli company Zend Technologies. Adv. Ofir Levy assisted with the tax aspects of the transaction. 

IFLR 2016 edition top ranks Yigal Arnon & Co.– placing the firm as one of the top leading firms in Israel
15/10/2015
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IFLR 2016 edition top ranks Yigal Arnon & Co. in the four practices it covers in Israel, placing the firm as one of the top leading firms in Israel. The firm is ranked 'Tier 1' in Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance, and Project Finance, and ' Tier 2' in Capital Markets.

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Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Silicom Ltd. in its acquisition of Virginia based ADI Engineering Inc.
06/10/2015
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Advs. David Schapiro, Eliran Furman, Avi Anouchi, Eli Greenbaum and Eric Spindel represented the Israeli networking and data infrastructure provider Silicom Ltd. in its acquisition of Virginia based ADI Engineering Inc. 

 

We are pleased to announce that Eran Lempert has joined the firm as a partner in the Tax Department
08/09/2015
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Eran represents and advises clients on a wide range of Israeli and international tax matters, including mergers, acquisitions, financings, reorganization and restructuring, real estate investments in Israel and abroad, formation of investment funds, and taxation of individuals and trusts. Eran has represented public companies, private equity firms, real estate investors, and funds, among other clients. Eran was previously a partner in the Tax and Investment Funds Departments of Herzog, Fox & Neeman. Prior to that, Eran was a tax lawyer in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, and before that he was on the faculty of the New York University (NYU) School of Law, where he taught courses on U.S. and international taxation.

Eran is a great tax lawyer with a perfect blend of intellect, experience and energy that complements and bolsters our existing tax practice,” said Barry P. Levenfeld, a partner and member of Yigal Arnon's Executive Committee.

Eran will be a valuable addition to the firm’s  Tax Department, providing an increased depth of experience to support  our firm's transactional practice, as well a source of expertise on Israeli and international tax issues” added Levenfeld.

Eran has a BA in Law and Accounting and a Master's degree and PhD in Law in the field of International Taxation from NYU.

Yigal Arnon & Co., in cooperation with DLA PIPER hosted a conference on Privacy and Data Security
02/09/2015
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Yigal Arnon & Co., in cooperation with DLA PIPER hosted a conference on practical aspects and challenges in the field of privacy and data security. Adv. Yoheved Novogroder-Shoshan, who specializes in privacy protection and transactions in the internet field, has a clear position on the matter: "The field of data security is no longer a legal, computer-related matter which only a few people in organizations deal with. This is a core topic, which managements devote a lot of resources to, since it impacts the organization and its business results."
 

Yigal Arnon & Co. in Collaboration with Privatequity.biz hosted a Seminar "No Rush to an Exit",
02/09/2015
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The seminar, in collaboration with Privatequity.biz, presented solutions to changing an Exit from a one-time event to a process. Advs. Ben Sandler and Guy Lachmann and Yaron Jacobs (Privatequity.biz's Chairman of the Board) took part in the event. 

​Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Azorim in a purchase transaction of a land in Kfar Shalem for NIS 85 million
26/08/2015
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Advs. Amalya Meshi and Nir Rodnitzky represented the Azorim company in the purchase of a land in the Kfar Shalem area in Tel Aviv for NIS 85 million.