Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Accurate Medical in its acquisition by Guerbet SA
09/01/2018
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Advs. Barak Platt, Dr. Eran Lempert, Eli Greenbaum, Nataly Damary and the intern Josh Hauzer represented the Tel Aviv-based startup Accurate Medical, who develops small diameter catheters for minimally invasive procedures in small vessels, in its acquisition by the medical imaging company Guerbet SA. The French company will pay €19.5 million immediately and milestone payments. The total paid for the acquisition will not exceed €57 million.

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented the Eldar Group in a NIS 65 million investment
05/12/2017
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Advs. Daniel Marcovici and Shai Margalit represented the Eldar Group in a NIS 65 million investment by the Arbel Fund.

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Leadspace Ltd. in a $17.5 million investment round
29/11/2017
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Adv. Peter Sugarman, Adv. Daniella Milner and intern Noah Zivan represented Leadspace Ltd. in a Series C investment round with both existing and new investors in an aggregate amount of $17.5 million. Leadspace is a SaaS company with a B2B audience management platform to assist B2B marketers with the generation of better quality customer leads.

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Fosun Pharma in a $30 million investment in MitrAssist Medical Ltd.
21/11/2017
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Advs. David Osborne, Elichai Bitter, Derora Tropp and Miriam Friedmann of Yigal Arnon & Co. recently represented Fosun Pharma, the pharmaceutical branch of Fosun International, as local Israeli counsel in the recent $30 million investment in the Israeli medical device company, MitrAssist Medical Ltd. Ping An, China's largest insurance company also participated in this financing.  

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented the Jewish Agency in a NIS one billion loan transaction
19/11/2017
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Advs. David Schapiro, Hagit Bavli and Yael Hoefler represented the Jewish Agency in a NIS one billion loan transaction for purposes of financing the construction of about 2,650 housing units in 17 Jewish Agency properties all over Israel. The Jewish Agency will build the apartments, rent them and manage them for 20 years. At the end of the period, the state will have the option to renew the agreement for another 20 years. The project will be financed by the state and various funds, with the loan to be provided by the Harel Insurance Company.

IFLR1000 2018 edition top ranks Yigal Arnon & Co.– placing the firm as one of the top leading firms in Israel
23/10/2017
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We are happy and proud that the international guide IFLR1000 – 2018 edition ranks Yigal Arnon & Co., again, as a 'Top Tier Firm'. The firm is ranked highly in all five practice areas researched by the guide: - Mergers and Acquisitions - Banking - Capital Market - Project Finance - Project Development (a new ranking)  IFLR also ranks the following lawyers in the different individual rankings: Barry Levenfeld, David Schapiro, Shiri Shaham, Doron Tamir, Gil Oren, Orly Tsioni, Barak Platt, Daniel Marcovici, Ben Sandler, Simon Weintraub, Eliran Furman, Odelia Sidi, Assaf Mesica and Ezra Gross.

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented China International Capital Corporation, Hong Kong Securities Limited and Jefferies Hong Kong Limited, in the initial public offering of Sisram Medical
25/09/2017
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Advs. Simon Weintraub and Daniel Green represented China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited and Jefferies Hong Kong Limited, the joint sponsors (underwriters) in connection with the initial public offering of Sisram Medical – the first Israeli company to list on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The global offering of Sisram’s shares raised approximately US $112 million. Sisram Medical, a subsidiary of Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co., Ltd., had previously acquired Alma Lasers Ltd., an international company headquartered in Israel and a global leader in the field of energy-based systems for the aesthetic and surgical markets.

In addition, our firm was involved in the process of having the State of Israel recognized as an “accepted jurisdiction” by the HKSE which will hopefully lead to future opportunities for Israeli companies seeking to list their shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. 

Mergermarket ranks Yigal Arnon & Co. as Israel's leading law firm in M&A by value
11/09/2017
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In the first half of 2017, Yigal Arnon & Co. leads representations in mergers and acquisitions Mergermarket published its semi-annual report, which presents Yigal Arnon & Co. as Israel's leading law firm in M&A by value, with a total value of more than $US 15 billion.  Among the most prominent deals were the Intel-Mobileye deal and the Mexichem - Netafim deal, in both of which our firm represented the buyers.

For the full report >>  https://lnkd.in/grB2csx

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Mexichem in its acquisition of Netafim
07/08/2017
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Advs. Barry Levenfeld, Ben Sandler, Ira Burshtein, Shira Livneh and the intern Elan Loshinsky represented Mexichem, a public traded company in Mexico, which acquired control of Netafim. Netafim was valued at almost $2 billion in the transaction. Mexichem purchased Permira, a private equity fund, as well as all of the holdings of Kibbutz Magal. It also purchased a portion of the holdings of Kibbutz Hatzerim, which remains a 20% holder of Netafim. Mexichem is committed to keeping activity in Israel for 20 years. Our firm, together with U.S. counsel, represented Mexichem throughout the entire competitive bidding process, which included due diligence, negotiations on the purchase agreement prior to the submission of the bid, and negotiations on the shareholders agreement with Kibbutz Hatzerim.

For additional details >>> https://lnkd.in/gJrHmVk

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.