Dun & Bradstreet ranks Yigal Arnon & Co. in 20 practice areas – placing the firm as one of Israel’s leading law firms
12/02/2014
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According to Dun & Bradstreet's 2014 Israeli law firm quality rankings by practice, Yigal Arnon & Co. is ranked in 20 practice areas and is one of Israel’s leading law firms.

Dun & Bradstreet ranked Yigal Arnon & Co. as a "leading law firm" (Tier 1) in 13 of the most important practice areas: Mergers & AcquisitionsHigh-TechReal Estate, Planning & Construction, Project Finance & Infrastructure, International Commercial, Banking and Financing, Capital Markets & Public Offerings, Commercial Litigation, Class Actions, Venture Capital, Private Client & Family Wealth Management and Administrative Law.  In addition, the firm was ranked as a "prominent law firm" (Tier 2) in: Tax, Restructuring & Insolvency and Debt Arrangements; and as "recognized" (Tier 3) in Antitrust, Telecommunications, Intellectual Property and Labor Law. Unlike other D&B rankings, which are based merely on size or number of lawyers, this survey is based on quality. 

Yigal Arnon & Co. co-sponsored the first Bitcoin conference in Israel
10/02/2014
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Yigal Arnon & Co. co-sponsored the first Bitcoin conference in Israel that took place on February 27, 2014 at Avenue, AirportCity. Adv. Yuval Shalheveth lectured at the conference on "Bitcoin and money laundering – is there a cause for concern?"
 

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Barclays Bank Plc and Bank Mizrahi Tefahot in a $225 million credit facility
10/02/2014
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Advs. Simon Weintraub, Shiri Shaham and Noam Meir represented Barclays Bank Plc, as arranger, Bank Mizrahi Tefahot, as facility agent and a number of Israeli institutional lenders in a $225 million credit facility to  Alon D.A. Gas Explorations Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dor Gas Explorations Limited Partnership, which among other things will re-finance the credit facility entered into by Alon D.A. Gas Explorations Ltd. in April of 2012 to finance the Tamar offshore gas exploration project.

Yigal Arnon & Co. , in cooperation with City TLV and FIMI Funds, hosted a 'Mezzanine Funding' professional seminar
10/02/2014
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Yigal Arnon & Co., in cooperation with City TLV and FIMI Funds, hosted a 'Mezzanine Funding' professional seminar, which took place at the Yigal Arnon offices in Tel Aviv.

Presentation by Adv. Barak Platt

 

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Green Smoke in its sale to Altria
03/02/2014
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Advocates David Osborne, Barry Levenfeld and Ezra Gross represented Green Smoke in its sale to the tobacco giant Altria, for $130 million.

Adv. Simon Weintraub lectured at the 6th Plenary Meeting of the European Technology Transfer Offices (TTO) Circle
21/01/2014
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Adv. Simon Weintraub lectured at the 6th Plenary Meeting of the European Technology Transfer Offices (TTO) Circle co-organised by the Weizmann Institute of Science and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC).

Yigal Arnon & Co. represents Dorel Industries in its acquisition of Tiny Love
12/01/2014
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Advs. Barry LevenfeldBen Sandler and Miriam Friedmann represent Montreal-based Dorel Industries in its acquisition of Tiny Love, the baby products company from the Shilav Group. 

Yigal Arnon & Co. is pleased to announce five new partners for 2014
07/01/2014
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Yigal Arnon & Co. is pleased to announce five new partners for 2014: Noa Afik, David Akrish, Aner Hefetz, Nir Rosner and Eric Spindel
We wish them much success.
 

Yigal Arnon & Co. is, once again, the leading firm in representing defendants in class actions during 2013
31/12/2013
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Yigal Arnon & Co. is, once again, the leading firm in representing defendants in class actions during 2013 - according to the annual review of class actions filed in Israel during 2013, that was presented at the annual conference 'Class Actions in Israel' held by "Halacha Le'ma'ase" Center. 

Link to article

 

Yigal Arnon & Co. led a series of financing transactions in the Habas Group
08/12/2013
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Advocates Gil Oren and Guy Lachmann led and negotiated a series of complex international financing transactions involving Dutch and Israeli companies in the Habas Group during November, 2013. In three subsequent transactions amounting to a total of over EUR 45 million, entities within the global Habas Group entered into an amendment to the terms of a EUR 55 million bank loan facility with a banking consortium in the Netherlands. These entities have further consummated the separation of Mayer (Kesher) Real Estate Ltd. from its ownership and debt stake in the Habas Group, alongside the sale of shares in NSI N.V. (NSTEc.AS), a Dutch REIT fund traded on the NYSE Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam. Lastly, the same entities sold additional shares of NSI N.V. to two Israeli institutional investors. Habas Investments (1960) Ltd., a publically traded company in TASE, is currently in court-managed liquidation process. Advocates Gil Oren, Partner at Yigal Arnon & Co., and Guy Gissin of Gissin & Co. were appointed as temporary liquidators by the Israeli Central District Court.

Finance Monthly Magazine selects the IBM acquisition of Trusteer as 'Deal of the month'
03/12/2013
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Finance Monthly Magazine selects the IBM acquisition of Trusteer as 'Deal of the Month' and interviews Adv. Barry Levenfeld who led the deal on behalf of IBM.

Yigal Arnon & Co. co-sponsored Innovate Israel 2013, December 4, Central London
28/11/2013
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Yigal Arnon & Co. co-sponsored Innovate Israel 2013, Europe’s largest Israel focused digital & technology conference, taking place on December 4, Central London. 

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Yigal Arnon & Co. in cooperation with IATI, invite start-ups and entrepreneurs to join us in an Equity Crowdfunding seminar
18/11/2013
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Yigal Arnon & Co. in cooperation with IATI (Israel Advanced Technology Industries) invite start-ups and entrepreneurs to join us in an Equity Crowdfunding seminar, December 10, 2013 at Yigal Arnon & Co. offices.

Yigal Arnon & Co. hosted the "Intergenerational Transfer of Assets - Taxation and Business Aspects", November 26, 2013
05/11/2013
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Yigal Arnon & Co. along with  the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel hosted the conference " Intergenerational transfer of assets - Taxation and business aspects " at the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel in Tel Aviv, on November 26, 2013
Advocates David Osborne, Yuval Shalhevet and Ofir Levy lectured at the conference. 

Yigal Arnon & Co. hosted a "Family Wealth Management" conference at Uno, Azrieli, Tel Aviv, November 21
05/11/2013
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Yigal Arnon & Co. along with  BDO hosted a "Family Wealth Management" conference at Uno, Azrieli, Tel Aviv, on November 21, 2013.
Advocates Amnon Lorch, Yuval Shalhevet and Guy Sagiv lectured at the conference. 

 

Yigal Arnon & Co. sponsored the Bootcamp Ventures iX World Tour: Israel to Singapore, October 8-10, 2013
13/10/2013
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Adv. Simon Weintraub gave a lecture at the INSEAD about doing business in Israel and Adv. Adrian Daniels moderated a panel entitled - From Israel to Asia: Business Collaboration Ideas. See also attached from the Israel's Singapore Embassy Website. http://itrade.gov.il/singapore/2013/10/09/innovation-xchange-ix-world-to...

Yigal Arnon & Co. advances start-up companies in New York
08/10/2013
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Adv. Guy Lachmann gave a lecture to the Economic Company for Financial Development of the State of New York and the Israel-US Business Council.

IFLR 2013 edition top ranks Yigal Arnon & Co.– placing the firm as one of the top 2 leading firms in Israel
07/10/2013
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IFLR 2013 edition top ranks Yigal Arnon & Co. in the four practices it covers in Israel, placing the firm as one of the top 2 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. in cooperation with IATI, invite Hi-Tech & Life Science Start-ups to join us in the event: “The Ins-and-Outs of the Due Diligence Process in Investment Transactions”
03/10/2013
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Yigal Arnon & Co. in cooperation with IATI (Israel Advanced Technology Industries) invite Hi-Tech & Life Science Start-ups to join us in the event: “The Ins-and-Outs of the Due Diligence Process in Investment Transactions”, October 23, 2013, Yigal Arnon & Co. offices.

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented IBM in its acquisition of Trusteer
18/08/2013
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Advocates Barry LevenfeldBen SandlerDavid Roness and Noam Enk represented IBM in its acquisition of Trusteer, an Israeli data security software company. 
This transaction is said to be IBM's largest acquisition in Israel thus far.
 
 

Yigal Arnon & Co. represents Johnson & Johnson, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and OrbiMed, to establish a Biotech Incubator
13/08/2013
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Advocates Barry Levenfeld, Harry Kirsh, Yuval Shalhevet, Zohar Nevo and Noam Enk represents the winning bidding consortium, consisting of Johnson & Johnson, Takeda Pharmaceuticals (the first Japanese Pharmaceutical Company to invest in Israel) and the healthcare fund OrbiMed Israel, for the establishment of an OCS-supported biotechnological incubator intended to encourage the creation and support of pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

​Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Enigma Information Systems Ltd. in its acquisition by PTC
16/07/2013
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Advocates Adrian Daniels, Guy Lachmann and Avi Anouchi represented Enigma Information Systems Ltd. in its acquisition by Parametric Technology Israel Ltd., a subsidiary of PTC, Inc. (NASDAQ: PMTC), for an approximate amount of US$ 10 million.  The transaction was structured as a reverse triangular merger and required advising on many cross-border legal issues. 

Yigal Arnon & Co. sponsored the Tel Aviv 100 Summit Conference at the David Intercontinental Hotel
03/07/2013
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Yigal Arnon & Co. sponsored the Tel Aviv 100 Summit Conference at the David Intercontinental Hotel on July 2, 2013. 
Adv. Gil Oren lectured on "Debt Arrangement".

http://my.calcalist.co.il/veida/plan.htm

Yigal Arnon & Co., in Cooperation with IATI, Hosted a Professional Session for Start-ups and Entrepreneurs at TechLoft, Tel Aviv
24/06/2013
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Yigal Arnon & Co., in cooperation with IATI, is hosting a Professional Session for start-ups and entrepreneurs on Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 19:00, at TECHLOFT, Tel Aviv

 

Yigal Arnon & Co. Represented JP Morgan, HSBC Bank PLC and Citibank in a $300 Million Bridge Financing Transaction of the Tamar Project Partnership
06/06/2013
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Advocates Shiri Shaham, Simon Weintraub and Noam Meir represented and served as Israeli counsel to JP Morgan, HSBC Bank PLC and Citibank, in a $300 million bridge financing transaction of the Tamar Project Partnership and specifically to Delek Drilling LP and Avner Oil Exploration LP, towards the continued financing of the development of the Israeli offshore natural gas exploration with respect to the Tamar project and also to fund other offshore natural gas exploration projects.

Yigal Arnon & Co. Represented Royal Bank of Canada in a Sale of its Shareholdings in Tamir Fishman & Co.
06/06/2013
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Advocates David Schapiro and Eliran Furman represented Royal Bank of Canada in a sale of its shareholdings in Tamir Fishman & Co. to Mr. Eldad Tamir – one of the company's largest shareholders. The transaction included the acquisition by Eldad Tamir of most of the remaining shares owned by other shareholders as well.
 

Yigal Arnon & Co. is One of the Leading Firms in Pro Bono Activity
02/06/2013
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Articled published in "Globes" newspaper, May, 2013. 

Yigal Arnon & Co. represented Aegis as the sole book-running manager for Alcobra Ltd.’s initial public offering on Nasdaq.
28/05/2013
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Advs. Barry Levenfeld, Eric Spindel, Avigail Frisch and Noam Enk represented Aegis for Alcobra Ltd.'s initial public offering on Nasdaq. Alcobra Ltd., headquartered in Israel, is an emerging biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development and commercialization of a proprietary drug to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
 

Yigal Arnon & Co. hosted a high level delegation from some of Japan's top e-commerce, advertising, marketing-technology and social media giants
30/04/2013
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On Monday April 22, 2013, Yigal Arnon & Co. hosted a high level delegation from some of Japan's top e-commerce, advertising, marketing-technology and social media giants. The visit, organized together with the JIMMI Fund and the Israel Export Institute, was intended to consider possible investment in Israeli startups and explore technological cooperation with Israeli high-tech companies.
http://www.themarker.com/technation/1.2003240

Dun & Bradstreet ranks Yigal Arnon & Co. in 18 practice areas – placing the firm as one of Israel’s leading law firms
17/04/2013
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According to Dun & Bradstreet's 2013 Israeli law firm quality rankings by practice, Yigal Arnon & Co. is ranked in 18 practice areas and is one of Israel’s leading law firms.
Dun & Bradstreet ranked Yigal Arnon & Co. as a "leading law firm" (Tier 1) in 11 of the most important practice areas: Mergers & AcquisitionsHigh-TechReal Estate & Construction, Project Finance & Infrastructure, International Commercial, Banking, Capital Markets & Public Offerings, Commercial Litigation, Class Actions, Venture Capital, and Administrative law.  In addition, the firm was ranked as a "prominent law firm" (Tier 2) in: Tax, Telecommunication, Restructuring & Insolvency, Family Wealth Management, Building & Construction, and Debt arrangements; and as "recognized" (Tier 3) in Labor Law. Unlike other D&B rankings, which are based merely on size or number of lawyers, this survey is based on quality.