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Adv. Yuval Shalhevet will attend and lecture on "Directors' duty in corporations" in the Lander Institute Management Platform Conference, Jerusalem, May 22, 2012.
Yigal Arnon & Co. sponsored the Annual Retail Conference, May 21, 2012, Leonardo City Tower Hotel, Ramat Gan.
Adv. Ronit Amir Yaniv lectured at the conference on " Retailers, consumers and malls – the antitrust & competition prespective" and participated in the panel: "Integrity, service and all the rest in various retail formats".
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Advocates Peter Sugarman & Micha Tollman represented Siemens Israel as EPC and maintenance contractor for 5 new PV solar energy farms in the Negev and Arava as part of a NIS 400 million, 35MV project. The project is being set up by Arava Power Company on 5 kibbutzim with funding from Bank Hapoalim and Migdal. The transaction included the negotiation and preparation of extensive project documentation in accordance with the requirements of the project licenses.
Advocates David Schapiro, Peter Sugarman and Avraham Ben-Tzvi represented T.S.I. Roads L.P., a shareholder in Derech Eretz Highways (1997) Ltd., the concessionaire of the Cross Israel - Highway 6 toll road BOT project, in a transaction whereby Altshuler Shaham Provident Funds and Pension Ltd., one of the limited partners in T.S.I Roads Limited Partnership (TSI), sold its entire stake in T.S.I. Roads L.P., representing 6.99% of the interests in T.S.I. Roads L.P., to Keren Hishtalmut Lemorim Tichonim Veseminarim and Keren Hishtalmut Lemorim Vegananot which manage continuing education funds of the Teachers in Israel. T.S.I. Road Limited Partnership is an Israeli partnership managed by a member of the Israel Infrastructure Fund group, which manages investments in the field of national infrastructure projects, and owns 50% of Derech Eretz Highways (1997) Ltd., the concessionaire of the Cross Israel - Highway 6 toll road BOT project. The completion of the transaction was subject to approval of the senior lenders to the Highway 6 toll road project.
Advocates David Schapiro, Eliran Furman and Avraham ben-Tzvi represented TowerJazz in a credit line agreement with GE Capital to provide TowerJazz’s wholly owned Japanese subsidiary, TowerJazz Japan Ltd, which operates the Nishiwaki, Japan fabrication facility, with a credit line of up to 4 billion Japanese Yen (approximately $50 million).
Yigal Arnon & Co., BDO and The Luzzatto Group continued the tradition and cooperated again in the 7th High-tech Conference that took place on April 23, 2012, at the Dan Hotel in Tel Aviv.
Adv. Barry Levenfeld lectured on The Next Big Exit: Preparing Your Hi Tech Company for IPO or Acquisition.
Yigal Arnon & Co. represented and served as Israeli counsel to Barclays Capital and HSBC Bank, which led a consortium of foreign and local banks, in a $900 million permanent financing transaction with the Tamar Project Partnership, a group comprised of some of the main players in the Israeli gas and energy field: Delek Drilling LP, Avner Oil Exploration LP and Dor Gas Explorations LP, towards the financing of the development of the Israeli offshore natural gas exploration with respect to the Tamar project. This is one of the largest and complex project finance transactions that ever took place in Israel, with a unique significance on a national level. The team at Yigal Arnon & Co. was led by advocates Shiri Shaham, Simon Weintraub and Noam Meir.