Legal 500 2012 edition top ranks Yigal Arnon & Co. in 11 practice areas, recognizing the firm as one of the leading firms in Israel. The firm is ranked 'Tier 1' in Corporate/M&A, Hi-tech, start-ups & venture capital, and Real estate; and ' Tier 2' in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Dispute Resolution, Projects & Energy, Competition/Antitrust, Telecoms & Media, Tax; and Intellectual property. In addition, 5 Yigal Arnon partners have been ranked as leading individuals in their field, and 13 partners are recommended.
Chambers and Partners 2012 edition top ranks Yigal Arnon & Co. in 8 practice areas, placing the firm as one of the top 2 leading firms in Israel. The firm is ranked 'Band 1' in Corporate/M&A – High-tech and in Real estate; and 'Band 2' in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Projects & Energy and Tax. In addition, 10 Yigal Arnon partners have been ranked as top lawyers in their field.
Adv. Shiri Shaham attended and lectured on “Joint Ventures vs Licensing” in the Union Internationale des Avocats' seminar in Tel Aviv, March 29-30, 2012.
The UIA is an association open to all lawyers of the world, made up of both general and specialist practitioners, counting more than 200 bar associations, organisations or federations (representing nearly two million lawyers) as well as several thousand individual members from over 110 countries.
Yigal Arnon & Co. sponsored the 'Bootcamp Ventures' Innovation Marathon' event, where 20 pre-screened promising start-ups presented their innovative technology to Financial and strategic investors and VC's from 14 different countries.
For further details:www.bootcampinnovation.com
Adv. Barak Platt represented superDimension Ltd., a private Israeli company which has developed a medical device for the diagnosis of pulmonary diseases. in its acquisition by Covidien PLC (NYSE:COV), a $12 billion global healthcare products leader, for $350 million in cash.
According to Dun & Bradstreet's 2012 Israeli law firm quality rankings by practice, Yigal Arnon & Co. is ranked in 15 practice areas and is one of Israel’s top two 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 & Acquisitions, High-Tech, Real 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 and Debt arrangements; and as "recognized" (Tier 3) in Restructuring & insolvency. Unlike other D&B rankings, which are based merely on size or number of lawyers, this survey is based on quality.
To view the full ranking: http://duns100.dundb.co.il/ts.cgi?tsscript=press_show&cat_id=56#TABLE
Advocates Shiri Shaham and Yuval Shalhevet represened Mr. Shlomo Eliyahu and his group in the transaction for the acquisition of control in Midgal, an insurance and financial services group. Under the agreement, signed on March 7, 2012, the purchaser will pay to the Italian company Generali, the sum of 835 Million Euro, in consideration for approximately 69% of the shares of Migdal Insurance and Financial Holdings Ltd. The closing of the transaction is subject to the receipt of the requisite regulatory approvals.
Yigal Arnon & Co. is ranked 'Tier 1 – Leading/Dominant' in 15 practices: Corporate/M&A, Hi-tech, Capital Markets, International Commercial Law, Class Actions, Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance, Real estate, Construction, Project Finance, Energy & Infrastructure, Tax, Administrative Law, Environment, Insurance, Local Authorities; and is ranked 'Tier 2 - Leading' in 4 practices: Competition/Antitrust, Restructuring & Insolvency, Telecommunications, and Intellectual property.