Gil Oren is a corporate lawyer with extensive experience in a variety of civil areas and focuses on capital markets, including public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and insolvency and investment and financing transactions.
For over twenty years, Gil has been representing a wide range of clients in complex transactions in said areas of expertise, which include, inter alia, complex public and private M&A transactions, bank and non-bank financing, securitization, mortgage sales, and so forth.
Gil provides ongoing legal counsel for leading public companies in all areas of corporate and securities law, including corporate governance and compliance, controlling shareholder and other interested party transactions, executive compensation, enforcement programs, public offerings, private placements, investment and finance agreements, and accompanying special committees.
Moreover, Gil has been involved in prominent, large-scale public company debt arrangements and restructuring, representing companies, controlling shareholders, or debtors and creditors such as banks, bondholders and others, including some of Israel's leading institutional investors. From time to time, Gil is court-appointed as an official for companies in insolvency and serves as a liquidator, receiver and trustee in a stay of proceedings.
Gil has earned consistent recognition from leading international ranking publications, including Chambers Global, IFLR1000 and The Legal 500. Chambers—which currently ranks Gil in both its Israel, Capital Markets and Israel, Restructuring/Insolvency categories—calls him “an esteemed insolvency and restructuring lawyer who maintains an active practice both in a regulatory capacity and before the courts” and notes that he “advises public and private companies on tenders for the establishment of funds, debt arrangement and debt raises.”
Gil is the co-managing partner of Yigal Arnon & Co together with Hagai Shmueli, and has been a member of the firm's executive committee for over a decade. He received his law degree from Tel Aviv University in 1992, was admitted to the Israel Bar in 1994, joined the firm the same year and became a partner in 1999.