Advs. Barak Platt, Josh Hauser, Ben Sandler, Dr. Eran Lempert, Eli Greenbaum, Shani Rapoport, Neta Goshen Brami, Nir Kamhi, Leah Grumet, Basel Sader,Chaim Cohen, Adina Mirchin, and interns Aviva Loboda, Raviv Finer and Shifra Katz, represented Intel, together with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates, in the acquisition of the Israeli start-up Granulate Cloud Solutions Ltd.
Granulate develops software to optimize the use of computing resources, and will join Intel's advanced software and technology division, which was established last year.
Advs. David Schapiro, Shai Margalit, Inbar Hakimian-Nahari, Lior Cohen Goldstein and intern Levanah Sabzerou, represented Shapir Engineering in a deal to acquire the operations of Fritz, one of the leading companies in the field of logistics and shipping in Israel.
Advs. Barak S. Platt and Ezra S. Gross with the assistance of Josh Hauser, Idan Adar, Ben Sandler, Daniel Green, Dr. Eran Lempert, Eli Greenbaum, Shani Rapoport, Miriam Friedmann, Aharon (Roni) Osborne, Shai Margalit, Adam Spruch, Nir Kamhi, Chaim Cohen, Moshe Pasker, Leah Grumet , Basel Sader, Itay Ashkenazi, and interns Aviva Loboda and Roni Zemelman represented Intel Corporation, in its mega-acquisition in Israel of Tower Semiconductor for approximately $5.4 billion.
Tower semiconductors is a pillar of the Israeli tech landscape, and its addition to the Intel family will combine Intel’s leading-edge nodes and scale manufacturing with Tower’s specialty technologies and customer-first approach to deliver leading technology capabilities and increased value to customers into the future.
Advs. Assaf Mesica, Shiri Shaham and Noa Slavin represented the Aroma Israel, in its acquisition of all the activities of Aroma Tel Aviv. This is a very significant deal for Aroma, which will now operate as one chain throughout Israel.
Advs. Barry Levenfeld, Liron Hacohen, Ben Sandler, Ofir Levy, Chaim Cohen, Ofir Paz, Neta Goshen Brami, Basel Sader and intern Aliza Haber Feld, together with our colleagues from Sidley Austin LLP, represented MasterCard in its acquisition of Israeli AI company Dynamic Yield from McDonald's. Following the closing of the transaction Mastercard will be setting up a significant R&D center in Israel.
Advs. Ben Sandler, Ezra Gross, Dr. Eran Lempert, Eli Greenbaum, Miriam Friedmann, Chaim Cohen, Neta Goshen Brami and intern Raviv Finer represented Intuit in its acquisition of Israeli cyber company ImVision Software Technologies Ltd, for $50 million.
Advs. Adrian Daniels, Yuval Shalheveth, Itamar A. Cohen, Dr. Eran Lempert, Ofir Paz, Dana Kleiman and intern Aharon Levenson represented UBQ Materials, in a $170 million investment round led by TPG Rise, the climate investing fund of TPG Global. Other notable investors include Battery Ventures and MG's Catalyst.
Using a patented conversion process, UBQ Materials turns landfill-destined municipal solid waste, including all organics, into UBQ™, a climate-positive, cost-competitive, and fully recyclable plastic substitute. A sustainable replacement to plastic, wood or concrete, UBQ™ can be used both on its own and in conjunction with conventional oil-based resins to offset the overall carbon footprint of end-products in industries including construction, automotive, logistics, retail, and even 3D printing.
UBQ's clients include global giants such as Mercedes-Benz AG, global retail solutions provider Mainetti, and Arcos Dorados, the world’s largest franchisee of McDonald's’s restaurants across Latin America.
Advs. Barak Platt and Josh Hauser with the assistance of Ben Sandler, Daniel Green, Eran Lempert, Tali Salzman, Neta Goshen Brami, Tali Har-Oz, Chaim Cohen, Nir Kamhi, Ido Sella, Leah Grumet and interns Shirley Zvilichovsky and Aviva Loboda, represented Intel in its acquisition of the Israeli startup Screenovate which has developed screen duplication solutions technology.
Advs. David Schapiro, Eliran Furman and Evyatar Katz represented Shapir Engineering in a transaction for the purchase of the entire shares of Super NG from Supergas. As part of the transaction, Shapir will acquire all of Supergas’ rights in Super NG companies, including shares, owner loans and capital notes owned by Supergas.
Advs. David Schapiro, Eliran Furman, Lior Cohen Goldstein and intern Yaakov Sapir represented Shapir Engineering in its acquisition of 53% of Till 120 from The Phoenix at a valuation of NIS 1.35 billion.
On completion of the deal, Shapir will hold (directly and indirectly) 53% of Till 120, while The Phoenix will remain with 47%. The two sides will sign a shareholders agreement regulating the relationship between them, giving Shapir control of the company while The Phoenix will have certain minority rights.