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Israel

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

The banking team at Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. has advised Israeli borrowers and a variety of lenders on domestic and cross-border financing. Gadi Ouzan handled several lending transactions for The Phoenix Holdings. Alon Ziv, who has nearly 20 years of experience in New York banking practices, joined the team from Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co..

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. has experience acting for domestic corporates and listed foreign clients on debt and equity issuances on the TASE. Moshe Ne’eman advised Space-Communication on a NIS246m offering of convertible debentures, while Adi Zaltzman acted for Brenmiller Energy in its NIS45m IPO. The legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co at the end of 2017.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.’s corporate department is ‘extremely knowledgeable, business-oriented and highly responsive’. With experience in M&A inside and outside of Israel, Lior Aviram advised Camtek on the sale of its PCB business to an affiliate of a Shanghai-based private equity fund. Gadi Ouzan is also recommended. In 2017, the legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co, adding individuals including Yoram Raved and Doron Kviatek, who have historically been active in the aerospace, defence and heavy industry sectors.

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Competition/antitrust
Competition/antitrust - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. offers ‘thorough and methodical advice and out-of-the-box thinking’ to foreign corporates concerning the antitrust aspects of their Israeli activities. Gil Rosenberg also handles merger approvals for clients such as Castro Model. In 2017, the legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Leading individuals

Gil Rosenberg - Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

The labour department at Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. has particular experience in cross-border acquisitions and reorganisations, mass terminations and litigation. Hadas Raccah-Dvir’s team is distinguished by its ‘commercial and organisational understanding’ and handles matters for The Trendlines Group, Castro Model, Inter-Disciplinary Center Herzliya and Siemens. Keren Maimon-Sandler is also recommended. The legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. at the end of 2017.

Leading individuals

Hadas Raccah-Dvir - Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

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Energy and infrastructure
Energy and infrastructure - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

The team at Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. has extensive experience in energy project finance and development in Europe and Africa. Revital Ben-Artzi is advising Telemania on all aspects of its energy projects worldwide. Orit Marom Albeck has been involved in the development and operation of various solar projects in Israel. Alon Zvi joined from Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co. and has considerable experience in project financing. The legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. at the end of 2017, which brought David Magriso and Gilad Shapiro to the team.

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Healthcare and life sciences
Healthcare and life sciences - ranked: tier 2

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. advises Israeli medical companies on partnership and R&D agreements with multinational healthcare companies and also handles multijurisdictional transactions. Ofer Ben-Yehuda has assisted biotech companies involved in cross-border clinical trials. Tal Karplus and Amir Iliescu are other contacts. The legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. at the end of 2017.

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Hi-tech, start-ups
Hi-tech, start-ups - ranked: tier 1

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. is ‘one of the best options for venture capital and entrepreneurial hi-tech work in Israel’. Lior Aviram’s team acts for some of China’s most notable tech acquirers and has established multinational development JVs involving promising technologies such as autonomous driving. The ‘invaluableVered Horesh assisted The College of Management Academic Studies with the formation of its first accelerator programme. In 2017, the department was strengthened by the merger with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co., which saw Einat Weidberg join the team.

Leading individuals

Lior Aviram - Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Next generation lawyers

Vered Horesh - Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

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Investment and venture capital funds
Investment and venture capital funds - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. is ‘impressive, even by international standards’, according to one client. The team is most active in advising domestic and international venture capital and private equity funds on hi-tech-related transactions, but it also has experience acting for real estate and infrastructure funds. Practice head Lior Aviram is recommended. In 2017, the legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

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Real estate: transactions
Real estate: transactions - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. undertakes work for major developers, purchasing groups and municipalities, such as, respectively, Gindi Ramat Hasharon, Lev Ha’Ir Group and Tel Aviv Yafo Municipality. Eran Balint, Michal Gottesman-Barak, Yair Salomon, David Magriso and Ofer Zuzovsky are key contacts.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Following its merger with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co., Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. has become a player in Israel’s restructuring and insolvency field. While at Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co., Joseph Benkel and Alon Kazayoff were often appointed as trustees in major Israeli insolvency cases.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.’s ‘creative and responsive’ tax team has experience in domestic and international tax issues and is involved in a variety of high-value, multi-jurisdictional transactions. Jointly led by Benny Kalifi and the ‘commercially mindedMiri Bickel, the team handles ITA negotiations for individuals as well as corporate clients such as Malca-Amit. In 2017, the legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

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Telecoms and media
Telecoms and media - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

The team at Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. was strengthened by the addition of Tamir Afori, who joined from Reinhold Cohn & Partners, Reinhold Cohn Group. Afori advises OTT operator Triple C on all of its broadcasting and licensing rights. The legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. in 2017.

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Transport
Transport - ranked: tier 2

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Headed by Gadi Ouzan, Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.’s transportation team advises major international automakers and domestic car companies and has experience in transport infrastructure projects. The department also handles litigation for air carriers such as Aeroflot – Russian Airlines. In 2017, the legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

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Israel: Dispute resolution

Class actions
Dispute resolution: class actions - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. defends domestic and international corporates in consumer class actions. Hillel Ish-Shalom represents Migdal Insurance Company in a number of class actions, and is acting for Ceragon Networks in a securities claim. The legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. in 2017, which brought Joseph Benkel and Shmuel Galinka to the team.

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Local litigation and arbitration
Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration - ranked: tier 2

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.’s litigation team is ‘highly professional from top to bottom’. Roy Kubovsky acts for Arad Group in five separate claims regarding tenders conducted by various water companies. Hillel Ish-Shalom and Ofer Shapira are contacts. The firm’s merger with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. brings a ‘dedicated and professional’ disputes team headed by Joseph Benkel, who is often involved in business-critical litigation for Israeli corporates and shareholders.

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Mediation and international arbitration
Dispute resolution: mediation and international arbitration - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. is a result of Shibolet & Co’s merger with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co in 2017 creating a larger, more versatile team. Nir Shamri and Joseph Benkel led the group at Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. and are an ‘excellent choice for difficult mediation and international arbitration’.

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Israel: Intellectual property

Commercial/transactions
Intellectual property: commercial/transactions - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.’s IP department has extensive experience in a variety of corporate and commercial IP arrangements, acting for public and private companies, universities and R&D institutions. Tal Karplus jointly heads the practice with Tamir Afori, who joined from Reinhold Cohn & Partners, Reinhold Cohn Group in 2016. The legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. in 2017.

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