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Shibolet & Co

MUSEUM TOWER, 4 BERKOWITZ ST, TEL AVIV 6423806, ISRAEL
Tel:
Work +972 3 777 8333
Fax:
Fax +972 3 777 8444
Email:
Web:
www.shibolet.com
New York, Tel Aviv

Israel

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co’s experience includes advising several local authorities as borrowers, such as Yair Salomon advising Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality on obtaining a NIS530m loan from Menora Mivtachim.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co β€˜provides tailor-made service that you would expect from an in-house legal department’. Technology, media and telecoms is a core sector strength, where Lior Aviram advised The Trendlines Group on its Singapore IPO. Debt-side clients include Space-Communication and Leader Underwriters (1993). Moshe Neeman has β€˜vast experience’ and Adi Zaltzman β€˜thinks outside the box’.

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

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co is β€˜very client-focused, pragmatic and cost-sensitive’. Practice head Lior Aviram is β€˜particularly strong in hi-tech’; he is advising EZ Legacy on its acquisition by IBM. The team’s China desk is another standout feature, which generates a strong flow of cross-border transactions. Ofer Manor is also recommended.

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Competition/antitrust
Competition/antitrust - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co’s practice head Gil Rosenberg has β€˜in-depth knowledge and practical experience’, and gives β€˜comprehensive and effective antitrust advice’. Recent work includes obtaining approval of the Golan Heights Winery and Shaked Bros merger.

Leading individuals

Gil Rosenberg - Shibolet & Co

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co provides β€˜top-class service’ to heavyweight domestic and international corporates. Hadas Raccah has β€˜extensive experience dealing with unionised employees’, and handled a complex employee transfer involving multiple business locations for Delta Galil Industries. Keren Maimon-Sandler and Meyrav Oren routinely act for James Richardson (JR Group) on contentious and non-contentious labour issues.

Leading individuals

Hadas Raccah - Shibolet & Co

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co has been active in outbound international work regarding power plants, with Orit Marom-Albeck handling power plant developments and sale transactions. Revital Ben-Artzi serves as lead adviser to Telemenia regarding its power plants worldwide.

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

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co’s β€˜main strength is its business-minded approach’. Lior Aviram and the team advise multinationals, such as Alcoa and Alibaba, as well as emerging companies and incubators, handling M&A deals, funding rounds and general commercial matters. Vered Horesh has β€˜deep knowledge and experience of working with start-ups’.

Leading individuals

Lior Aviram - Shibolet & Co

Next generation lawyers

Vered Horesh - Shibolet & Co

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Infrastructure projects
Infrastructure projects - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co

Revital Ben-Artzi’s department at Shibolet & Co is active in international infrastructure and agriculture projects in Africa and Latin America. Domestically, the team also acted on the purchase of light rail vehicles for the Tel Aviv transit system.

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co’s Lior Aviram and Vered Horesh recently advised several hi-tech companies, including Ping Identity and Econergy Systems, on receiving investments from domestic and international private equity funds.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co is acting for Mivnei Ta’asia & Mlacha on the NIS2bn repurposing of a former industrial site for residential redevelopment. The department regularly advises real estate companies and buyer collectives. The practice co-heads are Eran Balint, Michal Gottesman-Barak and Yair Salomon.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co assists global corporates and accountancy firms such as Ernst & Young in assessment procedures and represented Malca Amit before the ITA. Practice co-heads Miri Bickel and Benny Kalifi recently handled exemption negotiations with the ITA concerning Hyper Wise’s sale to Checkpoint.

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Venture capital
Venture capital - ranked: tier 3

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co’s practice head Lior Aviram, who has β€˜extraordinary strategic skills’, advises high-profile international investors such as Alibaba. Eyal Gilboa assists hi-tech companies with their fundraising activities.

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Israel: Dispute resolution

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

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co’s practice head Hillel Ish-Shalom is regularly involved in consumer-focused disputes, where clients include Samsung, and is also defending Ceragon Networks in a securities-related class action.

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Local litigation and arbitration
Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration - ranked: tier 4

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co’s team β€˜does not leave any stone unturned’. β€˜Very experienced litigator’ and practice head Hillel Ish-Shalom has been particularly active, particularly in commercial disputes, assisting clients such as Bezeq and Kerur Holdings. Ofer Shapira is β€˜knowledgeable and practical’.

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Israel: Intellectual property

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

Shibolet & Co

Shibolet & Co advises life sciences clients on trade marks and technology transfers. Tal Karplus advised Technion Research and Development Foundation on a patent licensing agreement with Breathtec Biomedical.

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