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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

At GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co, Ehud Alfassi and practice head Ofer Hanoh are ‘creative lawyers’ that have ‘a great understanding of business needs and regulatory context’. They are key advisers to First International Bank of Israel (FIBI), recently assisting with the merger of two banks into it. Morgan Stanley and Israel Discount Bank are also clients.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Coalways delivers, no matter how tight the timetable or how complex the subject matter’. Aya Yoffe and Yuval Eden advised the Azrieli Group on debt issuances totalling NIS3bn in the first half of 2016. On the equity side, Perry Wildes assisted Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings with its $13m Nasdaq IPO. Shachar Hadar is ‘an excellent problem-solver, who works tirelessly’.

Leading individuals

Aya Yoffe - GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

The senior partners at GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co – including corporate practice head Esther Koren, co-chair Richard Mann and firm head David Hodak – are actively involved in major transactions covering, among others, the technology, agrichemical and consumer goods industries. Highlights included advising IDB Development on a going-private transaction as part of its debt restructuring.

Leading individuals

Richard Mann - GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

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Competition/antitrust
Competition/antitrust - ranked: tier 3

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

Key contacts at GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co include practice head Tamar Ben-David and Ran Ben-Ari, who is assisting Shamir Optical Industries with introducing its updated compliance plan.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co represents corporate employers in litigation and negotiations with employees. Yael Dolev advised Maccabi Dent on a high-profile collective agreement. The group also handles employment aspects of M&A.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 3

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

The ‘experienced and legally savvy’ energy group at GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co is strong in downstream natural gas matters. Practice head Anat Klein has advised clients such as Hishtil, Prigat and Packer Plada on natural gas conversion grants.

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

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co has experience of advising corporates on regulatory compliance and intellectual property transactions, as well as assisting several pharmaceuticals companies with high-value IPOs in 2015-2016. The ‘attentive and fully devotedHili Cohen routinely acts for Alon Medtech Ventures and E-Health Ventures – two government-supported technology incubators. Gene Kleinhendler is recommended.

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Hi-tech, start-ups
Hi-tech, start-ups - ranked: tier 2

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

Itay Frishman and the team at GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co have ‘years of experience and know-how’ and are valued for their ‘sound judgement and practical advice’. Frishman acts for emerging companies such as Jfrog, for which he completed a $50m fundraising. Founding partner Amir Halevy advised Xura during its $273m takeover by Amdocs.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co has been involved in multiple proposed insurance M&A deals and acted for IBI Investment House in a merger with Migdal Insurance’s Tel Aviv Stock Exchange member. The ‘service-orientedEhud Alfassi advises Phoenix Insurance Company and Menorah Mivtachim on domestic and international securities and insurance regulatory compliance.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 3

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, 3 Halevy, Greenberg & Co

Aya Yoffe’s team at GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co works for domestic and international companies in bond restructurings. Michael Ginsburg has been instructed by the shareholders and creditors of Alvarion Technologies UK and Dentsply DeTray GmbH in relation to creditor agreements.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co has ‘in-depth knowledge of local and global tax issues’. The ‘sharp and responsiveYaniv Erlich handles tax matters regarding international investment and M&A for clients such as IBI Investment House and BMAX.

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Venture capital
Venture capital - ranked: tier 2

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co is a key adviser to Bessemer Venture Partners, for which Itay Frishman handled several complex transactions such as the $212m sale of its stake in Altair Semiconductor. Other clients include AOL Ventures and Israel Cleantech Ventures.

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Israel: Dispute resolution

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

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co’s ‘size and diversity provides a multidisciplinary point of view to complex issues, enabling it to offer a wide range of services’. David Fohrer’s recent clients include Elbit Imaging and Goldman Sachs Investment Bank. Michael Ginsburg is ‘a meticulous professional’.

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