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Israel

Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. is an active player in the domestic capital markets, but stands out for its debt and equity work on foreign exchanges. Tuvia Geffen advised Plus500 on its $131m secondary placement on London’s AIM. Jonathan Feuchtwanger heads the domestic capital markets practice and Sharon Amir assisted Aeronautics with its NIS1bn TASE IPO.

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

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

With ‘excellent customer service, and industry knowledge that’s worth every penny’, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. is hailed as ‘one of the most professional and loyal teams one can find’. Sharon Amir advised FIMI on its NIS290m acquisition of Galam from Kibbutz Ma’anit and the Beresheit fund. Tal Eliasaf is experienced in ‘bridging the gap between Israelis and Chinese’ clients and advised Midea Group on its acquisition of Servotronix Motion Control.

Leading individuals

Sharon Amir - Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

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Competition/antitrust
Competition/antitrust - ranked: tier 2

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. is especially strong in antitrust litigation. Perhaps ‘one of Israel’s top ten antitrust lawyers’, Golan Kaneti represented All in Trade in a unique case concerning its purchase of Hayun Computers - a company under criminal antitrust investigation, unbeknownst to the purchaser.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Jointly led by Pnina Broder Manor and Tommy Manor, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. provides employment compliance advice to major international corporates doing business in Israel. The team also handles labour court disputes. Clients include Amazon and JCDecaux.

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

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Continuously exceeding client expectations’, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. has one of Israel’s most active teams in early- to mid-stage financing and M&A. Sharon Amir, Arnon Samburski, Tal Eliasaf and Gil Brandes are recommended by Israeli entrepreneurs and international tech companies. Daniella Ben Shalom advised MeMed on a development contract with the US Department of Defense.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 1

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. has extensive expertise in every area of Israeli insurance and reinsurance and is especially active in medical malpractice and professional indemnity. Shimon Chertow is acting for Ingosstrakh Insurance Company in a dispute with the broker of an Israeli business. Amit Mor represents a diamond dealer in a $11m claim against an insurance and reinsurance company.

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Investment and venture capital funds
Investment and venture capital funds - ranked: tier 1

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Under the leadership of Sharon Amir, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.’s funds practice has, in the past, been involved in numerous market firsts, including Israel’s first leveraged buyout fund and first venture lending fund. Amir’s team advises FIMI Private Equity Funds on all of its activity and recently formed FIMI Opportunity 6 – the largest-ever private equity fund in Israel.

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

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. is involved in urban renewal projects and acts for developers, landowners and purchasing groups. Department head Shmuel Lechner is instructed by The Mivne Group and Industrial Buildings Corporation.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 3

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. primarily serves as trustee in complex liquidation proceedings. Alona Baumgarten is acting as trustee of Globus Max in a stay of proceedings, and in a separate matter is serving as receiver of dual-listed Leadcom.

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Transport
Transport - ranked: tier 1

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. is well known in the shipping and maritime industry, and also has a significant contentious and non-contentious aviation practice. Isaac Winder acted for Cessna in an accidental death suit involving aircraft designed by the client. Winder also represented Port of Antwerp in a liability claim alleging damages to a shipment.

Leading individuals

Isaac Winder - Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

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Israel: Dispute resolution

Class actions
Dispute resolution: class actions - ranked: tier 2

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.’s disputes team is involved in banking and securities, antitrust and consumer class action cases. Sharon Lubezky represents Bank Leumi, Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot and The Union Bank of Israel in a claim regarding commission charges for converting foreign currencies. Additional contacts include Orli Naschitz and Tamar Arad-Kareth.

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Local litigation and arbitration
Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration - ranked: tier 3

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.’s Gil Atar is perhaps Israel’s ‘leading expert in tort litigation’. Indeed, Atar and Shay Cohen successfully represented Haifa Chemicals in the country’s largest-ever toxic tort case. Yoav Razin and Azriel Rothman are contacts.

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