Investment and venture capital funds in Israel

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary

Investment funds work is one of the key areas of focus for Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary, which offers an impressive service spanning the formation and management of a broad spectrum of funds and other investment vehicles. In addition, the firm regularly advises on investments into funds, acting both for institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals. Maya Issacharov leads the practice and focuses entirely on assisting venture capital funds, private equity firms and investors with all issues relating to funds, both domestically and overseas.

Practice head(s):

Maya Issacharov

Other key lawyers:

Ian Rostowsky; Yoav Etzyon; Yonatan Altman; Stephen Barak Rozen

Key clients

Klirmark Opportunity Fund

aMoon II

Israel Infrastructure Fund- IIF

StageOne Ventures

Fortissimo Capital Funds

Forma

F2 Capital

Amiti III

Alive Healthtech

Grove Ventures

Sweetwood Ventures

Vitalife I, SCP Vitalife II

The Time Innovations

Genesis Partners

Nielsen Innovate Fund

Terra Venture Partners, TerraLab

Alto Fund

Canaan Partners Israel

NGT3

Accelmed Partners

MindUp Ltd.

The Kitchen Hub

RMGP Biopharma Fund

FinTLV Ventures

12 Angels

Sparks Foodtech Food Technologies Limited Partnership

IFF-Frutarom-FoodNxt

Nextleap Ventures

Titan Ventures

LionBird

Mobilion Ventures

Firstime Ventures

Bayit Ve Gag Fund

CanNegev

Work highlights

  • Advising aMoon Velocity and assisting with the formation of the aMoon II fund.
  • Advising on the formation of Klirmark Opportunity Fund III.
  • Advising on the formation of Amiti III, a successor fund to Amiti II, a US venture capital fund investing in Israeli technology.

Herzog Fox & Neeman

Long considered one of the outstanding firms in the market, Herzog Fox & Neeman advises many of leading domestic and overseas investment funds on all aspects of their operations in Israel, and has expertise spanning both venture capital and private equity funds targeting various industries. The funds group is led by Tal Dror-Schwimmer, who advises on the formation of funds as well as on ongoing management issues, while managing partner Meir Linzen leads the tax practice and advises on the structuring of funds. At junior partner level, Michal Lavi's practice is impressively broad, spanning both the tax and funds departments.

Practice head(s):

Meir Linzen; Tal Dror Schwimmer

Other key lawyers:

Michal Lavi

Testimonials

‘Although HFN is a big office and we are a relatively small client, they are very responsive and they take the time to advise us well.’

‘Michal Lavi understands the problem very quickly and proposes different solutions and their trade-offs. He also has a good sense of best practice in my industry, which is important, and delivers quickly.’

Key clients

4F Distribution Israel

Altshuler Shaham

Amitim Pension Funds

Arkin

Awz HLS Fund

Ben Simon Sussman Capital Ltd

Bridges Israel

Clal Insurance Company

Credito Ltd.

Discount Capital

Eden-Alpha

Enlight Energy

Greenfield Partners

Halman Aldubi

Harel Finance Real-Estate Fund

Hyperwise Ventures

KDC Media Fund

Lahav

Meitav Dash

Msea

NFX Capital

NGT Ventures

Northwind Group

Phoenix

Pico Venture Partners

Poalim Capital Markets

Psagot

Reality Investment Funds

Sphera

Sweetwood

Viola Group

VGames

Work highlights

  • Advising on the formation of Northwind Debt Fund I, a US-based debt investment fund meant to invest in the origination and/or acquisition of first and second position debt instruments.
  • Advised Sphera on the formation of a new Cayman Islands hedge fund with a global long-short equity strategy.
  • Advised on the formation of VGames Fund, L.P., a new venture capital fund from the Viola group, aiming to raise $45m for seed and early-stage investments in securities of games and games-related companies.

Meitar Law Offices

A leader in the Israeli investment funds market, Meitar Law Offices is highly experienced in the formation an impressive variety of funds, as well as in assisting funds with all ongoing issues. The firm's tax expertise is also extremely strong; Eldar Ben-Ruby leads the tax department and assists funds with complex structuring and management issues. Hodiya Schnider is a member of the corporate and securities group and advises alternative investment structures as well as funds.

Practice head(s):

Eldar Ben-Ruby; Hodiya Schnider

Other key lawyers:

Efrat Ziv

Testimonials

‘A top team – diversified and with broad knowledge and experience. The best legal team in town!’

Key clients

Pitango Group

Vintage Group of Funds

New Era Capital

OTH Capital

Team8

iAngels

Scale Up

MizMaa Ventures

ION Asset Management

Ofek Ventures

Phoenix Insurance

Disruptive Ventures

Qumra Capital

Maverick Group

Israel Cleantech Ventures

Collider Ventures

Europe-Israel Infrastructure

Viola Growth

Work highlights

  • Advising Team8 Fintech fund and prior funds formed by Team8 Group on their formation, as well as their investment transactions and the formation and representation of their applicable portfolio companies.
  • Advising New Era Capital on the formation of New Era Capital Partners II and New Era Capital III.
  • Advising the Pitango Capital Group on an ongoing basis, including on the formation of Pitango Growth II, Pitango VIII and Pitango Healthcare Fund.

Raveh Haber & Co.

Despite its boutique size, Raveh Haber & Co. is firmly established as a market-leading firm  in the investment funds sector. The firm advises many of the biggest funds on the market on formation, management and complex structuring issues. Founding partners Gil Raveh and Miriam Haber co-lead the practice and have substantial tax expertise, with the former focusing on Israeli issues and the latter on US tax matters. Both have previous experience practising in the US and so are ideally placed to advise international clients on their entry to the Israeli market.

Practice head(s):

Gil Raveh; Miriam Haber

Testimonials

‘The team stands out for the availability of the partners, their innovative ideas during all phases of the matter, their vast local and global experience, high level of involvement throughout the whole life cycle of the fund, and good knowledge of the capital markets, investors, regulators and the tax authorities. They have an important combination of knowledge in tax and venture capital funds.’

‘Gil Raveh is very dedicated and highly available, always goes into the details, gives answers in good time and always has good advice!’

Key clients

Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC

Yesodot Group

American Landmark Electra Multifamily Investments Funds

JTLV2

Israel Growth Partners

Kedma Capital

Noy Infrastructure and Energy Fund

Buligo Capital Partners

Windin’ Capital

Green Lantern

JAL Ventures

Work highlights

  • Advising Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC on all of its activities in Israel, and especially on tax, regulatory and other legal matters in connection with the offering of interests in various private investment funds to Israeli institutional investors and to high-net-worth individuals.
  • Advising Electra America on the formation of its funds for investments in common equity in multi-family apartment complexes in the southeastern United States, and in preferred equity and mezzanine debt funds related to such complexes.
  • Advising Yesodot Group on the formation and initial closing of its third fund, which raised NIS2bn.

Vinograd & Co

Vinograd & Co has an outstanding reputation on the funds market, providing a comprehensive service to a variety of funds, banks and investment houses. The boutique firm specialises in advising on matters relating to innovative funds, and is a market leader in the structuring of open-ended funds, having been the first firm to do such work in Israel. Name partner Ronen Vinograd leads the group and specialises in the formation of complex funds such as hedge fund-of-funds, P2P funds, insurance-linked securities funds and non-traded US REITs.

Practice head(s):

Ronen Vinograd

Other key lawyers:

Sharon Friedman; Shy Tsvia

Testimonials

‘Good client approach and communication. Available and knowledgeable.’

‘Ronen Vinograd, Sharon Friedman and Shy Tsvia are at the cutting edge of the industry.’

Key clients

IBI Investment House Group

Excellence Investment House

Menorah Insurance and Pension

Phoenix Insurance

Psagot Investment House

Poalim Capital Markets

Meitav Dash Investment House

BSP Fund of Hedge Funds

Bank Leumi Provident Funds

Halman Aldobi Investment House

Ayalon Insurance

Gilad Pension Fund

Israel Electricity Company Pension Fund

IDI (Bituach Yashir)

First International Bank of Israel (FIBI)

Teachers Educationary Fund

Heptagon Funds

Inhouse Investments (Intego Funds)

Golden Bridge Fund (Tandem Capital)

Hachshara Insurance

Fidelis Family office

Investor 360

Shirbit Insurance

Work highlights

  • Advising IBI and partners on the formation of a first-of-its-kind investment fund investing in real estate-backed notes issued by US P2P platforms.
  • Advising Aluma on establishing a publicly traded infrastructure REIT fund.
  • Advising Comrit Fund (IBI) since its establishment.

BFP & Co Attorneys & Notary

Despite its boutique size, BFP & Co Attorneys & Notary is able to offer a service 'on par with the top firms in the US and Israel' in the field of venture capital funds; the firm advises on the management and formation of substantial and innovative funds focusing on the tech sector. Practice head Haleli Barath is a tech specialist and advises on all fund activities in the sector, acting for start-ups and multinationals as well as funds and investors. Noma Floom, who is US qualified, advises venture capital funds, private equity firms and investors on cross-border matters.

Practice head(s):

Haleli Barath

Other key lawyers:

Noma Floom; Avihai Schieber; Meiran Sandelson

Testimonials

‘The BFP team is extremely dedicated and knowledgeable on both a legal and commercial level, and extremely savvy in venture capital-related cross-border transactions.’

‘They are very professional and responsive and they can answer questions at virtually any hour of the day. They can handle investments in both the hundreds of thousands and the hundreds of millions. A top firm on par with the top firms in the US and Israel, even though they are much smaller than the US practices.’

‘Haleli Barath has a healthy common sense and knows the distinction between major issues and negligible ones. She has experience in building and working with venture capital funds.’

‘A boutique firm that is very selective over its choice of clients to ensure a consistent, high-quality service.’

‘Excellent judgement on people and technologies as part of the due diligence process. Out-of-the-box thinking on complex legal issues.’

‘Haleli Barath and her team are extremely professional. They see the big picture and make sure to address issues that may come down the road years ahead of time, but they are deal makers rather than breakers.’

‘Their dedication and professionalism make Haleli Barath’s team extremely valuable. Turnaround time is fast and they are always available, even during nights and weekends, all while maintaining the highest standard of work.’

Key clients

Triventures-ARC

Triventures

Cerca Partners

Audler Group

Softbank

CE Ventures

Quantum China Israel Investments (QCII)

Tata

Alumot

Homeward Ventures Limited

iVentures Asia

Alicorn

PGF Synergy

ISV Capital

Work highlights

  • Advised Triventures on the first closing of the $40m ARC fund in cooperation with Sheba Hospital, which included handling strategic legal, regulatory and tax matters.
  • Acted as counsel to Triventures on the structuring and formation of its fourth fund targeting investments in post-seed stage medical and healthcare technology companies.
  • Advised Cerca Partners III on its $36m fund formation.

FISCHER (FBC & Co.)

Co-led by Raz Tepper and Eran Yaniv, the team at FISCHER (FBC & Co.) is noted for the broad range of clients it advises; the firm is instructed by private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds and publicly traded funds. It also has a strong track record of advising on innovative matters within the fund formation and management space, having recently assisted Generation Capital with the establishment and structuring of the first infrastructure and energy fund to be listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

Practice head(s):

Raz Tepper; Eran Yaniv

Other key lawyers:

Gilad Winkler; Ron Sitton; Shmulik Fried

Testimonials

‘Ron Sitton provides quick responses and accurate advice.’

Key clients

Bar Ilan University

Viola Credit

Southern Israel Bridging Fund

Surround Ventures

Qualcomm Ventures

Pitango Venture Capital

Sumitomo Corporation

Claridge Israel

ClalTech

SKY Fund

Generation Capital

Helios Fund

Harel Insurance Company

Migdal Insurance Company

Menorah Insurance Company

Noy Fund

OrbiMed Israel Partners

Rainbow Medical

REIT Azorim Living

Work highlights

  • Advising Generation Capital on the establishment and IPO of the first infrastructure and energy investment fund to list on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Southern Israel Bridging Fund on the formation of a new venture capital fund, the first investment fund operating out of the city of Beer Sheva in southern Israel.
  • Advised Sumitomo Corporation on establishing its first Israeli CVC.

Goldfarb Seligman & Co.

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. is a go-to name for all hi-tech related matters, and the firm is experienced in advising venture capital firms targeting the sector on the formation of funds, as well as assisting start-ups in investment transactions. Beyond hi-tech work, the firm also represents real estate, infrastructure and renewable energy funds. Ashok Chandrasekhar has a broad hi-tech practice that includes advising funds on portfolio transactions. Oren Wolpin 'thinks a few steps ahead' in advising clients on the establishment of funds and capital raising from investors.

Practice head(s):

Ashok Chandrasekhar; Dubi Zoltak; Sharon Gazit

Other key lawyers:

Yaron Sever; Oren Wolpin

Testimonials

‘The team that handles our work is highly qualified when we compare it to international law firms that we are working with.’

‘Oren Wolphin is one of the most professional lawyers we have ever worked with. He provides legal services at the highest level we have experienced, and has an amazing ability to dive into complex matters, learn them and provide us with solutions that meet our needs.’

‘A very devoted and hardworking team that provides a personal service and has a high level of availability.’

‘Oren Wolpin is a highly devoted and intelligent lawyer.’

‘Timely responses. Willingness to help. Fair value for money. Thoroughness.

‘Oren Wolpin is a very thorough and thoughtful professional. Oren thinks a few steps ahead and always brings the broader picture to the discussion. He communicates in a patient and polite manner and his responses are timely and comprehensive. Oren is attentive to the client’s requests, though he stands up for his opinion when it is crucial – which is important and appreciated.

‘Professionalism, extensive experience and the ability to think outside the box and be very creative.

‘Oren Wolpin stands out for his humanity, caring and sincere desire to provide the client with the best legal service.’

Key clients

Profimex Ltd.

Menivim

Electra Real Estate Ltd. (ERE)

IBI Real Estate Partnerships Ltd.

Altshuler Shaham Properties, Altshuler Shaham Investment House real estate investment fund

iArgento

Halman Aldubi Urban Renewal Financing Fund

Walden International

I Squared Capital

Israel Secondary Fund

Agate Medical Investments L.P.

Thoma Bravo

Koch Disruptive Technologies

Balderton Capital (UK) LLP

K Fund

BayernLB Capital Partner

83North

TPG Growth

YL Ventures

Work highlights

  • Serving as external legal counsel to Profimex with respect to all corporate, securities and regulatory issues related to the formation of investment funds and other investment vehicles designated for investment in real estate and renewable energy assets in the US and Europe.
  • Advising IBI in relation to its alternative investment fund activity, including with respect to all aspects related to the formation, fundraising and management of such funds.
  • Advising iArgento on the formation of its investment vehicles, various securities regulation issues and more, including public offerings by private equity and venture capital funds based on new Israeli securities by-laws.

Gross Law Firm – GKH

Investment funds is a key practice area for Gross Law Firm – GKH, which has advised a significant proportion of the venture capital and private equity funds active in Israel. The team has standout expertise in the technology sector, with a number of clients that target the industry. Practice head Ayal Shenhav acts for many leading venture capital and private equity firms, and is highly regarded for his tax expertise, regularly handling tax planning and arrangements at both the formation and exit proceeds stages.

Practice head(s):

Ayal Shenhav

Other key lawyers:

Amir Raz; Layla Chertow

Key clients

83 North

Accelmed Partners II

Almeda Ventures

AMoon

Arbor Ventures

Aristagora Ventures

Aviv Venture Capital

Bessemer Venture Partners

Blumberg Capital

Canaan Partners

Cedar Ventures

Clear Future

Cyberstarts

Deutsche Telekom

Emerge

F2

Giza

Glilot Fund

Hanaco Venture Capital

Insight Partners

Khosla Ventures

Lightspeed

Magenta

Magma

Next Gear

Norwest Venture Partners (NVP)

Oryzn

Profits for Growth (PFG)

REV (Reed Elsevier Ventures)

Saban Ventures

S-Capital

Sequoia Capital Israel

Shamrock

Silver Lake

Starfund Ventures

State of Mind I, State of Mind II

Tenaya

TLV Partners

TPY Capital

Tulip Fund

UP West Ventures

Verizon Inc. and its Israeli subsidiaries

Vertex

Vintage

WTI

YL Ventures

York Capital

Work highlights

  • Advised Accelmed Partners on all aspects of raising Accelmed Partners II, including fund structuring, tax issues, the formation of entities, fund documents and negotiations with investors.
  • Advising Hanaco Ventures on fund formation matters.
  • Assisted Booster Ventures with its fund formation and initial deployment.

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries provides a comprehensive service to a variety of clients in the funds space. As well as advising venture capital funds, hedge funds and real estate funds, the firm assists insurance companies with the establishment of incubators targeting innovative start-ups. While it is experienced in all aspects of the sector, it is in mutual funds where the firm really stands out, with Oded Ofek advising a number of such funds on complex management agreements. Jacob Sarov assists funds with investment and acquisition transactions.

Practice head(s):

Oded Ofek; Jacob Sarov

Testimonials

‘Firon provides a reliable service and Oded Ofek is a brilliant lawyer in the field.’

‘I think, in our field of business, the fact that the firm has an exclusive and specific department that is specialised in the field of investments and mutual funds is a real added value.’

‘Oded Ofek certainly stands out in the field of mutual funds, portfolio management and investment funds thanks to his extensive knowledge and relationship with the Israel Securities Authority, coupled with his business acumen.’

‘Oded Ofek is brilliant, flexible, hardworking, attentive, passionate, down-to-earth, always ready with solutions, and highly appreciated and regarded by regulators and all of my colleagues.’

‘Oded Ofek is a dedicated, smart lawyer, handles pressure well, and is a true first-rate professional, with impressive capabilities. If I ever need help, advice or wisdom, I just turn to Oded and recommend to anyone to do so as well.’

‘I am pleased with their services. The human resources I think make the difference. The team is professional and has a unique specialty in this field of practice.’

‘Superb lawyers who are professional and up-to-date.’

‘I can hardly think you can get any more professional than Oded Ofek. He understands in split seconds the legal aspects of a problem and formulates wise and practical answers. What makes him different is his vast knowledge and understanding of investment funds and the capital markets, and his vast experience with leading players and associations in the capital markets. Oded is talented in negotiations as well as in complex deals.’

Key clients

Fortissimo

Generation Capital Ltd.

Excellence Group

Sigma City – management Ltd.

Peninsula Group Ltd.

Kessem Mutual Funds Ltd.

Ayalon Mutual Funds Ltd.

Yelin Lapidot – Asset Management

Noy Fund

Ubank Trust Company Ltd.

Guangzhou Sino-Israel Bio-industry Venture Capital Investment Fund

Wealthstone real estate

Work highlights

    Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

    Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. is best known for its work with private equity firms, but also advises numerous venture capital funds from a variety of sectors on all aspects of fund formation and management. Sharon Amir leads the team; his client roster includes FIMI, Israel's largest private equity firm, which he advises on fund formation and acquisition transactions. Idan Lidor acts for public and private companies and investment funds on a variety of investment matters.

    Practice head(s):

    Sharon Amir

    Other key lawyers:

    Idan Lidor; Einat Rosu; Ido Erlich

    Testimonials

    ‘A professional team, available 24/7.’

    ‘Sharon Amir is very business oriented and willing to give unqualified advice, with broad interdisciplinary knowledge in law and economics.’

    Key clients

    FIMI

    Temasek

    Red Dot Capital

    Pitango

    Viola Credit

    Viola Ventures

    Viola Fintech

    ION Crossover Partners

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)

    aMoon Fund

    Chartered Group

    Axon Ventures

    Eastside Partners

    UpWest Labs

    Israel Biotech Fund

    Vertex Opportunity Fund

    Poalim Capital Markets

    Arbel Fund

    Work highlights

    • Advising FIMI on the raising of its seventh fund at the target amount of $1.2bn.
    • Advising Japan Israel High Tech Ventures (JIHTV) 2 LP on the formation and structure of its fund at the target amount of $500m.
    • Advising Red Dot Capital Partners on the closing of its second fund at the target amount of $200m.

    Arnon Segev & Co.

    Arnon Segev & Co. is noted for the breadth of funds it advises, with experience in assisting vehicles focusing on the infrastructure, real estate, energy and distressed debt markets with all aspects of fund formation and  maintenance. Nira Bahat chairs the practice and represents a range of clients in the sector, including pension funds, provident funds, insurance companies and institutional investors.

    Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

    Since the arrival of Roy Engel, who joined the firm from his own boutique in 2019, Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co. has developed a significant investment funds practice. The firm now advises some of the largest institutional investors in Israel on investments into private equity funds. Fund formation is another specialism; the group has expertise in the establishment of a range of private investment funds, including hedge funds, mezzanine funds and real estate funds. Zvi Gabbay handles regulatory issues on behalf of investment firms.

    Practice head(s):

    Zvi Gabbay; Roy Engel

    Key clients

    The Menora Mivtachim Group

    The Israel Hedge Funds Association

    TAU Ventures

    Work highlights

    • Advised Menora Mivtachim Group on all its fund activity.
    • Providing ongoing legal advice to the Israel Hedge Funds Association.
    • Acting as legal counsel to TAU Ventures, the first early-stage venture capital fund established by a university in Israel.

    Lipa Meir & Co

    Since its merger with Preis, Baharav & Co in 2018, Lipa Meir & Co has quickly developed a strong funds offering. The group now advises entrepreneurs, institutional investors and multiple types of fund on the management and establishment of funds, as well as portfolio transactions. Ziv Preis and Ronen Baharav lead the team and jointly advised Amitim, one of a number of pension fund clients, on its investment in a renewable energy fund.

    Practice head(s):

    Ziv Preis; Ronen Baharav

    Key clients

    Amitim Senior Pension Funds

    Cogito Capital

    Beresheit Fund

    Klirmark Fund

    Tene Investment Fund

    Harel

    Migdal

    Clal

    Menora

    Work highlights

    • Advised Amitim on an investment in Helios Renewable Energy Fund 4.
    • Advised private equity fund Klirmark, which has raised over $380m in two funds, on a raft of commercial issues, acquisitions and other transactions.
    • Assisted Cogito Capital with the setting up of two funds and with all transactions and investments.

    Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

    Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz has a demonstrable track record of advising on the formation of innovative and substantial venture capital funds focused on a range of industries, in addition to assisting with ongoing management issues. International tax matters are another area of expertise for the team, particularly with regards to the US, where the firm benefits from its offices in New York, Los Angeles and Boston. Atir Jaffe leads the team.

    Practice head(s):

    Atir Jaffe

    Other key lawyers:

    Keren Shmueli

    Key clients

    COPIA Agro & Food Technologies Fund

    Lightricks

    Beyond Mobility Ventures

    aMoon Velocity

    Anna Ventures fund

    Medi-Tate

    AP Partners

    CERTUS Port Automation

    mPharma Data

    Keshet Broadcasting

    Capri Ventures

    SOMPO Holdings

    Work highlights

    • Advised COPIA Agro & Food Technologies Fund, a new private Israeli impact fund, on its formation and its initial closing deal.
    • Advised Beyond Mobility Venture Ltd. on the establishment and closing of Presidio Capital Israel Fund.

    Shibolet & Co.

    Shibolet & Co. advises foreign and domestic venture capital funds, incubators and the venture arms of multinational companies on fund formation, management and investment, particularly with regards to the technology sector. As the first Israeli firm to establish a presence in China, the firm is often approached by investors from the country looking to join Israeli venture capital firms as limited partners. Orit Sternhell-Zaltzman advises funds from establishment through to their investment transactions, while Lior Aviram's practice spans almost all areas of hi-tech work.

    Practice head(s):

    Lior Aviram; Orit Sternhell-Zaltzman

    Other key lawyers:

    Einat Weidberg

    Key clients

    Lear Group

    Hachshara Insurance Company Ltd.

    The Trendlines Group Ltd.

    Finova Capital L.P.

    Idan Amir

    China Merchants Capital Fund

    Ally Bridge Group

    OrbiMed Israel Partners II, L.P.

    Pitango

    MTIP Fund

    OCV Partners

    C5 Partner LP

    Hi-Center – Haifa Hitech Initiatives Center Ltd.

    Schusterman Growth Capital Israel L.P

    Elron Electronic Industries Ltd.

    RDC – Rafael Development Corporations

    Viola Investment Fund

    AquAgro Fund L.P.

    Rimonci International Specialized Fund L.P.

    Takwin Labs L.P.

    Work highlights

    • Advising Schusterman Growth Capital Israel L.P., a new venture capital fund dedicated to making investments in Israeli start-ups and technology-related companies, on its investments in Israel.
    • Assisting Takwin with the formation of Takwin Venture Partners II, with such notable founders as Jerusalem Venture Partners and Pitango Venture Capital.
    • Advising Aviv Group Fund Management on the establishment of an investment fund dedicated to investments in Israeli publicly traded companies.

    Yigal Arnon & Co

    With offices in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Yigal Arnon & Co is well placed to advise a broad spectrum of funds on all aspects of establishment and management, in addition to investment transactions. Yarom Romem regularly advises on fund formation issues, and Simon Weintraub acts for angel investors, international funds and banks, while also co-heading the firm's China desk and its oil and gas practice.

    Practice head(s):

    Yarom Romem; Simon Weintraub

    Other key lawyers:

    Yulia Lazbin; Avi Anouchi

    Key clients

    Oak HC/FT

    Recruit Co., Ltd.

    OurCrowd

    North First Ventures (N1V)

    Cisco Investments

    Intel Capital

    Samsung Next Fund

    Next47

    C5 Capital

    Flint Capital

    Oxx Limited

    Pitango Venture Capital

    Norwest Venture Partners

    Hapri Ltd.

    Next World Capital

    Wing Venture Partners

    83 North

    U.S. Venture Partners (USVP)

    Clal Insurance

    Amitim Pension Funds

    Lightspeed Venture Partners

    Norwest Venture Partners

    Square Peg Capital Pty Ltd.

    Susquehanna Growth Equity

    Vintage Investment Partners

    Viola Ventures

    Glilot Capital Partners

    Georgian Partners Growth LP

    Comerica Bank

    CE Ventures / CreditEase Israel Innovation Fund

    Battery Ventures

    BRM Group Ltd.

    Ibex Israel Fund LLLP

    Israel Infrastructure Fund

    OrbiMed Israel

    Work highlights

    • Advising investment fund Oak HC/FT on its investments in Israeli and Israel-related companies.
    • Assisting Lightspeed Venture Partners, a US-based venture capital fund, with its Israeli and Israel-related investments.
    • Advising Intel Capital, the CVC arm of Intel Corporation, on many of its investment transactions in Israel.