Simon Weintraub > Arnon, Tadmor-Levy > Israel, Israel > Lawyer Profile

Arnon, Tadmor-Levy
132 Menachem Begin Road, Azrieli Center, Tel Aviv 6702101
31 Hillel Street, Jerusalem 9458131
Israel
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Position

Partner, Banking and Finance, HighTech and Energy

Career

Simon Weintraub is a partner in the firm’s International Corporate Group and Co-head of our China Practice and Oil & Gas Practice. He specializes in high-tech, life sciences, venture capital, private equity, M&A and banking.

Simon regularly represents Israeli and international venture capital funds, angel investors, private equity funds, Israeli and foreign banks, emerging growth companies, entrepreneurs and multinational corporations. He also represents both lenders and borrowers in a wide range of financing transactions, especially with respect to complicated cross-border lending transactions. Simon specializes in representing foreign clients in their investment activity in Israel including clients from the United States, China, South Korea, Canada, United Kingdom and many other places.

Simon has been involved in Israel’s largest oil and gas project finance transactions and played a role in the first-ever IPO of an Israeli company in Hong Kong. He lectures regularly on investing in startups and doing business in Israel.

Simon’s honors include a “highly regarded” recognition from IFLR1000, both in Banking and Project Finance, and recognitions in those areas as well from The Legal 500.

Simon received a degree in Political Science, magna cum laude, from York University of Toronto in 1995 and a Business Law degree from Bar-Ilan University in 1999. Simon was admitted to the Israel Bar Association in 2000, joined the firm that year as an associate and became a partner in 2008.

Languages

English, Hebrew

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Banking and finance

The recently merged banking department at Arnon, Tadmor-Levy combines Yigal Arnon’s robust lender-side practice, which is particularly recognised for its experience in non-bank lending, with Tadmor Levy’s prominent payments offering. Key contacts include highly rated leading light Shiri Shaham, who routinely handles a mix of transactional and regulatory work. The sizeable group also draws on the senior expertise of credit card specialist, Opher Levy, corporate finance partner, Simon Weintraub, regulatory expert, Yuval Shalheveth, and capital markets head, Amir Scharf. Newly promoted partner, Guy Fuchs, is also highlighted as ‘one of the leading experts in payments regulation‘.

Israel > Energy

The energy department at recently merged firm Arnon, Tadmor-Levy often provides advice to the state of Israel and financial institutions regarding conventional and renewable energy projects. The team is experienced in handling project finance transactions, as well as negotiating EPC and O&M agreements. Doron Tamir has over 25 years’ experience representing public and private entities in natural gas and energy matters, while Noa Meidan routinely advises lenders on major energy initiatives. David Schapiro and Simon Weintraub are also noted.