Adv Hezi Kattan > FISCHER (FBC & Co.) > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile

TEL AVIV 6492103

Work Department

Project Finance & Energy; Mergers & Acquisitions; Capital Markets; Commercial


Mr. Hezi Kattan is a partner in our Infrastructure, Project Finance & Energy practice.

Mr. Kattan has more than two decades of unique managerial and legal experience in accompanying corporations and complex transactions, especially in the fields of infrastructure, energy, real estate, and financing. He gained experience in his many years serving, among other duties, as the general counsel in global companies, traded in Israel and abroad, and operating mainly in the fields of infrastructure, energy, and real estate.

Among his many roles, Mr. Kattan served as the General Counsel of Shikun & Binui (2006-2017) and of Ormat Technologies (2018-2021).

As part of his diverse roles, he has led extensive legal activity, in Israel and abroad. Among other activities, Mr. Kattan coordinated the legal aspects of mega infrastructure projects, renewable energy (including solar and geothermal projects) and transportation; mega-scale financing transactions; tenders in Israel and around the world; development of projects and mergers and acquisitions. He also guided the legal work of joint ventures and partnerships in connection with local and international companies for the development of infrastructure projects.

Mr. Kattan has unique experience in leading legal teams and managing all legal aspects related to the activities of large-scale companies traded in Israel and around the world, including in the fields of corporate law; financing; securities law; IPOs and listing for trade; and more.

He holds a Bachelor of Law from Tel Aviv University and a Master of Business Administration (Executive MBA) from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and Tel Aviv University.

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Infrastructure

FISCHER (FBC & Co.) houses a full-service infrastructure practice that secures key roles in major projects in the road, rail, water, energy, defence and social infrastructure spheres, among others. Well-positioned to advise on all stages of a project — from bidding processes through to development, financings and corporate transactions — the group is mainly active on behalf of sponsors, lenders, construction companies and investors. Gilad Winkler is widely recognised for his project finance prowess and heads a department that also draws on the senior experience of Hezi Kattan, whose practice spans project finance, infrastructure and energy. Newly promoted partner Reut Maor Kartowsky and associate Laurence Elbaz-Avisar are also recommended.

Israel > Energy

The energy group at FISCHER (FBC & Co.) ranks ‘among the most experienced practices in Israel’, according to sources. Certainly, the group is equipped to handle the full life cycle of energy law matters, from exploration, licensing and regulatory issues, through to project development and corporate transactions. Department head Gilad Winkler is noted for his ‘special status in the Israeli business market’ and specialises in sophisticated project finance and energy work. The group also benefits from the experience of Hezi Kattan and recently promoted partner Reut Maor Kartowsky, both of whom focus on energy transactions. Associate Laurence Elbaz-Avisar provides dedicated support.