Mr Eran Yaniv > FISCHER (FBC & Co.) > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile

TEL AVIV 6492103

Work Department

Hi-Tech; Technology & Venture Capital; Mergers & Acquisitions; Life Sciences & Health Care; Private Equity; Banking & Finance; Capital Markets


FBC – Eran Yaniv

Mr. Yaniv is a partner in FBC’s Corporate Department, acting for clients in a variety of cross-border corporate transactions with an emphasis on technology, life sciences and venture capital investments.

Mr. Yaniv has a particular expertise in hi-tech and complex international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and public offerings. He is involved in the structuring and representation of venture capital, mezzanine, and hedge funds operating in Israel and the United States, and has significant experience in restructuring, debt financing, and spin-offs. He regularly advises public and private companies on strategic collaborations, technology licensing, and securities issuances.

Mr. Yaniv serves as the Co-Chairman of the Corporate Committee of the Tel Aviv District of the Israel Bar Association.

Mr. Yaniv lectures as part of the graduate program in Business Management at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, and serves as the joint chairman of the Corporate Committee of the Israel Bar Association.


Hebrew, English


Israel Bar Association, 1998


Tel Aviv University (LL.B.), 1993

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Healthcare and life sciences

The diverse offering at FISCHER (FBC & Co.) is noted for its ‘vast experience and knowledge’ of corporate transactions within the sector, in addition to handling a variety of data protection, corporate governance, and patent portfolio management. Raz Tepper jointly heads the practice alongside Eran Yaniv; Tepper represents both domestic and international biopharmaceutical and medical services clients, and Yaniv is particularly adept at handling cross-border corporate transactions within the medtech space. Shmulik Fried regularly advises funds on their investments into medtech companies within the digital health and medical device industries, and Warren Wienburg, known for his deep knowledge of corporate transactions, was promoted to partner in January 2023. Sharon Gazit and Judy Amidor joined the team from Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co. in March 2023. Gazit contributes her longstanding expertise in assisting venture capital funds and startups with a broad range of commercial transactions, while Amidor specialists in M&A and licensing agreements within the biotech space.

Israel > Capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Eran Yaniv – FISCHER (FBC & Co.)

Praised by clients for its ‘unique experience in the field of listed limited partnerships’, notably in the oil and gas industry, FISCHER (FBC & Co.)‘s capital markets practice is a key name in the debt and equity markets, with considerable expertise in the real estate sector, where the team is routinely involved in complex IPOs on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Practice head Boaz Noiman‘s capabilities are mostly concentrated on securities offerings, working with public offerings specialist Itay Brafman, while head of the corporate department Avraham Well is the ideal choice for corporate and regulatory matters. Other key names include Sivan Omer, who is recommended for her knowledge of equity and debt offerings by energy companies; hi-tech and complex international transactions expert Eran Yaniv; and securities law specialist Vered Oren. With experience in securities law and corporate finance work, Michal Nissani Josefson is also recommended.

Israel > Investment and venture capital funds

FISCHER (FBC & Co.)‘s investment funds practice advises both domestic and international funds and investors including private equity, venture capital and real estate funds on fund structuring and formation. Practice co-head Raz Tepper is the key contact for domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and restructuring, while fellow co-head Eran Yaniv emerges as a standout for his unique high-tech expertise. With a focus on cross-border transactions, including litigation and arbitration proceedings, Ronald Lehmann is also noted. Other key names include venture capital funds expert Shmulik Fried and private equity funds specialist Ron Sitton.

Israel > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Eran Yaniv  – FISCHER (FBC & Co.)

Another successful year for FISCHER (FBC & Co.)‘s team of corporate and M&A experts confirms the firm’s leading position in the Israeli market, where it continues to advise leading domestic and multinational clients on high-profile transactions, notably on the hi-tech M&A side. Heads of the hi-tech practice Raz Tepper and Eran Yaniv are noted for their unique expertise in technology-related, often cross-border, transactions, while Avraham Well, praised by clients as an ‘excellent dealmaker’, consistently leads major high-profile M&A transactions in the country, most notably the NIS20.73bn acquisition of Tower Semiconductor Ltd. by Intel Corporation in 2022. The team also includes Ronald Lehmann, whose broad practice spans private equity and venture capital transactions, public offerings, M&As, and cross-border litigation and arbitration, and commercial practice head Orit Israeli. Corporate and securities law expert Yoram Shiv and Sharon Klein-Manbar, whose focus is on the hi-tech and life sciences sectors, are also recommended.

Israel > Hi-tech and start-ups

The hi-tech group at FISCHER (FBC & Co.) scores highly with sources for its ‘deep understanding of the legal and regulatory landscape’. A strong performer in major investments and large-scale M&A, the team acts for an array of domestic and multinational tech companies and investors with its recent experience spanning the life sciences, R&D, semiconductors, AI and blockchain sectors, among others. Dual-qualified in Israel and New York, department co-head Raz Tepper impresses with his extensive cross-border experience. Fellow co-head Eran Yaniv stands out for his broad corporate expertise and ‘always tries to find ways to make and not break the deal’. Sharon Gazit, Alex Berman and Uri Zichor are also singled out by clients.