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FISCHER (FBC & Co.)
146 MENACHEM BEGIN RD.,
TEL AVIV 6492103
Israel

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions; Life Sciences & Health Care; Private Equity; Capital Markets; Hi-Tech, Technology & Venture Capital; Banking & Finance; China Desk 中国业务部

Position

FBC – Raz Tepper

Mr. Tepper is a partner in the firm’s Corporate Department, with a diverse corporate practice, encompassing mergers and acquisitions, securities law, corporate finance, and general corporate matters.

He has represented public and private acquirers and target companies, and private equity firms and investment banks in a variety of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions transactions, divestitures, joint ventures, restructurings, and other corporate matters.

Mr. Tepper provides day-to-day counseling to the firm’s technology clients with a particular focus on life science and medical service providers, playing a key role in advising clients in all stages of their development, from start-up through to public offering.

Mr. Tepper has been involved in the establishment and representation of private investment and private equity funds.

Mr. Tepper has an active practice representing international clients in their business activities in Israel.

Career

Mr. Tepper joined the firm in 1999 and during the years 2001 and 2005, Mr. Tepper was an associate in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he was involved in a number of significant merger and acquisition transactions.

Languages

Hebrew, English

Memberships

Israel Bar Association, 1998

Education

Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management (International Executive MBA), 2009 Tel Aviv University (LL.B.), 1997

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Commercial, corporate and M&A

FISCHER (FBC & Co.)‘s team has a wealth of expertise in M&A in various industries, including heavily regulated sectors, and acts for major domestic and international clients. In one standout matter, the firm advised ECI Telecom on its $485m sale to Ribbon Communications through a reverse triangle merger. Avraham Well, who has over 30 years of experience in the field of corporate law, is often involved in major transactions, including Centrebridge Partners and Gallatin Point Capital’s NIS1.7bn acquisition of The Phoenix Insurance. Raz Tepper specialises in M&A in the healthcare, life sciences and hi-tech sectors. Ute Klose-Goldstein is also noted.

Israel > Investment and venture capital funds

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.

Israel > Healthcare and life sciences

(Leading individuals)

Raz Tepper– FISCHER (FBC & Co.) 

FISCHER (FBC & Co.)‘s team has a comprehensive offering in the area of healthcare and life sciences, which includes assisting with IP licensing, privacy and data protection, M&A, trade mark and patent disputes and competition law. Among recent work highlights, the firm represented several medical device companies (including Alpha-Bio Tech and Medici Medical) in complex class product liability claims. Raz Tepper is very active in various fields, including biopharmaceuticals, biotechnology and genomics. Eran Yaniv focuses on cross-border transactions in the life sciences and technology sectors.

Israel > Hi-tech and start-ups

FISCHER (FBC & Co.) is a true market leader in the hi-tech space, representing global technology companies, venture capital and private equity funds, and innovative start-ups in a range of transactions. The team was significantly strengthened in January 2020 when the firm recruited the entire team of Sharir, Shiv & Co.. The new arrivals include Yoram Shiv and Alex Berman, both of whom have extensive experience in the hi-tech space. Eran Yaniv and Raz Tepper co-lead the technology practice; the former recently assisted ECI Telecom in its $485m sale to Ribbon Communications, while the latter is particularly active in the life science sector.