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Goldfarb Seligman & Co.
ELECTRA TOWER
98 YIGAL ALON STREET
TEL AVIV 67891
Israel

Work Department

Corporate and Capital Markets Department

Position

Adv. Dubi Zoltak is the Head of the Corporate and Capital Markets Department, and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Adv. Zoltak specializes in international commercial transactions, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, joint ventures and international real estate projects. Adv. Zoltak also regularly advises leading private companies, as well as public companies listed for trade in Israel and abroad.

Adv. Zoltak possesses extensive experience in representing clients in complex  merger and acquisition transactions in Israel and abroad, and leading the interdisciplinary teams required for providing comprehensive consultation for such transactions. In addition, Adv. Zoltak advises start-up companies on all legal aspects relating to their various stages of life, and advises venture capital funds and other investors with respect to their investment in start-up companies.

In addition, Adv. Zoltak possesses extensive experience relating to private investment funds (including private equity funds and venture capital funds), and he handles all aspects of their establishment, investment and realization activity. Adv. Zoltak also advises financial institutions with respect to their investments in private investment funds of all types.

In recent years, Adv. Zoltak has acquired extensive and unique experience in the area of international real estate investments, particularly in the U.S. In this field of practice, Adv. Zoltak advises clients on the drafting of investment, joint venture and cooperation agreements with local entrepreneurs and partners in diverse geographical territories. In addition, Adv. Zoltak has gained substantial experience complex real-estate purchase agreement, as well as financing related to such international real estate transaction. All such services are provided by Adv. Zoltak while utilizing his extensive experience in the corporate field and in international M&A transactions, and in collaboration with leading law firms world-wide.

Languages

English and Hebrew.

Memberships

Israel Bar Association, 1998.

Education

LL.M. (magna cum laude), International Commercial Law, University of Sussex, England, 1997. LL.B., University of Sussex, England, 1996.

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Investment and venture capital funds

Goldfarb Seligman & Co.‘s core area of focus in the field of investment funds is advising on investment transactions and M&A, though the firm has also shown its ability to handle the formation of private equity funds, hedge funds, credit funds, and REITs. Of recent note, the team worked on the establishment of The New REIT, Israel’s third real estate investment trust. Ashok Chandrasekhar specialises in international corporate and securities matters, Dubi Zoltak leads the capital markets practice, and hi-tech practice head Sharon Gazit has extensive experience working with VC investors.

Israel > Infrastructure

With firm-wide strengths in finance, litigation, planning and construction, and high-value international corporate transactions, Goldfarb Seligman & Co. advises domestic and international corporates, state-owned companies, investors and lenders on financing and investment transactions, and development agreements in a huge variety of infrastructure projects. In the domestic market, one of the team’s most active clients is Netivei Ayalon, the government-owned highway management company, which the team advised on over 50 new tenders in 2018. Headed by Rami Sofer, the practice group is also acting for large international engineering companies in major projects in the rail and ship infrastructure sectors. Other recommended figures include Oren Reif, who has been particularly standout in the energy infrastructure space, Dubi Zoltak, who leads the capital markets team, and Rayek Khoury. Orit Farkash-Hacohen left the firm to serve in the Israeli parliament.

Israel > Healthcare and life sciences

Top-notch life sciences firm’, Goldfarb Seligman & Co. houses a multi-disciplinary practice, which handles a mix of transactional, regulatory and contentious matters for an impressive roster of major Israeli and global names. Chairman Eli Zohar is a key contact on the litigation side and has served as the Israeli Medical Association’s lead outside counsel for 19 years. Sharon Gazit, who heads the corporate and technology department, is a respected transactional specialist and has recently led work for EarlySense, Takeda Pharmaceutical and Elekta. Additional contacts include Ashok Chandrasekhar, who heads the international corporate and securities team, and corporate and capital markets lead Dubi Zoltak.

Israel > Energy

A full-service firm with a strong international reputation, Goldfarb Seligman & Co. advises domestic and international energy companies, lending institutions and entrepreneurs on a wide range of legal issues spanning corporate and financing transactions, planning and construction, antitrust, and litigation. The practice group is led by Dubi Zoltak, who heads the firm’s corporate and capital markets department and has expertise in international commercial transactions. Also in the corporate and capital markets team, Oren Reif acts for a number of clients in the electricity sector, and Rayek Khoury specialises in tender law, infrastructure and project finance. Ariel Rosenberg heads the banking and finance practice, and also has experience of project finance in the energy sector.

Israel > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. finds favour for its ‘solid combination of legal acumen and business judgement’. The firm’s deep bench and broad sector focus are also significant differentiators. Ashok Chandrasekhar heads the international corporate and securities department and handled a slew of cross-border transactions over the past year, particularly in the technology sector, for clients such as Symantec Corporation and Temasek. Other key contacts include Dubi Zoltak, who heads the corporate and capital markets department, technology specialist Sharon Gazit and Rami Sofer, who leads the corporate, finance and infrastructure group. Corporate finance partner Nechama Brin and the ‘extremely efficientIdo Zemach are also recommended. Corporate and securities partner Guy Gordon joined from Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg, Shenhav & Co..

Israel > Banking and finance

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. leverages its formidable corporate practice to shine in bank M&A, with its recent advice to Warburg Pincus on its NIS2.5bn acquisition of Leumi Card a stand-out highlight in that area. It also houses a solid lender-side practice, which has recently secured mandates from major domestic and global financial institutions and alternative lenders, such as Morgan Stanley, Bank Otsar HaHayal and Amitim Pension Funds. Group head Ariel Rosenberg has a focus on advising lenders and borrowers on financings in the energy, infrastructure and real estate spheres. Rami Sofer and Dubi Zoltak are also noted.