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Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM)
Alon Towers, Tower 2, 36th Floor
94 Yigal Alon Street
Tel Aviv, 6789156

Work Department

High-Tech & Start-Ups; Corporate & M&A


Simon’s practice is focused on technology, M&A and capital markets and he co-heads the firm’s technology practice. Working in London and Israel, Simon represents leading Israeli and international technology companies, start-ups and investors, across the life sciences (including medical devices) and renewable energy sectors, advising them on their local and international transactions. The deals Simon has advised on include domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, venture capital financings, capital markets transactions (including IPOs in the UK), strategic R&D agreements, licensing agreements, distribution agreements and joint ventures.

  • Daimler AG on a number of investment transactions in Israel, including an investment in quick-charging battery company, StoreDot and in mobility analytics company, Anagog.
  • MTI Wireless Edge Ltd. (“MTIWE”) in connection with a merger between it and its controlling shareholder MTI Computers & Software Services (1982) Ltd. (“MTIC”).  MTIWE is listed on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange, while MTIC is listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
  • Archers Daniels Midlands (ADM), a Chicago-based US agricultural processor, on its purchase of a controlling interest in Industries Centers EOD, an Israeli company which specialises in the import and distribution of agricultural feed products.
  • MinInvasive Ltd on its Series C(2) investment from and strategic partnership with, MicroPort Scientific Corporation.
  • Netafim in connection with two exclusive global distribution agreements, one with Dorot Control Valves and the other with Amiad Water Systems Ltd.
  • Expanding Orthopedics and its shareholders in relation to an acquisition made by Corelink Holdings LLC (an affiliate of The Stephens Group) of all of the business and assets of Expanding Orthopedics.
  • Anatomy Medical Technologies Fund I L.P. on several investments including in Sight Diagnostics Ltd and its investment in Cologuard Ltd.


English, Hebrew


  • Admitted to the Israel Bar Association (2002).
  • Admitted to the Law Society of England and Wales (Solicitor – 2000).
  • Member of the High Tech Committee of the Israeli Bar Association.


  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Manchester.
  • Completed the Legal Practice Course (LPC) in London, receiving a distinction in his law society final exams.

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM)’s corporate, M&A, and private equity multi-jurisdictional practice notably concentrates on cross-border deals, with a focus on the UK and German markets, where the team advises on private equity and investment-related matters, as well as joint ventures, acquisitions and venture capital work. The team is spearheaded by Nimrod Rosenblum and includes lead of the German desk Ron Abelski, and Simon Marks, who chairs the firm’s start-ups and venture capital practice, while Rotem Perelman Farhi is the go-to lawyer for hi-tech companies.

Israel > Hi-tech and start-ups

Leveraging the firm’s broad service offering, Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM) advises emerging companies on an array of corporate and finance transactions, litigation, and employment law, among other matters. The group is additionally distinguished by its cross-border firepower, which is a core asset for its numerous multinational clients. Key contacts include group head Simon Marks, who demonstrates ‘deep knowledge of both Israeli and UK law’; managing partner Nimrod Rosenblum; and Ron Abelski, who heads the German desk.