Firm Profile > Raveh Haber & Co. > Ramat Gan , Israel

Raveh Haber & Co.
RAMAT GAN 5268104

Investment and venture capital funds Tier 1

Raveh Haber & Co. is a boutique firm specialising in tax and investment funds, which maintains an active formation and investment practice for several major domestic funds, and also provides Israeli tax and regulatory advice to foreign fund managers. Jointly led by Miriam Haber and Gil Raveh, the team provides a comprehensive service to the Noy infrastructure and energy funds, but has also formed and provides an ongoing service to funds managed by clients such as Yesodot Real Estate Group and Israel Growth Partners. Haber also advised Electra America on the formation of the Electra Multifamily Investments Fund, which invests in apartment complexes in the US and reached a final close of $212m. Further, the team has assisted Hamilton Lane with all of its Israeli tax and regulatory issues for over a decade. The group is also engaged by buy-side clients, including Amitim Senior Pension Funds and Migdal Insurance Company. Another name to note is Yuval Arad, who specialises in private equity.

Tax Tier 3

Well known for its highly specialised investment funds work, Raveh Haber & Co. provides tax advice to fund managers in relation to fund structuring and investment activity. Gil Raveh, who leads the tax practice, also assists Israeli corporates with ongoing tax issues and has represented clients in disputes with the tax authorities. Raveh is representing multiple Israeli individuals in a dispute concerning income emanating from US LLCs with which the clients are associated; the case is pending a Supreme Court appeal. Additionally, the team assists families and high-net-worth individuals with a variety of tax matters, including voluntary disclosures.

The firm: Raveh Haber & Co. was formed in 2013 and is Israel’s only boutique law firm specialising in investments funds and taxation. The firm was formed by Gil Raveh and Miriam Haber, each of whom has significant Israeli and international experience in those practice areas. The firm was composed of four lawyers when it opened and now has nine lawyers. Raveh Haber & Co. is proud to represent some of Israel’s best-known fund managers and institutional investors, as well as international private equity gatekeepers, and Israeli-headquartered international companies, in their private equity and tax-related matters.

Areas of practice: Investment funds: Raveh Haber & Co. is a market leader in the formation of funds, joint ventures and co-investment vehicles. The firm has one of the most active investment management practices in Israel. The members of the firm’s investment management and private equity team have extensive investment management and Israeli and US tax expertise.

The team represents its clients (which include international gatekeepers, foreign funds raising money in Israel, and experienced Israeli investment professionals) in the formation of investment funds and vehicles (including feeders and co-investment vehicles) and joint ventures. The firm also represents institutional and non-institutional investors in investment funds and joint ventures, with particular emphasis on representation of institutional investors and Israeli residents making outbound real estate investments. Drawing on their shared expertise in international tax and Israeli regulatory issues in addition to approximately 45 years of combined private equity experience, the team provides the firm’s clients with cutting-edge advice and the benefits afforded by an investment management team with significant strategic depth.

Tax: Raveh Haber & Co. has an active tax department specialising in domestic and international tax matters. The tax team of Raveh Haber & Co. serves the clients of the firm on tax matters, including in connection with income tax and value added tax matters, and in particular provides tax advice on inbound and outbound activities and in proceedings before the Tax Authority, has an active civil tax litigation practice, and has substantial experience in obtaining tax rulings, assessment agreements and refund claims.

The tax team is a market leader in providing tax advice to investment funds and sponsors in the structuring of investment funds and the managers of the investment funds, and in the structuring of the sponsors’ investments in the funds. It also serves the investment funds in structuring their investments and disposition transactions.

The tax team has significant US tax experience and provides ongoing international tax advice to its clients in connection with their investment in the US (for Israeli clients) or investment in Israel (for US clients).

In addition, the tax practice provides advice to high-net-worth individuals including on issues relating to taxation of trusts and pre-immigration planning. The tax team regularly represents certain highly positioned executives in their tax planning and employment arrangements.

Department Name Email Telephone
Fund formation Gil Raveh
Fund formation Miriam Haber
Tax Gil Raveh
Number of lawyers : 9