Firm Profile > Raveh Haber & Co. > Ramat Gan, Israel
Raveh Haber & Co. Offices
11 MENACHEM BEGIN RD.
ROGOVIN TIDHAR TOWER, 16TH FLOOR
RAMAT GAN 5268104
Raveh Haber & Co. > The Legal 500 Rankings
Despite its boutique size, Raveh Haber & Co. is firmly established as a market-leading firm in the investment funds sector. The firm advises many of the biggest funds on the market on formation, management and complex structuring issues. Founding partners Gil Raveh and Miriam Haber co-lead the practice and have substantial tax expertise, with the former focusing on Israeli issues and the latter on US tax matters. Both have previous experience practising in the US and so are ideally placed to advise international clients on their entry to the Israeli market.
Gil Raveh; Miriam Haber
‘The team stands out for the availability of the partners, their innovative ideas during all phases of the matter, their vast local and global experience, high level of involvement throughout the whole life cycle of the fund, and good knowledge of the capital markets, investors, regulators and the tax authorities. They have an important combination of knowledge in tax and venture capital funds.’
‘Gil Raveh is very dedicated and highly available, always goes into the details, gives answers in good time and always has good advice!’
Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC
American Landmark Electra Multifamily Investments Funds
Israel Growth Partners
Noy Infrastructure and Energy Fund
Buligo Capital Partners
Raveh Haber & Co. > Firm Profile
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: The tax department at Raveh Haber & Co. is among the leading and most professional departments in the Israeli legal market, specialising in a wide array of both local and international tax matters. The department is frequently praised by both local and international ranking guides as a “market leader”, including with regard to the provision of tax advice to investment funds, their managers their portfolio companies, as well as in its provision of sophisticated solutions to complex tax matters for high-net-worth families (with Israeli and non-Israeli members) – areas in which the firm has unique expertise.
Furthermore, the department handles core issues relating to income tax and VAT for clients of the firm, including handling diverse procedures before the Israeli Tax Authority, tax assessment procedures, litigation proceedings, obtaining different types of rulings and providing professional guidance and assistance in drafting and submitting tax reports and disclosures. The firm takes on tax litigation involving complex legal and tax questions, including representation of clients at the Supreme Court.
Among the department’s clients are private individuals and families, including leading directors and entrepreneurs, private equity and investment firms (such as Hamilton lane and the Tene Group), hedge funds, hi-tech companies from both Israel and abroad, public and major private companies and different types of financial institutions
Private clients: The private clients department of Raveh Haber & Co. has extensive expertise and experience in providing services to high net worth individuals and families which are interested in inter-generational transfers of wealth, in a legal and tax efficient manner. The private clients department works in full collaboration with the firm’s tax department in order to provide tailor made solutions to each of its clients.
As part of the variety of services offered by the department, its members assist their clients in drafting wills and family trusts, in order to enable transfers of wealth while protecting the financial and family interests of each client. The firm has unique experience in advising families with a US or Canadian nexus, including families who immigrated to Israel or are returning to it from abroad, in matters of trusts and estate planning and coordination with local law. Additionally, the members of the department rely on the firm’s knowledge and experience in the fields of international tax and international transactions in order to design efficient solutions which fit the needs of its clients.