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Vinograd & Co

Investment and venture capital funds Tier 1

Vinograd & Co has an outstanding reputation on the funds market, providing a comprehensive service to a variety of funds, banks and investment houses. The boutique firm specialises in advising on matters relating to innovative funds, and is a market leader in the structuring of open-ended funds, having been the first firm to do such work in Israel. Name partner Ronen Vinograd leads the group and specialises in the formation of complex funds such as hedge fund-of-funds, P2P funds, insurance-linked securities funds and non-traded US REITs.

Practice head(s):

Ronen Vinograd

Other key lawyers:

Sharon Friedman; Shy Tsvia


‘Good client approach and communication. Available and knowledgeable.’

‘Ronen Vinograd, Sharon Friedman and Shy Tsvia are at the cutting edge of the industry.’

Key clients

IBI Investment House Group

Excellence Investment House

Menorah Insurance and Pension

Phoenix Insurance

Psagot Investment House

Poalim Capital Markets

Meitav Dash Investment House

BSP Fund of Hedge Funds

Bank Leumi Provident Funds

Halman Aldobi Investment House

Ayalon Insurance

Gilad Pension Fund

Israel Electricity Company Pension Fund

IDI (Bituach Yashir)

First International Bank of Israel (FIBI)

Teachers Educationary Fund

Heptagon Funds

Inhouse Investments (Intego Funds)

Golden Bridge Fund (Tandem Capital)

Hachshara Insurance

Fidelis Family office

Investor 360

Shirbit Insurance

Since opening in 2014, Vinograd & Co. has emerged as one of the strongest boutique law firms in Israel, focused on capital markets, investments funds, finance, investments and regulation. Clients benefit from our wealth of understanding in the regulations in financial markets, securities and institutional entities’ investments and how we are constantly abreast of industry changes in an ever-evolving regulatory landscape. Drawing on many years’ experience of its highly qualified practitioners, we have played an instrumental role in debt and equity capital markets, involved in a key roles such as the funding of the “Tamar Drilling” project, which has been the single highest bond raising in the history of any Israeli corporation, and have represented Menora Insurance in relation to more than US$3.5bn in bond issuances. Our substantial and unrivalled experience in the field of investment funds has seen us act on more than annual US$1bn in investments in investment funds, as well as setting up a raft of complex, unique and innovative funds themselves, including the increasingly popular P2P platform funds.

The clients: We provide counsel to numerous investment entities, including Israel’s leading investment houses, insurers, provident and pension funds, sectorial investment entities, endowments, investment funds, investment banking corporations, family offices and other asset managers. Their in-depth knowledge and strong relationships with the relevant regulatory authorities enable Vinograd & Co. to deliver comprehensive solutions.

The team: Widely ranked partner and firm founder Ronen Vinograd is one of the most trusted and experienced practitioners in the field – recognized as one of the 40th most promising young professionals in Israel for the year of 2014 by leading Israeli publication The Marker. He also served for eight years as the external legal counsel of the Israeli association of provident funds, representing the entire market in front of the regulator and parliament in any and all new investment regulations. As head of the capital markets and institutionals regulation practice, partner Sharon Friedman brings deep knowledge and experience from her prior positions, which include in-house counsel in the investments department at Phoenix Insurance and Menora Insurance, and counsel of the Israeli Association of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Members.

Department Name Email Telephone
Investment funds
Hedge funds
Capital markets and regulations
Institutional investments and regulations
Financial products
Private equity
Banking and finance
Photo Name Position Profile
 Sharon Friedman  photo Sharon Friedman Partner
 Aviram Grumer  photo Aviram Grumer Adv.
 Amy Sapan  photo Amy Sapan Amy has extensive experience structuring, organizing, and representing a diverse range of…
 Shy Tzvia photo Shy Tzvia Partner
Mr Ronen Vinograd photo Mr Ronen Vinograd Partner
Number of lawyers : 5