Gissin & Co


38 HaBarzel st.
Tel aviv, 69710

+ 972 3 7467 777

+ 972 3 7467 770

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Guy Gissin
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Head of Litigation Department, Partner : Yoel Freilich
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Head of Corporate and Finance Department, Partner: Yael Hershkovitz
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 15
Network memberships: Legal 500 EMEA, Dun's 100, BDI Code, Adv. Gissin acted as Panel Chair at Insol International Seminar, Adv. Gissin was recognized as a top practitioner by Chambers rating
Languages: Hebrew, English, Italian

Gissin & Co., is one of Israel's leading firms in the fields of Restructuring and Insolvency, corporate and finance law, securities and the capital markets and commercial litigation. Over the last decade, the firm has been involved in most of the largest debt arrangements in Israel (IDB, Delek Real Estate, Africa Israel, Suny, Alon Blue Square, Mirland), and insolvency proceedings of leading companies (Urbancorp, BSR Europe) Adv. Gissin has been consistently chosen as one of the most influential lawyers in the field, personally responsible for many precedents. The firm was appointed in 2015 as joint supervisor of Delek Drilling, the largest Israeli gas partnership. Recently, the Firm represented the bondholders of Africa Israel Investments Ltd. in a NIS 3 billion debt arrangement, the IDB series 9 bondholders in a complicated reorganization of the holdings of IDB, grant of securities to the bondholders, and represented MaxStock in its Nis 300 million acquisition by Apax. The firm conducts extensive international investment, realization and sale of assets, as well as debt arrangements and international litigation and insolvency proceedings. The highly reputed litigation department conducts complex cases as directors' and officers' liability, derivative claims and class actions. The firm is at the forefront of these areas of law, and is renowned for its creative legal activities and for obtaining legal precedents. 

Restructuring and insolvency:
Guy Gissin

Recent Transactional Highlights

  • Acting as Trustee of Series 26-27 bonds of Africa Israel Investments in its Nis 2.8 billion debt restructuring;
  • Appointment as Functionary and Foreign Representative to Urbancorp Inc. in its Nis 200 million debt restructuring;
  • Representation of the IDB series 9 bondholders in a complicated reorganization of the holdings of IDB, grant of securities to the bondholders. 

Corporate and M&A:
Y. Hershkovitz 

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising Max Stock on its Nis 300 million acquisition by Apax.