Yigal Arnon & Co

Israel

Address:
One Azrieli Center
Tel Aviv, 6702101
Israel

+972 3 608 7777

+972 3 608 7724


Key contacts:

Co-managing partner: Adv. Gil Oren
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Co-managing partner: Adv. Hagai Shmueli
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  • Yigal Arnon & Co. combines the expertise of a specialty boutique practice with the advantages of a well-resourced multidisciplinary law firm;
  • A leader in the legal world for over 60 years;
  • Lawyers: 190+;
  • Internationally top ranked by various legal directories;
  • Offices in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.

Yigal Arnon & Co. is one of the most respected and dynamic law firms in Israel. We provide a full range of legal services as a 'one stop shop' to an extensive client base, including Fortune 500 and other global companies, local and foreign financial institutions, venture capital and private equity funds, real estate companies, startups, investor groups, government entities and individuals. We consistently earn top marks from our clients and colleagues, as well as top rankings from major international and domestic legal directories.

Our clients include leaders in a wide array of industries: technology and life sciences, banking and finance, insurance, commercial and residential real estate development and construction, traditional and cutting-edge telecommunications, energy and infrastructure, media, entertainment, fintech, sports, education, hotels and tourism, consumer products and transportation.

A significant portion of our practice is conducted in the global arena. We act as lead counsel in many international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic alliances, venture capital and private equity transactions and public and private financings. We also have a global practice in litigation, corporate and debt restructuring and banking, distributorship, franchising and real estate matters.

In addition, we provide comprehensive counseling on a wide range of regulatory, risk management, compliance, privacy and data protection issues, as they affect our clients both domestically and internationally. Our firm is particularly active in the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe, and we are also sought-after counsel for client businesses in China, Australia, Japan, India, the Far East and in other countries around the world.

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital markets
  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Financial regulation
  • Investment funds & Private equity
  • M&A
  • Project financing and development
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

 

Banking & Finance:

Amnon Lorch
amnon@arnon.co.il

Shiri Shaham 
shiri@arnon.co.il

Yuval Shalheveth
yuvals@arnon.co.il

Simon Weintraub
simonw@arnon.co.il

  • Represented underwriters and lenders of Israel's offshore natural gas industry, with loan agreements nearing $2.15 billion, in the largest financing in Israel for a project in development. 
  • Represented El Al Israel Airlines in a $400m deal signed with CAL (Israel Credit Cards Ltd.) regarding the operation and execution of the exclusive joint credit card club 'FlyCard' in which consumers are able to gain El Al frequent flyer points by using the CAL issued credit card.

Capital Markets:

Shiri Shaham
shiri@arnon.co.il

Gil Oren
gil@arnon.co.il

David Schapiro
DavidS@arnon.co.il

Daniel Marcovici
danielm@arnon.co.il

  • Represented the joint sponsors (underwriters) in connection with the initial public offering of Sisram Medical – the first Israeli company to list on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange;
  • Represented Israel Natural Gas Lines Ltd. in a first registration for trading on TASE of the Company’s existing debentures (IPO) for NIS 1.2 billion.

Corporate and M&A:

Barry Levenfeld
Barry@arnon.co.il

David Schapiro
DavidS@arnon.co.il

Barak Platt
Barakp@arnon.co.il

  • Represented Intel in its acquisition of Mobileye for a reported $15.3 billion in the biggest transaction in Israeli high-tech history;
  • Served as Israeli counsel to Shanghai Giant Network Technology Co. in its acquisition of Playtika for $4.4 billion;
  • Represented Mexichem in its acquisition of Netafim for $1.5 billion.

Project Financing & Development:

Doron Tamir 
doront@arnon.co.il

David Schapiro
DavidS@arnon.co.il

Micha Tollman
michat@arnon.co.il

Peter Sugarman
peters@arnon.co.il

Oren Roth
oren@arnon.co.il

  • Represents the Israeli government in the Jerusalem Light Rail Project and in the Ashalim Power Stations Project, the first renewable energy project of its kind;
  • Represents NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit System in a mass city transit project.

Restructuring & Insolvency:

Amnon Lorch
amnon@arnon.co.il

Gil oren Oren
gil@arnon.co.il

Yuval Bargil
yuvalb@arnon.co.il

Overseeing the: 

  • The NIS ~1.8 billion debt of Eurocom Communications Ltd., in which the firm represents Eurocom's largest creditor – Discount Bank;
  • The insolvency of Israel's Broadcasting Authority, the largest of its kind in Israel.

Antitrust & Competition Law:

Barak Tal
baraktal@arnon.co.il 

Niv Zecler
nivz@arnon.co.il

Ronit Amir Yaniv
ronita@arnon.co.il

Ofer Argov
ofera@arnon.co.il

Shani Rapoport
shanir@arnon.co.il

Eran Zach
eranz@arnon.co.il

  • Representation of HSBC Bank and JP Morgan in their capacity as Mandated Lead Arrangers in a $1.75 billion senior secured first lien term loan facility to Delek Drilling (Leviathan Financing) Ltd. and Avner Oil Exploration (Leviathan Financing) Ltd., in the largest project financing ever held in Israel for a project in the development stage. 
  • Representation of the CVC Group before the IAAin the filing of a merger notice and a request for exemption to a restrictive arrangement in reference to its purchase of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' worldwide portfolio of women's health products.

Investment Funds:

Yarom Romem
yaromr@arnon.co.il

Simon Weintraub
simonw@arnon.co.il

David Schapiro
DavidS@arnon.co.il

David Osborne
davido@arnon.co.il

Barak Platt
barakp@arnon.co.il

Joeri Kreisberg
Joeri@arnon.co.il

Daniel Damboritz
danield@arnon.co.il

Yarom Romem
yaromr@arnon.co.il

Dr. Eran Lempert
Lempert@arnon.co.il

David Roness
davidr@arnon.co.il

  • Representation of China Minsheng Financial Holding Corporation Limited as lead investors in a $150m financing round in the social trading company eToro. 
  • Representation of both Intel Capital and Habana Labs in a $75m investment led by the former in the latter, a highly sought after company. The firms worked closely with Intel's senior management to ensure the deal goes through. 

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency:

Yuval Shalhevet
yuvals@arnon.co.il

Adrian Daniels
Adrian@arnon.co.il

Dr. Eran Lempert
Lempert@arnon.co.il

Roy Keidar
royk@arnon.co.il 

  • Representing Neema Technologies Inc. in the first ever legal cryptocurrency tenders in which a country issued a cryptocurrency – the SOV.
  • Representation of Ebay and PayPal in the acquisition of CyActive, an Israeli based cyber-security company.

Real Estate Finanace:

Amnon Lorch
amnon@arnon.co.il

Hagit Bavly
hagit@arnon.co.il

Amalia Meshi
amalia@arnon.co.il

Hagai Shmueli 
hagai@arnon.co.il

Asaf Eylon
Eylon@arnon.co.il 

  • Representation of Azorim and the Gabbay GroupGroup in the purchase of 45 acres of land in Kfar Shalem area in Tel Aviv for the purpose of building approximately 1,300 - 1,500 housing units as well as commercial space.
  • Representation of Rassco Residence Ltd.(Rural and Suburban Settlement Company) in the sale of its 11 acre plot in Jerusalem, a prestigious location in the city also known as 'the Ministry of Foreign Affairs complex'.

  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • Insurance
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Telecoms & Media
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Utilities

31 Hillel St.
Jerusalem 9458131
Israel

T: +972 2 623 9239
F: +972 2 623 9233
E: info@arnon.co.il
W: www.arnon.co.il