Yigal Arnon & Co has good practices for all areas of work covered by the rankings. The firm has notable experience in high-tech M&A and energy project financing. The firm is often mandated by international investment banks to advise on large syndications or as arrangers on bond issues.
A lending highlight saw the firm represent the mandated lead arrangers financing BC Partners’ acquisition of Keter.
Recent project finance highlights for the firm included advising the banks providing financing for two of Israel’s largest gas field developments.
In the capital markets area, a clear highlight was the firm’s role for the lead underwriters of a private placement of senior secured notes issue by Delek and Avner.
The M&A practices has been busy across a range of sectors, with high-tech featuring prominently, but its two standout deals were advising Intel on its acquisition of Mobileye and Mexichem on its acquisition of Netafim.
Key clients of the firm include Barclays, Bezek, Citibank, Deutsche Bank, and Israel Corporation.
"Very good and practical connection between law and business." – Capital markets, M&A
"Very professional and makes the client feel he is in good hands." – Capital markets, M&A
"A firm with many areas of expertise, a highly professional and cohesive team. Gives the feeling that the whole firm works for you." – Insolvency, M&A
"We have chosen to work with them because we recognise and have benefited from their expertise in tender law and infrastructure projects, especially in the transportation sector, and their excellent track record of providing professional legal services on the highest level. The team is professional, easy to work with, efficient and trustworthy. We value their expertise in all facets of infrastructure projects and their professional demeanour, in particular in the transportation sector, tender law and project finance. Furthermore, the team we are working with is skilful and service oriented. We appreciate Doronâ's highly practical approach that enables us to achieve its objectives in an optimal manner. He has an in-depth understanding and broad experience in all legal and commercial matters relating to infrastructure projects and tender law in Israel." – Project development
"Exceptional customer relations. Great strategy advisory, in depth business and legal involvement in all deals." – Capital markets, M&A
"Professional, kind, a thinker, and experienced."
Ronit Amir Yaniv
"She is highly professional and familiar with the company I work for. Leads the company's antitrust field and provides fast service even if it is not provided directly by her."
"A very efficient and convenient contact. Ezra excels in commercial and international engagements."
"Excellent business strategy and legal advisory in structuring a deal. Exceptional relationships with the customer and outstanding communication with the other party."
"Very professional, lots of knowledge and experience, well respected by others."
"Doron is valuable member of our team. Highly experienced, communicative, professional, and target oriented."