David Schapiro

Yigal Arnon & Co - Israel


Tel Aviv

(+972) 3 608 7856

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

New York



Practice areas:

Capital markets
Private equity
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Oil and gas

David has represented Israeli and international clients for the past 30 years in a diverse and sophisticated transactional practice. His experience includes representing clients in complex corporate transactions, including M&A, public and private financings and project finance transactions. David has acted in some of the largest transactions completed in Israel.

  • Represented Magicjack Vocaltec Ltd. in its merger with B. Riley Financial, Inc. which had purchased the first's shares for approximately $143 million.
  • Represented SteadyMed Ltd. in its acquisition by United Therapeutics Corporation for approximately $216 million.
  • Representing The Jewish Agency for Israel in an agreement with the State of Israel for a wide-scale project for the development and construction of 2,650 housing units for the elderly, and in a finance transaction in which a subsidiary of the Jewish Agency (a SPC established for this purpose) will receive a NIS 600 million finance loan from Harel Group (one of the largest insurance groups in Israel), for the purpose of executing the Jewish Agency's agreement with the state of Israel.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project finance
  • High-Tech

  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Investment management
  • Oil and gas
  • Transport

  • New York Bar 1988; Israel Association Bar 1991

  • B.A. (cum laude), Yeshiva University, 1984; JD (magna cum laude), Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University, 1987