Head of Corporate and Securities Department

Tel Aviv

00972 3 692 2091

Market leader

Hebrew
English


Bar admissions:

Israel

Jurisdictions:

Israel

Practice areas:

Capital markets
M&A
Private equity

Industry sectors:

Investment management
Technology and telecommunications


Ehud heads the Corporate and Securities Department and has led the most significant M&A transactions, Capital Market IPOs, and corporate restructurings in the Israeli market, for more than 25 years.

As one of the most creative minds in the Israeli corporate legal market, Ehud is renowned for his ability to lead complex transactions. Ehud is recognised among all publications as a leader in his fields and has close relations with Israeli financial regulators. Ehud's clients include leading international and Israeli investors and corporations. Ehud has considerable knowledge and experience in Corporate and Securities litigation, applied in practice when engaging in intricate transactions litigation. In addition, Ehud also has expertise in privatisation processes, and over the years has been part of significant privatisations and structural changes of governmental companies.

  • Advised Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., in the approximately USD 7 billion reverse triangular merger for the sale of 100% of its equity stake to NVIDIA. In addition, Ehud advised Mellanox with respect to corporate governance matters related to its proxy fight with Starboard Value LP.
  • Advised Mr. David Wertheim, one of Israel’s leading industrialists and business leaders, who indirectly holds several companies including Coca-Cola Israel and Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank, the fourth largest bank in Israel, in the NIS 1.125 billion series of transactions for the sale of 9.8%, and later an additional 4.3%, of his controlling interest in Alony Hetz Properties & Investments Ltd. one of the major real estate investment companies in Israel traded on TASE. The sale of Wertheim’s controlling interest in Alony Hetz enabled the receipt of a permit to control Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank, taking into consideration Wertheim’s unique circumstances under the Israeli Anti-Concentration Law, which bars the simultaneous control in a major financial entity (i.e. Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank) and a major “real” (non-financial) entity, such as Alony Hetz.
  • Acts as receiver for the approximately 30.4% controlling stake in Partner Communications Company Ltd., a leading Israeli telecommunications services provider traded on Nasdaq and TASE. The District Court of Tel Aviv appointed him as a receiver following the filing of a motion requesting such appointment by the multinational Hutchison conglomerate.
  • Advised Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries, one of the world’s leading alternative investment funds, in multiple transactions for the purchase of approximately 32% of the equity stake in A.D.O. Group Ltd., an Israeli public company engaged in in the business of real estate in Germany. In addition, he advised Apollo as the largest shareholder of A.D.O. with respect to a going private transaction of A.D.O., in which Adler Real Estate AG purchased 100% of the shares in A.D.O. for total consideration of approximately EUR 708 million. 
  • Advised French international Solabia Group, backed by TA Partners, LLC, in the acquisition of 80% of the equity stake in the Israeli Algae start-up, Algatechnologies Ltd.

  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Industrials
  • Investment management

  • The Israeli Bar Association, 1986

  • The Israeli Bar Association

  • LLB, Tel Aviv University, 1985 (Honors)