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Delivering high-quality work on our clients’ prestigious and complex mandates has seen Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner earn a reputation as a ‘go-to’ international law firm for more than 100 Israeli/Israel-related corporates, financial institutions, family offices and their advisers across a wide range of sectors (including aviation, banking/financial services, energy, food & beverages, hotels, infrastructure, real estate, shipping, technology and water).

The work undertaken includes M&A and corporate finance, capital markets and securities, commercial, banking/finance, litigation and arbitration, IP, employment and real estate.

We have a representative office in Tel Aviv which works closely with the firm’s Israel Desk to support business development, enhance client relationships and provide a touchpoint for the Israeli market.  The representative office provides us with the on-the-ground support needed to further consolidate BCLP’s position as the “go-to” international law firm for Israel-related legal advice.

Chambers Global ranks BCLP ‘Band 1’ in Israel for Corporate/M&A (expertise based abroad) and describes the practice as a “prominent team with a long-standing reputation for advising Israeli clients operating in the UK.”  Recent client comments include: “a strong team of professionals with vast experience and knowledge," and “I very much enjoy working with them due to their work ethic, availability, support, advice and skills."

Neither Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner nor any of the lawyers in our Israel Business Group is authorised to practice Israeli law. For further information, please see our legal notices.

Latest examples of work

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      LabTech Investments

      Advised on its recommended cash offer for Market Tech Holdings. LabTech Investments, which currently holds approximately 71% of Market Tech Holdings, is controlled by a trust of which Teddy Sagi is the ultimate beneficiary.

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      Bank Hapoalim

      Advising Bank Hapoalim on the global medium-term note (GMTN) programme of its subsidiary Hapoalim International.

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      Aurec

      Advised Aurec, leading a consortium of Israeli institutional investors, on the €236m acquisition of Eschborn Plaza in the Frankfurt area from two closed-ended funds managed by Commerz Real.

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      El Al Airlines

      Advised on various leasing and pre-delivery financing arrangements for El Al in connection with the introduction of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft into its fleet.

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      Playtech

      Advised on the acquisition of Consolidated Financial Holdings, a technology company with products including a leading Straight Through Processing brokerage which provides retail brokers with multi-asset execution, prime brokerage services, liquidity and complementary risk management tools.

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      Gett

      Advised the global on-demand mobility company on its US$100m financing from Sberbank, the largest lender in Russia. Gett will use the Sberbank funding to rapidly expand its services.

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      MirLand Development Corporation

      Advised on the restructuring of its US$250m bond portfolio. In connection with the transaction, MirLand’s admission to trading on AIM was cancelled and the enlarged share capital was admitted to trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

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      Plus500

      Advised the Israeli-headquartered company on various equity capital markets matters, including announcements and the convening of shareholder meetings.

Quotes

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    “Highly respected for its well-established Israel offering.”

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    “From a UK-Israel perspective BLP is a main player, there is no doubt about that.”

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    “BLP has a well-established business group focussed on Israel, with broad experience in many fields.”

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Tel Aviv Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Representative Office 22nd Floor Psagot Tower 3 Rothschild Boulevard Tel Aviv Israel
By telephone: +972 (0)3 968 0800
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