Category Archives: Mergers & Acquisitions

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Greenberg Traurig Advises Israeli Institutional Investor Group on EUR 236 million Acquisition of Landmark Office Building Eschborn Plaza

Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv and Germany offices jointly advised a group of Israeli institutional investors who acquired the Eschborn Plaza office complex in a joint venture lead by Aurec Capital. The group was comprised of Migdal Insurance Group, Bank Leumi Pension Fund, and IDI Insurance Company as well as a leading Israeli provident and pension … Continue Reading

Chapter 11 German Style

Historically, German insolvencies have been perceived as extremely unattractive, particularly because they were dominated by court-appointed bankruptcy administrators, with limited to no influence for creditors. This has, however, significantly changed over the last years. In that respect, it was the clearly expressed intention of the German legislature to make insolvencies more attractive for all parties … Continue Reading

Invitation to Attend September Berlin Tech M&A Update

Software and Technology companies saw significant volume and valuation strength last year. But what impact will Brexit have on Tech M&A? What are the eight stages to get an optimal outcome in a M&A process? What are real deal disasters and how can you avoid them? Get an update on the latest trends, deal metrics … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Tel Aviv First Foreign Office to be Ranked by Israeli Legal Directories

Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office was recently ranked by BDICode, one of Israel’s leading legal directories . The office was included in tier 1 under the “International Commercial” practice area, and in tier 2 under the “Mergers & Acquisitions” practice area. Just several months ago, the Tel Aviv office was ranked by the other major legal directory … Continue Reading

A Guide to Understanding Anti-Assignment Clauses

Introduction With the increasing trend of globalization in the business world, Israeli companies and investors are commonly entering into agreements with U.S.-based entities. One of the most frequently found clauses in U.S. commercial agreements is an anti-assignment provision that prevents either or both of the parties from assigning the agreement to a third party prior … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Team Represents Longtime Client OPKO Health in $1.47 Billion Merger Agreement

Israel Practice Co-Chair Bob Grossman led a multi-office team of Greenberg Traurig attorneys who represented longtime client OPKO HEALTH, INC. (NYSE:OPK) in the negotiation of a definitive merger agreement with Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRLI). OPKO is also traded as one of the largest companies on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. The $1.47 billion transaction, announced … Continue Reading

Get Ready – Israeli M&A Deals Expected to Rise

According to a report by Nishlis Legal Marketing that was published in the American Lawyer’s Global M&A Guide 2015, the year 2014 was a lucrative year for Israeli M&A, with transactions totaling approximately $10.7 billion. This number is expected to rise as the number of Israeli technology and biomed companies, both attractive investments for foreign … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig to Host Webinar: ‘Doing M&A Deals in Israel’

Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office will be hosting a webinar “Doing M&A Deals in Israel” to be presented by Shareholder Joey T. Shabot. The discussion will review common transaction types and structures on cross-border U.S.-Israel deals; employment related matters, including a discussion of non-competes and non-solicits; the importance of obtaining a transaction specific tax ruling … Continue Reading
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