Tag Archives: M&A

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

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 Tel Aviv and Shanghai Offices Sponsor the First Ever China-Israel Technology, Innovation and Investment Summit

Earlier this month, the first ever China-Israel Technology, Innovation and Investment Summit, jointly sponsored by the Greenberg Traurig Tel Aviv and Shanghai offices, took place in Beijing. The 3-day event was organized by the Israeli and Chinese governments, together with Infinity Group, an investment firm that has been involved in the China-Israel ecosystem for more … Continue Reading

Joey Shabot Named One of The 40/40 Promising Professionals of 2015

Joey T. Shabot, a shareholder in the Tel Aviv office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was named one of Israel’s 40 most prominent professionals under 40. The list was published by The Marker, one of Israel’s leading business journals that annually selects executives, academics, public servants, technology entrepreneurs, and attorneys whom it expects … Continue Reading

Attorney Spotlight: Ephraim Schmeidler on Growing Cross-Border Work for Israeli Businesses

Name: Ephraim Schmeidler Office:  Tel Aviv / New York Member of GT since: 2012 Describe your involvement with the Greenberg Traurig Israel Practice Group:  I received my legal training in Israel and practiced law in Israel for five years before moving to the United States 11 years ago. Throughout my legal career in the United … Continue Reading

A View from Israel: Expect More Activity From Buyout Funds and Distressed Players

It is commonplace to note the vigorous market for inbound investment and M&A transactions involving high-tech companies in Israel. Hardly a week goes by without a deal. Between 2002-2011, Israeli high-tech companies raised $15 billion from investors, and in the same period owners received more than $37 billion in proceeds from M&A and IPO exits. There were approximately 85 acquisitions in 2011 alone. These trends have continued into 2012.… Continue Reading
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