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David (Dudi) Cohen
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David (Dudi) Cohen

David (Dudi) heads the firm’s Finance and Public Corporations Department.

Dudi is one of the most prominent lawyers in Israel representing local and international clients in the capital markets field.


In this context, Dudi has conducted a wide range of significant private and public funding rounds. In addition, Dudi has gained expertise in leading complex merger and acquisition transactions amounting to billions of shekels.


Dudi regularly represents some of the largest and most influential public companies in the Israeli economy, while providing a comprehensive service package tailored to their commercial and business conduct, including conducting negotiations, drafting agreements, formulating legal opinions, offering representation before the authorities, creating and implementing strategy, and providing ongoing corporate support.


In addition, Dudi represents institutional entities and funds in financing transactions and counsels private and public entities on obtaining loans and financing for projects, in Israel and abroad.


Dudi frequently lectures on aspects of commercial law and the capital markets at various academic institutions and professional forums.


Prominent legal directory The Legal 500 ranks Dudi as a Recommended Lawyer in Banking and Finance.


Tel Aviv University in collaboration with University of California, Berkeley, LL.M., cum laude, 2005

Tel Aviv University, LL.B., 1992


Israel Bar Association, 1993

Insights & News - David (Dudi) Cohen:

January 9, 2024

Mediterranean Towers and Clal Insurance & Finance Establish Joint Venture

Mediterranean Towers and Clal Insurance & Finance have signed an agreement to invest ILS 500 million for the establishment of a joint venture to locate and develop senior housing enterprises. The ILS 500 million will serve as the JV's equity capital, for up to ILS 3.3 billion in financing. Mediterranean Towers, a leader in senior housing complexes in Israel, will invest ILS 200 million in the joint venture and will own 51% of the rights and capital of the JV. Advs. David (Dudi) Cohen and Omri Oren represented Mediterranean Towers in the deal.

February 21, 2023

Advantage to Israeli Banks When Self-Exercising a Deposited Pledge

Collateral in the form of a deposited pledge is an easy and inexpensive way to secure credit. However, Israeli law does not allow foreign banks to benefit from an efficient and effective mechanism enabling debt recovery by way of the self-exercise of collateral. There is no real justification for this and it harms competition in the credit market.

January 16, 2023

Dudi Cohen Participates in Annual Dun’s 100 Forum of Capital Market and Finance Executives

As part of the annual Dun’s 100 forum, senior executives from the finance industry discussed such burning issues as the non-bank credit sector, the slowdown in high-tech and real estate activity, and more. Dudi Cohen, the head of our firm’s Finance and Public Corporations Department, noted that "even though in the near future we are likely to see a wave of companies realizing there is no place for them in the stock market and that they will be sold as skeletons or deleted from the trading rolls, we still need to remember that there are entities that have an interest in raising capital through the stock market."

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