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Roy Engel
Adv. Roy Engel

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58 Harakevet St.
Tel Aviv

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Roy Engel

Roy has extensive international experience in providing legal advice to private investment funds at all stages of their operations, as well as to institutional investors investing in these funds.

Adv. Roy Engel counsels fund managers primarily regarding funds’ formation and as to the funds’ ongoing operations. He also advises on financing and regulation. In addition, Roy has extensive experience in all aspects of the investments and various transactions made by funds.


Roy serves as the lead legal advisor to one of the largest institutional investors in Israel and advises this investor as to its private equity and venture capital fund investments. In this capacity, Roy assisted this investor in building the largest portfolio of such funds in Israel.


Over the years, Roy developed a global network of service providers in this field, including in the Caribbean and in other jurisdictions, both offshore and onshore.


Roy gained his unique experience working for 10 years in New York. He was employed at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP (where he specialized in representing funds in mergers and acquisitions) and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (where he specialized in fund formation and investment management). In Israel, Roy was a partner at a large Tel Aviv law firm (where he set up the funds department). He was also a founding partner of a boutique law firm in the field.


Prominent legal directory The Legal 500 ranks Roy as a Recommended Lawyer in the Investment and Venture Capital Funds practice area.


New York University School of Law, LL.M. 1997

Hebrew University, LL.M. Corporate Law 1994

Hebrew University, LL.B. 1994


Member of the New York State Bar Association since 1996

Member of the Israel Bar Association since 1994

Insights & News - Roy Engel:

February 26, 2024

US Regulatory Authorities Look to Increase Hedge Funds' Transparency and Stability

The new rules will require managers of large hedge funds to disclose additional information about their activities and strategies and provide more detail about their investments, including the countries and industries in which they are invested, leverage exposures, and more. As expected, fund managers are objecting, arguing that the new requirements will lead to superfluous information overload.
February 1, 2024

Institutional Investors, Investment Funds, and ESG

The European regulations that apply to investment funds are expanding to cover ESG issues. Israeli institutional investors should familiarize themselves with the regulations and prepare for similar regulations in Israel.

July 9, 2023

Israeli Institutional Investors and Transfer Rights

Investment funds usually make transfers of units in a fund to third parties contingent upon the approval of the fund managers. This practice may make it difficult for Israeli institutional investors to prove ownership and absolute control over units, as required by the regulations.

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