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Yakov Vilenski

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Yakov Vilenski

Yakov is an associate in the Investment Funds Department.

Adv. Yakov Vilenski provides legal consulting services on establishing and operating investment funds. He is responsible for examining foreign and Israeli investment funds for institutional investors and supporting these investors in their funds’ investment processes.

In addition, Yakov advises various institutional investors as well as Israeli and foreign investment funds on financing and regulation matters.


Bar-Ilan University, LL.B. with honors, 2019


Member of the Israel Bar Association since 2020

Insights & News - Yakov Vilenski:

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.

June 19, 2023

Default Arrangements in Israeli Investment Funds – Unwritten Provisions in Partnership Agreements

Many investors and fund managers are unaware that a simple reading of the relevant partnership agreement is not sufficient to get the “full picture” of the legal conditions that apply to their specific limited partnership.

May 21, 2023

Barnea: Advising Migdal on a USD 100 Million Investment

Roy Engel, Yana Zilbershtein, and Yakov Vilenski advised Migdal on a USD 100 million investment in the real estate investment fund Exeter Industrial Value Fund EQT.


More than 90% of the investors in the fund are American and international institutional entities, and Migdal is the only Israeli investor.

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