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October 14, 2021

Representing ISI in a Petition Against the Israeli Ministry of Health

We represented Israel Scientific Instruments Ltd. (ISI) in a petition filed with the Jerusalem District Court against the Ministry of Health and others, claiming that the tender for the purchase of coronavirus tests managed by the Ministry of Health was conducted unequally while giving an unfair advantage to ISI's competitors. Eran Winner, Ido Vakshi and Gaya Tsarfati, represented ISI in the petition. They petitioned the court with an order to cancel the tender and publish a new one.

October 7, 2021

Representing Gap Inc. in Acquisition of Israeli Startup

Our firm advised the fashion giant Gap Inc.  in its first significant acquisition of an Israeli technology startup. As part of the acquisition, CB4’s team will join Gap as full-time employees. Advs. Simon Jaffa and Ariella Dreyfuss represented the US clothing and accessories retailer.

October 10, 2021

Representing Reef Technology in Acquisition of Israeli Startup Bond

We advised Reef Technology, one of the largest operators of mobility, logistics hubs, and neighborhood kitchens in the United States, on its acquisition of the Israeli logistics startup Bond, which was initially founded as Shookit, a direct-to-consumer grocery startup that delivered fresh produce to clients in the city within hours. The deal was led by Advs. Michael Barnea, Ariella Dreyfuss, and Tal Freilich. Netta Bromberg advised on the employment side. Harel Perlmutter and Hanna Daher of the Tax Department advised on the tax side. Anat Even-Chen advised on data privacy and security and other regulatory matters.

October 4, 2021

Representing Azrieli Group in NIS 1.31 Billion Acquisition of Mall Hayam

Our firm represented Azrieli Group, the largest income-producing real estate company in Israel, in the acquisition of Mall Hayam for NIS 1.31 billion. Firm partners Terry Almozlino Arnon, Ilan Blumenfeld, and Alon Wolner represented Azrieli in the transaction.

September 29, 2021

Representing Niio in Strategic Partnership and Financing Agreement with Samsung

Our office has served as legal counsel for Niio, a unique digital art platform, since its establishment. The startup recently completed a USD 15 million fundraising round. Firm partners Simon Jaffa and Ariella Dreyfuss also represented Niio in a strategic partnership and financing agreement with Samsung Display, which will exhibit on hundreds of its frames the digital artwork Niio offers.

September 23, 2021

Representing RSBG in USD 140 Million Sale of Cybersecurity Company’s Shares to LG

Barnea represented RSBG Ventures GmbH in the USD 140 million sale of its shares in the Israeli cybersecurity company Cybellum Technologies Ltd., as part an acquisition of a majority stake (65%) in the company by LG Electronics Inc. Firm partners Simon Jaffa and Ariella Dreyfuss led RSBG’s role in the transaction.

July 21, 2021

Representing Azrieli Group in NIS 2.8 Billion Acquisition of Norwegian Data Center Company

Our firm represented Azrieli Group, the largest income-producing real estate company in Israel, in a share purchase transaction of the Norwegian company 'Green Mountain' for NIS 2.8 billion. The Norwegian company operates three server farms in Norway and holds contracts with a total volume of 24 megawatts.

July 20, 2021

Representing Azrieli Group in Franchise Agreement with AllSaints

Our firm represented Azrieli Group in the acquisition of the franchise for leading British fashion brand AllSaints. Firm partner Ariella Dreyfuss represented the client in the franchise agreement. The first store will be launched in August 2021.

July 5, 2021

Shapir Group Acquires Engineering Company Lipsker for NIS 32 Million

Micky Barnea, Ilan Blumenfeld, and Daniel Kleinman represented Lipsker, an Israeli company that specializes in performing geotechnical work, in its sale to Shapir Engineering and Industry, Israel's leading company in the construction, development, and infrastructure fields. Our legal services include antitrust aspects. The value of the transaction is approximately NIS 32 million.

July 1, 2021

Options to Buy Shares in a Company – Important Things to Know

Offering options to buy a company’s shares has become a legitimate benefit even for companies not in the high-tech field. As an expert in the field, firm partner Daniel Lorber was interviewed by Globes on what it means to receive options in a company.

June 24, 2021

Representing Danel Group in an Investment in a Medical Technology Company

Our firm’s Micky Barnea, Itay Gura, and Ido Freund represented Danel, a human resources, nursing, and medical services company, in its acquisition of 22% of Aviv Scientific, a leader in improving brain performance and treating the aging process. The transaction’s value is USD 22 million.

April 5, 2021

Investment Transaction in Crowdvocate

Israeli startup Crowdvocate Ltd., developer of a customer marketing and advocacy automation platform for B2B companies, raised USD 7 million from Wing Three L.P. Our firm's Itay Gura and Ido Freund represented the client in this transaction.

May 26, 2021

Basic concepts in the world of entrepreneurship

Tal Freilich lectured as part of a program for novice female entrepreneurs at the Tel Aviv University Entrepreneurship Center, which aims to provide a set of tools to female entrepreneurs at the beginning of their careers. Tal lectured on some of the most important basic concepts in the world of entrepreneurship.

May 23, 2021

Representing Migdal in Investment in Fintech Company Sunbit

The fintech company Sunbit, which has developed an AI-based technology that enables personalized payment options, raised USD 130 million in a series D financing round led by Group 11, Zeev Ventures, and Migdal Insurance.Our firm's Mickey Barnea and Ariella Dreyfuss represented Migdal in the transaction.

April 8, 2021

TipRanks Completes USD 77 Million Funding Round

Israel-based fintech company TipRanks announced today the completion of a USD 77 million funding round led by Prytek and Mor Investment House. Adv. Ariella Dreyfuss represented TipRanks in the round. TipRanks currently has 60 employees located mostly in Tel Aviv. With the new investment, the company plans to double its workforce and open offices in New York.

April 13, 2021

Barnea Represented Gnrgy in Sale to O.P.C. Energy

Firm partner Yuval Lazi and associate Mayer Winkler advised Gnrgy, a company operating in the field of electric vehicle charging, in its sale to public company O.P.C. Energy, part of the Idan Ofer Group. The transaction amount was NIS 67 million. Our legal services consisted of advising on all aspects of the transaction, including antitrust issues.

January 21, 2021

Dentsply Sirona Acquires Datum Dentel Ltd.

We represented Datum BioTech Ltd and its non-wholly owned subsidiary, Datum Dental Ltd, an Israeli company that develops medical devices for the mouth and jaw, in its sale to American company Dentsply Sirona. Advs. Micky Barnea and Ariella Dreyfuss advised the client throughout the deal.

December 13, 2020

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Negotiating Leaver and Vesting Provisions on Venture Capital Deals

As part of a comprehensive guide prepared by Humphreys Law Ltd on leaver and vesting provisions, Ariella Dreyfuss contributed her perspective on the Israeli market.

November 17, 2020

Representing Menora Mivtachim in USD 30 Million Investment in Jio

Jio, India's largest telecommunications company, recently completed a major investment round, raising money from leading multinational corporations like Google and Facebook. Israeli insurance company Menora Mivtachim also invested about USD 30 million as part of the round. Firm partner Roy Engel accompanied Menora Mivtachim in the investment.

November 11, 2020

Dr. Zvi Gabbay Lectures on Distribution and Marketing of Hedge Funds

Dr. Zvi Gabbay lectured today on the distribution and marketing of hedge funds as part of a virtual conference held in collaboration with the Israel Hedge Funds Association and the international law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman.
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