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The Challenges of technological innovation in water in Israel

Israel is proud of its water industry. It is an Industry that is based on limited resources and growing needs of the domestic water market, the global thirst for water solutions in all areas and the global reputation of companies that deal with Israeli water technology. Israel is also known for its technological industries. The local industry was based upon proven capabilities for initiating, financing, growth and realization of the companies in all areas of technology and life sciences. 

Categories: Environmental Law | High Tech

Barnea & Co. represented Ivory Computers Ltd.

Barnea represented Ivory Computers Ltd., a private Israeli retailer leading company engaged in marketing and selling of computers, peripheral device to computers and entertaining electronics, and its founders in a transaction with Premium (PIH) Holdings Ltd., a public company traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, in which Premium purchased 51% of Ivory's shares, from the founders and from the company, for a total consideration of NIS 15.5 million.

Categories: Corporate | High Tech

Barnea & Co. represented Glasshouse Technologies Inc.

Barnea represented Glasshouse Technologies Inc. in its sale of all of the outstanding shares of its subsidiary Glasshouse Technologies Ltd. (an Israeli company) to Taldor Communications Ltd. for a purchase price of approximately US $6,750,000.

Categories: Corporate | High Tech

Barnea & Co. represented Mr. Zaki Rakib

Barnea represented Mr. Zaki Rakib in the sale of a controlling stake in Ma'ariv, one of Israel's top daily newspapers, to Discount Investments Ltd, a corporation belonging to the IDB group, for a total investment by Discount Investments of NIS 140 Million.

Categories: Corporate

2011 Annual M&A Convention

Micky Barnea speaks at the 2011 Annual M&A Convention, presenting "from handshake to closing - 50 ways not to lose a transaction".

Categories: Corporate

Barnea & Co. represented a leading European energy company

Barnea represented a leading European energy company regarding the establishment with Rotem Industries Ltd and Gefen Biomed Investments - two Israeli firms specialising in cutting-edge technology - in creating a joint venture to finance and support the growth of innovative start-ups in the field of renewable and alternative energy and energy-saving technologies.

Categories: Infrastructure

Barnea & Co. represented GES

Barnea represented GES – Global environmental solutions Ltd., in the acquisition of the remaining 49% of the issued share capital of its South American subsidiary from its local partner. GES is an international company engaged in the design, engineering, development, marketing and sale of water and wastewater treatment solutions and systems.

Categories: Corporate | Infrastructure

Barnea & Co. represented Funky Fish Ltd.

Barnea represented Funky Fish Ltd., an international franchise-based retail chain and a  top Fashion Accessories brand that offers gifts and accessories for girls and young women, in a USD 2 Million investment by a foreign investment group.

Categories: Corporate

Barnea & Co. advised GES Global Environmental Solutions Ltd.

Barnea advised GES Global Environmental Solutions Ltd. in connection with an international tender issued by the Republic of Rwanda for the supply and installation of two containerized water treatment units.

Categories: Environmental Law | Infrastructure

Barnea & Co. advised Deutsche Postbank

Barnea advised Deutsche Postbank in connection with the collaterals to be provided by an Israeli parent company in relation to the financing of a real estate investment by its foreign subsidiary in the amount of approx. £11.5 million.

Barnea and Co. represented Viola Private Equity

Barnea represented Viola Private Equity, a private equity fund, in a USD 7 Million investment in Zend Technologies Ltd.

Categories: Corporate

Barnea & Co. represented Polycad Industries (1989) Ltd.

Barnea represented Polycad Industries (1989) Ltd., a Kibbutz Shefayim company, in the purchase of the activity of a competing manufacturer in consideration for approximately USD 1.5 Million.
Polycad Industries (1989) Ltd. is a developer and manufacturer of plastic packaging for the food, cosmetics, toiletry and detergent chemical industries, using HDPE, PET, polypropylene and other special resins.

Categories: Corporate | Kibbutz Sector

Barnea & Co. represented Amiad Filtration Systems Ltd.

Barnea represented Amiad Filtration Systems Ltd., a public company traded on AIM, in the acquisition of the remaining 50 %. of the issued share capital of its Chinese subsidiary from its local partners in consideration for USD 3 million. Amiad  Filtration Systems Ltd. is a producer and global supplier of water filters and filtration systems for the industrial, municipal and irrigation markets.

Categories: Corporate | Kibbutz Sector

Barnea and Co. represented Sightic Vista Ltd

Barnea and Co. represented the image processing company, Sightic Vista Ltd., its founders and its major shareholder in an acquisition in which, the semiconductor giant, Broadcom Inc. (Nasdaq: BRCM), acquired the entire issued and outstanding share capital of Sightic Vista Ltd.

Categories: Corporate

Barnea & Co. represented GES

Barnea represented GES – Global environmental solutions Ltd., in the merger and acquisition of Nitron Chimtech Ltd., a leading sewage treatment facilities operator. GES is a leading international company engaged in the design, engineering, development, marketing and sale of water and waste water treatment solutions and systems.

Categories: Corporate | Infrastructure

Barnea & Co. merged with the firm of Kleinman

Barnea merged with the firm of Kleinman, Nadler The merger expands our firm's expertise in all fields of property law. Kleinman, Nadler & Co, headed by Joshua (Shuki) Kleinman and Ariel Nadler, is considered one of the leading boutique firms in real estate. Its clientele includes many property companies and contractors, as well as the Israel Land Authority (for which it acts on behalf of the Attorney General in connection with the evictions of the "Binuy-Pinuy" project in South Tel Aviv), the Mul Yam Group in Eilat and Dankner Investments Ltd (a member of the Delek Real Estate Group).

Barnea and Co. represented Dune Medical Devices Ltd.

Barnea and Co. represented Dune Medical Devices Ltd., in a USD7.7 million financing round. Dune Medical Devices develops and commercializes devices for real time tissue characterization, designed to facilitate complete, therapeutic excisions in surgical and interventional oncology procedures.

New M&A transaction: Barnea & Co. represented Amiad Water Systems Ltd.

Barnea represented Amiad Water Systems Ltd., a public company traded on AIM, in a USD 22 Million merger and acquisition of Arkal Filtration System. Both Amiad and Arkal are producers and global suppliers of water filters and filtration systems for the industrial, municipal and irrigation markets.

Categories: Corporate | Kibbutz Sector

Barnea & Co. represented Amiad Water Systems Ltd.

Barnea represented Amiad Filtration Systems Ltd., a public company traded on the AIM, in the acquisition of a majority stake in JSK Engineering Co., an India-based supplier and manufacturer of water filtration products, from its local owner. Amiad Water Systems Ltd is a world leading water filtrations company, traded on AIM, and was the first kibbutz owned company to ever list on a foreign (non-Israeli) stock exchange, a process that was introduced and led by Barnea & Co in late 2005.

Categories: Corporate

Barnea & Co. advised a well known French concern

Barnea advised a well known French concern on its acquisition of Areva T&D's transmission activities. Our client entered into a consortium agreement for a joint bid for the acquisition of Areva's T&D business. Barnea successfully notified and received approval for the complex acquisition from the Israeli Antitrust Authority.