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Capital Markets / IPOs and Public Offerings

The Capital Markets Department provides legal counsel and assistance to publicly-traded companies, as well as to companies seeking to offer various financial instruments including shares, rights, options, bonds, tradable securities and digital currencies, on stock exchanges in Israel and abroad.

Our firm has handled a large number of public offerings; managing the initial planning stages for the offering, selecting the optimal stock exchange for it, as well as providing all accompanying legal services. These services include preparation of prospectuses, drafting shelf prospectuses and shelf-offering memoranda, registration of the newly formed companies for trading, and the preparation of all other required documents required by law and regulation.

 

We work in full cooperation with the Israel Securities Authority and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and other relevant regulatory authorities, and collaborate with rating companies, stock issue consultants, underwriters, and other institutional entities.

 

Our firm has unique expertise and vast experience in providing ongoing legal counsel and assistance to Israeli companies being traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange as well as on stock exchanges worldwide, particularly including those in the UK, the U.S., and Australia. In addition, we advise foreign investors holding securities of Israeli public companies.

 

Our firm’s services in respect of trading securities on foreign stock exchanges includes coordinating ongoing reporting to the various stock exchanges, providing representation before the various securities authorities and financial institutions, performing dual registrations, and overseeing compliance with the current reporting obligations in both Israeli and foreign markets.

 

We also provide comprehensive legal counseling to clients wishing to recruit capital by offering digital currencies via an ICO. This includes providing legal assistance throughout the offering process, while also managing the risks and challenges inherent to this field.

 

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News and updates - Capital Markets / IPOs and Public Offerings:


June 14, 2021

IPO Wave Continues to Flourish – How Should Companies Prepare for an IPO?

 

The growing wave of IPOs on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange is pushing an overwhelming number of private companies to consider going public. 

Zvi Gabbay, head of the firm's Capital Markets Department and a former head of enforcement at the Israel Securities Authorities, was interviewed by the TheMarker for an article on the trend. Zvi explained how companies considering an IPO must behave vis-a-vis the public and the regulatory authorities in order to succeed.

June 3, 2021

Rules and Conditions for SPAC Issuances in Israel

Over the past year, raising capital through SPACs has become a hot trend on Wall Street. The Israel Securities Authority recently published the conditions and principles for SPACs to launch IPOs.

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, Ariella Dreyfuss, and Daniel Arbov represented Migdal in the transaction.

Capital Markets / IPOs and Public Offerings

The Capital Markets Department provides legal counsel and assistance to publicly-traded companies, as well as to companies seeking to offer various financial instruments including shares, rights, options, bonds, tradable securities and digital currencies, on stock exchanges in Israel and abroad.

Our firm has handled a large number of public offerings; managing the initial planning stages for the offering, selecting the optimal stock exchange for it, as well as providing all accompanying legal services. These services include preparation of prospectuses, drafting shelf prospectuses and shelf-offering memoranda, registration of the newly formed companies for trading, and the preparation of all other required documents required by law and regulation.

 

We work in full cooperation with the Israel Securities Authority and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and other relevant regulatory authorities, and collaborate with rating companies, stock issue consultants, underwriters, and other institutional entities.

 

Our firm has unique expertise and vast experience in providing ongoing legal counsel and assistance to Israeli companies being traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange as well as on stock exchanges worldwide, particularly including those in the UK, the U.S., and Australia. In addition, we advise foreign investors holding securities of Israeli public companies.

 

Our firm’s services in respect of trading securities on foreign stock exchanges includes coordinating ongoing reporting to the various stock exchanges, providing representation before the various securities authorities and financial institutions, performing dual registrations, and overseeing compliance with the current reporting obligations in both Israeli and foreign markets.

 

We also provide comprehensive legal counseling to clients wishing to recruit capital by offering digital currencies via an ICO. This includes providing legal assistance throughout the offering process, while also managing the risks and challenges inherent to this field.

 

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News and updates - Capital Markets:


June 14, 2021

IPO Wave Continues to Flourish – How Should Companies Prepare for an IPO?

 

The growing wave of IPOs on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange is pushing an overwhelming number of private companies to consider going public. 

Zvi Gabbay, head of the firm's Capital Markets Department and a former head of enforcement at the Israel Securities Authorities, was interviewed by the TheMarker for an article on the trend. Zvi explained how companies considering an IPO must behave vis-a-vis the public and the regulatory authorities in order to succeed.

June 3, 2021

Rules and Conditions for SPAC Issuances in Israel

Over the past year, raising capital through SPACs has become a hot trend on Wall Street. The Israel Securities Authority recently published the conditions and principles for SPACs to launch IPOs.

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, Ariella Dreyfuss, and Daniel Arbov represented Migdal in the transaction.

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