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June 26, 2023

Hosting a Delegation of Entrepreneurs from Mexico

We hosted a delegation of entrepreneurs from Mexico, who arrived in Israel to learn about investment opportunities in the Israeli high-tech market. As part of the delegation’s visit, Ariella Dreyfuss lectured on the legal aspects of doing business in Israel.

May 17, 2023

Representing CryptoHub in USD 6 Million Fundraising Round

Itay Gura and Inbar Katzir advised Cryptohub, which offers crypto trading tools and innovations to improve the average crypto trader's experience, throughout the course of a USD 6 million investment round. The round was led by Tectona, the only public company that focuses its activities on the adoption of blockchain technologies.

May 16, 2023

Earn-Outs – Ariella Dreyfuss Op-Ed for CTECH

CTECH by Calcalist has published an op-ed by Ariella Dreyfuss, a partner in our International Corporate Department. Ariella explains that earn-outs are becoming an established tool for compromising on a company’s valuation.

February 14, 2023

Yuval Lazi Leads Table at OurCrowd Leaders Forum

Yuval Lazi was chosen to lead a taskforce table at the annual OurCrowd Global Investment Summit, dealing with “MA Challenges in Light of Political and Economic Turmoil.”

January 10, 2023

Lecture: Investment Agreements

As part of our firm's collaboration with the Jewish-Arab accelerator jumpTAU at Tel Aviv University, Adv. Yuval Lazi lectured to entrepreneurs in the accelerator. During the lecture, Yuval provided legal tools to entrepreneurs and discussed how to avoid mistakes before signing investment agreements.

December 4, 2022

Barnea: Representing Convent Capital in its Investment in BeeHero

Our firm represented Convent Capital, a private equity firm based in Amsterdam, in a USD 42 million funding round in BeeHero. The Israeli startup BeeHero is developing a platform for bee pollination and owns the largest database of bees and pollen in the world.   

September 19, 2022

Barnea: Representing Israeli Startup in Initial Funding Round of USD 17 million

Itay Gura, Ido Freund, and Inbar Katzir represented the startup Winn.AI in an initial funding round of USD 17 million. Winn.AI offers a real-time AI assistant that helps sales teams win more deals with less hassle through its innovative real-time tracking, capturing, and CRM updating features.

December 21, 2021

Barnea Representing Ness in Acquisition of DXC's Operations for USD 65 Million

Our firm is representing Ness Technologies, owned by Hilan, a TASE-traded software company, in a transaction to acquire 100% of the share capital of DXC Technology's IT services company in Israel (formerly EDS). The scope of the transaction is USD 65 million, and its completion is expected at the end of the first quarter of 2022. Advs. Micky Barnea, Yuval Lazi, Mayer Winkler, and Dana Ben-Yehuda represent Ness in the transaction.

December 12, 2021

Representing Natoon Group in Sale Worth Over NIS 90 Million

Sagi Gross, Daniel Kleinman, and Izabel Pashayev represented Natoon Group and its shareholders in a sale of control of 70% of the group's holdings to Afcon Holdings, a public company. Natoon Group is engaged in asset management and operation services and the maintenance of fire safety systems.

December 5, 2021

Representing Mashov in Sale Transaction

Our firm represented Mashov, the developer of a school management app, in its sale to the Israeli company Priority. About one million parents and school students use the app on a daily basis to communicate with pedagogical teams. Mashov is a profitable company that employs 25 people.

November 25, 2021

Representing Mouro Capital in Investment in Vesttoo

We represented Mouro Capital in its USD 8 million equity investment in the Israeli tech insurance startup Vesttoo, as part of its role as the lead investor in the company's USD 16 million Series B round. Ariella Dreyfuss represented Mouro Capital in the deal.

November 18, 2021

Representing NickNack in Sale to Papaya Global

Yuval Lazi, Itay Gura, Ido Freund, and Inbar Katzir represented the Israeli startup NickNack in its sale to Papaya Global Ltd., a private Israeli company that provides payroll and human resource management computing services to multinational corporations. NickNack is developing a platform that fosters team engagement and togetherness for organizations working remotely.

November 15, 2021

Interview on Workers' Rights in SPAC Issuances

Gett announced last week a USD 1.1 billion merger with an SPAC. This prompted unrest among former Gett employees who feared a dilution of their shares. We were interviewed by TheMarker about workers' rights during issuances and SPAC processes.

November 10, 2021

Representing Sephira in Sale of Shares to DL Software Group

Barnea represented the French and Israeli group of companies Sephira, a leader in software solutions for healthcare professionals, in the sale of its holdings to the DL Software Group, which was recently acquired by the American PE fund TA Associates. The transaction was led by Samuel Henry Samuel, and Avihay Asulin. Netta Bromberg provided representation in all labor law matters, and Harel Perlmutter and Nir Ziman advised on all tax issues.

October 7, 2021

Representing GAP Inc. in Acquisition of Israeli Startup

Our firm advised the fashion giant GAP 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. Advs. Netta Bromberg and Jacki Silbermann advised on the employment matters arising from the deal.

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 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.
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