June Edition 2023

25 BCLP’s noticeable rankings over the past year are in Real Estate – where the team acts for Israeli financial institution, Menora Mivtachim group, on its investment in London-based real estate investment and development firm, Brockton Everlast - as well as in high-tech and employment involving Israeli clients. London-based Jonathan Morris and Tel Aviv-based Paul Miller serve as CoChairs of the firm's Israel Desk, alongside Ken Henderson in the New York office. Among a number of flagship transactions, the firm acted for Tel Aviv based SPAC, Gesher I Acquisition Corp, in its headline acquisition of Freightos, a leading global freight booking and payment platform – with the merger listing Freightos publicly on Nasdaq. Partners Jonathan Nesher and Amy Wilson advised, from the Washington DC and Atlanta offices respectively. With particular experience in the technology, food and agribusiness, healthcare , real estate and other sectors, Morris, a partner in the firm’s M&A and Corporate Finance team, advised Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. on the September 2022 acquisition of Pearson Engineering Ltd. (PER). Built on the foundation of 160 years of legal service, one of New York’s oldest law firms, Carter Ledyard Milburn (“CLM”) has been representing Israel-based companies for over 20 years in corporate, securities, M&A, as well as litigation, intellectual property, employment, real estate and more. The Israel practice group earned high rankings in Capital Markets, among others, and includes key figures Steven Glusband, who also co-chairs the firm’s Corporate department and chairs the Securities practice group, and Israel-born Guy Ben-Ami, a leader of the firm’s Israeli Cross-Border practice and licensed to practice in both the U.S. and Israel. Both lawyers regularly act for Israeli parties in the M&A and capital markets space, recently advising on private placements and tender offers. The firm advised RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. in the all-stock merger between Leonardo DRS and RADA, advising on multiple securities matters. Visit: Israel Page Chapman builds on last year’s debut in the Israel Desks rankings with another stellar showing. Recognized for its role as a platform for Israeli financial institutions and investors making investments in the U.S., the compact Israel Practice is led by partner Michael Friedman, who advises Israeli financial institutions, investment funds, trustees and law firms seeking US-based counsel in finance and restructuring matters. Carter Ledyard & Milburn Chapman Cutler