June Edition 2023

27 For example, Chapman served as counsel to indenture trustee, Reznik Paz Nevo Trusts Ltd., in a USD 500 million international senior unsecured note financing issued by Bank Leumi—the first offering of international senior unsecured notes by an Israeli bank. The team also advised Israel-based Mishmeret Trust Company, Ltd. on bonds issued by GFI Real Estate Ltd., as well as the restructuring of bonds issued by All Year Holdings Ltd. Active in the real estate space, the team has advised Israeli parties on construction loans in 2022, among other things. Visit: Israel Page Headquartered in New York, international firm Cleary Gottlieb (“Cleary”) is acknowledged for its solid track record in M&A, Capital Markets and Litigation over the past, year, notably advising International Flavors & Fragrances’ USD 1.3 billion sale of its Microbial Control business unit to Lanxess AG, while in litigation, the team represented Frutarom Industries Ltd. (Frutarom) in successfully obtaining the affirmance of the dismissal of a putative securities fraud class action before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The firm’s Israel Group comprises the prominent capital markets lawyers, such as Adam Fleisher, who has represented numerous Israeli clients in the industrial, defense and tech sectors, as well as David Gottlieb, who acts for a roster that has included Bank Hapoalim, Bank Leumi and Israel Chemicals. Israeli clients also benefit from Daniel Ilan, whose IP focus saw him advise on those elements of the minority investment by CapitalG in a USD 400 million Series E fundraising for Fireblocks Ltd., an Israeli private company operating in the blockchain field. A hugely active participant in the Israeli market for many years, Clifford Chance successfully harnesses its global reach to help Israeli clients reach international markets, and international clients access Israel. David Metzger, Michael Sabin, and Sam Clinton-Davis are big-hitters in an Israel group, which has performed well in capital markets in the Israel Desks rankings, and works across many practice areas to offer clients immediate access to one of the widest international professional networks around. Co-head of Clifford Chance's US Funds & Investment Management Group, Hebrew-speaking Michael Sabin has an active Israel practice, advising IsraelClifford Chance Cleary Gottlieb