June Edition 2023

29 Davis Polk Davis Polk soars high in the M&A: Value table in this year’s Israel Desks rankings, especially active in some of the country’s milestone M&A transactions and public offerings in 2022. With a team of Hebrew speakers and graduates from Israeli law schools, the 37-strong group has shone in M&A and Capital Markets in the 12 months, with New York and Washington DC offices supporting the firm’s co-head of the Israel Practice, Michael Kaplan on the USD 1.13 billion Nasdaq listing of Israeli company, Nayax in September 2022. Kaplan and the team also advised Ormat Technologies on its USD 375 million convertible senior notes offering, and a USD 338 million follow-on public offering. In 2022, the team also advised NewMed Energy, a key partner in every major gas discovery made in the last 30 years in Israel’s offshore waters, on its USD 9.1 billion combination with Capricorn Energy plc, one of Europe’s leading independent upstream energy companies with headquarters in Scotland. Co-Heads of Davis Polk’s Israel Practice are Lee Hochbaum, whose clients have included Israeli companies, such as ECI Telecom, Taboola, Attunity, NICE Systems, ADAMA and Mediamind, and Benjamin S. Kaminetzky, who acts for Israeli banks in civil and regulatory matters. Visit: Israel Page This Philadelphia-born firm Dechert has been involved in Israel-related matters for more than 40 years and offers a 24-strong team led by Adam Levin, who also co-heads Dechert’s Corporate group in London. In an extensive roster of international corporates, private equity groups and high net worth individuals, he advises on corporate structuring, governance, private equity and transactional matters. Fellow London partner, Douglas L. Getter brings experience in U.S. and cross-border M&A transactions in a diverse practice, and has, over the last 12 months, advised a leading sports company in the acquisition of an Israeli AI sports tech company. Visit: Israel Page The global knowhow and resources of DLA ensure that it is regularly involved at the top end of the Israeli market. From the U.S. to Latin America, Europe to Asia, the firm’s Israel country group counts more than 100 lawyers and almost twice as many as Israeli clients. Dechert DLA Piper