Legally Israel 100

27 Hochbaum, Kaplan and Yasin Keshvargar advised GT Gettaxi on its USD 1 billion business combination with Rosecliff Acquisition Corp. Hochbaum also led Payoneer on the USD 3.3 billion combination with FTAC Olympus Acquisition Corp., a SPAC, as well as Taboola on its USD 800 million acquisition of Connexity, together with Kaplan and Darren Schweiger. In Capital Markets, the team advised ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. on its USD 217.5 million IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, with Kaplan and Pedro Bermeo advising. Visit: IsraelDesks 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 Slinger on its acquisition of Tel Aviv based PlaySight Interactive Ltd, an AI sports technology company in a merger valued at approximately USD 100 million. Visit: IsraelDesks 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 comprises lawyers who advise global clients on M&A and other transactions in Israel, and this year takes first place in M&A (volume), real estate, tax and IP, handling general privacy and data protection matters worldwide. Jeremy Lustman leads the Israel group that takes the quadruple crown and flies high in banking and high-tech. During 2021, DLA represented Are Robotics Ltd. in its USD 722 million business combination with SPAC company, Industrial Tech Acquisitions, Inc., New York partner Jon Venick, working alongside Lustman. London partner Paul Jayson led the acquisition for Israel’s Azrieli Group in its acquisition of Norway based company, Green Mountain Data Center while San Diego partner, Matt Schwartz is another star on the Israeli landscape in the past 12 months, advising Silicon Valley Bank on a string of investments in Israeli highDLA Piper Dechert