Overview

Overview of S. Horowitz & Co. Corporate Law Practice in Israel

S.Horowitz & Co. is considered one of Israel’s leading law firms in the corporate field, and possesses a superb international reputation. Our firm has nearly 100 years of extensive experience providing legal services to clients across a broad spectrum of industries.

From multi-jurisdictional joint ventures to cross-border mergers and acquisitions, from IPOs to tender offers, from private equity to leveraged buy-outs and from corporate governance to international finance, our firm’s top-tier reputation for providing the full range of corporate law services places us on a level with leading Wall Street and City of London law firms. Our clients benefit from the international professional background of many of our partners, native English speakers qualified in multiple jurisdictions, who trained and gained practical work experience in leading corporate departments in prominent New York and City of London law firms. This superb international expertise complements the strength of our overall team, and has led to our involvement in the most sophisticated transactions for the most sophisticated clients.

Our Corporate Law Team

Our corporate law team advises on the largest and highest profile domestic and cross border transactions, as well as ongoing corporate matters. The team’s clients range from multinationals and financial institutions to emerging companies in a broad range of industries, including: technology and innovation, energy and infrastructure, life sciences, insurance, healthcare, banking and finance, , telecommunications, media, financial technology, information security and gaming.

Our Corporate Law Practice

Our Corporate Law Practice has a practical approach, providing sound and constructive advice to clients doing business in Israel in order to help them navigate their way through the Israeli corporate and regulatory environment. Our partner-led approach enables our team to be exceptionally client-focused and efficient. We have established successful long-term relationships with our clients and have achieved this by understanding their commercial aims and the business arenas in which they operate.

Recognition

  • The European Legal 500 2021 has ranked S. Horowitz & Co. in the first tier of Corporate, Commercial & M&A, and describes the firm as: “S. Horowitz & Co. often advises international companies looking to access the Israeli market through M&A deals. The firm is also well known for advising Israeli companies engaged in major transactions, acting for PE funds on acquisitions in Israel and advising insurance companies on corporate transactions.”
  • Chambers Global 2021 has ranked S. Horowitz & Co. and describes its team as: “Experienced handling complex mandates including reverse triangular mergers and contested takeovers. Has broad sector-based knowledge including telecoms, healthcare and technology. Notably active assisting clients in the banking and finance industry with the disposition of assets.”. In addition, the directory quotes the firm’s clients: “every task, even the most residual one, is performed with the highest attention to detail” ; “The lawyers we work with over there are not only efficient, they have good business acumen.”
  • IFLR1000 2020 has ranked S. Horowitz & Co. in the field of M&A.
  • Who’s Who Legal (WWL) 2020 has ranked S. Horowitz & Co. as a leader in the M&A practice area. In explaining its selection and ranking process, the guide notes that the lawyers who have been ranked possess expertise in managing a broad spectrum of transactions and are at the forefront in the field of M&A.
  • The European Legal 500 2020 has ranked S. Horowitz & Co. in the field of Corporate, Commercial & M&A, and describes the firm as: “S. Horowitz & Co. is hailed for its ‘stunning ability to get the deal done’. The firm houses a broad corporate and M&A practice, which draws on its wider full-service offering to provide complementary sector expertise in financial services, life sciences and communications. It is also well known for its experience in cross-border transactions, particularly involving the US and UK.”
  • Chambers Global 2020 has ranked S. Horowitz & Co: “They are committed to making a successful deal – a really brilliant and dedicated team”; “every task is performed with the highest attention to detail.”
  • Chambers Global 2019 has ranked S. Horowitz & Co.: “sources endorse the firm for its technical ability and efficiency: “The M&A team is really focused on the client’s expectations. Of course they are experts but also pragmatic and know what to do to have a deal done within a very short period of time.” Commentators appreciate the group for its “hard work and clear practical advice.”
  • Who’s Who Legal (WWL) 2019 recognized S. Horowitz & Co. as a leading firm in the M&A and Corporate Governance practice areas. Aharon (Anthony) Bloch, Clifford Davis, Amit Steinman and Michelle Liberman, partners of the firm, ranked as leaders in this field.
  • The European Legal 500 2018 has ranked S. Horowitz & Co. and testifies: “S. Horowitz & Co. provides a ‘highly professional’ service“, “Handles M&A in highly regulated industries such as energy and infrastructure, online gaming and life sciences.”
  • Chambers Global 2018 has ranked S. Horowitz & Co.: “Great understanding of our business situation and highly valuable in terms of general business counsel and negotiation strategy.”; “high responsiveness, every task, even the most residual one, is performed with the highest attention to detail and in a structured and orderly manner.”