BANKING AND FINANCE
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M. Firon & Co. is one of the leading law firms in Israel in banking and finance. Over the years, the firm has led numerous substantial financing deals, handling their high sensitivity and complexity with expertise. The firm’s clients include the largest Israeli and international banks, financial institutions, and insurance companies, as well as the biggest Israeli corporations.
The legal team’s proficiency and experience in banking and finance give it a significant advantage in supporting the legal and business aspects of any transaction in these fields. These strengths are backed up by the team’s outstanding abilities in related sectors such as real estate, infrastructure, and projects, energy, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust, receiverships, liquidations, and insolvencies.
The department advises its clients in all the legal aspects of this sector, including complex public and private capital raising and financing deals, issuing convertible bonds to the public as new or recycled debt, and unique offerings by private bodies to investors registered to trade on the institutional systems of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, bonds issued with liens registered for the bondholders, and more.
The department specializes in supporting clients in complex bond deals, including the sale of loan portfolios to banks and other institutions or listing for trade on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. The department also supports its clients with banking transactions and in agreements with the banking system.
The department supports the structuring, negotiating, and closing of finance for infrastructure and energy projects, representing both developers and financing parties. In addition, it provides routine support to various financial organizations, including banks and institutional bodies in deals in real estate, infrastructure, projects, and energy. The firm also frequently handles the financing aspects of mergers and acquisitions and arrangements between creditors and debtors for both Israeli and foreign financial institutions.
Comprehensive and Full Service includes:
- Due diligence;
- Financing agreements;
- Guarantee agreements and tracking registration;
- Supporting the preliminary terms for entering a valid financing agreement;
- Representation before accompany bodies;
- Representation and support before the ratings agencies;
- Representation and support before the various regulators – Israel Capital Markets Authority, Israel Securities Authority and the Bank of Israel;
- Representation before advisory bodies and financial support;
- Representation of trustees and financing agreements.