"The team's cross-border experience both in acquisitions and in public company work stands out, with extreme focus on client service." 
Chambers Global 2022: Commercial Corporate and M&A

As one of the most active M&A practices in Israel, Naschitz Brandes Amir maintains its powerhouse status by meeting clients’ goals in every aspect of our service and on everything from routine M&A engagements to the most complex and often landmark transactions.

 

Our lawyers represent all categories of participants in transactions, including buyers, sellers, major stockholders, lenders, financial advisors, special board committees, venture capitalists, individual investors, private equity funds, and others. We serve as trusted advisors in many public and private M&A deals, including domestic and cross-border transactions, bolt-on acquisitions, other strategic mergers, SPACs, business and asset acquisitions, growth equity investments, joint ventures and spin-offs, and other business combinations.

 

Naschitz Brandes Amir’s M&A practice is supplemented by the firm’s diverse team of experts in the fields of corporate governance, securities, antitrust, IP, privacy, tax, employment, and real estate among others. This cross-disciplinary approach, along with the breadth of our legal and business expertise enables us to support our clients’ strategic success at every stage of their corporate life cycle.

 

With several decades of transactional experience and countless M&A deals with an aggregate value of billions of US dollars per year, Naschitz Brandes Amir remains the driving force in the Israeli M&A market.

  • LSE- and TASE-listed Frutarom in its $7.1 billion acquisition by NYSE-listed IFF (the second largest M&A deal ever undertaken in Israel).
  • The shareholders of Waze in its $1.15 billion acquisition by Google.
  • SanDisk (acquired by Western Digital) in its $1.6 billion acquisition of M-Systems.
  • Adjust in its ~ $1 billion acquisition by NASDAQ-listed AppLovin Corp.
  • NASDAQ-listed EZchip in its $811 million public merger with NASDAQ-listed Mellanox and in its $130 million acquisition of US-based Tilera Corporation.
  • TASE- listed Infinya Ltd. in its NIS 2.5 billion acquisition by Veridis Ltd.
  • FIMI and certain other shareholders in the $635 million sale of a controlling stake in NYSE-listed Ormat to Japanese-based Orix Corporation.
  • NSO Group’s management in the $800 million buyout from Francisco Partners.
  • FSE-listed Fyber, a leading digital media company, in its $600 million sale to Digital Turbine a NASDAQ – listed media platform.
  • NASDAQ- and TASE-listed Gilat Satellite Networks in its $580 million (aborted) acquisition by NASDAQ-listed Comtech.
  • The controlling shareholders of MediaMind in its $520 million acquisition by DG Fast Channel.
  • Israel’s Government Companies Authority in the strategic $500 million privatization of Israel Military Industries, and its sale to NASDAQ-listed Elbit Systems.
  • The shareholders of XtremeIO in its $430 million acquisition by EMC.
  • FIMI and Paine & Partners in their $420 million sale of Rivulis Irrigation to Singapore-based Temasek;
  • LSE-listed Taptica in its £300 million (~$413 million ) public merger with US-based RhythmOne, and in its acquisitions of NYSE Tremor Video, Japan-based Adinnovation, and AreaOne.
  • IntSights Cyber Intelligence in its $350 million sale to NASDAQ –listed Rapid7.
  • PrimeSense in its $350 million acquisition by Apple.
  • TASE-listed Ham-Let in its $350 million acquisition by NASDAQ-listed Ultra Clean Holdings.
  • Provigent in its $335 million acquisition by Broadcom.
  • Elco Hldings in its NIS 1 billion (~ $313 million) acquisition of Supergas, one of Israel’s leading alternative energy and gas distribution companies.
  • Wintegra in its $300 million acquisition by PMC Sierra.
  • NASDAQ-listed Check Point in its acquisitions of several technological startups, including Dome 9 Security, Odo Security, Protego Labs, Cymplify, ForceNock Security, Lacoon Security, Hyperwise Security, Spectral Cyber Technologies, and its $280 million acquisition of Avanan.
  • LEG Grundstücksverwaltung GmbH in entering into an agreement with several shareholders of TASE-listed real estate company Brack Capital Properties N.V. for the purchase of approximately 24% of Brack's share capital for Euro 253 million.
  • TASE-listed Aeronautics in its NIS 850 (~$265 million) million merger with Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.
  • NASDAQ- listed Tremor International in its acquisition of Amobee from Singapore-based Singtel
  • dbMotion in its $235 million acquisition by Allscripts.
  • Driivz in its $213 million acquisition by Vontier.
  • Plazit-Polygal in its $210 million sale to Plaskolite.
  • TASE and NASDAQ–listed biopharmaceutical company Kamada in the acquisition of a portfolio of four FDA-Approved plasma-derived hyperimmune commercial products from Saol Therapeutics for up to $160 million.
  • Oxygen & Argon Works in its NIS 575 million ($180 million) sale to Air Products & Chemicals.
  • The Midea Group in its $170 million acquisition of Servotronix Motion Control.
  • Corephotonics in its $155 million sale to Samsung.
  • NASDAQ-listed BlackBerry in its $100 million acquisition of WatchDox.
  • NASDAQ-listed Connexa Sport Technologies (Slinger Bag) in its $82 million acquisition of PlaySight Interactive.
  • Hungarian 4iG in its acquisition of Spacecom.
  • Bet Shemesh Engines in its $60 million acquisition of Carmel Forge from Pratt & Whitney.
  • CyberMDX in its acquisition by Forescout.
  • Magal Security in the sale of its Integration Solutions Division, to Aeronautics.
  • NASDAQ-listed Caesarstone in its acquisition of Omicron, a US-based wholesale importer of natural stone.
  • NASDAQ-listed Wix in its acquisition of DeviantArt, inkFrog, Gefen Team, and LoyalBlocks;
  • TASE- listed Electra Ltd. in its acquisition of Electra-Afikim and Electra-Afikim in its acquisition of Egged-Taavura;
  • Electra F.M., a subsidiary of TASE-listed Electra Ltd. in its acquisition of Target Market Ltd.
  • TASE-listed EMET Computing in its acquisition of Unitask.
  • Simplivia Healthcare in its acquisition of Novamed, a leading Israeli developer and manufacturer of diagnostic tools.
  • LSE and NASDAQ- listed Tremor International in its acquisition of the Unruly business from News Corp, the multinational mass media corporation.
  • RDT Equipment & Systems in its acquisition by Matrix, a TASE-listed provider of global technology solutions.
  • CB4 in its sale to The Gap.
  • Red Dot Capital and Temasek in the sale of Armis Security to Insight Partners for $1.1 billion.
  • Red Dot Capital, Pitango and Greylock in the $315 million acquisition of Celeno by Renesas.
  • Clearwave and Odoro Systems in their sale to Great Hill Partners.
  • FIMI in its NIS800 million ($249 million) acquisition of 80% of the shares of Amal Holdings.
  • FIMI in its NIS 700 million ($214 million) acquisition of RAFA Laboratories, a leading Israeli pharmaceutical company.
  • Hola Networks in the spin-off and its $200 million acquisition by EMK Capital, the UK private equity fund.
  • Viola and other shareholders of Israeli food-delivery app, Tapingo, in its $ 150 million acquisition by Grubhub.
  • FIMI in its NIS 450 million ($140 million) acquisition of a 62.5% stake in TASE-listed EMET Computing;
  • K1 Investment Management in its $110 million acquisition of Clarizen, a leading developer of project management solutions.
  • FIMI in its NIS 285 million ($88 million) acquisition of Ashot Ashkelon from Elbit Systems.
  • FIMI in the $92 million sale of its controlling stake in NASDAQ and TASE-listed Gilat Satellite Networks to Phoenix Insurance Company.
  • FIMI in its acquisition of 50% of the share capital of Elyakim Ben-Ari, a leading infrastructure company;
  • FIMI in its acquisition of a 100% stake in the US-based AiTech Rugged Group.
  • Frontier Growth and Clearwave in their acquisition of Odoro.
  • Viola in its financing of the acquisition of shares of Telit Communications PLC by its CEO.
  • FIMI in the acquisition of controlling stakes in companies such as Kamada, Amiad Water Systems, Rimoni Industries, PCB Technologies Ltd, Hadera Paper Industries, Polyram, Y. Stern Engineering, Bird Aerosystems, ISI Group, G4S Israel, Galam, Unitronics, Bet Shemesh Engines, Rekah Pharmaceutical Industries, Delek San, Elyakim Ben-Ari, etc.
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    • 04 June 2023

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises Bablic on Acquisition by Unbabel
    • 27 April 2023

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Partners Author Israel Chapter for Chambers Global Practice Guide: Corporate M&A 2023
    • 12 March 2023

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises Gilat Satellite Networks on Signing Definitive Agreement to Acquire DataPath, Inc.
    • 06 February 2023

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises Infinya on NIS 2,37 Billion Acquisition by Veridis Environment and Israel Infrastructure Fund
    • 30 January 2023

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Elects New Partners
    • 23 January 2023

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Completes Merger With Shenhav, Konforti, Rotem & Co
    • 28 October 2022

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises Shareholders on $315 Million Acquisition of Celeno Communications
    • 12 October 2022

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Partners Co-author Lexology Getting the Deal Through Private M&A Israel 2022
    • 14 September 2022

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises M.A Aporia on Acquisition by CentralNic PLC Group
    • 25 July 2022

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises Tremor and Unruly on $239 Million Acquisition of Amobee
    • 27 April 2022

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Lawyers Co-author Israel Chapter for 2022 Corporate M&A by Chambers and Partners
    • 14 April 2022

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Recognized in The Legal 500 EMEA 2022
    • 22 February 2022

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Practices and Attorneys Recognized in Chambers Global 2022
    • 02 February 2022

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises Check Point Software Technologies on Acquisition of Spectral
    • 01 February 2022

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises CyberMDX on Acquisition by Forescout Technologies
    • 06 January 2022

      Senior Partner and Head of MA Sharon Amir Recognized as 2021 Thought Leader in M&A
    • 22 November 2021

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises Kamada on Acquisition of a Portfolio of Four FDA-Approved Commercial Products
    • 19 October 2021

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises Tremor Video and Unruly on Acquisition of Spearad
    • 12 October 2021

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises 4IG Nyrt and Hungaro Digitel Kft on Acquisition of Spacecom Control
    • 12 October 2021

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises Slinger on $82 Million Acquisition of Playsight
    • 04 October 2021

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises CB4 on the Acquisition by Gap
    • 30 August 2021

      Naschitz Brandes Amir Advises Check Point Software Technologies on Acquisition of Avanan