Lipa Meir & Co. is one of Israel’s leading law firms in all fields of banking, financing and finance. The firm represents large lenders, including banks, insurance companies, investment houses and other financial institutions, as well as borrowers, in large and complex financial transactions.
Our firm has extensive experience in advising and representing clients on both sides of the table in the many aspects of complex credit transactions and intricate financing agreements, including consolidation of collateral for the transaction; finance-providers’ syndication agreements; debt restructuring; and project finance and support, including project finance for real estate projects and purchasing groups. A unique practice area at our firm is the provision of True Sale Opinions in respect of the sale of rights in discount transactions backed by credit insurance.
Our firm has in recent years handled some of the largest syndication transactions in the market. Examples include a transaction in the amount of NIS2.5 billion in which 11 financial entities (three banks and eight institutional bodies) provided a loan to a company of the Arison Group; provision of credit facilities of one billion New Israeli Shekels to the Municipality of Jerusalem; provision of credit facilities of NIS600 million for the financing of Electra Tower in Tel Aviv; provision of credit facilities of NIS600 million to the Lubinsky Group by a syndicate of lenders led by Bank Hapoalim and the Harel Group; and more.
Our firm also represents public and private companies operating in Israel and around the world that are in need of large-scale credit facilities, such as Netafim, the Lubinsky Group, Electra Real State, Amot Investments, the Sufrin Group, the Tidhar Group, and others.
Our firm is ranked annually in Israeli and international directories as one of Israel’s leading firms in the fields of banking and finance.
The department’s team includes partners and associates with extensive experience, headed by Adv. Yariv Shalom.