Raveh Haber & Co. is a leading Israeli law firm in the field of investment funds, and the only boutique Israeli law firm operating in the field. The firm’s activities include the planning, establishment and organisation of various types of investment funds and consortia, as well as the management of private investments both in Israel and abroad. As noted by various legal guides, the Private Equity Department at Raveh Haber & Co. is one of the most active departments in the Israeli legal market.
The department’s legal team has an exceptional reputation and extensive experience, developed over years of practice both in Israel and in the U.S.
The team’s experience contributes to its ability to consider matters from both a legal and business perspective, taking into account a deep understanding of investment vehicles and their goals.
The legal advice provided by the department leverages access to and use of the firm’s complementary areas of expertise- tax and regulation. The interdepartmental approach allows the team to provide the highest quality of legal advice while devising creative, complex solutions.
The firm has a broad and varied clientele, including international gatekeepers, foreign investment funds raising capital in Israel, feeders that invest capital in foreign funds, Israeli funds that make both domestic and international investments, institutional investors (including banks, pension funds, provident funds, and insurance companies,), as well as private organisations that invest in funds and in joint ventures in the U.S., Germany, the U.K., Serbia, India, China, and Russia.
Furthermore, the practice also include comprehensive and ongoing legal guidance and advice to investment fund sponsors (including private equity funds, infrastructure and energy funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, co-investment funds, secondary funds, hedge funds, and funds-of-funds), as well as cross-border joint ventures in a wide array of fields. In addition, the department’s legal team also specialises in representing investment funds in their co-investment activities.
The firm is widely viewed as a leader in the Israeli legal market with regard to investments by Israeli institutional investors in real estate around the world, having led many dozens of complex transactions in these fields, and has experience with partnership agreements of partnerships owning real estate, asset management agreements, and finance agreements. Furthermore, the firm provides tax advice with respect to such investments.
The firm is actively involved in the formation of the management entities managing investment funds, including in connection with tax planning and succession processes in such entities.
“One of the very best”, (Legal 500, 2017)