We are aware of the similarities and differences between the U.S. and Israeli legal systems and business cultures. We have strong relationships with leading Israeli venture capital funds, law firms and other professionals that allow us to provide comprehensive legal and business solutions for U.S.-Israeli transactions. Our clients range from first-time Israeli entrepreneurs to Israeli public corporations, and include multinational corporations and investors that do business with Israeli companies.
Leading M&A Practice with Expertise in Israel-Related Transactions
Global M&A Network has named Fenwick as the Technology Law Firm of the Year for six consecutive years. In recent years, we have completed more than $500 billion worth of transactions, including many cross-border transactions involving Israeli companies. We have advised targets and acquirers in Israeli M&A transactions, including Cisco Systems in its numerous acquisitions and investments in Israeli companies, and Shopping.com, Siliquent Technologies, Topio and Cyota in various deals.
Leading Venture Capital Practice
Fenwick represents many leading venture capital and strategic investors; some of them are among the largest acquirers and investors in Israeli companies. We have represented Sequoia, Benchmark, Kleiner Perkins, Lightspeed, USVP, BRM Capital and Azure Capital in their investments in Israeli companies. Our Venture Capital Services group serves as a point of contact with our entrepreneur and investors networks, facilitates introductions between companies and appropriate investors, and provides guidance to our emerging company clients on business models, fundraising strategy and development of investor materials. In addition, Fenwick produces Trends in Legal Terms in Venture Financings in Israel, a regular survey that analyzes the terms of venture financings for Israeli and Israeli-related technology companies.
Broad Industry Expertise
We advise Israeli companies across a wide range of industries, including software, life sciences, cleantech, semiconductors, telecommunications. Our Israeli clients range from emerging innovators to some of the most prominent technology companies in Israel.