Banking and Finance

At APM & Co. we act as legal partners and strategic advisors to our clients, counseling them throughout all stages of complex and large scale transactions. We leverage our knowledge and experience to guide our clients in structuring their transactions to their advantage, foreseeing the challenges they may face and safeguarding their interests.  

Acknowledged as leaders in the field of financing, our expertise is based on representation of both domestic and foreign borrowers and lenders, in all matters relating to local and cross-border financing transactions. This allows us to build an innovative and tailored service to suit every business transaction. 

Among our longstanding clientele are three of the four major Israeli insurance companies, prominent investment houses, commercial banks, institutional lenders, leading investment funds and mezzanine funds, real estate and infrastructure companies and prominent businessmen. 

Our team has accumulated a wealth of experience on a broad spectrum of bank financings, corporate finance transactions, first and second lien loan facilities, project financings, senior and subordinated financings, corporate acquisition financings, structured financings, mezzanine, investment-grade financings and restructurings. 

Our unique expertise includes financing of construction and infrastructure projects, such as BOT and PFI, both at planning and implementation stages.  

Finance transactions handled by our team often entail the creation of complex, multi-jurisdictional pledges and security interests, as well as drafting inter-creditor, hedging and equity and other kicker agreements. 

The finance team works closely with other APM & Co. departments, providing our clients with multi-disciplinary result oriented financing advice. 

Our Experience:

At APM & Co. our vast experience in the finance field includes the following representation:

  • Representation of Migdal Insurance in a financing agreement with Shikun & Binui for the financing of a BOT project of Tel Aviv University students' dorms.
    Transaction Value: Hundreds of millions of NIS. 
  • Representation of Migdal Insurance in a financing agreement with Eurocom Group related to the acquisition of Bezeq.
    Transaction Value: NIS 500 million. 
  • Representation of Clal Finance and Menora Insurance in purchasing a loan from Eurohypo AG, a large European bank.
    Transaction Value: Hundreds of millions of NIS. 
  • Representation of one of Israel's largest international groups in negotiations with Deutsche Bank.
    Transaction Value: Hundreds of millions of US$. 
  • Representation of Tidhar (a leading construction company) in loan and investment agreements with KCPS Investment Fund.
    Transaction Value: NIS 120 million.

News    about this expertise

Adv. Orit Israeli Referred to the Ongoing Trends and Changes in Recent Financing Transactions

December 18th, 2014

In an article published in "The Marker" business magazine, Adv. Orit Israeli, a partner in our firm’s Commercial Department and also leads the practice of banking and financing, referred to the ongoing trends and changes in recent financing transactions. For the full article click here....Read More 

APM & Co. to Serve as Legal Counsel to Citi Banking Group in Their New Accelerator Program

December 17th, 2014

The new Accelerator Program is part of Citi Banking Group's attempt to strengthen its ties with the local Start-Up community in search of new investment prospects. The program includes a collaboration with MasterCard, IBM and our firm, which will represent the accelerator's portfolio companies. For the full article in 'Globes' cl...Read More 

Highlights from Adv. Yonatan Altman’s Lecture at a Conference Discussing Alternative Financing for Advanced Stage Startups

March 4th, 2013

Adv. Yonatan Altman, Chairman of APM & Co., delivered a lecture on the topic of finding various alternative ways to fund advanced stage startups, other than venture capital funds. The conference took place in Tel Aviv, on July 23rd, 2013. For the full article in 'TheMarker' click here (Hebrew article)....Read More 

Recognition    about this expertise

APM & Co. was ranked in seventeen practice areas in the 2018 edition of BDI

June 11th, 2018

APM & Co. was ranked in seventeen practice areas in the 2018 edition of BDI, a leading and influential Israeli legal directory: ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS CLASS ACTIONS ENVIRONMENTAL LAW HIGH TECH AND VENTURE CAPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND TENDERS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT TAX ...Read More 

APM & Co. was ranked in seventeen practice areas in the 2018 edition of DUN'S100

March 29th, 2018

APM & Co. was ranked in seventeen practice areas in the 2018 edition of DUN'S100, a leading and influential Israeli legal directory: REAL ESTATE CONSTRUCTION URBAN RENEWAL BANKING AND FINANCE LITIGATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION INSOLVENCY AND BANKING LITIGATION CLASS ACTIONS MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS CORPORATE TAX ADMINIS...Read More 

APM & Co.'s Banking and Finance Practice Recognized in the 2018 Edition of Chambers and Partners

February 20th, 2018

APM & Co. has been ranked in the 2018 edition of the Chambers and Partners, a leading international legal directory, for its exceptional achievements to the field of Banking & Finance The guide noted: "The team is very familiar with our business, very quick to respond to any matter, and offers insightful feedback." R...Read More 
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Presentation    about this expertise

Advantages and Disadvantages of Debt Vs Equity Funding

March 1st, 2013

A presentation by Adv. Yonatan Altman, APM & Co.'s chairman, which was presented at a conference held by IVC Research Center at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. For the full presentation click here (Hebrew presentation)....Read More