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Recent transaction and litigation


November / 2012

Representation of Stratasys in its acquisition of MakerBot for approximately $400 million

Meitar represented a leading 3D printing company, Stratasys, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SSYS) in its acquisition of MakerBot, the Brooklyn NY-based leader in desktop 3D printing, in a stock-for-stock swap, valued at approximately $403 million, with additional contingent performance-based payments valued at approximately $201M.

November / 2012

Advising the underwriters in the $20 million follow on offering by Attunity Ltd.

Our firm represented ROTH Capital partners in the $20 million follow on offering by Attunity Ltd. on NASDAQ.

November / 2012

Representation of EMC in its acquisition of Scale IO

Meitar, together with Gibson Dunn, represented US enterprise data giant EMC in its acquisition of Scale IO, an Israeli start up and a leader in enterprise data storage.

November / 2012

Representation of Cimatron

Our firm represented Cimatron (NASDAQ:CIMT), a leading global provider of integrated CAD/CAM software solutions for the tool making and manufacturing industries, in its $15.7 million secondary and $6.2 million follow-on public offerings of Ordinary Shares on NASDAQ.

November / 2012

Makhteshim Chemical Works Ltd Wins Dismissal of Three Mass Tort Actions

Meitar defended Makhteshim, one of Israel’s largest agrochemicals producers, in three mass tort actions filed by plaintiffs alleging injuries caused by air pollution from the Makhteshim plant in the “Ramat-Hovav” Industrial Zone south of Beersheva (additional defendants in this action included the State of Israel, the local municipality and other plants in the area). On January 1, 2013 the Beersheva District Court dismissed the actions in their entirety and made significant awards to the defendants for legal costs and attorneys fees. The plaintiffs have filed an appeal with the Supreme Court, which is pending.

November / 2012

Advising the underwriters in the $32 million ordinary shares offering by Ceragon Networks

Our firm represented Needham & Company and Oppenheimer & Co in the $32 million ordinary shares of Ceragon Networks on NASDAQ.

November / 2012

Motions to Certify a Class Action against Partner and Cellcom Dismissed

Meitar successfully represented Israeli cellular operators Partner and Cellcom in opposing motions to certify class actions against them related to the battery life of cellular devices. The motions were withdrawn.