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    Yoav Nahir Partner

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    16 Abba Hillel Silver Rd.
    Ramat Gan 5250608, Israel

    Tel: 972 3 610 3155 Fax: 972 3 610 3111

    Email: yoavn@meitar.com

    “a high level of professionalism”
    Legal 500

    Biography

    Yoav Nahir is a partner in the firm’s Corporate and Securities Group and Real Estate Group, and the practice group co-leader of the firm’s Israeli Corporate and Securities department.

    His clients include leading Israeli real estate groups, retailers, manufacturers and bio-tech corporations in corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, joint ventures, private and public equity and debt offerings, licensing and commercial transactions. Yoav also provides his clients with ongoing advice on corporate law matters, with an emphasis on compliance with the applicable requirements of the Israeli securities laws. In addition, Yoav represents clients in domestic and foreign real-estate transactions with regard to both yielding and development assets and ongoing activities.

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    Representative Experience

    M&A, Securities and Finance

    • Representation of Oil Refineries (ORL-BAZAN) in its privatization and in the splitting of ORL (the Haifa located refinery) from the Ashdod oil refinery.
    • Merger of Oil Refineries and Carmel Olefins in an NIS 1.5 billion share exchange transaction.
    • Representation of private sellers in the sale of 50% of a supermarket chain to Shufersal for NIS 100 million.
    • Representation of Bitan Wines food chain in its NIS 350 million acquisition of Zim Marketing Ltd., the owner of Kimat Hinam food chain.
    • Representation of Summit Holdings in a NIS 190 million bonds offering secured by rights to assets in Germany.
    • Representation of numerous companies and shareholders in TASE IPOs and private and public secondary offerings.
    • Representation of the Osher Ad Group in expanding its retail operations to the US.
    • Representation of Neto Group in a NIS 300 million sale of its holdings in Bikurey Ha-Sadeh South (50%) and Green Ark (23%).
    • Representation of the Fishman Group in the restructuring of its real-estate holdings through the acquisition of Darban Investments by JEC in a NIS 1.2 billion share exchange transaction.
    • Representation of Neto Group in its restructuring and going private of three public group companies through cash and share exchange transactions.
    • Ongoing representation of the Mivne Group, including in its private and public bond offerings in an aggregate amount of over NIS 4 billion.
    • Ongoing representation of BAZAN Group in its debt and equity financing through rights offering and debt restructuring.
    • Representation of IBC in a €56 million financing transaction secured by yielding real assets in Germany and France.
    • Representation of Darban Investments in a NIS 235 million financing transaction secured by a yielding project.
    • Representation of the Fishman Group in the sale of its holdings in Best Buy.
    • Representation of Bitan Wines food chain in the NIS 480 million acquisition of Mega Retail.
    • Representation of Bitan Wines in the NIS 250 million investment and financing agreement with Electra Consumer Products and the Phoenix Group.
    • Representation of Bitan Wines in NIS 500 million financing agreement.
    • Ongoing representation of a large variety of public companies in adopting compensation plans, corporate governance rules and self-compliance tools and programs.

    Real Estate

    • Representation of IBC in the sale of its holdings in the Mahanakhon project in Bangkok, Thailand for $100 million.
    • Representation of JEC in a complex transaction of selling a large portfolio of 15 assets in France in an aggregate value of €300 million.
    • Representation of Darban Investments in a construction and long term lease transaction of over 20,000 sq. meters with the Israeli Ministry of Defense.
    • Representation of Darban Investments in a NIS 107 million acquisition of rights in a real estate in Petah Tikva.
    • Representation of various sellers and purchasers of real estate in large-scale transactions.
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