France Practice

France Practice

As a leading law firm in Israel, Meitar is a sought-after legal partner for French corporations and individuals doing business, or wishing to do business, in Israel. Meitar takes an active role in representing their interests in Israel and bridging any gaps, with a view to deepening and expanding the clients’ business and commercial relationships in the region.

Over the years Meitar has demonstrated its proven experience in cross-border legal work of the highest quality between Israel and France. Our hands-on experience allows us to help our clients realize economic, commercial and individual benefits, and spans a wide variety of all services, including:

  • Tax
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions and Capital Markets
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial
  • Regulatory

In addition, we have unique expertise in representing foreign investors in in-bound investment and M&A transactions with Israeli companies, and in representing Israeli companies doing out-bound transactions with foreign companies, including investment and M&A transactions, as well as in joint ventures and other commercial agreements.

We also have a unique combination of Israeli and international tax experts who can offer an overall solution for French individuals residing in Israel.

Representative experience

  • Represented a French private equity fund in a transaction with an Israeli telecommunication company.
  • Represented a major French defense company in the implementation of a joint venture with an Israeli company.
  • Represented a French family office in several investments in Israeli technology companies.
  • Represented an American bank in the financing of an acquisition of a large French company in the oil industry.
  • Represented various industrial and financial groups in the framework of external growth and reorganization transactions (mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, asset purchase transactions, etc.).
  • Represented a major French bank in a real estate financing deal.
  • Represented industrial groups and investment funds in various LBO transactions.

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