Our partner, Amir Raz, commented on an Israeli law proposal that if adopted would recognize IPO expenses as a deduction for tax purposes in order to stimulate IPOs on TASE.
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Luck Genome, which develops social casino games, was founded on 2014 by Guy Ezra and Liat Adir and has ten employees in its Tel Aviv offices.
Luck Genome has developed the Slots Craze brand which provides a platform for more than
sixty social casino games and is considered one of the world’s leading players in its field.
The company is wholly owned by its founders.
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Legal 500 ranked Shenhav & Co. as a leading Israeli law firm in four practice areas and recognizes four of our partners – Dr. Ayal Shenhav, Oren Biran, Amir Raz and Shmulik Atias as leading practitioners.
In the 2017 edition Shenhav & Co. is ranked as a leading Israeli law firm in the practice areas of Commercial, Corporate and M&A; Hi-tech, Startups and Venture Capital; and Tax.
Notable quotes (mainly from clients):
– Commercial, Corporate and M&A: Shenhav & Co., Advocates & Notary’s flow of high-profile technology-related M&A deals included Amir Raz advising Annapurna Labs during its $350m acquisition by Amazon and Ayal Shenhav acting for several funds, including Sequoia Capital, on Oracle’s $350m acquisition of Ravello Systems.
– Hi-tech, Startups and Venture Capital: Shenhav & Co., Advocates & Notary’s key contacts include ‘out-of-the-box thinker’ Amir Raz as well as ‘superb negotiator’ Ayal Shenhav and Shmulik Atias, who both advised Sequoia Capital and several other investors on the $350m acquisition of investee Ravello Systems by Oracle. The practice is also regularly involved in fundraisings.
– Tax: Shenhav & Co., Advocates & Notary advises corporates and investment funds on tax optimisation of transactions, including international investments. ‘Superb negotiator’ Ayal Shenhav acts for clients such as YL Ventures and Sequoia Capital.
– Venture Capital : Shenhav & Co., Advocates & Notary’s ‘extremely sophisticated’ practice is active across all stages of VC investments. Amir Raz, a ‘shrewd negotiator’ who ‘knows how to create win-win situations’, recently advised Vertex Ventures on Indegy’s $12m fundraising while Ayal Shenhav and Oren Biran assisted State of Mind Ventures with the liquidation of its $75m fund. Sequoia Capital is another client.
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Shenhav & Co. Represented Otonomo Technologies Ltd., in the Closing of its $25M Series B Financing Round Led by Delphi Automotive, with participation from existing investors, including Bessemer Venture Partners, StageOne Ventures, Maniv Mobility and LocalGlobe.
Otonomo in an Israeli startup, its systems gather driver and vehicle data from disparate automakers and original equipment manufacturers. It then normalizes the data, so different organizations can use it to learn more about drivers collectively, or reach them with new products and services.
Thanks BDO-Israel for hosting us in the round table conference “From Idea to Reality” held on March 28. Amir Raz provided invaluable insights on raising capital from US VCs and negotiating an investment term sheet.
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In the 2017 edition of Chambers & Partners Global Shenhav & Co. was ranked as a leading Israeli, top-tier law firm in the practice areas of Corporate/M&A: Hi-tech and Tax. Chambers Global also recognized Dr. Ayal Shenhav as a leading practitioner in Corporate/M&A: Hi-tech and Tax, and Amir Raz as a leading practitioner in Corporate/M&A: Hi-tech.
“Very efficient, accommodating and quick to turn around work.”
Amir Raz handles a range of transactional matters, including private equity and venture capital mandates. Clients say: “He did a terrific job guiding us through all aspects of the transaction and anticipated the other side’s motivations and actions perfectly. He was always available and worked effectively under an extremely tight schedule.”
Founding partner Ayal Shenhav maintains a good reputation among peers and is particularly recognized for advising private equity funds. Ayal is regarded as a “tax expert who has built a great team.” He specializes in assisting hi-tech companies and venture capital funds with their tax matters.
We represented Jumper Labs in its Series Seed financing round, led by Autodesk.
The Shenhav & Co. legal team included Adv. Shmulik Atias.
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About Jumper Labs:
Jumper Labs is a company designed for helping people create high quality embedded software.
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We represented Hippo in its Series A financing round. Horizons Ventures led the round, joined by RPM Ventures, Propel Venture Partners, GGV Capital, and Pipeline Capital, and other high-profile financial tech investors and entrepreneurs.
The Shenhav & Co. legal team included advocates Amir Raz and Mark Hamilton.
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About Hippo Analytics:
Hippo is a California-based startup active in the field of online home insurance. It aims to provide a modern, transparent and cost-effective experience to consumers.
Shenhav & Co. Represented Sequoia Capital Israe and Aleph VC in the Closing of its financing B round in Lemonade Inc., an Innovative insurance company.
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The Shenhav & Co. Legal team included advocate Shmulik Atias .
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About Sequoia Capital:
Sequoia Capital provides venture capital funding to founders of startups who want to turn business ideas into enduring companies. As the “Entrepreneurs Behind the Entrepreneurs”, Sequoia Capital’s Partners have worked with innovators such as Steve Jobs of Apple Computer, Larry Ellison of Oracle, Bob Swanson of Linear Technology, Sandy Lerner and Len Bozack of Cisco Systems, Dan Warmenhoven of NetApp, Jerry Yang and David Filo of Yahoo!, Jen-Hsun Huang of NVIDIA, Michael Marks of Flextronics, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen of YouTube, Dominic Orr and Keerti Melkote of Aruba Networks, Jonathan Kaplan of Pure Digital, Tony Hsieh of Zappos, Omar Hamoui of Admob and Steve Streit of Green Dot.
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About Aleph VC:
Aleph is a venture capital fund focused on partnering with great entrepreneurs to help scale them into large, meaningful companies and globally recognized brands. It is an Equal Partnership of Eden Shochat, Michael Eisenberg and Aaron Rosenson.
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Lemonade Insurance is a peer-to-peer online property/casualty insurance company. Lemonade was founded by two tech entrepreneurs CEO Daniel Schreiber, former president of Powermat and CTO Shai Wininger, co-founder of Fiverr.com.
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Shenhav & Co., Advocates & Notary represented 83North (formerly Greylock IL) and G20 Ventures with their investment in Siemplify as part of their $10 million financing round
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83North is a global venture capital firm with more than $550 million under management that invests in European and Israeli entrepreneurs creating global businesses. We back founding teams of consumer and enterprise companies across all stages.
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About G20 Vetures:
G20 Ventures is a Boston-based venture capital firm focused on early stage enterprise software, infrastructure, and internet solutions.
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Siemplify’s ThreatNexus is the industry’s first end-to-end security operations platform to automatically contextualize and unify today’s disparate enterprise security tools and asset systems, providing SOC teams with a comprehensive platform for security operations and incident response, from case management and analytics, to hunting, intelligence, automation, and reporting.
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Shenhav & Co., Law Offices is one of Israel’s leading law firms. The firm’s key areas of expertise are venture capital, M&A, strategic transactions and taxation. Our team is consistently ranked by international legal guides as one of the best teams in Israel in all of the firm’s practice areas. Our attorneys are speakers at major industry conferences and lecturers at Israel’s leading universities.
Shenhav & Co. Represented Otonomo Technologies Ltd., in the Closing of its $25M Series B Financing Round Led by Delphi Automotive, with participation from existing investors, including Bessemer Venture Partners, StageOne Ventures, Maniv Mobility and LocalGlobe. The Shenhav team led by Amir Raz, included advocates Guy Libzon and Mark Hamilton. About Otonomo: Otonomo in an Israeli startup, its systems […]