Firm profile submitted by Raveh Haber & Co Advocates
Number of partners: 3
Number of lawyers: 9 (including partners)
Languages: English, Hebrew
Founded in 2013 by two highly experienced practitioners, Raveh Haber & Co. is Israel’s only boutique law firm specialising in private investment funds and taxes. The firm is a leader in its field and represents some of Israel’s top investment funds, international players such as “gatekeepers,” managers at leading multinational companies, and local operations of foreign organisations in all of their regulatory, tax, and other legal matters in Israel. The firm provides comprehensive legal services to senior employees with respect to tax matters. The interface between these activities is unique to the firm, which is well known for its expertise in taxation of funds.
The firm provides the highest level strategic and regulatory advice and strives for excellence and teamwork. Strategic depth stems from the partners’ many years of international experience, providing added-value to clients. The firm’s legal product is of the highest international standards and is adapted to the Israeli market as the partners have substantial work experience in Israel and the US.
Raveh Haber & Co. is a leading Israeli firm in the field of establishing private investment funds and vehicles and has one of Israel’s most active investment management departments. Senior members of the firm’s legal team have substantial experience in Israel and the US in tax and regulatory matters, and are involved from the inception of the raising of each fund through the investment stage, taking into account all relevant considerations. The firm represents international “feeders” investing money in foreign funds, and Israeli funds investing in Israel or abroad, many institutional and non-institutional investors investing in Israel and abroad in funds, and other international partnerships including in the US, Germany, UK, Serbia, India, China and Russia. Raveh Haber & Co. is also highly involved in co-investments. As part of its investment management practice, the firm is involved in the founding of managers of investment funds, including tax planning and inter-generational planning. The firm has a unique practice in representing public companies and institutional investors in joint investments in overseas commercial real estate. Representation includes investment structuring and relevant legal matters. The firm represents Big Commercial Centers, a public company that has acquired properties in India, the US, and Spain, mainly in joint investment deals worth over $1 billion. The firm served as lead legal counsel in the formation of Noy 2 Infrastructure and Energy Investments, L.P., which raised NIS 1.2 billion in its initial closing, the Yesodot Real Estate and Development Fund, an Israeli urban renewal fund which raised NIS 230 million from Israeli institutional investors, and Kedma Capital Partners, an Israeli private equity fund which raised approximately $140 million. Furthermore, the firm advised the Apax Group on complex Israeli legal and tax issues relating to its formation of Apax Middle Market Israel Partners. Raveh Haber represented several of its clients in raising co-investment consortia, including the Tene 3 fund in connection with its formation of a US $70 million consortium to invest in Gadot, a company under receivership, the Noy Infrastructure fund in connection with its investment in the Megalim thermo-solar project, the first of its kind in Israel, and Israel Growth Partners in connection with several of its growth investments in Israeli technology companies.
Contact: Gil Raveh Email: [email protected]
Contact: Miriam Haber Adv. Email: [email protected]
Taxes & Private Clients:
The firm handles domestic and international tax matters and serves clients in all civil tax matters, including with respect to income tax and VAT. The Tax department conducts many assessment proceedings with the Tax Authority, handles tax litigation, has major experience in pre-ruling approvals and assessment agreements, and assists clients in procedures required for full diligence reporting. The department leads the market in all matters regarding tax consultancy to investment funds and managers regarding structuring of funds and their managers, and planning investments for funds’ managers. The firm provides tax consultancy to investment funds it supports and international tax consultancy to clients in overseas real estate investments – consultancy requiring working closely with foreign consultants and sometimes obtaining approvals from the Israel Tax Authority. The department advises the firm’s private clients and represents Israel’s senior managers in their employment agreements, including with respect to tax matters, with an emphasis on international tax. The department also handles tax litigation, mainly on legal subjects involving international tax matters.
Contact: Gil Raveh Email: [email protected]
- 32A Habarzel Street,
- Tel Aviv,
- Tel Aviv District
- Tel 972 3 717 3010