Lior has substantial experience in corporate transactions, private and public mergers and acquisitions, both local and international, venture capital and private equity investments, entrepreneurship and early-stage ventures, corporate finance, securities regulation and counseling clients on various daily corporate, antitrust and commercial matters.
"Zellermayer Pelossof & Co. is a full service law firm that offers comprehensive legal counsel in corporate transactions, as well as continuous counsel throughout all phases of clients' operations. It provides a wide variety of legal services to major international and domestic corporations, including industrial manufacturing companies, investment funds, hi-tech ventures, banking and financial services institutions, communication service providers and real estate developers.
Since its establishment in 1984, the firm has handled many of the high-profile transactions in Israel and some of the most complex commercial litigations involving Israeli entities and foreign clients operating in Israel.
Zellermayer Pelossof & Co. is widely-recognized for its broad experience and expertise in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, private equity, commercial litigation and project development, as well as for its first-rate practice in the areas of commercial and corporate, banking, tax, antitrust and real estate law.
In addition to the handling of middle-market transactions, Zellermayer Pelossof & Co. represented in recent years the acquirer of Tnuva, one of Israel's largest privately-held conglomerates, in a transaction valued at over US$1 billion, as well as the winning bidder in a Government bid for the sale of a controlling stake in Bezeq, the largest communication service provider in Israel in consideration for over US$2 billion. In both cases, the firm provided invaluable business and legal advice to help its clients emerge as the successful bidders for these prized assets.
Our litigation team has extensive experience acting on behalf of a broad range of clients before all courts and tribunals in various disputes. Zellermayer Pelossof & Co. represented both domestic and international clients in complex litigations, including major environmental claims, securities regulation matters, class actions, shareholders' disputes, antitrust claims and intellectual property litigations.
The firm's M&A team specializes in large, complex acquisitions and dispositions by strategic and financial buyers, structuring secured and unsecured financing for large scale acquisitions, inbound and outbound cross-border transactions, including the acquisition of Israeli corporations by foreign investors, representation of participants in Governmental tenders in connection with privatization initiatives and venture capital investment in technology companies.
The firm often facilitates its clients' needs by introducing foreign investors to the Israeli market and the Israeli political environment, and assisting Israeli enterprises in accessing North American and EU markets.
Many of the firm's attorneys were educated in leading law schools both in Israel and abroad, worked at leading international law firms, and are members of the bar in leading jurisdictions outside of Israel. The partners and associates have the benefit of an extensive network of international business and professional contacts in Israel and abroad.
Zellermayer Pelossof & Co.’s excellence, professionalism and constant drive for perfection, together with its profound, multi-disciplinary approach to the practice of law, render it one of the leading law firms in Israel."