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Practice areas: China Practice, Commercial, Corporate & M&A, High-Tech and Venture Capital

Education: Anglia University, United Kingdom (LL.B) (Hon); admitted to the Israeli Bar in 1994.

Languages: English and Hebrew

Phone: 972-3-7778370 / 054-6370150

Email: O.Ben-Zvi@shibolet.com

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Omer is the Head of the China Practice group at the firm and leads the investments, M&A and R&D operations of the firm’s Chinese technology, financial and infrastructure clients.

Omer has been practicing Hi-tech, VC, PE, JV and M&A law for more than 25 years and has represented some of the most successful start-ups in Israel.

Omer represents clients across a broad range of sectors, including life sciences, Agritech and Foodtech, TMT, cyber security, automotive tech, software, semi-conductors and green technologies.

For Omer, the important basis for a successful client relationship is trust, integrity and curiosity. Omer loves his work for the opportunity he gets to team with his clients at the negotiation table, and being able to find the solution enabling a transaction everybody wants and sometimes seemed impossible.

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When Omer’s not lecturing and speaking on various panels on China-Israel technology and economic cooperation, he his riding his mountain bike challenging himself to the next level, swims and surf on SUP.

Work highlights

  • Represented Riverwood Capital (SV PE) in the acquisition of SintecMedia, a global broadcasting software company,  in a reverse triangular merger ;
  • Represented Simbionix  USA Corp., a non-invasive therapy simulation company, in its sale to 3DS ;
  • Represented Novatrans Group SA, an Israeli semiconductor company,  in relation to a USD 40 million fundraise from Goldman Sachs and others;
  • Incorporated Bridge Ohio Israel VC, and represents the company with respect to all its investment transactions in Israeli life sciences companies.

 

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Israel Bar Association

Work Highlights

  • Represented China Merchants Capital Fund and Shenzhen Capital in a US$170M equity investment in Innoviz, an advanced LIDAR automotive technology
  • Represents Alibaba in tech equity investments in Israel
  • Represents Huawei in the incorporation and operation of its R&D Center in Israel
  • Represents Techcode Cina in the operation of its tech accelerator in Israel
  • Represents Mobike in its operations in Israel
  • Represents China State Construction and Engineering Comoany in it operation in Israel
  • Represented Riverwood Capital (SV PE) in a US$110M acquisition of SintecMedia, a global broadcasting software company, in a reverse triangular merger
  • Represented Simbionix USA Corp., a non-invasive therapy simulation company, in its US$120M sale to 3DS
  • Incorporated Bridge Ohio Israel VC, and represented it in its investment transactions in Israeli life sciences companies
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