Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM) specialises in corporate, finance, projects and tax work and has unique experience with respect to cross-border transactions.
Due to ERM's experience and expertise, it is the first-choice law firm of leading Israeli and international clients for their most challenging transactions.
In order to meet clients’ expectations, ERM constantly invests in excellent lawyers with in-depth knowledge of the law and unique international experience; focuses only on those practices that are crucial for its clients' success; and adheres to the utmost standards of excellence.
This has turned ERM into an exceptional law firm and a leader in its core practice areas.
Excellence — constantly investing in excellent lawyers
With partners and associates who have worked at London 'magic circle' and top US firms, as well as on the most complex Israeli transactions of recent years, ERM offers significant added value to international and Israeli companies, investors and financial institutions operating in Israel and abroad.
In order to provide excellent advice and service day in, day out, ERM constantly invests in excellent lawyers with in-depth knowledge of the law, strong academic foundations, solid commercial understanding and unique local and international experience.
Focus — only do what you do best
In order to adhere to utmost professional standards of excellence, ERM only focuses on those practice areas in which its lawyers have developed in-depth experience and expertise, which are finance, corporate, projects and tax.
ERM provides transactional and advisory services to international and Israeli lenders, borrowers, debt issuers, credit enhancers and sponsors on a full spectrum of financing transactions, including global loans, syndicated loans, structured finance, asset finance and regulation of financial markets. ERM has advised on some of the largest and most complex financial transactions carried out in Israel and abroad in recent years and has special experience acting for international lenders.
ERM offers extensive experience advising on complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and capital markets transactions, as well as on various corporate matters. The advice covers all stages of the transaction, including corporate and tax structuring; legal due diligence; negotiating and drafting the transaction documents; advising on company and securities law matters; advising on financing arrangements; assisting with the preparation of filings and announcements; and overseeing closing arrangements. ERM has special experience acting for international buyers acquiring major companies and assets in Israel.
Having worked on some of the most challenging projects both in Israel and abroad, ERM offers commercially sound solutions that enable the firm's clients to achieve their objectives. ERM offers specific expertise and experience with regard to large-scale energy projects and has acted for lenders, sponsors and EPC contractors on some of Israel's largest energy projects of recent years.
ERM regularly advises clients on tax aspects of international transactions, acquisitions, restructurings, financings and joint ventures. These transactions frequently involve large multinational and Israeli businesses and raise complex Israeli and multinational tax issues. ERM's tax department is considered pre-eminent in all its practice areas. ERM tax lawyers regularly publish and lecture on tax issues and actively participate in committees and organisations, such as the Global Equity Organization (GEO) and the tax committees of the Israeli Bar Association.
Reputation, clients and deals
ERM's exceptional international and local experience, the profile of the transactions it advises on and the quality of advice and service it offers its clients are regularly recognised by leading international directories, such as Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.
As a result of the quality of its lawyers, its adherence to the utmost professional standards and its strong focus, ERM is the first-choice law firm for leading Israeli and international companies, commercial and investment banks, private equity houses, venture capital funds and investors in relation to their most challenging transactions.
In recent years, ERM has advised on many high-profile corporate, finance and project transactions carried out in Israel or by Israeli clients abroad.