Capital Markets

Through the accumulated experience of years of local and international practice, our Capital Markets & Securities team is able to provide the most sophisticated legal representation on all related issues.

At APM & Co. we advise a broad range of clients, including Israeli and international companies, investment firms, financial institutions, funds and investors on various securities and financial regulatory matters.

We routinely counsel public companies listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, NASDAQ and the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange on the required on-going reporting, IPOs and regulatory compliance matters.

We also advise international financial institutions and law firms with respect to the regulatory requirements associated with doing business in Israel. Counseling and representing these companies before the Securities Authority and the Stock Exchange, our attorneys work in close coordination with various Israeli supervisory and regulatory agencies and institutions.

Our Services:

At APM & Co. we handle transactions involving all forms of shares, debt securities, convertible securities, units, derivatives, equity-linked securities, asset securitizations, mutual fund units and bonds, providing advice regarding securities and company laws and regulations, including:

  • Securities offerings.
  • Initial and secondary public equity offerings.
  • Spin-offs.
  • Debt offerings.
  • Tender offers, proxy contests and other change of control transactions.
  • Going private transactions.
  • Private placements, including venture capital financings and transactions structured under Rule 144A or as private investments in public equities deals (PIPEs).
  • Business combinations and proceedings under Sections 350 and 351 of the Israeli Companies Law.
  • Venture capital, private equity, hedge and investment fund formations.
  • Internal compliance programs.
  • Consultation to directors and director committees regarding company law and securities compliance.
  • Market making agreements.
  • ESOP- Employee Stock Option Plan.
  • Compensation policy office holders.

News    about this expertise

Israel's Delek Drilling, Avner Oil approve merger

December 23th, 2016

Israeli conglomerate Delek Group's gas and oil exploration units, Delek Drilling and Avner Oil Exploration, approved a merger aimed at reducing costs and attracting new investors. We were proud to represent Avner in the merger. Read the full article (Hebrew)...Read More 

The proposal to exempt small companies of quarterly reports should include debenture issuing companies (TheMarker 7.3.2016)

March 7th, 2016

In an article to TheMarker magazine, Adv. Amichay Finkelstein, partner and heads the firm's Capital Market practice, reviewed and comment upon the Israel Securities Authority draft proposal to change the Securities Regulations and cease the mandatory requirement regarding publication of quarterly reports with respect to small public ...Read More 

The Offer to dismiss small companies from quarterly reporting should include also those who issue bonds

March 6th, 2016

Adv. Amichay Finkelstein, a partner, and the manager of the capital market department has reviewed and criticized the draft concerning the rules of securities regulations that the Israeli SEC has published. The draft regards the canceling of the obligation of small public companies (that their market capitalization is under 300 Milli...Read More 
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Recognition    about this expertise

17 APM & Co. Departments Ranked in the 2014 BDI Edition

May 4th, 2014

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. was ranked in 17 practice areas in the 2014 edition of BDI, the leading Israeli legal directory. APM & Co. was ranked within tier 1 in the following practice areas: Real Estate Tax High Tech Antitrust Mergers and Acquisitions International Commercial Law Receiverships and Liquidations E...Read More 

15 APM & Co. Departments Ranked in the 2013 BDI Edition

May 15th, 2013

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. was ranked in 15 practice areas in the 2013 edition of BDI, a leading Israeli legal directory. Our BDI ranked practice areas include: High Tech / Investment Funds Environmental Law Real Estate Tax Receiverships and Liquidations Mergers and Acquisitions Antitrust and Competition Class Action...Read More 

Presentation    about this expertise

Regulative Alleviation for Small Corporations

June 1st, 2013

A presentation by Adv. Amichay Finkelstein, partner and head of our firm's Capital Markets practice, which was presented at a conference held by the Public Companies Association. For the full presentation click here (Hebrew presentation)....Read More 

Advantages and Disadvantages of Debt Vs Equity Funding

March 1st, 2013

A presentation by Adv. Yonatan Altman, APM & Co.'s chairman, which was presented at a conference held by IVC Research Center at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. For the full presentation click here (Hebrew presentation)....Read More 

Executive Compensation - 2012 amendment to the Israeli corporate law

February 1st, 2013

A presentation by Adv. Amichay Finkelstein, partner and head of our firm's Capital Markets practice, which was presented at the Israeli Manufacturers Association's Seminar, regarding new regulations at public companies. For the full presentation click here (Hebrew presentation)....Read More