Yingke Israel – Eyal Khayat, Zolty, Neiger & Co., (“Yingke–Israel“) was established in 2013, following a merger between Yingke and Eyal Khayat, Zolty, Neiger & Co., Law Offices (“EKZN”), an Israeli boutique law firm specializing in corporate law, venture capital, high-tech and biotech companies, and governmental entities, administrative law and general commercial law.
Yingke-Israel represents private and publicly traded companies, governmental ministries, governmental companies and other leading entities. Yingle- Israel has also handled many cross-border investments, mergers, IPOs, and M&As.
Since its establishment, in 2001, EKZN has been repeatedly recognized and endorsed by international and domestic legal directories such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Dun’s 100 and BDI-coface.
YINGKE-EKZN, together with the Skadden US law firm, advised Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (“Foamix“) with regard to its IPO and secondary offering on the NASDAQ exchange, conducted in September 2014 and April 2015 (respectively).
YINGKE-EKZN (with the involvement of the Yingke Beijing office) represented the Tel Aviv University in the establishment of the “XIN” innovative research and development center, to be operated by the Tel Aviv University and the Tsinghua University (with a budget of US$ 300 million).(project completed by January 2015)
YINGKE-EKZN (in cooperation with an additional Israeli law firm) is representing Loyal Bank (a European bank) in the sale of its controlling interest in an Israeli publicly traded construction and land development Company, as part of the collection of a € 20 million debt, secured by such shres.
YINGKE-EKZN is currently advising the Ashdod Port Company Ltd. (a governmental company operating Israel’s second largest sea-port) in connection with the IPO/privatization of such company.
YINGKE-EKZN advised (together with another Israeli law firm) advised N-trig Ltd., in connection with its IPO in the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (the IPO has not been consummated).
YINGKE-EKZN advised (together with another Israeli law firm) N-Trig Inc. in its asset sale transaction with Microsoft.
YINGKE-EKZN represented a major US IT Company in its investment in an Israeli cyber start-up.
YINGKE-EKZN represented an Israeli start-up in a merger/acquisition transaction.
YINGKE-EKZN represented IOSight Ltd. in several agreements it has entered into with American Water Works Company, Inc., pertaining to cooperation in connection with a joint project sponsored by the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (“BIRD”).
YINGKE-EKZN represented an Israeli start-up in a follow-up round.
YINGKE-EKZN represented an Israeli start-up in a round of investment.
YINGKE-EKZN is currently representing a US IT company in a convertible loan transaction with an Israeli start-up).
YINGKE-EKZN is currently representing an Israeli start-up in a follow-up round.
YINGKE-EKZN represented Ministry of transportation in transaction for the establishment and maintenance of transportation smart cards clearing-house Yingke-Israel represented NTA – Metropolitan Mass Transit System Ltd. in several major tender offers, forming part of the construction of the underground transportation system in the Greater Tel-Aviv area.
YINGKE-EKZN represented N-trig Inc.,a well-established leading company, manufacturing digitizers and touch-screens for computers and tablets, in a round of finance.
YINGKE-EKZN represented a publicly traded company in a US$ 100 million merger transaction 。
YINGKE-EKZN represented Vishay Advanced Technologies Ltd., an Israeli company and indirect subsidiary of Vishay Precision Group, Inc., in a financing transaction with HSBC Bank Plc, in an aggregate principal。
YINGKE-EKZN represented a private investor in a mezzanine investment in an Israeli company.
YINGKE-EKZN represented a co-lead investor in a mezzanine investment round in an Israeli company.
YINGKE-EKZN represented a lead investor in a Series A investment round in an Israeli company
YINGKE-EKZN represented a holding company in a sale of its holdings in two portfolio companies.
YINGKE-EKZN represented a private investor in a seed investment in an Israeli start-up company.
YINGKE-EKZN represented a ForEx company in a round of investment.
YINGKE-EKZN represented an Israeli client in an IP acquisition.