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Kibbutz Sector

Key partner

P. Competition Law and Antitrust, Corporate, Kibbutz Sector, Regulation

We offer a wide spectrum of legal services for all types of proceedings and transactions involving the kibbutz sector.

Our firm boasts extensive experience providing legal advice and assistance to entities in this sector (kibbutzim, moshavim, purchasing organizations, and other types of cooperatives), as well as to outside entrepreneurs interested in investing in kibbutz industries.

 

Utilizing our knowledge of constantly evolving applicable law, including new rulings issued by the Israel Land Authority, we provide invaluable assistance to our clients by eliminating possible obstacles and helping them successfully achieve the numerous milestones en route to closing transactions.

 

Clients turn to us for comprehensive legal services in relation to real-estate transactions, the rezoning of agricultural lands (for commerce, industry, tourism, renewable energy, and infrastructure), land use arrangements, the obtaining of recognition of historic rights to real estate, land reclamations, the establishment and legal representation of new cooperatives, mergers and acquisitions, reorganization and restructuring proceedings, privatizations, dispute resolution and litigation, and legal opinions on diverse subjects.

 

Our firm also offers legal services and guidance with respect to converting cooperatives into private or public companies, converting private companies into cooperatives, tax planning, and negotiating with labor organizations.

 

Our firm has connections and excellent working relationships with all public entities integral to the kibbutz sector: the Israel Land Authority, the Registrar of Cooperative Societies, the Ministry of Agriculture, planning authorities, regional councils, kibbutz movements, the Antitrust Commissioner, and other regulatory authorities.

News and updates - Kibbutz Sector:


May 7, 2020

FIMI Acquires Control of Amiad Water Systems

FIMI Opportunity Funds, a private investment fund, recently completed the acquisition of control of public company Amiad Water Systems Ltd. Micky Barnea and Ron Shuhatovich represented Hachoshlim Fund Cooperative Agricultural Society Ltd., Amiad's largest shareholder, in the deal. As part of the deal, FIMI agreed to invest about USD 19 million in Amiad for a share allocation, thereby acquiring 5% more of the company's shares.

March 22, 2020

Israel Land Authority Says Appeals Committee Decision Only to Be Considered Recommendation

Adv. Hagit Ben Moshe was interviewed by TheMarker following the Israel Land Authority’s declaration that the Appeals Committee’s decision will only be considered a  recommendation and not an obligation. Hagit commented that “this decision could have far-reaching impact.”

March 3, 2020

Representing MAT Investment Holdings in Merger between Two Manufacturers of Control Valves from Kibbutz Industry

Our firm represented the Spanish multinational industrial group MAT Investment Holdings in the merger of its Israeli subsidiary Dorot Management Control Valves from Kibbutz Dorot with A.R.I. Flow Control Accessories, a company owned indirectly by Kibbutz Kfar Haruv.

Kibbutz Sector

We offer a wide spectrum of legal services for all types of proceedings and transactions involving the kibbutz sector.

Our firm boasts extensive experience providing legal advice and assistance to entities in this sector (kibbutzim, moshavim, purchasing organizations, and other types of cooperatives), as well as to outside entrepreneurs interested in investing in kibbutz industries.

 

Utilizing our knowledge of constantly evolving applicable law, including new rulings issued by the Israel Land Authority, we provide invaluable assistance to our clients by eliminating possible obstacles and helping them successfully achieve the numerous milestones en route to closing transactions.

 

Clients turn to us for comprehensive legal services in relation to real-estate transactions, the rezoning of agricultural lands (for commerce, industry, tourism, renewable energy, and infrastructure), land use arrangements, the obtaining of recognition of historic rights to real estate, land reclamations, the establishment and legal representation of new cooperatives, mergers and acquisitions, reorganization and restructuring proceedings, privatizations, dispute resolution and litigation, and legal opinions on diverse subjects.

 

Our firm also offers legal services and guidance with respect to converting cooperatives into private or public companies, converting private companies into cooperatives, tax planning, and negotiating with labor organizations.

 

Our firm has connections and excellent working relationships with all public entities integral to the kibbutz sector: the Israel Land Authority, the Registrar of Cooperative Societies, the Ministry of Agriculture, planning authorities, regional councils, kibbutz movements, the Antitrust Commissioner, and other regulatory authorities.

Key partner
Key partner

P. Competition Law and Antitrust, Corporate, Kibbutz Sector, Regulation

News and updates - Kibbutz Sector:


May 7, 2020

FIMI Acquires Control of Amiad Water Systems

FIMI Opportunity Funds, a private investment fund, recently completed the acquisition of control of public company Amiad Water Systems Ltd. Micky Barnea and Ron Shuhatovich represented Hachoshlim Fund Cooperative Agricultural Society Ltd., Amiad's largest shareholder, in the deal. As part of the deal, FIMI agreed to invest about USD 19 million in Amiad for a share allocation, thereby acquiring 5% more of the company's shares.

March 22, 2020

Israel Land Authority Says Appeals Committee Decision Only to Be Considered Recommendation

Adv. Hagit Ben Moshe was interviewed by TheMarker following the Israel Land Authority’s declaration that the Appeals Committee’s decision will only be considered a  recommendation and not an obligation. Hagit commented that “this decision could have far-reaching impact.”

March 3, 2020

Representing MAT Investment Holdings in Merger between Two Manufacturers of Control Valves from Kibbutz Industry

Our firm represented the Spanish multinational industrial group MAT Investment Holdings in the merger of its Israeli subsidiary Dorot Management Control Valves from Kibbutz Dorot with A.R.I. Flow Control Accessories, a company owned indirectly by Kibbutz Kfar Haruv.

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