• Amit Steinman is a Corporate / M&A partner at S. Horowitz & Co. in Tel Aviv where he advises clients on the full range of corporate and commercial transactions with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity investments, capital markets and acquisition financing.

     

    His clients include multinational corporations, financial institutions, private equity funds and early stage companies, spanning a wide range of sectors including technology, telecom, clean-tech, medical device, homeland security, financial services and media.

     

    Formerly an M&A lawyer at Skadden Arps, Amit acts for a large number of clients from the U.S. and Europe on the operation, management and development of their business activities in Israel.

     

    The Legal 500, IFLR 1000 and Who's Who Legal have constantly recognized Amit as a highly regarded lawyer in the M&A field in Israel.

     

    Amit co-authored a number of articles and publications about M&A and corporate matters and frequently speaks at conferences and legal symposiums in this area.

     

  • Amit’s experience includes:

    • Representing Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) in the Israeli aspects of its $6.1 billion acquisition of Medtronic's (NYSE: MDT) product portfolio of Patient Care, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Nutritional Insufficiency.
    • Representing U.S-based Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), a Fortune 500 science and technology innovator, in its $100 million acquisition of Advanced Vision Technology, an Israeli company traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
    • Acting for France-based international cosmetics company, Groupe Rocher, in its acquisition of Israel's Sabon Group which operates in the US. Europe and Japan.
    • Representing a consortium of private equity funds in their $4 billion bid for Playtika, Caesars Entertainment's online social gaming business.
    • Representing TPG Capital in its multi-billion bid to acquire Yahoo!'s internet business.
    • Acting for Israel Infrastructure Fund in various acquisitions and dispositions, including the $120 million sale of its share in Dalia Energies power station and $110 million acquisition of the Via Maris desalination plant.
    • Acting for Radiancy in a US$ 250 million reverse acquisition of PhotoMedex, a U.S company dually listed on NASDAQ and the TASE.
    • Acting for NASDAQ-listed StemCells Inc. in connection with its merger with Israel's Microbot Technologies.
    • Representing U.K-based Silverfleet Capital Partners in its multi-million Euro investment in Phase One and its Israeli subsidiary, Leaf Imaging.
    • Representing Agis Industries in its US$900 million cash and stock acquisition by Perrigo Company.
    • Representing a private equity fund based in France in various cross-border M&A transactions in Israel and Eastern Europe; Representing a U.S-based private equity funds in the acquisition of Israeli-based hi-tech companies in the printing and in the brand protection and anti-counterfeiting industries.
    • Representing the lenders in connection with various multi-million dollar financing transactions, including financing of the acquisition of Psagot and Dash-Meitav, two of Israel’s largest investment houses, and the cross-border syndicated financing of the global operations of Netafim Ltd., the world’s leader in drip irrigation systems.
    • Representing a consortium of banks in connection with the sale by way of realisation of US$750 million worth of shares in Bezeq, one of Israel's major telecommunications companies, in the largest secondary offering in Israel.
    • Acting for Reshet, an Israeli TV broadcasting company (Channel 2), in all aspects of media industry transactions; represented Ynet, one of the leading news and content websites in Israel, in a joint venture with HOT, Israel’s cable-TV operator.
    • Representing International Paper, a global leader in paper and packaging products, in the US$1.4 billion sale of its catalogue and magazine papers’ division.
    • Advising the board of directors of Toys”R”Us, Inc. in the company’s US$6 billion leveraged buyout by a group of private equity funds.
    • Acting for Cendant Corporation in various acquisitions, including its US$1.25 billion acquisition of Orbitz.com.
    • Who's Who Legal ranked Amit as a leading expert in M&A and Corporate Governance.

    • "The ‘timely and professional’ Amit Steinman" Legal 500 EMEA, 2018

    • The IFLR: 1000 recognized Amit as a highly regarded lawyer in the M&A field.

    • The Legal 500 EMEA recommends Amit for Telecoms and Media and also ranks S. Horowitz & Co. as a first-tier firm in these sectors. This recommendation follows on from previous ones, which variously recommended Amit in Corporate/M&A, hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital and corporate law. Amit has been described as a “Top professional, has excellent skills and overall understanding of the situation”; “extremely professional, experienced yet young and energetic, and very skilled in negotiation”; “Understands how to build a deal”; and “experienced and commercial wisdom”.

    • Amit is recommended by PLC’s Which Lawyer? in the fields of Capital Markets (Debt and Equity) and Media.