As businesses strategize to raise capital and debt on the international markets, a deep understanding of foreign stock exchanges and all the regulations and demands that accompany them are hugely beneficial.
Pearl Cohen’s International Capital Markets & Securities group assembles global teams to help clients weigh the advantages and disadvantages of raising capital or debt or listing on different markets. Our integrated, real-time, global service team ensures that we are the premiere choice for companies, investment banks, strategic investors and large shareholders to assist in a range of securities transactions and international public securities matters including:
- IPOs and follow on offerings
- Equity and debt offerings in the secondary market
- Public company mergers and acquisitions
- Annual, quarterly and immediate reports
- Public shareholder meetings
- Continuing obligations of shareholders after listing
- Reverse mergers
- Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPEs)
- Financing transactions, including, venture capital and private equity investments, private placements of securities, bridge or pre-IPO financings, strategic partnerships and joint ventures
Such transactions involve securities listed on TASE, NASDAQ, NYSE, OTC, CSE, TSX, London Stock Exchange, AIM and the over-the-counter markets and our cross-border Capital Markets team represents Israeli issuers in various industries in accessing international public markets and the international underwriters and investment banks who lead these offerings. We also advise clients publicly traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (“TASE”) in dual listing on stock markets in the US and Canada, and publicly traded clients in the US and Canada in dual listing on the TASE.
Our securities attorneys are highly skilled in US and European law and have significant experience in closing public securities transactions and helping our clients comply with the necessary disclosure obligations.
Israel Corporate Finance & Securities
Pearl Cohen’s Israel Corporate Finance & Securities group represents publicly traded companies both in Israel and abroad with a tailor-made legal service relating to corporate governance, corporate reporting matters, public offerings, private placements, corporate transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.
Our experienced, multilingual team addresses the varied corporate and securities matters our clients may encounter in executing a complex corporate finance transaction, as well as in all matters related to their ongoing day-to-day business activities, corporate governance, corporate reporting and regulatory compliance matters. Our clients are publicly traded companies operating in a variety of business fields, such as bio-med, real-estate, industry and Internet.
Our cradle-to-grave service includes representing clients in all communications and interactions with Israeli Securities Agency and the TASE, drafting and filing all relevant forms, immediate reports and periodic reports, as well as drafting commercial agreements, preparing all required reports for the execution of issuances, private placements, preparing and drafting all forms of transaction documents and corporate reports in connection with M&A transactions, including mergers of private companies into public shell companies listed in TASE.