Fields of Practice

PRIVATE EQUITY

Raveh Haber & Co. is a market leader in fund formation and has one of the most active investment management practices in Israel. The members of the firm's investment management & private equity team have extensive investment management and Israeli and U.S. tax expertise.

The team focuses its practice primarily on the organization and structuring of investment funds and joint ventures and on the representation of investors in such vehicles.  Drawing on their shared expertise in international tax and Israeli regulatory issues, the team provides the firm's clients with the benefits afforded by an investment management team with significant strategic depth.

Raveh Haber & Co. represents international "gate-keepers", foreign funds raising money in Israel, feeder vehicles investing in foreign funds, and Israeli based funds investing in Israel or overseas. The firm also represents numerous institutional investors (including banks, pension funds, provident funds, insurance companies, investment and other companies) and high net worth individuals investing in Israeli and non-Israeli funds of various types, as well as in international joint ventures, including in the United States, Serbia, UK, India, China and Russia.

Raveh Haber & Co.'s investment management team represents sponsors of various types of funds (including private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, co-investment funds, secondary funds, funds-of-funds, and hedge funds) and of cross-border joint ventures in the full range of activities engaged in by such vehicles and their portfolio companies or investments. The services provided to these clients include the structuring and documentation of funds and joint ventures, as well as provision of tax advice with respect thereto.  The team also represents investment funds in structuring and implementing co-investment programs.

Raveh Haber & Co. is actively involved in the formation of the management entities managing investment funds, including in connection with tax planning and succession processes in such entities.


TAX and PRIVATE CLIENTS

Raveh Haber & Co. has an active tax department specializing in domestic and international tax matters. The tax team of Raveh Haber & Co. serves the clients of the firm on tax matters, including in connection with income tax and value added tax matters, and in particular provides tax advice on inbound and outbound activities and in proceedings before the Tax Authority, has an active civil tax litigation practice, and has substantial experience in obtaining tax rulings, assessment agreements and refund claims.

The tax team is a market leader in providing tax advice to investment funds and sponsors in the structuring of investment funds and the managers of the investment funds, and in the structuring of the sponsors' investments in the funds. It also serves the investment funds in structuring their investments and disposition transactions.  

In addition, the tax practice provides advice to high-net-worth individuals including on issues relating to taxation of trusts and pre-immigration planning.   The tax team regularly represents certain highly positioned executives in their tax planning and employment arrangements.