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Gornitzky represented IPM Beer Tuvia Ltd. in all phases of the initiation and the financial closing process for the construction of a 450 megawatt conventional power plant.
Gornitzky represented IPM Beer Tuvia Ltd. in all phases of the initiation and the financial closing process for the construction of a 450 megawatt conventional power plant. The initiation phases included complex regulatory consulting, negotiations vis-à-vis the equipment provider and the building and operating contractor of the Siemens AG power plant and gas providers, Tamar and Leviathan. Negotiations for the financing agreements were carried out with Deutsche Bank and Bank Hapoalim, in the scope of approximately NIS 2 billion, and were also supported by guarantees from Euler Hermes, a foreign trade credit insurance company, entrusted by the German government.
Gornitzky represented Lumen Capital controlled by the Weil family in its successful bid for and acquisition of the "Nesher" cement production facility in Hartuv, Israel
Gornitzky represented Lumen Capital controlled by the Weil family in its successful bid for and acquisition of the "Nesher" cement production facility in Hartuv, Israel. The sale of this facility by Nesher Israel Cement Enterprises Ltd. was carried out pursuant to the divestiture order of the Israeli Antitrust Commissioner. As a result of this transaction the cement production market has been opened to competition after a period of 67 years of being subject to a complete and exclusive monopoly held by Nesher.
The Gornitzky team was led by Partners Itay Geffen (Corporate, Infrastructure & Project Finance), Chaim Friedland (Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions), Avner Finkelshtein (Antitrust) and associate Yael Kleinman.
Gornitzky represents Fattal Group in a transaction for the purchase of 36 hotels in England, Scotland and Ireland.
Gornitzky represented Fattal Group in a joint transaction with a Swedish partner that operates 120 hotels in Northern Europe for the acquisition of the management and rental rights of 36 hotels in Jurys Inn in England, Scotland and Ireland for a period of 25 years. The total consideration of the transaction is £ 800 million and Fattal's share is £ 120 million.
This is the largest transaction for the purchase of hotels ever made by an Israeli company in Europe, and includes a complex series of multi-stage agreements, including finance agreements (with international and Israeli financiers), management and rental agreements and a framework agreement with the partner, inter-alia, in order to obtain the desired structure and distribution of the portfolio.