Gornitzky represented the international private equity fund Warburg Pincus in the acquisition of 100% of Leumi Card Ltd. from Bank Leumi and Azrieli Group, for the amount of NIS 2.5 billion.

Legal 500
Eli Elya and Dubi Gross are ‘committed to the deadlines without compromising the result’ and recently advised a syndicate of domestic lenders led by Bank Hapoalim on the NIS1.9m dual-currency loan to refinance part of BC Partners’ 2015 acquisition of Tnuva.
Global Chambers
"They (the team) have that international aspect. That is especially important when it comes to banking and finance as we need lawyers that know how to deal with US and UK law, as well as Israeli law."

Global Chambers
Firm Chairman, Pinhas Rubin ("a phenomenon in the way that he is expert in so many fields"), Eli Elya ( "has excellent people skills and a lot of knowledge, listens, works very hard and doesn't give up") were personally recommended as notable banking and finance practitioners.
Legal 500
Our firm was ranked as a Tier 1 Banking and Finance law firm, with a team that "brings peace of mind to clients." Practice Head, Eli Elya, was described as "sophisticated at corporate finance deals" and Elite Elkon as "one of the most effective attorneys in Israel in dealing with regulatory issues."
Global Chambers
Dubi Gross ("extensive knowledge when it comes to international financing and capital markets") and Elite Elkon ("She is very personable and makes you feel very comfortable when working on a deal") were personally recommended as notable banking and finance practitioners.
IFLR 1000
"Lawyers are very skilled and keep up on current developments. Also, they are very responsive and easy to work with."
IFLR 1000
"Excellent, experienced attorneys with a high degree of motivation, and very pragmatic advice."
IFLR 1000
"Very business oriented, good understanding of its client needs at the end very good contracts in favour of the client."



Gornitzky & Co. is one of Israel’s leading banking and finance law firms and has been instrumental to lenders and borrowers in some of the largest and most complex international financing transactions, providing a sophisticated understanding of the global financial markets.

Throughout the years, Gornitzky has represented some of Israel’s largest commercial banks, insurance companies, provident funds and other institutional lenders, as well as foreign financial institutions operating in Israel. Other key clients of the firm’s global banking and finance practice include leveraged buyout sponsors, private equity funds, hedge funds, strategic buyers, issuers of securities and financial institutions, and as the private sector.

With the uncertainty and struggle the international financial markets have seen in the past few years, our clientele rely on our banking and finance team for the depth and breadth of their expertise in complex local and cross-border transactions across every industry and sector. Gornitzky’s lawyers have vast experience in a variety of regulatory matters concerning banks and their key or controlling stakeholders, as well as in the acquisition, and their representation in lending transactions.

Since its inception, Gornitzky has amassed extensive experience in a variety of financings techniques, involving leveraged, asset-backed, mezzanine, investment, senior, subordinated, as well as lease and real estate financings.

Our banking and finance advice, together with our transactional expertise in a full range offields such as tax, restructuring and insolvency, project finance and M&A enables us to provide our clients with seamless and integrated representation.


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