The leading international legal directories, including IFLR 1000, Chambers and Partners, Legal500 and others regularly rank us as experts in our core practice areas (corporate, finance, projects, technology and tax) and as one of the leading Israeli law firms.
Below are some examples of what leading international legal directories say about us.
"Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM), which shows ‘very good understanding of finance transactions from both a legal and business perspective’, recently strengthened its involvement in the local banking market by adding Bank Hapoalim and Bank Leumi to the client roster. Amnon Epstein is ‘well established in international law’, and Itai Yonai is ‘extremely intelligent’."
"Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM)’s ‘dynamic and technically excellent’ team recently acted for Generali Group during the sale of its controlling stake in Migdal Insurance, which was the largest public M&A deal in Israel in recent years. Nimrod Rosenblum heads the team, which has experienced an increase in energy-sector M&A mandates."
"Operating at ‘the highest level of service and proficiency’, Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM)’s lawyers are ‘very keen to get to know the ins-and-outs of their clients’ business’. The firm is particularly strong in renewable energy matters and also has ‘very good regulatory connections’. Practice head Amnon Epstein has ‘an excellent understanding of the peculiarities of energy financing’, and the ‘hardworking’ Gilad Maoz is also recommended."
"Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM)’s investment in its hi-tech practice has paid off with significant growth of its client base since 2010. Simon Marks heads the practice, which acts for investors and entrepeneurs, and recently advised video-messaging start-up Telemessage on a venture capital loan from Bank Mizrahi."
"Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM) advises blue-chip companies as well as high-net-worth individuals. Yair Benjamini is ‘an excellent lawyer, who gives excellent insight into the legal and political issues impacting on Israeli tax’."
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Chambers and Partners, 2013
"This team's impressive international experience is highly valued by clients. Its client base features global names such as Barclays Capital, alongside a wide variety of local institutions. Cross-border mandates include representing a banking syndicate in a EUR1 billion aircraft financing to purchase 30 M-346 Italian jet trainers for the Israeli defence ministry."
"We found them to have an excellent understanding and knowledge about finance transactions from both a legal and a business perspective. "
"Amnon Epstein attracts high praise for the quality of his advice, which is described as "accurate and to the point, demonstrating his deep understanding of both the law and business."
"This firm receives consistently good feedback for its international expertise, which is highly valued by foreign corporations, as well as Israeli clients seeking to expand their operations abroad. Its workload includes a number of headline-grabbing mandates, such as representing the Generali Group in the EUR835 million divestiture of its controlling stake in Migdal. The team also advised renewable energy investor the Sunflower Group on the purchase of several major energy companies and portfolios."
"Nimrod Rosenblum is prized for his international background, which includes experience garnered while working at Freshfields' London office. His practice highlights include the abovementioned sale by the Generali Group."
"This firm maintains its standout reputation for renewables work, and acts for some of the most prestigious local names in this sector. An extensive array of solar mandates includes representing Supergas and Sunteam in the non-recourse financing of mid-size plants across Israel, and advising German contractor Phoenix Solar on the negotiation of EPC and O&M contracts for two Israeli plants. The firm also acted on wind and pumped storage projects, and advised Bank Leumi on a variety of project financings."
"Definitely one of the 'go-to' firms in Israel for renewable energy."
"Amnon Epstein attracts high praise from satisfied clients, who value his "commercial pragmatism, deep experience in bank financing and understanding of the peculiarities of power project financing." He is also applauded for his fast response times."
"Nimrod Rosenblum's project finance expertise has been harnessed by the Rimon Group in a number of international energy and water projects, as well as in local developments."
"The "very talented" Yair Benjamini heads the tax department at Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM), and is commended for his depth of experience in M&A work and tax planning."
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"Amnon Epstein heads up both the banking and project finance teams at Epstein Rosenblum Maoz. Last year the team acted for Delek Real Estate in respect to the refinancing of a €162 million loan from Aereal Bank and the restructuring of a £900 million loan granted by RBS."
"In the projects area, the bulk of the firm’s work was related to renewable energy. Examples include advice to Discount Bank on a number of photovoltaic financings within Israel."
"Leading the corporate team at Epstein Rosenblum Maoz is name partner Nimrod Rosenblum. The firm has picked up impressive mandates in the high-tech and energy sectors in the last year."
"Highlight transactions last year included advice to the Generali Group on the sale of a controlling stake in Migdal Insurance and acting for Orad Hi-Tech Systems in an investment in Integrated Broadcast Information Systems (IBIS), bringing the company’s shareholding up to 63%."
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