Yigal Arnon & Co.'s Restructuring and Insolvency lawyers represent on an ongoing basis a large portion of Israel's major banks as well as distressed companies, local and overseas creditors, etc. in a full spectrum of restructuring and insolvency legal activities and as to all size debts. These range from regulatory matters that relate to shareholders as well as to the banks themselves all the way through to collecting, major as well as minor debts, "chapter 11" issues, bankruptcy, liquidation, receivership, administration, etc. all the way to pre-insolvency issues, such as the creation, review and enforcement of security interests through debt restructuring, loan syndications, reorganizations, and liquidation proceedings, local and international. Top managers and directors seek our counsel regarding their legal and fiduciary responsibilities in a pre-insolvency or bankruptcy context. Additionally, we have gained considerable expertise in assisting businesses that find themselves involved in bankruptcy and insolvency issues arising from the acquisition of stock or assets of financially distressed companies. To achieve our clients' objectives in a timely and efficient manner, our firm calls upon a closely-integrated team of experts drawn from our tax, corporate, litigation and real estate practices, thus reaching many times unexpected results due to the use of multi-disciplinary teams.
The firm has extensive experience in securities law, receiverships and realizations of liens, and in particular in the treatment of the restructuring of debt and debt financing arrangements, and the representation of both companies and debenture holders in various debt arrangements. The firm regularly represents many public companies, debenture holders, institutional investors and controlling holders in various complex debt arrangement matters. We serve as lead counsel in some of the largest and most complex debt restructurings that were implemented in Israel in recent years. Our firm is unique in the field of Debt Arrangements, as it offers a one stop shop, and can handle debt matters with cross border aspects, that require a wide spread expertise of other legal fields and practices. This also facilitates the widespread expert handling of international transactions, such as sale of assets in other countries and to international entities. Our firm often calls upon a closely-integrated team of experts drawn from our tax, corporate, litigation and real estate practices, thus reaching many times unexpected timely results due to the use of multi-disciplinary teams. We represent a wide-range of bond holders representatives appointed to deal with debt restructuring of public companies, public and private funds, and Israeli and foreign corporations, as well as in their ongoing needs in the field.