Mr. Yaniv is co-head of FBC’s Hi-Tech Department and a partner in the firm's Corporate Department, and acts for clients in a variety of cross-border corporate transactions with an emphasis on technology, life sciences and venture capital investments.
Mr. Yaniv has a particular expertise in hi-tech and complex international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and public offerings. Mr. Yaniv is also involved in the structuring and representation of venture capital, mezzanine, and hedge funds operating in Israel and the United States, and has significant experience in restructuring, debt financing, and spin-offs. He regularly advises public and private companies on strategic collaborations, technology licensing, and securities issuances.
Mr. Yaniv was named one of the 100 most influential figures in Israeli hi-tech by Geektime.
Mr. Yaniv lectures as part of the graduate program in Business Management at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, and serves as the Co-Chairman of the Corporate Committee of the Tel Aviv District of the Israel Bar Association.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Tel Aviv University (LL.B.), 1993
משרדנו ייצג את חברת המזרח לאחזקות בע"מ ("חברת המזרח") בעסקה לרכישת יתרת מניות השליטה בחברת יוניברסל מוטורס בע"מ ("UMI" ו- "המניות הנרכשות", בהתאמה) מהחברה הציבורית קרדן ישראל בע"מ ("קרדן") בתמורה לסך של 400,000,000 ₪, המשקף ל – UMI שווי כולל של כ- 900,000,000 ₪, כך שלאח...Eran Yaniv & Yoav Hovav & Asaf Gabay & Omer Shani | Nov 2017
Representation of NHN Ventures & Naver Corporation in its equity investment in Syte – Visual Conception Ltd. ("Syte"). As part of the round, Syte raised an aggregate amount of $6M, of which $2.5M was invested by NHN Ventures & Naver Corporation and the remaining...Eran Yaniv & Asaf Gabay | May 2017
FBC acted as Israeli counsel to Check-Cap Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHEK) in connection with a registered direct offering of ordinary shares and pre-funded warrants in lieu of ordinary shares, to a single health-care focused institutional investor, for total gross proceeds (includi...Eran Yaniv & Sharon Rosen & Michal Shnapp Noy | May 2017
We represented Claltech in the sale of its interest in LightCyber Ltd., a privately held cybersecurity company, in connection with the US$105 Million acquisition of LightCyber by Palo Alto Networks, Inc., a leading security company publically traded on the NYSE. Conside...Eran Yaniv & Liat Halperin & Asaf Gabay | Jan 2017
FBC represented Revuze Ltd. ("Revuze") in a financing round, led by Nielsen, The NPD Group and TIC Group. As part of the financing round, Revuze raised an amount of USD 4M from Nielsen, The NPD Group, TIC Group as well as existing investors (including by way of conve...Eran Yaniv | Sep 2016
FBC represented DVP Technologies Ltd. and Digital Makeup Ltd. ("Digital Makeup") in a primary and secondary financing round and in an exclusive license agreement with OHMK (Tianjin) Medical Technology Co. Ltd. ("OHMK"), a market leading provider of medical products in C...Eran Yaniv & Warren Wienburg & Amit Bechler | Feb 2016
FBC represented Claltech (2008) Limited Partnership, the investment fund of Clal Industries, in a $2.6 million investment made in the framework of a $50 million financing round conducted by Zerto Ltd.. The investment was made in exchange for the issue of preference shar...Eran Yaniv & Liat Halperin & Michal Shnapp Noy | Jan 2016