Ms. Shavit is the head of FBC's Tax Department and is recognized by international and domestic indices as one of Israel's leading tax practitioners.
Her diverse practice encompasses income tax, VAT, real estate tax, international tax matters, taxation of provident funds, tax implications of employee benefit plans, and compensation packages. Ms. Shavit also has considerable experience working with governmental and regulatory agencies involved in privatizations and restructurings.
Ms. Shavit has broad experience in handling complex M&A, financing, and capital markets transactions, and in the representation of venture capital and private equity funds in fund formation matters, as well as regarding investments in portfolio companies.
Ms. Shavit’s on-going work for Israeli and multinational clients includes advising on cross-border tax structuring, representation before the Israeli tax authorities in ruling requests and settlement agreements, and providing opinions on tax-related issues.
Ms. Shavit is Co-Chair of the Tax Committee of the Central District of the Israel Bar Association.
Tel Aviv University, LL.B., 1994
Tel Aviv University, B.A. (Economics), 1994
The Interim Report of the Committee on Promotion of Publicly Traded Infrastructure Investment Funds On May 4, 2014, an inter-ministerial committee was set up to promote the establishment of publicly traded funds for investment in infrastructure. The committee was for...Anat Shavit & Yuval Peled | Nov 2018
FBC represented J.P. Morgan and Bank of America as Joint Book-Running Managers in the private offering by Wix.com Ltd. (Nasdaq: WIX) of $442.8 million of 0% Convertible Senior Notes due 2023 (including the exercise in full of an over-allotment option granted to the init...Michael Zellermayer & Nitzan Sandor & Anat Shavit & Sharon Rosen & Dikla Nassi | Jul 2018
FBC represented the Dune Ridge group (the group includes entities in the BVI, US and Israel) in a financing round in which it raised US$2,600,000, including a deferred closing of an additional amount of up to US$500,000.Reuven Behar & Anat Shavit & Liat Halperin | Jun 2018
FBC represented Check-Cap Ltd., listed on NASDAQ, in its $20.2 million follow-on underwritten public offering of units, with each unit consisting of one ordinary share (or ordinary share equivalent) and one Series C warrant to purchase one ordinary share. H.C. Wainwr...Eran Yaniv & Sharon Rosen & Anat Shavit | May 2018
Click here to read the full update in Hebrew Supreme Court Ruling - Taxation of Israeli R&D Companies in connection with Stock Option Allocations We would like to bring to your attention a recent decision of the Israeli Tax Authority ("ITA"), which has consid...Anat Shavit | May 2018
Click here to read the legal update in Hebrew Amendment 242 to the Israeli Income Tax Ordinance – Chapter E2 On March 13, 2018, the Israeli Tax Authority ("ITA"), published a memorandum (the "Memorandum"), regarding the ramifications of Amendment 242 to the Israel...Anat Shavit | Mar 2018
On January 17, 2018 the Israel Tax Authority published a draft circular for public consultation on the subject of Initial Coin Offerings - the issuing of "Utility Tokens" for the provision of services and/or products under development. Please find the full legal upda...Anat Shavit | Jan 2018
FBC represented Frutarom Industries Ltd. in its acquisition of Enzymotec Ltd. (NASD: ENZY), for approximately $210 million, at an equity value of approximately $290 million. Enzymotec is a leading global supplier of specialty lipid-based products and solutions. Prior t...Avraham Well & Sharon Rosen & Anat Shavit & Zohar Liss & Ziv Schwartz & Moran Friedman & Hilla Sachs | Jan 2018
Instances Whereby Transfer of Funds to Foreign Residents will be Exempt from Tax Withholding The Israeli Tax Authority ("ITA"), on September 26, 2017, published a list of instances whereby transfer of funds, through banking corporations, to foreign residents will be ...Anat Shavit | Sep 2017