Michael Zellermayer


"A fantastic lawyer for large M&A transactions" Chambers & Partners "A very experienced and business-oriented lawyer" Chambers & Partners "He knows his way around transactions and is a very good lawyer" Chambers & Partners

Mr. Zellermayer is a partner at FBC. His practice specializes in local & cross-country Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate & Commercial Law, Banking & Finance and Telecommunications, with extensive experience in the fields of Capital Markets and Energy & Infrastructure.

Mr. Zellermayer represents acquirers in some of the largest and high-profile M&A transactions in Israel, including the Apax-Saban-Arkin group in the acquisition of a controlling stake in Bezeq Telecommunications, the largest telecom provider in Israel, as well as in the sale of such holdings in exchange for US$2.2 billion, Saban Capital Group in the acquisition of a controlling interest in Partner-Orange, one of the leading cellular operators in Israel, in consideration for approx. US$400 million, SI Corporation, a Delaware corporation traded on the NASDAQ, in a US$750 million stock-for-stock acquisition of Fundtech Ltd., an Israeli company (dual listed on TASE and NASDAQ), EndoChoice Inc., in a stock-for-stock acquisition of Peer Medical Ltd., valued at US$150 million, Apax Partners in the acquisition of Psagot Investment House, the largest investment house in Israel, in exchange for US$800 million; Apax Partners in the acquisition of Tnuva, one of Israel's largest privately-held conglomerates, in a transaction valued at over US$1 billion and Permira in the acquisition of Netafim, valued at approx. $850 million.

Mr. Zellermayer was recently ranked as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000 and as a leading individual in Corporate and M&A by Legal 500, and is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in Israel by major local and international indices.

Prior to joining FBC, Mr. Zellermayer was the founding partner  and Chairman of Zellermayer, Pelossof, Rosovsky, Tsafrir, Toledano & Co.

Mr. Zellermayer serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, in addition to having served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Tel-Aviv Municipality Fund.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Capital Markets

Israel, 1968

New York, 1977

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, LL.B., 1968

Representation of J.P. Morgan and Bank of America in the $442.8 million Private Offering by Wix.com Ltd. of Convertible Senior Notes

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 SKY and Kedman Capital in the purchase of 70% of S.AL Holdings Ltd.

FBC represented the SKY and Kedma Capital private equity funds in a transaction for the purchase of 70% of the shares of S.AL Holdings Ltd., in consideration of approximately NIS 136.5M. The consummation of the transaction is subject to the approval of the Israel Antitr...

Raz Tepper & Sharon Klein-Manbar & Michael Zellermayer & Ziv Schwartz & Nevo Ben-Shitrit | Jul 2017
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