Project Finance, Energy, & Infrastructure
The firm is one of the leaders in the field in financing infrastructure and energy projects and has been involved in major Israeli infrastructure projects, including transportation, water, and energy. In the area of desalination, the firm has represented the State of Israel in tenders for the establishment of desalination facilities in Ashkelon, Palmachim, Hadera, Sorek and Ashdod. In transportation, the firm represented the State of Israel in the Carmel Tunnels and Roads 431 and 531 projects and in advising Bank Hapoalim and Israeli and foreign financiers in financing the construction of the northern section of the Trans-Israel Highway (sections 3 and 7).
The firm also represented the Israel Airports Authority regarding tenders for the construction of an airport in Timna. In recent years, the firm has advised the Israel Ports Company in tenders for the construction and operation of new private seaports in Ashdod and Haifa.
In energy, the firm has counseled the developers of the Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Station (the first of its kind in Israel), Bank Leumi in its financing of the Mishor Rotem Power Station, and Bank Hapoalim and other Israeli and foreign financiers in the financing of the Ashalim Thermal Solar Power Station. Additionally, the firm has advised a Chinese company, which serves as the construction contractor for the Kokhav Hayarden Pumped Storage Station. In the field of natural gas, the firm has advised the lenders in the Yam Tethys Project and banks and institutional entities that financed the construction of the natural gas distribution networks in Israel’s central and southern regions.