Bio

Micki Shapira is a partner in the firm’s Corporate and Commercial department. Micki has expertise in public and private mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and private equity and venture capital transactions. He has extensive experience in cross-border transactions, including United States, China, Japan and EU countries. He also advises both domestic and foreign companies and other legal entities on a variety of corporate matters, including joint ventures, corporate finance, corporate governance, and securities issues. In recent years, Micki has represented clients in significant Israeli related mergers and acquisitions and commercial transactions.

Micki served as the Co-Chairman of the Corporate Committee of the Israeli Bar Association, Tel- Aviv District between 2015-2019. He has participated in speaking engagements at the Israeli Bar Association on Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Law.

Micki worked for 6 years at two leading law firms in the United States.

Micki received his LL.B. from the College of Management (Cum Laude) in 2000 and his LL.M. from Duke University in 2004.

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Represented Mivtach Shamir Holdings in selling the controlling share (together with Apax Partners) in Tnuva, Israel’s largest food company, at a company value of NIS 8.6 Billion.
  • Represented Sisram Medical in the first ever Israeli incorporated company to list in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Represented private equity fund Fortissimo Capital in selling its holdings in Dip-Tech, a provider of solutions for digital printing on glass, to Ferro Corporation for US$80 million.
  • Represented Super-Pharm in the sale of 33% of its shares, held by Leumi Partners, Discount Capital and Leon Koffler, to Union Group, for a total of NIS 600 million.
  • Represented the entrepreneurs in the establishment of a new digital bank in Israel for the first time in 40 years.
  • Represented Union Group, importer of Toyota in Israel, in its acquisition of Danziv Handling Solutions Ltd.
  • Represented Fosun Health Fund in an exclusive license and supply agreement with Raziel Therapeutics to develop and commercialize certain drug.
  • Represented Super-Pharm in a transaction in which it acquired from Teva Pharmaceuticals the full ownership of Remedix Care.
  • Represented Israel Credit Cards and its subsidiary Diners Club in their agreement with Apple for the use of Apple Pay.
  • Represented Mivtach Shamir Energy in a cooperation agreement in the field of battery energy storage systems with the Chinese company, Shanghai Electric Group Co., Ltd.
  • Represented Israel Credit Cards and Diners in their agreements with Google and with the various banks with whom Cal and Diners issue credit cards for the purpose of interfacing with the Google Pay service.
  • Represented Alma Lasers (a subsidiary of Fosun Pharma), in the acquisition of PhotonMed, a leading distributor of energy-based devices in Mainland China.
  • Represented various Japanese Companies in their on-going operations in Israel.

Recognition

Legal500 Next Generation Partner
Next Generation Partner - Commercial, Corporate And M&A

legal500

“Micki Shapira is a top quality partner in terms of legal skills, who doesn’t forget that the deal is all about the client.”

Education
2004 Duke University | LLM
2000 The College of Management | LLB (with distinction)
Admission
2005 New York (not active)
2001 Israel
Micki Shapira

Micki Shapira

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Micki Shapira