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Yaniv Bar-Zik

Partner
Practice Areas
Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds
Hi-Tech/Start-Ups
Mergers and Acquisitions
Commercial
Third Sector: Associations and Non-Profit Organizations

Yaniv, a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice, focuses his practice on the representation of emerging growth companies, venture capital & private equity funds, other early stage investors, and entrepreneurs.
He specializes in the representation of venture capital and private equity funds, from formation to final dissolution and in their investments in potential portfolio companies. In addition, he provides ongoing legal advice to international and emerging companies, on all corporate and commercial aspects of their activities, including their representation and the representation of individual entrepreneurs on venture capital and private equity transactions.
He has been involved in numerous transactions such as venture capital financing transactions, merger/acquisition transactions, private equity and debt offerings, and complex restructurings and spin-off transactions.
Yaniv’s clientele includes funds, startup and well-established emerging growth companies, primarily in the software, media, cleantech, information technology, Internet, big data technology and cyber sectors.
In his spare time, Yaniv occasionally serves as a lecturer at the Israeli Meetup organization, where he talks about the legal aspects of entrepreneurship and venture capital transactions.
In 2023 Yaniv was recognized by Legal 500 as a Key Lawyer in advising hi-tech corporations, in fund formations and investments, on venture capital and private equity funds.

Education
Master of Law (LL.M.) specializing in commercial law (com laude), UC Berkley and Tel Aviv University, 2013
Admission
Member of the Israel Bar Association (2008)
Languages
Hebrew, English