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Dror Toren

Partner

Phone: 972 3 5119340
Fax: 972 3 5119301
drort@wblaw.co.il
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Adv. Dror Toren joined Weksler Bregman in 2002 as a partner, and Heads the Commercial and International Department.

Dror specializes in transactions and all aspects of commercial law, and has represented some of the largest companies in this country for many years. Dror has extensive experience in representing companies in all their areas of activity, from their routine activity through to strategic events in the life of the firm, including mergers and acquisitions, all types of commercial agreements, the capital market, partnerships, business restrictions, franchises and intellectual property.

Dror possesses a unique specialization and has extensive knowledge, and represents clients in international transactions throughout the world and has served, for many years, as legal adviser for some of the leading companies in both the Israeli and the international markets. His legal service is characterized by the personal relationships generated with his clients, and this, combined with his professionalism, assists the clients to bring to realization complex and extensive projects in the most successful manner.

His unique character in the legal community has not been lost on the legal graders and guides, both local and international. Dror was selected as on of the ten most promising commercial advocates in Israel, according to a survey conducted by the prestigious “Forbes” Magazine.

 

  • Israel Bar Association, 1994
  • Tel-Aviv University (LLB, 1993), the Faculty of Law
  • Tel Aviv University (MBA, 1998), Magna cum laude, the Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration
  • Represented one of the world’s leading developer of optical character recognition and advanced image processing solutions in an international joint-venture forming one of the world’s leading port automation solution provider.
  • Represented the controlling shareholders of the Russian-language Channel 9 television station, in a transaction under which the controlling stake has been sold in a series of transactions, for the total scope of 12,500,000 US Dollars.
  • Advised one of the largest Israeli insurance corporations, in a transaction for the purchase of holdings in a portfolio of income yielding office buildings in Germany, valued at appx. EUR 85,000,000.
  • Represented one of the world’s leading retail electronic brands in negotiating and entering into a new Distribution Agreement with respect to mobile phones in Israel and the transfer of the distributorship from the previous distributor.
  • Represented the owner of a leading chain specializing in home design in the acquisition of the remaining interest (50%) of the chain, for the total consideration of 7,500,000 NIS.
  • Represnted Gottex Models Ltd in the purchase of all the holdings in two corporations which are the Israeli franchisees of the internaional fashion brand of GAP, for the total consideration of 40,000,000 NIS (read article).
  • Accompanied Africa Israel USA in the process of the sale of its holdings in the Clock Tower located in New York to Marriott International for the total consideration of 165,000,000 US Dollars (read article).
  • Represented the sellers in a transaction under which the full control over CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd was sold to Aeronautics Ltd and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd, 2 leading Israeli companies which conduct their business in the field of internal security industry. The transaction reflects a total worth of over 300.000,000 NIS for CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd (read article).
  • Represented a subsidiary of Africa Israel Industries Ltd in a transaction under which it purchased a major Steel Activity from Yaacoby Steel Group, in a total worth of appx. 141,000,000 NIS (read article).
  • Representation of one of Israel`s largest and most dynamic holding and real estate groups in its international business and real estate activity, particularly in Europe and in the USA.
  • Represented one of Israel`s largest and most dynamic holding and real estate groups in the sale of its holdings in Cross-Israel Highway (toll highway) no. 6, one of Israel`s most complex BOT projects, for the sum of appx. 125,000,000 US Dollars (read aritcle)
  • Represented the Buyers in the purchase of IKEA`s activity in Israel. In this framework, Mr. Toren represented the Buyers in updating the franchise agreement with the Global IKEA Group.
  • Represented one of the largest and most dynamic Israeli holding groups in the sale of its holdings in GOTTEX group (worldwide manufacturer of swimwear and underwear, and the Israeli franchisee of the brands “ZARA”, “Pull & Bear” and “Massimo Dutti”) to Canadian investors (read article).
  • Represented the Buyers in the transaction of purchasing the Zara and Pull & Bear`s activities in Israel, which was accompanied by the establishment of new franchise agreements with the worldwide fashion corporation INDITEX S.A.
  • Representation of one of Israel`s largest accounting firms, in the merger transaction with Deloitte & Touche (Israel) (read article).
  • Represented the Sellers in the acquisition of Investec (Israel) Ltd. (today Ubank Ltd.) for a consideration of more than 100 million US dollars.
  • Represented one of two Israeli leading companies in a complex transaction under which two joint entities were established in order to conduct vast commercial activities in the real estate market and the European automobile market.
  • Represented the buyers in the purchase of Klil Yofi activity in Israel, through which the buyers obtained the exclusive rights over several leading brands in the Israeli swim and beach fashion industry – “Pilpel”, “Gidon Oberson” and “Turkiz”.
  • Represented the sellers in the sale of the Marketing and Support Division of Tadiran Telecom Ltd to the Barenboim Group.
  • Represented a high tech company in the investment transaction of the American Venture Capital Fund, Pegasus, in the company.
  • Represented the buyers in the purchase of the control in one of Israel`s leading steel and ceramics manufacturers.
  • Represented the buyers in the purchase of holdings in one the leading real estate broker agency, Anglo Saxon.
  • Represented the buyers in the purchase of Tveria Royal Plaza Hotel.
  • Represented the buyers in the purchase of 50% of the shareholding in David`s Heart Hotels Ltd (the owner of the Olive Tree Hotel in Jerusalem).
  • The sale of a Finance & Brokerage Company`s activities in Israel to one of Israel`s leading financial services group.

Adv. Dror Toren joined Weksler Bregman in 2002 as a partner, and Heads the Commercial and International Department.

Dror specializes in transactions and all aspects of commercial law, and has represented some of the largest companies in this country for many years. Dror has extensive experience in representing companies in all their areas of activity, from their routine activity through to strategic events in the life of the firm, including mergers and acquisitions, all types of commercial agreements, the capital market, partnerships, business restrictions, franchises and intellectual property.

Dror possesses a unique specialization and has extensive knowledge, and represents clients in international transactions throughout the world and has served, for many years, as legal adviser for some of the leading companies in both the Israeli and the international markets. His legal service is characterized by the personal relationships generated with his clients, and this, combined with his professionalism, assists the clients to bring to realization complex and extensive projects in the most successful manner.

His unique character in the legal community has not been lost on the legal graders and guides, both local and international. Dror was selected as on of the ten most promising commercial advocates in Israel, according to a survey conducted by the prestigious “Forbes” Magazine.

 

  • Israel Bar Association, 1994
  • Tel-Aviv University (LLB, 1993), the Faculty of Law
  • Tel Aviv University (MBA, 1998, Magna cum laude), the Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration
  • Represented one of the world’s leading developer of optical character recognition and advanced image processing solutions in an international joint-venture forming one of the world’s leading port automation solution provider.
  • Represented the controlling shareholders of the Russian-language Channel 9 television station, in a transaction under which the controlling stake has been sold in a series of transactions, for the total scope of 12,500,000 US Dollars.
  • Advised one of the largest Israeli insurance corporations, in a transaction for the purchase of holdings in a portfolio of income yielding office buildings in Germany, valued at appx. EUR 85,000,000.
  • Represented one of the world’s leading retail electronic brands in negotiating and entering into a new Distribution Agreement with respect to mobile phones in Israel and the transfer of the distributorship from the previous distributor.
  • Represented the owner of a leading chain specializing in home design in the acquisition of the remaining interest (50%) of the chain, for the total consideration of 7,500,000 NIS.
  • Represnted Gottex Models Ltd in the purchase of all the holdings in two corporations which are the Israeli franchisees of the internaional fashion brand of GAP, for the total consideration of 40,000,000 NIS (read article).
  • Accompanied Africa Israel USA in the process of the sale of its holdings in the Clock Tower located in New York to Marriott International for the total consideration of 165,000,000 US Dollars (read article).
  • Represented the sellers in a transaction under which the full control over CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd was sold to Aeronautics Ltd and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd, 2 leading Israeli companies which conduct their business in the field of internal security industry. The transaction reflects a total worth of over 300.000,000 NIS for CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd (read article).
  • Represented a subsidiary of Africa Israel Industries Ltd in a transaction under which it purchased a major Steel Activity from Yaacoby Steel Group, in a total worth of appx. 141,000,000 NIS (read article).
  • Representation of one of Israel`s largest and most dynamic holding and real estate groups in its international business and real estate activity, particularly in Europe and in the USA.
  • Represented one of Israel`s largest and most dynamic holding and real estate groups in the sale of its holdings in Cross-Israel Highway (toll highway) no. 6, one of Israel`s most complex BOT projects, for the sum of appx. 125,000,000 US Dollars (read aritcle)
  • Represented the Buyers in the purchase of IKEA`s activity in Israel. In this framework, Mr. Toren represented the Buyers in updating the franchise agreement with the Global IKEA Group.
  • Represented one of the largest and most dynamic Israeli holding groups in the sale of its holdings in GOTTEX group (worldwide manufacturer of swimwear and underwear, and the Israeli franchisee of the brands “ZARA”, “Pull & Bear” and “Massimo Dutti”) to Canadian investors (read article).
  • Represented the Buyers in the transaction of purchasing the Zara and Pull & Bear`s activities in Israel, which was accompanied by the establishment of new franchise agreements with the worldwide fashion corporation INDITEX S.A.
  • Representation of one of Israel`s largest accounting firms, in the merger transaction with Deloitte & Touche (Israel) (read article).
  • Represented the Sellers in the acquisition of Investec (Israel) Ltd. (today Ubank Ltd.) for a consideration of more than 100 million US dollars.
  • Represented one of two Israeli leading companies in a complex transaction under which two joint entities were established in order to conduct vast commercial activities in the real estate market and the European automobile market.
  • Represented the buyers in the purchase of Klil Yofi activity in Israel, through which the buyers obtained the exclusive rights over several leading brands in the Israeli swim and beach fashion industry – “Pilpel”, “Gidon Oberson” and “Turkiz”.
  • Represented the sellers in the sale of the Marketing and Support Division of Tadiran Telecom Ltd to the Barenboim Group.
  • Represented a high tech company in the investment transaction of the American Venture Capital Fund, Pegasus, in the company.
  • Represented the buyers in the purchase of the control in one of Israel`s leading steel and ceramics manufacturers.
  • Represented the buyers in the purchase of holdings in one the leading real estate broker agency, Anglo Saxon.
  • Represented the buyers in the purchase of Tveria Royal Plaza Hotel.
  • Represented the buyers in the purchase of 50% of the shareholding in David`s Heart Hotels Ltd (the owner of the Olive Tree Hotel in Jerusalem).
  • The sale of a Finance & Brokerage Company`s activities in Israel to one of Israel`s leading financial services group.