Mark specialises in advising on infrastructure projects and project financing transactions. He represents concessionaires, bidding groups, Israeli and international banks and financial institutions as well as the public sector in connection with large-scale infrastructure projects, such as toll roads, light rail systems, power plants and desalination facilities.
He recently advised senior lenders on the financing of an extension to the Cross Israel Highway (Section 18), which was awarded the transport Project of the Year award by Project Finance Magazine.
Mark also advises clients in the energy field, with particular emphasis on exploration and production of natural gas, gas sales and transmission. He represents owners and operators of gas assets as well as lenders financing their activities.
Mark is also experienced in advising clients in conection with electricity generation, both from conventional and renewable sources and he has advised on a number of power plant projects.
In addition, Mark has considerable experience in advising on local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. He represents Israeli and international corporations, private equity funds and strategic investors in M&A, private equity and financing transactions.
Admitted to Practice:
University of Leeds, LL.B. first class honours
“A Deeper Look?” (A review of issues in Israeli infrastructure development), co-author Adam Eytan Project Finance Magazine, Transport Report 2002; September 2002
"Offerings Abroad: an analysis of why Israeli start-ups are reluctant to float on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange." Co-author Aner Berger. European Legal Business (March/April 2001).
"Overview of Mergers and Acquisitions under Israeli Law." International Law Office, Corporate Finance/M&A Newsletter (July 2000).
"Key Aspects of Corporate Governance in Israel", co-author Nick Cannon, International Corporate Governance Review 2004, Euromoney Publications.
"Beyond Columbo: New Treatment of Retention of Title Clauses in Israeli Law", International Company and Commercial Law Review, Vol.14, Issue 10, October 2003.
"Third Party Legal Opinions in Transactions". Co-author Menachem Neeman. Corporations (Legal Issues in Corporations, Securities and Anti-Trust); August 2005 (in Hebrew).