Yaron Sever

Partner

Co-Head of the Tax Department

Adv. Sever is the Co-Head of the Tax Department, and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Adv. Sever specializes in tax consulting on a wide range of domestic and international transactions, including merger and acquisition transactions, investments, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, public offerings and private allocation of capital, debt and complex financial products; as well as the establishment of venture capital funds, hedge funds and private investment funds.

Adv. Sever possesses extensive experience in tax consulting and tax planning for high net worth individuals and families, relating to various investments and trusts, and in tax planning prior and subsequent to relocations. In addition, Adv. Sever possesses a unique expertise in advising Israeli and international clients on legal issues and tax aspects relating to equity-based compensation to executives and employees.

Adv. Sever was ranked by the international rating Chambers & Partners as one of Israel’s leading tax attorneys.

Adv. Sever also serves on the Tax Forum of the Israel Bar Association.

Education

LL.B., Tel Aviv University, 2000

B.A., Accounting, Tel Aviv University, 1999

Bar Admission

Israel Bar Association, 2001

"A very capable individual; very professional and a pleasure to work with."

Chambers & Partners | 2020

"Has an outstanding knowledge of tax law, and his US background makes him very well suited to deal with US-Israel matters."

Chambers & Partners | 2019

"A corporate tax expert ... has a very high-end understanding of Israeli and US cross-border tax issues. "

Chambers HNW | 2018

"Has a deep command of the complexity of different tax systems."

Chambers HNW | 2018

"Excellent, very technical and practical. He's very impressive, knowledgeable and makes advice very clear."

Chambers HNW | 2017

Representative Work

Google - Waze
1B USD

Representing Google in the acquisition of Waze for over $1B. The acquisition received world-wide media attention, and was nominated Israel's deal of the year.

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation - NeuroDerm Ltd.
1.1B USD

Representing Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation in the acquisition of NeuroDerm (Nasdaq: NDRM) for $1.1 billion, considered the largest ever acquisition of an Israeli life sciences and healthcare company.

Dell Inc. - EMC Corporation
67B USD

Advising Dell EMC on tax aspects of their $67 billion merger, the largest-ever acquisition in the technology industry.

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