Israeli authorities' introduction of the world's first ever
corporate anti-concentration law is having a profound effect on
the country's M&A landscape.
By forcing national conglomerates to sell their assets, the
legislative sea change presents huge opportunities for M&A
and, in particular, private equity (PE). With many companies
already in talks with potential buyers, the reforms are
attracting increasing attention.
Introduced in December 2013 with a tight schedule of four to
six years for firms to be compliant, the law for the promotion