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Shay Dayan



Shay is a partner in our firm’s Corporate and M&A Department and Co-Head of the Telecoms and Media Department.

Shay’s practice is focused on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, corporate finance, high tech and investment transactions, representing both foreign and domestic entities in acquisitions and doing business in Israel in a wide array of sectors.

In addition, Shay advise clients in the field of telecommunications and media on various commercial and regulatory aspects.

Prior to joining EBN in 2016, Shay was a partner in the private equity practice of a leading Israeli law firm.

Shay was recognized in the LEGAL 500 ranking edition (2019).

Representative Experience

  • Representation of the private equity firm, Hellman & Friedman, in the financing of its acquisition of the Israeli cyber security company, Checkmarx Ltd.
  • Representation of Gazit-Globe in the sale of its securities in Amos Luzon Energy Group (TASE).
  • Representation of Foretellix Ltd. in its acquisition of Metamoto, INC.
  • Representation of XIO Fund in the sale of its Holdings in Lumenis Ltd. to Baring Private Equity Asia
  • Representation of Nisko Group in an investment transaction by Poalim Capital Markets.
  • Representation of Yaron Levy Project Management in its sale to CBRE Group, Inc.
  • Representation of Taavura Holdings in a strategic partnership with Hyundai Motors for the formation of the Innovation Center in the field of automotive, drones and smart mobility.
  • Representation of Mandarin Oriental in a transaction for the construction of a luxury hotel and residence project in Tel Aviv.
  • Representation of Foretellix Ltd. in its financing rounds.
  • Representation of Arbe Robotics Ltd. in its financing rounds.
  • Representation of Mishkei Emek Beit-Shean, Mishkei Emek-Izrael and Pituach Hagalil in joining Mishkei Solar Energies, a partnership operating in the field of Renewable Energies.
  • Representation of Permira in the acquisition of Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) business.
  • Representation of Taya Ventures in the financing of Stanga Games INC.
  • Representation of Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank and Menorah in a cross-border syndicated financing transaction of Polymer Logistics NV.
  • Representation of Gebr. Heinemann in a joint venture with James Richardson, in connection with the tender issued by the Israeli Airport Authority (IAA) to operate duty free shops (LTPCC) in Terminal 3 and Terminal 1 at Ben-Gurion Airport.
  • Representation of Shultz Catering in a refinance transaction with Bank Leumi.
  • Representation of Extra Holdings in the acquisition of Alon Blue Square Group, and the debt settlement of Alon Blue Square Group with its financial creditors.
  • Representation of Nesher Cement in the sale of its Har-Tuv plant.
  • Representation of Pelephone Communications Ltd. in a supply and maintenance of its LTE system from Ericsson Israel Ltd.


Bar Admissions

Israel, 2006


LL.B., Cum Laude, Tel-Aviv University, 2005


Hebrew, English