Ran Hai

Ran Hai


Ran Hai Co-Heads the Corporate and Securities department. Ran has substantial experience in all aspects of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, investment and joint venture transactions. He has advised on several of the largest M&A and corporate transactions to take place in Israel in recent years, involving both local and major foreign companies, including multi-nationals.

Ran also represents on a regular basis some of the largest private equity and venture capital funds in their portfolio investments and provides ongoing corporate and transactional advice to a number of the firm’s leading clients.

Ran was recognized as a leading practitioner for his M&A and private-equity work by Chambers and Partners, Legal500, Who’s Who Legal  and the International Financial Law Review (IFLR).

Ran previously worked in the corporate department at the London offices of Freshfields, Bruckhaus, Deringer, where his practice focused on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, dispositions and private-equity transactions.

Contact Info

Tel: +9723-6926944 Fax: +9723-6966464 ranh@herzoglaw.co.il V-card
Ran Hai
  • Israel Bar Association, 2002
  • Tel Aviv University, Israel, LL.B (cum laude) 2001

Representing Pokerstars and its shareholders in the sale of Pokerstars to Amaya for $4.9 billion.
Representing SBTech in its 3 way merger with Draftkings and a SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition Company) traded on Nasdaq, based on a pre-money valuation of $2.7 billion.
Representing Superbet in Blackstone's Euro 175 million strategic investment in the company.
Representing Apax Partners and the the AMI Fund in a few of their transactions in Israel (including in the acquisitions of Psagot, Go Global, Ten Petroleum, Max Stock, etc.).
Representing ED&F Man in its sale of Sugat Industries (the owner of the no.1 brand in Israel for sugar, rice and lentils) to Salt of the Earth (a company controlled by Fortissimo).
Representing many PE Funds in their Israeli M&A activity  (including Fosun in the acquisition of AHAVA, Centerbridge in their bid for Leumi Card, etc.).
Representing gaming clients in their outbound M&A activity (e.g.- representing NeoGames in William Hill's investment in them).

  • Leading Individual in Commercial, Corporate and M&A (The Legal 500 2024).
  • Ranked in Corporate/M&A (Chambers Global 2024).
  • Recommended in M&A and Governance (Who's Who Legal 2024).
  • Highly Regarded in M&A (IFLR1000, 2023).
  • Recommended in M&A (Who's Who Legal 2023).
  • Leading Individual in Commercial, Corporate and M&A (The Legal 500 2023).
  • Ranked in Corporate/M&A: Technology (Chambers Global 2023).
  • Highly Regarded in M&A (IFLR1000, 2022).
  • Leading Individual in Commercial, Corporate and M&A (The Legal 500 2022).
  • Ranked in Corporate/M&A (Chambers 2022).
  • Leading Individual in Commercial, Corporate and M&A (Legal 500 2021).
  • Highly Regarded in M&A (IFLR1000, 2021).
  • Ranked in Corporate/M&A (Chambers 2021).
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