Samuel (Shumi) Obrasky


Samuel has been involved in a wide range of corporate transactions and investment management-related matters. Included among these corporate transactions and investment management matters are the following:

  • The structuring and formation of private equity funds (leverage buyout funds, real estate funds and secondary funds) and hedge funds (including master-feeder structures, parallel structures, fund of funds and "mini-master" structures) for established investment fund managers and publicly traded companies
  • The acquisition by a consortium led by the Lightstone Group, LLC of Extended Stay Hotels from affiliates of The Blackstone Group for $8 billion
  • The $1.8 billion acquisition by Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Ltd. (United Arab Emirates) of Standard Aero Acquisition Holdings, Inc. from private equity firm The Carlyle Group
  • The proposed $3.7 billion going-private acquisition of NDS Group plc. by News Corporation in partnership with Permira Advisers Ltd.
  • Goldman Sach's recapitalization of the Yankees Entertainment and Sports (YES) Network
  • The $800 million sale of the Hudson Group to Advent International
  • The "up-C" initial public offering (IPO) of Duff & Phelps, with Goldman, Sachs & Co. and UBS Investment Bank acting as joint bookrunning managers for the offering
  • Wachovia Securities' issuance of $3.3 billion in securities of Duke Funding High Grade III CDO
  • Merrill Lynch's issuance of $1.996 billion in securities of Kleros Preferred Funding IV
  • Morgan Stanley's issuance of $670 million in securities of Kefton CDO
  • Citigroup's issuance of $400 million in securities of Neptune CDO III
  • Lehman Brothers' issuance of $1.5 billion in securities of Vela CBO
  • Merrill Lynch's issuance of $1.7 billion in securities of Jupiter High Grade CDO III
Samuel (Shumi) Obrasky
M (Israel): +972 (52) 4000064
M (USA): +1 (646) 340 3279
T: +972 (3) 641 6412
F: +972 (3) 974 2974

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Tel Aviv, 6713412

Samuel Obrasky  

  • Private Equity
  • Cross-border Tax Structuring and Planning
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • International Real Estate Transactions
  • Investments Funds
Prior Experience
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, New York
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, New York
  • Goldfarb, Tel Aviv
  • New York State Bar
  • Israel
  • U.S. District Courts: Southern, Eastern Districts of New York
  • London School of Economics & Political Science, Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Boston University, Master of Laws in Taxation (LLM)
  • English, Hebrew, Spanish, Portuguese (conversational)

Gellis Obrasky is an international boutique corporate law firm, focusing on the practice areas of private equity, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), cross-border tax structuring and planning, international real estate transactions, banking and finance, investment funds, general corporate, commercial and regulatory matters and inheritance and estate matters.

גליס אוברסקי הוא משרד בוטיק אשר מתמחה בדיני מסחר חוצי גבולות וכן במתן חוות דעת דין זר בדין האמריקאי, השוויצרי, הגרמני והאוסטרי. בין היתר מתמחה המשרד בהון-סיכון, מיזוגים ורכישות, תכנון מס, עסקאות נדל"ן, בנקאות ופיננסים, קרנות, וירושות. המשרד הוקם על ידי יוסי גליס, מומחה בדין השוויצרי, האוסטרי הגרמני והישראלי ושמואל אוברסקי, מומחה בדין האמריקאי והישראלי.

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