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Raanan Kalir



Raanan specializes in creditors’ arrangements, shareholders’ litigation as part of insolvency proceedings, complex commercial disputes and securities and corporate class actions.

Raanan has vast experience and expertise in all matters associated with insolvency and debt restructuring, including receivership proceedings, creditors’ arrangements and stay of proceedings. He is regularly appointed by courts to serve as special manager, liquidator, receiver or trustee.

Since the 2008 financial crisis, Raanan has handled hundreds of insolvency and restructuring cases, including some of the largest creditors’ arrangements and acquisitions of financially distressed companies in Israel, such as the creditors’ arrangements of Delek Real Estate, Kardan N.V., Elbit Imaging and Israel Petrochemical Enterprises, as well as the acquisition of the IDB Group and  the Blue Square Group.

Raanan was the co-founder and co-manager of Kalir-Binyamini Law Office, a reputable and leading law firm in the area of insolvency and restructuring which merged into Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. at the beginning of 2017.


Bar Admissions

Israel, 1997


LL.B., Tel Aviv University.


Hebrew, English