Yossi Vebman

Yossi Vebman, co-head of the firm’s Derivatives Group, leads the derivatives transactional practice and is a member of Skadden’s Corporate Finance Group. Mr. Vebman has broad-based experience with various corporate law matters, focusing on financial transactions.

Bio

Mr. Vebman's experience includes representing major corporations, investment banks, funds and others in connection with convertible and exchangeable securities offerings; financial products and equity-linked securities, equity units, trust preferred securities, hybrid securities and tax structured products; derivative products and other ISDA matters, including interest rate and currency swaps, puts, calls, caps, call spreads, accelerated share repurchase programs and repos; traditional corporate financing transactions, including public and private equity and debt offerings; and securitization of various financial assets, including collateralized debt and bond obligations, credit card receivables, mortgage-backed securities and others.

Mr. Vebman has represented a broad range of issuers, including Amerigroup, BlackRock, CEMEX, DRS, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, EMC, Fortress, Grupo Mexico, McKesson, Moody’s, Mylan Laboratories, The NASDAQ Stock Market, NFP, NRG, Pfizer, Rite Aid, The Warnaco Group and Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company; major investment banks, including Banc of America, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and UBS; and U.S. and international private equity funds, venture capital funds and hedge funds.

Born and raised in Israel, Mr. Vebman has significant experience with Israeli matters, including public offerings and other transactions involving Amdocs, the Challenge Fund, DSP Group, Floware, Israel Chemicals, Saifun, Technomatix, Tower Semiconductor, several of the Dovrat funds, Varonis and Zim, among others. He also counseled the Israeli Securities Authority on certain matters.

Mr. Vebman repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Legal 500 United States and IFLR 1000.

Credentials

Education

  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1996
  • LL.B., Hebrew University, 1994 (with honors; Dual Honors Degree in Law and Economics; Member of the Editorial Board of Mishpatim Law Review)

Admissions

  • New York

Languages

  • Hebrew

Experience

  • Law Clerk to Justice Tova Strassberg-Cohen, Supreme Court of Israel, 1994

Yossi Vebman

Partner, Derivatives, Corporate Finance
yossi.vebman@skadden.com