TEL AVIV, Israel, January 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Elbit Imaging Ltd. (the "Company") (TASE,NASDAQ : EMITF ) announced today, further to the Company's announcements on September 18, 2013 and on December 30, 2013 with respect to the adjusted plan of arrangement submitted to the Tel-Aviv Jaffa District Court (the "Court") in file No. 42576-02-13 (the "Arrangement"), that the Court, in a ruling issued today, approved the Arrangement. The consummation of the Arrangement is subject to customary conditions. The Court requested that the Company provide it with an update on the status thereof by February 4, 2014. The Company intends to diligently pursue the consummation of the Arrangement as set forth in the Court ruling.
As to the dispute between the Company and Bank Leumi Le Israel B.M. ("Bank Leumi") regarding the validity of certain pledges registered in its favor, the Court noted that it should be resolved separately and the status of Bank Leumi and the application of the Arrangement thereto, shall be determined according to the outcome of such proceedings.
About Elbit Imaging Ltd.
Elbit Imaging Ltd. operates in the following principal fields of business: (i) Commercial and Entertainment Centers - Initiation, construction and sale of shopping and entertainment centers and other mixed-use real property projects, predominantly in the retail sector, located in Central and Eastern Europe and in India, primarily through its subsidiary Plaza Centers N.V. In certain circumstances and depending on market conditions, the Company operate and manage commercial and entertainment centers prior to their sale; (ii) Hotels - Hotel operation and management; (iii) Medical Industries - (a) research and development, production and marketing of magnetic resonance imaging guided focused ultrasound treatment equipment and (b) development of stem cell population expansion technologies and stem cell therapy products for transplantation and regenerative medicine; (iv) Residential Projects - Initiation, construction and sale of residential projects and other mixed-use real property projects, predominately residential, located primarily in India; and (v) Fashion Apparel - Distribution and marketing of fashion apparel and accessories in Israel.
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