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Bank Hapoalim (TASE:


) submitted several urgent petitions to the courts today, in an effort to prevent debt-laden businessmen Arie Givony and David Haby from smuggling assets from Israel.

The petitions were filed at the Tel Aviv District Court. Givony and Haby were two of the personalities at the top of the Peled-Givony group of companies, which has collapsed.

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Hapoalim is seeking to void the stay of proceedings against the personal assets of the twain, for fear that they will try to evade their debts, which amount to tens of millions of shekels.

Givony's personal assets include a house on Dafna Street, Savion; an apartment on Jonah the Prophet Street, Tel Aviv; a third of a building by the Check Post intersection in Haifa; an apartment in the Bar Ilan Towers, Holon; building on Sadan Street, Holon; a store in Jaffa; and deposits totaling $4.3 million.

Haby also has a long list of assets, that Hapoalim has asked be transferred to it until his debt is paid. The list includes an apartment on Shlonsky Street, Tel Aviv; an apartment in the Eden hotel, Zichron Yaakov; an apartment in Eilat; land in Kfar Shmaryahu; a lot in Hadera; half a business building on Hamasger Street, Tel Aviv; three apartments on Jonah the Prophet Street, Tel Aviv; a penthouse in Herzliya and deposits totaling $1.7 million.

The greater part of these property asset are on prime real estate.

Hapoalim notes that David Haby, his deceased brother Joseph and Arie Givony have signed personally guarantees totaling NIS 28 million.