Cooley's Canada practice reflects the growing trend in cross-border business transactions between the US and Canada. We have represented numerous Canadian and US public and private companies, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs in issues dealing with transactional, securities, corporate, regulatory and litigation matters. 

We are committed to developing a rich, innovative ecosystem between the US and Canada. As part of that commitment, Cooley partners with C100 to support its mission to develop Canadian technology entrepreneurship; C100 is a non-profit focused on connecting Canadian companies with Bay Area technology companies and investors in order to accelerate growth.

Cooley understands the Canadian legal system, business landscape and culture, and we work with our Canadian and US clients to help them navigate cross-border legal and business issues. 

By the Numbers

  • Represent 5,000+ private, high-growth companies, and many of the largest and most sophisticated companies in the world 
  • 800+ venture capital financings annually
  • M&A group is one of the most active in the country with 1000+ M&A transactions since 2009 with aggregate value of $170+ billion
  • Capital Markets leader, having advised on 400+ completed equity offerings since 2009 and counsel to 500+ public companies 
  • Only international law firm with transactional depth and multi-industry expertise both domestically and internationally 

Representative Matters

  • Kik in its $50 million investment from Tencent Holdings
  • NEA as lead investor in the $80M Series A financing of Desire2Learn
  • Azure Capital as lead investor in the $11M Series A financing of Ranovus
  • Altos Ventures as lead investor in the $7M Series A financing of Bench Accounting
  • Truiloo in its $2M Series Seed and $6M Series A financings
  • Fuse Powered in its acquisition of Palo Alto-based Corona Labs
  • Nightingale in its US acquisitions and dispositions
  • Real Matters in its acquisition of Southwest Financial Services