Instructure – $81 Million IPO

Palo Alto – December 1, 2015 – Cooley advised Instructure on its $81 million initial public offering. The company now trades on the NYSE under the symbol "INST." 

Instructure is an edtech company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Instructure provides an innovative, cloud-based learning management platform for academic institutions and companies worldwide. Instructure built its learning management applications, Canvas, for the education market, and Bridge, for the corporate market, to enable customers to easily develop, deliver and manage engaging face-to-face and online learning experiences.

The Cooley corporate and securities team advising Instructure included John McKenna, Alan Hambelton, Julia Conway, Colleen Burns and Brian Woodard.

Critical support for the offering was provided by Mark Windfeld-Hansen and Lesse Castleberry (tax); Renee Deming and Paula Holland (compensation and benefits); and Chuck Schwab and Vince Sampson (regulatory).

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Related Contacts
John McKenna Partner, Palo Alto
Alan Hambelton Partner, Seattle
Renee Deming Retired Partner, Palo Alto
Mark Windfeld-Hansen Partner, Palo Alto
Lesse Castleberry Senior Counsel, New York
Brian Woodard Paralegal Specialist, Seattle
Julia Stark Associate, Seattle
Vince Sampson Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Colleen Badgley Associate, Seattle
Paula Holland Partner, London