Press Release

Zero2IPO Names Cooley Legal Advisor of the Year for VC/PE in China

December 11, 2015

Shanghai – December 11, 2015 – Cooley was named the VC/PE Foreign Fund Raising Legal Advisor of the Year by Zero2IPO. The award is a result of Zero2IPO's China Venture Capital & Private Equity Annual Ranking Survey, which covers the most active foreign and domestic Legal Advisors operating in Mainland China.

"Our China-based VC practice has had a remarkable year – advising on the formation of over 20 China VC funds, raising more than USD $4 billion and handling numerous financing transactions in 2015 for prominent Shanghai and Beijing-based VC funds investing in the tech and healthcare spaces, among others," said Craig Dauchy, head of Cooley's global VC practice group. "We appreciate the recognition and are honored to be named legal advisor of the year."

About Cooley's VC Practice in China

Cooley is counsel to more than 325 fund organizations worldwide, including more than 40 fund managers with their primary operations in China. Thus far in 2015, Cooley has advised on more than 175 different fund closings worldwide.

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