CAVU Raises $209 Million Fund

New York – February 2, 2017 – Cooley advised CAVU Venture Partners on the closing of its second fund at $209 million.

New York-based CAVU is a venture capital firm focused on branded food and beverages. The firm’s principals include Rohan Oza, known for his role in Vitaminwater and Smartwater; Clayton Christopher, founder of Sweet Leaf Tea and co-founder of Deep Eddy Vodka; and Brett Thomas, founder of Thematic Capital Partners.

Cooley previously advised CAVU on its first fund at $156 million, which launched in January last year and led to a notable exit for health drink company Bai. CAVU’s current portfolio includes several well-known emerging companies, including Chef’s Cut Real Jerky, Good Culture and Wtrmln Wtr.

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