Palo Alto – August 30, 2018 – PlacementTracker again ranked Cooley the #1 private investment in public equity issuer counsel on its list of the most active investment banks, investors and law firms in the US market for the first half of the year.
“We here at Cooley pride ourselves in being market leaders in the wide array of financing structures through which our innovative clients access capital,” said David Peinsipp, who, alongside Charlie Kim, co-chairs Cooley’s global capital markets practice group. “Whether it’s a PIPE, IPO, follow on, debt offering, etc. – we have the depth of experience to execute on all these transactions at the highest level for our clients.”
PlacementTracker is a leading source for data and analysis to institutions in the PIPE market. Its mission is to educate investors, corporate executives and their advisers about private placements by public companies. According to its reporting, a total of $18.8 billion was raised in 474 transactions through the first half of 2018.
Cooley’s capital markets momentum is often recognized. Earlier this year, The Deal named Cooley the #1 law firm advising issuers on US PIPE transactions for all of 2017 and, according to data from IPO Vital Signs and PitchBook, Cooley is the #1 law firm for VC-backed IPOs across all industries in the past 10 years.
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