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PitchBook Ranks Cooley #1 Most Active Firm in Global Venture Capital for Q2

August 30, 2019

Palo Alto – August 30, 2019 – PitchBook ranked Cooley as the #1 most active global law firm for VC deals in its reissued Q2 2019 Global League Tables, as well as #1 most active law firm in the US and for early-stage deals. Cooley handled 227 disclosable deals last quarter, representing more than $7.8 billion of invested capital.

The rankings confirm Cooley’s continued market leadership in venture capital and various industry sectors, including #1 rankings for pharma and biotech, healthcare devices and supplies, IT hardware and healthcare and systems. Earlier this year, Vault ranked Cooley the Best Law Firm for Emerging Companies and Venture Capital and the Legal 500 ranked Cooley’s emerging companies & venture capital practice in its tier 1 category.

Cooley works with 6,000+ innovative, high-growth private company clients. One of the hallmarks of Cooley’s commitment to innovation is Cooley GO. Launched five years ago, the free resource is designed to help entrepreneurs grow their business with easy-to-navigate information and document generators. Entrepreneurs can also access Cooley’s quarterly reports on venture capital financing trends on Cooley GO.

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