Cooley Shortlisted for International Firm of the Year at Asia Legal Awards

Also a finalist for Investment Funds Firm of the Year

Beijing – April 16, 2021 – The Asia Legal Awards has shortlisted Cooley for International Firm of the Year and Investment Funds Firm of the Year. The winners will be announced at a virtual event on May 5.

Hosted by The Asian Lawyer in association with The American Lawyer, China Law & Practice and Legal Week, the Asia Legal Awards are Asia’s most renowned ceremony for the legal elite. They honor the most important transactions and cases with the most complex and outstanding legal work in Asia.

With offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong and Singapore, Cooley represents a growing number of Asia’s most innovative and dynamic tech and life sciences companies, advising at all stages of their life cycle, from formation through financings and exits. Among all international law firms practicing in China, Cooley has the largest China-based offshore fund formation team representing the deepest experience and greatest reach and depth for China venture capital fund formation, especially venture firms focusing on early and growth stages. The fund formation team closed $5+ billion in Asia-focused investment funds in Q1, the most Asia-focused fund capital raised in a calendar quarter since the firm started representing the sector in 1989.

The fund formation group also runs Vanilla by Cooley, a secure, cloud-based platform designed for fund managers to give investors a streamlined interface to subscribe for and manage fund interests online or on mobile. The group’s blog, TheFundLawyer, is an information source for VC managers with a focus on industry trends and customs, as well as recent legal and tax developments.

About Cooley LLP

Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law.

Cooley has 1,200 lawyers across 16 offices in the United States, Asia and Europe.

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