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Cooley Earns Top PitchBook Rankings for Representing Companies in Venture Financings in the US and Globally

Firm earns #1 spots across multiple categories in latest rankings
August 25, 2021

Palo Alto – August 25, 2021 – Amid Cooley’s highest-ever venture capital deal volume, PitchBook has ranked the firm #1 for representing companies in venture financings in the US and globally on its Q2 Global League Tables. In addition, Cooley is among the top two firms for all US and global VC deals, and in the top three in all industries and US regions tracked by PitchBook. The rankings underscore Cooley’s market-leading position in advising emerging companies and investors around the globe. Among Cooley’s numerous top rankings, the firm was noted as #1 in the Great Lakes region – a distinction that comes just a few months after Cooley opened its Chicago office, the firm’s first in the Midwest.

The rankings also spotlight Cooley’s continued leadership in venture capital deals across various industry sectors and geographies. The firm has shown significant growth in Asia, representing parties in equity financings in the past year with a total of nearly $5 billion raised across nine Asian countries, 66 companies and 208 investors.

Cooley works with 7,000+ innovative, high-growth private company clients, from pre-formation founder teams to many of the largest and most sophisticated companies in the world, including more than 27% of US-based unicorns. Hallmarks of Cooley’s commitment to innovation include Cooley GO, a resource designed to help entrepreneurs grow their business with easy-to-navigate information and document generators, and Cooley Protect, a resource that gives entrepreneurs and growth companies the information they need to make informed decisions about patent protection and strategy. Additionally, through Cooley GO, entrepreneurs can view Cooley’s quarterly reports on VC financing trends.

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