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Cooley Listed Among Top Foreign Firms by India Business Law Journal

September 17, 2021

Singapore – September 17, 2021 – Cooley has made its debut on the India Business Law Journal’s Top Foreign Firms list after an impressive year supporting venture capital and emerging companies in the country. The list highlights law firms doing notable India-related work, in addition to dedicating resources, talent and energy to the Indian market.

Cooley’s India practice is fully integrated with the firm’s standout global emerging companies and venture capital practice. Memorable deals in the past 12 months include representing Byju’s in its acquisition of Epic; advising SoftBank on its investments in India-based startups Flipkart and Mindtickle; advising Owl Ventures on its leading investment in Bangalore-based edtech startup Leap; advising Indian social commerce platform Meesho on its $300 million financing round; advising Groww, an online investment platform, on its $83 million Series D financing round, which triggered the company’s unicorn status; advising Moglix on its $120 million Series E financing round, which also allowed the company to reach unicorn status; and advising Mobile Premier League on its Series F financing round.

Cooley is committed to developing a rich and innovative venture capital ecosystem for India and Southeast Asia. The firm represents some of Asia’s most innovative and dynamic tech and life sciences companies, advising on their financings, M&A and joint ventures, IPOs, de-SPACs and other strategic transactions at all stages of their growth. Cooley is one of the top venture capital law firms for companies and investors in Singapore, India and Southeast Asia, guiding companies from early-stage fundraising to public listings. Last year, the firm launched Cooley GO Asia, a resource platform for entrepreneurs and investors across the India and Southeast Asia markets. Cooley GO Asia’s content includes region-specific material, as well as document generators for various standard forms that may be used by early-stage companies, including employment and investment documents.

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