Freshworks – $1.13 Billion IPO

Palo Alto – September 30, 2021 – Cooley advised Freshworks, a leading software company empowering businesses to delight their customers and employees, on its $1.1286 billion initial public offering of shares of Class A common stock. Lawyers Jon Avina, Dave Segre, Calise Cheng and Sepideh Mousakhani led the Cooley team advising Freshworks.

Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan and BofA Securities acted as lead book-running managers for the offering, and Jefferies and Barclays acted as book-running managers. Baird, Canaccord Genuity, JMP Securities, Needham & Company, Wolfe | Nomura Strategic Alliance, Oppenheimer & Co., Piper Sandler, Raymond James, AmeriVet Securities, CastleOak Securities LP, Ramirez & Co. and R. Seelaus & Co. acted as co-managers for the offering.

Freshworks makes it fast and easy for businesses to delight their customers and employees by taking a fresh approach to building and delivering software that is affordable, quick to implement and designed for the end user. Its Class A common stock now trades on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "FRSH."

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Related Contacts
Jon Avina  Partner Palo Alto
David Segre  Partner Palo Alto, San Francisco
Calise Cheng  Partner Palo Alto
Ferish Patel  Partner in Charge – Singapore Singapore, Hong Kong
Will Cai  Partner Hong Kong, Palo Alto
Sepideh Mousakhani  Partner Palo Alto
Noel Ripberger-Scheick  Associate Palo Alto
Meg Begur  Associate London
Nikki Chang  Associate Palo Alto
Monica Rosenkranz  Associate Palo Alto
John T. Stellini  Associate Palo Alto
Allison Peth  Associate Palo Alto
Edward Wang  Associate San Francisco
David Navetta  Partner Colorado
Travis LeBlanc  Partner Washington, DC, San Francisco
John H. Hemann  Partner San Francisco
Randy Sabett  Special Counsel Washington, DC
Gabrielle Whitehall  Associate Washington, DC
Kristopher Kleiner  Associate Colorado
Mark Windfeld-Hansen  Senior Counsel Palo Alto
Stephanie Gentile  Partner New York
TJ Graham  Partner Palo Alto
Caitlin Courtney  Associate Palo Alto
Alessandra Murata  Partner Palo Alto
Benjamin D. Clark  Associate Washington, DC
Howard Morse  Partner Washington, DC
Sharon Connaughton  Special Counsel Washington, DC
Kevin King  Partner Washington, DC
Rebecca Ross  Special Counsel Washington, DC
Wendy Brenner  Partner Palo Alto, Los Angeles
Joshua Elefant  Associate Palo Alto
Francis Wheeler  Partner Colorado
Jim Fulton  Partner New York