Braze – $572 Million IPO

Boston – November 24, 2021 – Cooley advised customer engagement platform Braze on its $572 million initial public offering of 8,800,000 shares of Class A common stock, which now trade on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol BRZE. Lawyers Nicole Brookshire, Jodie Bourdet, Peter Byrne and Owen Williams led the team advising Braze.

Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Barclays acted as lead bookrunners for the offering. Piper Sandler and William Blair acted as joint book-running managers, while Canaccord Genuity, Cowen, JMP Securities, Needham, Oppenheimer, Raymond James and Loop Capital Markets acted as co-managers for the offering.

Braze powers customer-centric interactions between consumers and brands. Its platform empowers brands to listen to customers better, understand them more deeply, and act on that understanding in a way that’s human and personal. Using Braze’s platform, brands ingest and process customer data in real time, orchestrate and optimize contextually relevant, cross-channel marketing campaigns, and continuously evolve their customer engagement strategies.

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Nicole Brookshire  Partner Boston
Jodie Bourdet  Partner San Francisco
Peter Byrne  Partner New York
Sacha Ross  Partner New York
Andrew Gunther  Associate New York
David Will  Associate New York
Jayne M. Munger  Associate New York
Jill Simon  Senior Paralegal New York
Jason Minio  Senior Paralegal Boston
Cathy Rude  Senior Paralegal
Megan Browdie  Partner Washington, DC
Rubin Waranch  Associate Washington, DC
Barbara Mirza  Partner Los Angeles, Palo Alto
Joshua Friedman  Partner Boston
Paula Holland  Partner London
Nicola Squire  Associate London
Wendy Brenner  Partner Palo Alto, Los Angeles
Amis Pan  Associate Palo Alto
Rebecca Ross  Special Counsel Washington, DC
Len Jacoby  Partner New York
Eileen Marshall  Partner Washington, DC, Palo Alto
Stephanie Gentile  Partner New York
David Navetta  Partner Colorado
Claire Blakey  Associate Washington, DC
Amy Collins  Special Counsel London
Amber Ausley  Associate San Francisco
Francis Wheeler  Partner Colorado