Thayer Ventures Acquisition Corp. Completes Merger With Inspirato

Denver – February 18, 2022 – Cooley advised Thayer Ventures Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company affiliated with Thayer Ventures, on its completed business combination with innovative luxury travel subscription brand Inspirato. Lawyers Daniel Peale, John McKenna, Milson Yu, Michelle Peleg, Shawn Fateh, Jonathan Camello, Brian Kloeblen and Angel Nwachukwu led the Cooley team advising Thayer Ventures.

Known as Inspirato, the combined company began trading its Class A common stock and warrants on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbols ISPO and ISPOW, respectively, on February 14, 2022.

“Inspirato continues to show all the hallmarks of a disruptive leader in the luxury travel space,” Chris Hemmeter, former co-CEO of Thayer Ventures Acquisition Corp., said in a news release. “With its network-effect subscription business model, relentless focus on subscriber satisfaction, and growing supply-side momentum, it is custom-designed to help travelers make the most of their valuable time in a post-pandemic world. We look forward to supporting Inspirato’s future growth.”

Founded in 2009, Thayer Ventures has built a platform for travel and transportation entrepreneurs to leverage unequaled guidance from an experienced team, strategic limited partners, industry-leading advisers and the entire Thayer portfolio ecosystem.

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Daniel Peale  Partner Washington, DC
John McKenna  Partner Palo Alto
Milson Yu  Partner Palo Alto
Michelle Peleg  Associate San Francisco
Eileen Marshall  Partner Washington, DC, Palo Alto
Todd Gluth  Partner San Diego
TJ Graham  Partner Palo Alto
David Walsh  Partner Reston
John Paul Oleksiuk  Partner New York, Los Angeles – Santa Monica
Sarah Lightdale  Partner New York
Scott Dailard  Partner San Diego, Washington, DC
John Lavoie  Partner in Charge – Reston Reston
Gerard O'Shea  Partner New York
Darren DeStefano  Partner Reston
Christopher Kimball  Partner Washington, DC
Mark Windfeld-Hansen  Senior Counsel Palo Alto
Francis Wheeler  Partner Colorado
Bill Galliani  Senior Counsel Palo Alto, Los Angeles – Santa Monica
Brett White  Of Counsel Palo Alto
Peter Crain  Special Counsel Reston
Dillon Martinson  Special Counsel Washington, DC
Stella Sarma  Special Counsel Brussels, London
Karen Tsai  Special Counsel Washington, DC
Timothy Shapiro  Partner Palo Alto
Chris Chynoweth  Associate New York
Mary Maher Lewis  Special Counsel Reston
Tommi McCarthy  Associate New York
Jane Jeong  Associate New York
Kristopher Kleiner  Special Counsel Colorado
Frank Bozzi  Associate New York
Edward Sniezek  Associate Reston
Rubin Waranch  Associate Washington, DC
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