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Cara Therapeutics, Inc. -- $40 Million Royalty Interest Purchase and Sale Agreement

November 3, 2023

Cooley advised Cara Therapeutics, Inc. on its $40 million royalty interest purchase and sale agreement with HealthCare Royalty Partners. Michael Tollini and Addison Pierce led the Cooley team advising Cara, which included Bin Wang, Xueqing Li and Jordan Verrilli. Cara, which trades on The NASDAQ Global Market as “CARA,” is a clinical-stage biotech company focused on developing and commercializing new chemical entities designed to alleviate pain and pruritus by selectively targeting peripheral kappa opioid receptors.

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Michael Tollini
Partner, Washington, DC
Addison Pierce
Associate, Chicago
Bin Wang
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Xueqing Li
Associate, San Francisco
Jordan Verrilli
Associate, New York
Mor Agam
Associate, New York
Katherine Denby
Associate, Washington, DC
Darren DeStefano
Partner, Reston
Katie Lapidus
Associate, Washington, DC
Steve Flores
Partner, Chicago
Xander Lee
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Francis Wheeler
Partner, Colorado

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Olema Pharmaceuticals Combined Financing for Up to $180 Million

September 5, 2023

Cooley advised Olema Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on its private placement of approximately $130 million in common stock and a senior secured credit facility with an aggregate principal amount of up to $50 million.  Jodie Bourdet and Julia Boesch led the team advising on the private placement, which included Julia Gage and Rebecca Siegel.  Addison Pierce led the team advising on the credit facility, which included Margaret Barreto.  Olema, whose securities trade on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “OLMA,” is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of targeted therapies for women’s cancers.

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Jodie Bourdet
Partner, San Francisco
Julia Boesch
Partner, San Francisco
Julia Gage
Associate, San Francisco
Rebecca Siegel
Associate, San Francisco
Addison Pierce
Associate, Chicago
Margaret Barreto
Associate, San Francisco

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Sprout Social Acquires Tagger Media

August 4, 2023

Cooley advised Sprout Social, a social media management software company, on its $140 million acquisition of Tagger Media, a top influencer marketing platform, and a concurrent $100 million secured debt facility, which will be partially used to fund the acquisition.

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Erin J. Kirchner
Partner, Chicago
Caitlin Courtney
Partner, Palo Alto
Jason Savich
Partner, San Francisco
Addison Pierce
Associate, Chicago
Timothy Shapiro
Partner, Palo Alto
Nyron J. Persaud
Partner, New York
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Lei Shen
Partner, Chicago
Sean Ruff
Partner, Washington, DC
Guadalupe Sampedro
Partner, London
Mark Windfeld-Hansen
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Miriam Petrillo
Partner, Chicago
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Adam Fleisher
Partner, Washington, DC
Ariane A. Andrade
Partner, Chicago
Bryan Berman
Special Counsel, Colorado
Annie Froehlich
Partner, Washington, DC
Chelsea André
Associate, Colorado
Adam Bloom
Associate, Chicago
Megan E. Bowles
Associate, Chicago
David Dalton
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Dionne A. Thomas
Associate, San Diego
Mickeala Tu
Associate, Palo Alto
Joyce Li
Associate, Chicago
Sundiata Sidibe
Associate, New York
Allison Kutner
Associate, New York
Jose Luis Gonzalez
Associate, Palo Alto
Morgan McCormack
Associate, London
John Alec Stouras
Associate, Palo Alto
Moussa O. Ismail
Associate, Reston
María Álvarez Requejo Heredero
Associate, Brussels
Mari Dugas
Associate, Washington, DC
Nathaniel Hearn Jr.
Associate, New York
Michael Gladstone
Associate, New York
Arthi Naini
Associate, New York
Rubin Waranch
Associate, Washington, DC
Bartholomäus Regenhardt
Associate, Brussels
Carly E. Gibbons
Associate, Chicago
Daniel Millard
Associate, London
E. James Dionne
Associate, Washington, DC
Karun Ahuja
Associate, Chicago
Ehijele Olumese
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Patricia Myers
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado
Jeffrey J. Tolin
Partner, New York
Patrick Flanagan
Partner, New York
Francis Wheeler
Partner, Colorado
Stevie Yu
Associate, New York
Matthew S. Scarano
Associate, San Diego
Ajay Athavale
Associate, San Francisco
Jennifer Fitzpatrick
Paralegal Specialist, Washington, DC

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NETSTREIT Closes $425 Million in Debt Financings

July 3, 2023

Cooley advised NETSTREIT on a $250 million sustainability-linked senior unsecured term loan facility agented by Truist Bank, as well as the amendment and extension of its existing $175 million senior unsecured term loan agented by Wells Fargo Bank. NETSTREIT is a real estate investment trust based in Dallas, Texas, that acquires single-tenant net lease retail properties across the US. Michael Tollini, Christina Roupas, Addison Pierce, Sai Yarramalla, Margaret Barreto and Leah Duncan led the Cooley team.

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Michael Tollini
Partner, Washington, DC
Christina T. Roupas
Partner in Charge – Chicago, Chicago
Addison Pierce
Associate, Chicago
Sai Yarramalla
Associate, Palo Alto
Margaret Barreto
Associate, San Francisco
Leah Duncan
Associate, Chicago

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Thirty Madison Acquires Assets From The Pill Club in Section 363 Sale

June 20, 2023

Cooley advised Thirty Madison, a family of specialized healthcare brands, in its acquisition of certain assets from The Pill Club, following a sale process conducted by The Pill Club under Section 363 of the US Bankruptcy Code.

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Bill Roegge
Partner, New York
Michael Klein
Partner, New York
Adam Dinow
Partner, New York
Eileen Marshall
Partner, Washington, DC
Howard Morse
Partner, Washington, DC
Gerard O'Shea
Partner, New York
Jason Savich
Partner, San Francisco
Judd Lauter
Special Counsel, San Francisco
Nathan Baum
Associate, New York
Daniel Han
Associate, New York
Lauren A. Reichardt
Partner, New York
DeVon Barnett
Associate, Washington, DC
Scott D. Rudin
Associate, New York
Mor Agam
Associate, New York
Sai Yarramalla
Associate, Palo Alto
Lois NaYeon Yoo
Associate, New York
Addison Pierce
Associate, Chicago
Rachel F. Katz
Associate, New York
David Dalton
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Caitlin Courtney
Partner, Palo Alto
Calvin Lee
Associate, New York
Denise Cahir
Senior Paralegal, New York

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