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Squarespace to Go Private in $6.9 Billion Transaction With Permira

May 13, 2024

Cooley advised Accel, a long-standing investor of Squarespace, in connection with Squarespace’s definitive agreement to go private by Permira in an approximately $6.9 billion all-cash transaction.

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Ben Beerle
Partner, San Francisco
Amelia Runyan Davis
Partner, Colorado
Jamie Leigh
Partner, San Francisco
Patrick Gibbs
Partner, Palo Alto

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Sazerac Agrees to Acquire BuzzBallz

March 20, 2024

Cooley advised Sazerac, one of the world’s largest distilled spirits companies, on its agreement to acquire BuzzBallz, a woman-owned and family-operated distillery, winery and brewery in Texas.

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Ben Beerle
Partner, San Francisco
Amelia Runyan Davis
Partner, Colorado
Sangitha Palaniappa
Associate, Palo Alto
Queenie Chen
Associate, Palo Alto
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Todd Gluth
Partner, San Diego
Kathleen Goodhart
Partner, San Francisco
Len Jacoby
Partner, New York
Jason Kent
Partner, New York
Barbara Mirza
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Howard Morse
Partner, Washington, DC
Stacey A. Bradford
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Maricel Mojares-Moore
Special Counsel, San Francisco
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Liza Hadley
Associate, Boston
Rachel F. Katz
Associate, New York
Greg Reith
Associate, Washington, DC
Rubin Waranch
Associate, Colorado
Andy Zachrich
Associate, San Diego
Patricia Myers
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado
Chris Rhem
Paralegal Specialist, San Francisco

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RayzeBio Signs Approximately $4.1 Billion Acquisition Agreement With Bristol Myers Squibb

December 26, 2023

Cooley advised RayzeBio, a clinical-stage radiopharmaceutical therapeutics (RPT) company with an innovation-leading position in actinium-based RPTs and a pipeline of potentially first-in-class and best-in-class drug development programs, on its definitive agreement to be acquired by Bristol Myers Squibb.

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Jamie Leigh
Partner, San Francisco
Ben Beerle
Partner, San Francisco
Rowook Park
Partner, San Diego
Sangitha Palaniappa
Associate, Palo Alto
Caitlin Breitenbruck
Associate, Seattle
Tyler McClure
Associate, San Francisco
Carlos Ramirez
Partner, San Diego
Terren O'Connor
Associate, San Diego
Christine S. Kim
Associate, San Diego
Michelle Hunt
Associate
Marya Postner
Partner, Palo Alto
Carly Robinson
Associate, Reston
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Jennifer Shanley
Special Counsel, New York
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
David Fletcher
Partner, Washington, DC
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Dillon Martinson
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Sarah Oliai
Associate, Washington, DC
Alessandra Murata
Partner, Palo Alto
Tony P. Guan
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Eileen Leman
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Todd Gluth
Partner, San Diego
Jeffrey J. Tolin
Partner, New York
Howard Morse
Partner, Washington, DC
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Nicollette R. Kirby
Associate, Washington, DC

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Carmot Therapeutics Enters Definitive Merger Agreement With Roche

December 3, 2023

Cooley advised Carmot Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company dedicated to developing life-changing therapeutics for people living with metabolic diseases including obesity and diabetes, on its definitive merger agreement in which Roche will acquire Carmot.

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Jamie Leigh
Partner, San Francisco
Ben Beerle
Partner, San Francisco
Charity Williams
Partner, San Diego
David Peinsipp
Partner, San Francisco
Kristin VanderPas
Partner, San Francisco
Lauren Creel
Partner, Palo Alto
Howard Morse
Partner, Washington, DC
Xander Lee
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Kathleen O'Neill
Partner, Washington, DC
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Barbara Mirza
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
TJ Graham
Partner, Palo Alto
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Tracy Rubin
Partner, Palo Alto
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Charlie Kim
Partner, San Diego
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Christine Graham
Special Counsel, London
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
J. Brian Stalter
Special Counsel, New York
Jennifer Shanley
Special Counsel, New York
Grant Schweikert
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Dani Nazemian
Special Counsel, San Diego
Annie Froehlich
Partner, Washington, DC
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Stacey A. Bradford
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Sangitha Palaniappa
Associate, Palo Alto
Tyler McClure
Associate, San Francisco
Rubin Waranch
Associate, Colorado
Jameson Davis
Associate, Boston
Alexander Ellebracht
Associate, Palo Alto
Mor Agam
Associate, New York
Athina Gaki
Associate, Brussels
Andy Zachrich
Associate, San Diego
Dionne A. Thomas
Associate, San Diego
Umer Chaudhry
Associate, Washington, DC
Jane Jun
Associate, Palo Alto
Samara Zaifman
Associate, Palo Alto
Carly E. Gibbons
Associate, Chicago
Claire Norman
Associate, Palo Alto
Anitha Anne
Associate, San Francisco
Kristina Krasnikova
Associate, Palo Alto
Patricia Myers
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado
Loraine Torres
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado
Hitesh Patel
eDiscovery Attorney, Washington, DC

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Apollo Endosurgery to Be Acquired by Boston Scientific

February 1, 2023

Cooley advised Apollo Endosurgery, a medical device company, on its agreement to be acquired by Boston Scientific in an all-cash transaction with an enterprise value of approximately $615 million.

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Mark Weeks
Partner, Palo Alto
Ben Beerle
Partner, San Francisco
Milson Yu
Partner, Palo Alto
John McKenna
Partner, Palo Alto
Matthew D. Silverman
Special Counsel, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Sangitha Palaniappa
Associate, Palo Alto
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Sarah Lightdale
Partner, New York
Howard Morse
Partner, Washington, DC
Jason Savich
Partner, San Francisco
Charity Williams
Partner, San Diego
Jeff Goldman
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Christine Graham
Special Counsel, London
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Mark Windfeld-Hansen
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Andrew Bae
Associate, Washington, DC
Victoria Comesañas
Associate, Palo Alto
Jessica Dallas
Associate, Palo Alto
Katherine Denby
Associate, Washington, DC
Zack Gong
Associate, Shanghai
Wyatt Kernell
Associate, Colorado
Kristina Krasnikova
Associate, Palo Alto
Edmond Lay
Associate, San Diego
Amanda Pacheco
Associate, Palo Alto
Greg Reith
Associate, Washington, DC
Erica Russell
Associate, San Francisco
Jennifer Shanley
Special Counsel, New York
Rubin Waranch
Associate, Colorado
Katie Weeks
Associate, Palo Alto
Freddy Yip
Associate, Hong Kong
Jovian Marcelo
Associate, Palo Alto
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