David Wilson

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Payapps to Be Acquired by Autodesk

January 26, 2024

Cooley advised cloud-based construction software company Payapps and its private equity sponsor IFM Investors on a definitive agreement in which Payapps will be acquired by Autodesk, a multinational software company.

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Luna Innovations Gets $50 Million Investment From White Hat, Acquires Silixa

December 21, 2023

Cooley advised Luna Innovations, a global leader in advanced fiber optic-based technology, on its $50 million investment from White Hat Capital Partners and its acquisition of Silixa.

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Moogsoft Agrees to Sell to Dell

July 19, 2023

Cooley advised Moogsoft, an artificial intelligence-driven provider of intelligent monitoring solutions that support DevOps and ITOps, on its agreement to sell to Dell Technologies. Lawyers Steve Tonsfeldt, Mark Tanoury, Sangitha Palaniappa and Allison Peth led the Cooley team advising Moogsoft.

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Snyk Acquires Enso Security

June 12, 2023

Cooley advised Snyk, a leader in developer security, on its acquisition of Enso Security, pioneers of the industry’s first application security posture management (ASPM) solution.

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Veritone Acquires Broadbean

June 5, 2023

Cooley is advising Veritone, an artificial intelligence company, on its acquisition of Broadbean for $52 million.

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Rankings & accolades

The Legal 500 UK: Corporate Tax (2022)

Chambers & Partners (UK): Leading Individual - Tax (2022)

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The Law Society International Tax Sub-Committee

International Fiscal Association

An exceptionally bright tax lawyer who is very good to deal with and very practical.

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