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Lulu’s – $92 Million IPO

November 17, 2021

Cooley advised the underwriters on fashion brand Lulu’s $92 million initial public offering of 5,750,000 shares of common stock, which now trade on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol LVLU. Lawyers David Peinsipp, Kristin VanderPas and Denny Won led the Cooley team advising the underwriters.

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David Peinsipp
Partner, San Francisco
Kristin VanderPas
Partner, San Francisco
Denny Won
Partner, San Francisco
Valerie Sapozhnikova
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Marjorie Roesser
Associate, San Francisco
Lila Hope
Partner, Palo Alto
Jennifer Raab
Partner, Palo Alto
Bobby Ghajar
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
TJ Graham
Partner, Palo Alto
Caitlin Courtney
Partner, Palo Alto
Genevieve Lim Urban
Associate, Seattle
Barbara Mirza
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Randy Sabett
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Aaron Pomeroy
Partner, Colorado
Rick Jantz
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Francis Wheeler
Partner, Colorado
Drew Williamson
Partner, San Francisco

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SPAC BowX Agrees to $9 Billion Merger With WeWork

March 30, 2021

Cooley advised BowX Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company or SPAC, on its agreement to merge with WeWork for $9 billion – a combination that will result in WeWork becoming a publicly listed company. Lawyers Dave Peinsipp, Jamie Leigh, Kevin Cooper, Garth Osterman, Eric Blanchard, Richard Segal, Sangitha Palaniappa and Natasha Patel led the team advising BowX on the transaction, which is expected to close in Q3.

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David Peinsipp
Partner, San Francisco
Jamie Leigh
Partner, San Francisco
Kevin Cooper
Partner, New York
Garth Angelo Osterman
Partner, San Francisco
Eric Blanchard
Partner, New York
Richard Segal
Partner, New York
Sangitha Palaniappa
Associate, Palo Alto
Natasha Patel
Associate, New York
Anna Anderson
Paralegal Specialist, London
Rachel Boyce
Associate, San Francisco
Julia R. Brinton
Associate, Washington, DC
Jacquelyn Burke
Special Counsel, Boston
Caitlin Courtney
Partner, Palo Alto
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Joshua Elefant
Associate, Palo Alto
Andrew Epstein
Special Counsel, Seattle
Stephanie Gentile
Partner, New York
Patrick Gibbs
Partner, Palo Alto
TJ Graham
Partner, Palo Alto
Daniel Han
Associate, New York
Christopher Hutter
Partner, Reston
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Kevin King
Partner, Washington, DC
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Drue Anne Koons
Paralegal Specialist, San Diego
Allison Kutner
Associate, New York
Daniel Lac
Associate, San Diego
Calvin Lee
Associate, New York
Evan Leitner
Associate, New York
Sarah Lightdale
Partner, New York
Douglas Lyles
Senior Research Services & Access Analyst
Shannon MacMichael
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Eileen Marshall
Partner, Washington, DC
Margie Murphy
Paralegal Specialist, New York
Howard Morse
Partner, Washington, DC
Pat O'Connell
Associate, New York
Sarah Oliai
Associate, Washington, DC
Liz Paisner
Associate, New York
Amis Pan
Associate, Palo Alto
Anne Peck
Senior Counsel , Palo Alto
Kevin Rivers
Associate, Palo Alto
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Patrick Sharma
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Elizabeth Skey
Partner, Palo Alto
Leo Spicer-Phelps
Associate, London
Connor Tweardy
Associate, Boston
Drew Williamson
Partner, San Francisco
Mark Windfeld-Hansen
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Michael Young
Senior Paralegal, San Francisco
Victoria Bocek
Senior Paralegal

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Hyliion to Combine With Tortoise, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company

June 23, 2020

Cooley advised Hyliion, provider of electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 commercial vehicles, on its agreement to combine with Tortoise, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company or SPAC. The transaction, expected to close in Q3, will drive Hyliion’s corporate expansion and further the development and commercialization of its powertrain solutions, along with the support of the company’s robust network of industry partners. Partners Garth Osterman, David Peinsipp and Kristin VanderPas led the Cooley team advising Hyliion on the agreement.  

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Garth Angelo Osterman
Partner, San Francisco
David Peinsipp
Partner, San Francisco
Kristin VanderPas
Partner, San Francisco
Drew Williamson
Partner, San Francisco
Grady Chang
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Caitlin Breitenbruck
Associate, Seattle
Howard Morse
Partner, Washington, DC
Julia R. Brinton
Associate, Washington, DC
Lois Voelz
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto

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Health Catalyst - $209 Million IPO

July 25, 2019

Cooley advised the underwriters on Health Catalyst's $209.3 million initial public offering of 8,050,000 shares of common stock, including full exercise of the underwriters' option to purchase additional shares. Health Catalyst, whose securities now trade on The Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "HCAT," is a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations. Partners Dave Peinsipp, Kristin VanderPas, Charlie Kim and Drew Williamson led the Cooley team. 

Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, and William Blair acted as joint book-running managers. Piper Jaffray, Evercore, and SVB Leerink acted as passive book-running managers. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey acted as co-manager.

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David Peinsipp
Partner, San Francisco
Kristin VanderPas
Partner, San Francisco
Charlie Kim
Partner, San Diego
Drew Williamson
Partner, San Francisco
Denny Won
Partner, San Francisco
Katie Stevens
Associate, Palo Alto

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Livongo Health - $409 Million IPO

July 25, 2019

Cooley advised the underwriters on Livongo Health's $408.5 million initial public offering of 14,590,050 shares of common stock, including full exercise of the underwriters' option to purchase additional shares. Livongo Health, whose securities now trade on The Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "LVGO", offers a whole person platform that empowers people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives, beginning with diabetes and now including hypertension, weight management, diabetes prevention, and behavioral health.

Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, and J.P. Morgan acted as lead joint book-running managers for the offering. Piper Jaffray and SVB Leerink acted as lead co-managers, and Canaccord Genuity, KeyBanc Capital Markets and Needham & Company acted as co-managers for the offering.

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David Peinsipp
Partner, San Francisco
Charlie Kim
Partner, San Diego
Kristin VanderPas
Partner, San Francisco
Drew Williamson
Partner, San Francisco
Denny Won
Partner, San Francisco

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Chambers USA: Capital Markets: Debt & Equity – California (2021 – 2023)

Chambers USA: Capital Markets: Debt & Equity: Western United States – Nationwide (2020 – 2023)

Daily Journal: 2020 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year