Frederick Baron

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Zulily Sells to Liberty Interactive for $2.4 Billion

August 18, 2015

Cooley advised zulily on its $2.4 billion sale to Liberty Interactive, parent company of QVC.

Zulily is an e-commerce flash-sales site. Liberty Interactive owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies that are primarily engaged in the video and digital commerce industries.

Zulily has been a Cooley client since its formation in 2009. The founders of zulily, Mark Vadon and Darrell Cavens, came from Cooley client BlueNile, which Mark Vadon also founded. In 2013, Cooley took zulily public.

The team advising zulily on its sale to Liberty included John Robertson, Alan Hambelton, Julia Conway, Colleen Burns, Brian Woodard, Frederick Baron, Lois Voelz, Barbara Mirza, Mark Tanoury, Jamie Leigh, Kevin King, Danish Hamid, Karen Tsai and Mike Tollini.

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Barbara Mirza
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
John Robertson
Partner in Charge – Seattle, Seattle
Alan Hambelton
Partner, Seattle
Colleen Badgley
Partner, Seattle
Brian Woodard
Paralegal Specialist, Seattle
Frederick Baron
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Lois Voelz
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Mark Tanoury
Partner, Palo Alto
Jamie Leigh
Partner, San Francisco
Kevin King
Partner, Washington, DC
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Michael Tollini
Partner, Washington, DC

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