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Grindr Agrees to Merge With SPAC Tiga Acquisition Corp.

May 11, 2022

Cooley is advising Grindr, the #1 social network for the LGBTQ+ community, on its definitive agreement to merge with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Tiga Acquisition Corp. – a combination that will result in Grindr becoming a publicly listed company. Partners Dave Peinsipp, Jamie Leigh, Kristin VanderPas, Garth Osterman, Will Cai, Jeffrey Tolin and Aaron Pomeroy, as well as associates Sangitha Palaniappa, Kyle Huh, JJ Meng, Dannielle Antone, Mike Lam and Meera Patel, led the Cooley team advising Grindr.

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David Peinsipp
Partner, San Francisco
Jamie Leigh
Partner, San Francisco
Garth Angelo Osterman
Partner, San Francisco
Kristin VanderPas
Partner, San Francisco
Will Cai
Partner, Hong Kong
Jeffrey J. Tolin
Partner, New York
Aaron Pomeroy
Partner, Colorado
Travis LeBlanc
Partner, Washington, DC
Alessandra Murata
Partner, Palo Alto
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Lei Shen
Partner, Chicago
Howard Morse
Partner, Washington, DC
Charles Haley
Partner, Palo Alto
Patrick Van Eecke
Partner, Brussels
Len Jacoby
Partner, New York
Guadalupe Sampedro
Partner, London
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
John Clark
Partner, London
Patrick Flanagan
Partner, New York
Michael Tollini
Partner, Washington, DC
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Bridget R. Reineking
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Sharon Connaughton
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Miriam Petrillo
Partner, Chicago
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Dillon Martinson
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
J.G. Harrington
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Annie Froehlich
Partner, Washington, DC
Sangitha Palaniappa
Associate, Palo Alto
Kyle Huh
Associate, Palo Alto
Madison (JJ) Meng
Associate, San Francisco
Dannielle Antone
Associate, San Francisco
Mike Lam
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Meera Patel
Associate, San Francisco
Enrique Gallego Capdevila
Special Counsel, Brussels
Patrick Sharma
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Anisha Mohin
Associate, New York
Eileen Leman
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Ajay Athavale
Associate, San Francisco
Alexandra Leavy
Associate, New York
Sarah Oliai
Associate, Washington, DC
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Grady Chang
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Sam Meiklejohn
Associate, London
Bartholomäus Regenhardt
Associate, Brussels
Patricia Myers
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado

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ICS Learn Sold to Skill & You

March 30, 2022

Cooley advised the shareholders of ICS Learn, an online professional education platform owned by private equity firm Primary Capital Partners, on the platform’s sale to vocational e-learning provider Skill & You, a portfolio company of private equity firm IK Partners. Private equity partner Stephen Rosen led the Cooley team advising the shareholders of ICS Learn.

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Stephen Rosen
Partner, London
Harry Calkin
Associate, London
Natasha Kaye
Partner, London
Jack Jones
Associate, London
John Clark
Partner, London
Agis Zografos
Associate, London
Megan Flynn
Associate, London
Ann Bevitt
Partner, London
Chris Stack
Partner, London

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Dermavant’s $200 Million Financing

May 14, 2021

Cooley advised Dermavant Sciences, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing innovative therapeutics in immuno-dermatology, on its $160 million revenue interest purchase and sale agreement for its investigational product tapinarof and its $40 million senior secured credit facility.

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Mischi a Marca
Partner, San Francisco
Michael Tollini
Partner, Washington, DC
Addison Pierce
Associate, Chicago
Timothy Nguyen
Special Counsel, San Francisco
Anthony Hajj
Associate, New York
Geoffrey Spolyar
Partner, Boston
John Clark
Partner, London
Megan Flynn
Associate, London

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals Acquisition of Redx Pharma's pan-RAF Inhibitor Program Valued up to $206 Million

July 11, 2019

Jazz Pharmaceuticals in its acquisition of Redx Pharma's (Redx) pan-RAF inhibitor program for the potential treatment of RAF and RAS mutant tumors. Redx will perform certain pre-clinical activities for the program under a separate collaboration agreement with Jazz. Jazz will be responsible for further development, regulatory activities and commercialization. Jazz will pay Redx an upfront payment of $3.5 million. Redx is eligible to receive up to $203 million in development, regulatory and commercial milestone payments and incremental tiered royalties in mid-single digit percentage, based on any future net sales.

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Marya Postner
Partner, Palo Alto
Geoffrey Spolyar
Partner, Boston
John Clark
Partner, London
John Wilkinson
Partner, London
Barbara Borden
Partner, San Diego
Jon Cousin
Partner, Washington, DC
Shehzad Akram
Trainee Solicitor , London
Rachel Thorn
Partner, New York

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Pizza Hut Restaurants UK and Senior Leadership Team Complete MBO

April 24, 2018

Advising Pizza Hut Restaurants UK and its senior leadership team, led by CEO Jens Hofma, on the management buyout of the business from Rutland Partners

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Stephen Rosen
Partner, London
John Clark
Partner, London
Natasha Kaye
Partner, London
Ann Bevitt
Partner, London
Paula Holland
Partner, London
Mischi a Marca
Partner, San Francisco
Paul Roberts
Of Counsel, San Francisco
Tom Goodman
Partner, London
Mark Jones
Associate, London
Andrew Love
Associate, London
Chris Stack
Partner, London

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