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Halcyon Closes $44 Million Series A Financing Round

April 20, 2023

Cooley advised adaptive security platform Halcyon on its $44 million Series A funding round, plus its $6 million secured term loan. Partner Derek Colla led the Cooley team advising Halcyon.

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Derek Colla
Partner, Miami
Jon Gavenman
Partner, Palo Alto
Wesley Dietrich
Associate, Washington, DC
Rasha Printz
Associate, Reston
Carley Cruea
Associate, Washington, DC

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Chicago-Based G2.com Reaches Unicorn Status With Series D Round

June 30, 2021

Cooley advised G2.com, a software review site, on its $157 million Series D financing round, which brings its valuation to $1.1 billion. Lawyers Jon Gavenman and Sepideh Mousakhani led the Cooley team advising G2.com on the round.

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Jon Gavenman
Partner, Palo Alto
Sepideh Mousakhani
Partner, Palo Alto
Nikki Chang
Associate, Palo Alto
Kealan Santistevan
Associate, Palo Alto
Kristin Peardon
Paralegal Specialist, Palo Alto
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Julia R. Brinton
Associate, Washington, DC
Jim Fulton
Partner, New York
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Randy Sabett
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Cameron Hajialiakbar
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado

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TiVo and Xperi to Combine in $3 Billion All-Stock Merger

January 24, 2020

Cooley advised TiVo on its agreement to combine with Xperi Corporation in an all-stock transaction, representing approximately $3 billion of combined enterprise value. Expected to close in Q2 2020, the merger creates a leading consumer and entertainment technology business and one of the industry’s largest intellectual property licensing platforms. Jon Gavenman, Steve Tonsfeldt and Ian Nussbaum led the Cooley team advising TiVo.

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Jon Gavenman
Partner, Palo Alto
Steve Tonsfeldt
Partner, Palo Alto
Mischi a Marca
Partner, San Francisco
Caitlin Breitenbruck
Associate, Seattle
Wendy Brenner
Partner, Palo Alto
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Patrick Flanagan
Partner, New York
Rishab Kumar
Partner, Palo Alto
Barbara Mirza
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Howard Morse
Partner, Washington, DC
Sepideh Mousakhani
Partner, Palo Alto
Amanda Pacheco
Associate, Palo Alto
Greg Reith
Associate, Washington, DC
Marina Remennik
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Kealan Santistevan
Associate, Palo Alto
Sarah Swain
Associate, Washington, DC
Dionne A. Thomas
Associate, San Diego
Charlie Kim
Partner, San Diego
Nikki Chang
Associate, Palo Alto

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Sonim Technologies – $39 Million IPO

May 10, 2019

Cooley advised Sonim Technologies on its $39.3 million initial public offering of 3,571,429 shares of common stock. Jon Gavenman and Mike Tenta led the Cooley team advising Sonim Technologies.

Oppenheimer acted as lead book-running manager and Lake Street Capital Markets acted as joint book-running manager for the offering. National Securities Corporation acted as co-manager for the offering.

Sonim is a leading U.S. provider of ultra-rugged mobility solutions designed specifically for task workers physically engaged in their work environments. The company’s shares now trade on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “SONM.”

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Jon Gavenman
Partner, Palo Alto
Marina Remennik
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Milson Yu
Partner, Palo Alto
Isabelle Mackesey
Associate, Washington, DC

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Rovi Receives Antitrust Clearance for TiVo Acquisition

July 8, 2016

On July 8, 2016, the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, or HSR, for Rovi's proposed $1.1 billion acquisition of TiVo. Early termination is granted if the FTC and DOJ have completed their regulatory review and determine that no enforcement action is necessary. The proposed acquisition, which was announced on April 29, 2016, is subject to additional customary closing conditions and is expected to close in Q3 of 2016.

The Deal reported on June 16 that Rovi refiled for clearance under HSR to give antitrust officials another month to decide whether to launch an extended investigation of the merger or to let it close without further scrutiny.

Rovi creates personalized and data-driven ways for viewers to discover the right entertainment and for providers to discover the right audiences, leading innovation in content discovery since introduction of the first on-screen program guide in 1981. TiVo, the inventor of the DVR, offers innovative cloud-based Software-as-a-Service solutions that enable viewers to consume content across multiple screens in and out of the home. The combined company will have worldwide portfolios of 6,000+ patents and pending applications.

Cooley is advising Rovi on both the acquisition and the antitrust aspects of the transaction.

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Howard Morse
Partner, Washington, DC
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Julia R. Brinton
Associate, Washington, DC
Jon Gavenman
Partner, Palo Alto
Steve Tonsfeldt
Partner, Palo Alto
Mark Windfeld-Hansen
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Sepideh Mousakhani
Partner, Palo Alto
Marina Remennik
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Kristin Peardon
Paralegal Specialist, Palo Alto
Bryan Berman
Special Counsel, Colorado
Rishab Kumar
Partner, Palo Alto

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