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COUR Pharmaceuticals Secures $105 Million Series A

January 30, 2024

Cooley advised COUR Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of first-in-class disease-modifying therapies designed to induce antigen-specific tolerance for immune-mediated diseases, on the close of its $105 million Series A financing.

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Winston Gu
Partner, Chicago
Marc Recht
Partner, Boston
Christina T. Roupas
Partner in Charge – Chicago, Chicago
Yvan-Claude Pierre
Partner, New York
Joyce Kim
Associate, Chicago
Grant L. Page
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Andrew Mettry
Associate, Chicago
Jeffrey J. Tolin
Partner, New York
Blake Martell
Partner, San Francisco
John Sellers
Partner, Palo Alto
Alan W. Tamarelli
Partner, New York
Bin Wang
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Annie Froehlich
Partner, Washington, DC
Erica Russell
Associate, San Francisco
Calvin Lee
Associate, New York
Andrew Bae
Associate, Washington, DC
Zack Gong
Associate, Shanghai
Miriam Petrillo
Partner, Chicago

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Baird Capital Closes Sixth Venture Capital Fund

December 18, 2023

Cooley advised Baird Capital, a manager of two investment platforms – venture capital and global private equity – investing in business-to-business technology and services-focused companies worldwide, on the final close of its sixth US venture capital fund, its largest venture fund to date, with a total of $218 million in committed capital.

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Richard E. Ginsberg
Partner, Chicago
Stephanie Gentile
Partner, New York
Gregory S. Grossman
Partner, Chicago
Patrick Flanagan
Partner, New York
Stacey Song
Partner, New York
Bernard Hatcher
Partner, San Francisco
Francis Wheeler
Partner, Colorado
Halima A. Nguyen
Associate, Chicago
Joyce Kim
Associate, Chicago

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Momofuku Goods Raises $17.5 Million in Series A Financing

April 13, 2023

Cooley advised Momofuku Goods, a brand of restaurant-grade pantry staples, on its $17.5 million Series A financing led by Siddhi Capital. The new funding will allow Momofuku to expand product offerings and support its growing operations, which includes scaling its team and marketing efforts.

“We spent a decade testing and developing our pantry essentials, ensuring that they were up to the standards we uphold in our restaurants,” David Chang, celebrity chef and founder of Momofuku restaurant group, said in a press statement. “With this investment, I’m looking forward to bringing even more flavor to home cooks’ kitchens.” Founded by the team behind Momofuku restaurants, Momofuku Goods offers a range of products, including chili crunch oil, air-dried noodles, soy sauce, rice vinegar and seasoned salts that are sold online and in more than 2,000 retail stores.

Winston Gu and Yvan-Claude Pierre led the Cooley team, which also included Len Jacoby, JP Oleksiuk, Jonathan Rivinus, Robert Eisenbach, Joyce Kim, Chris Chynoweth, Andrew Mettry, Bomin Kim and Noah Belsky.

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Winston Gu
Partner, Chicago
Yvan-Claude Pierre
Partner, New York
Len Jacoby
Partner, New York
John Paul Oleksiuk
Partner, New York
Jonathan Rivinus
Partner, Colorado
Robert Eisenbach
Of Counsel, San Francisco
Joyce Kim
Associate, Chicago
Chris Chynoweth
Associate, New York
Andrew Mettry
Associate, Chicago

Justin Bieber to Sell Music Rights to Hipgnosis Songs for $200 Million

February 2, 2023

Cooley advised Justin Bieber in a $200 million deal to sell his music rights to Blackstone-backed Hipgnosis Songs Capital.

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Michael Rhodes
Partner, San Francisco
Matt Hallinan
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Matthew D. Silverman
Special Counsel, San Diego
Jason Savich
Partner, San Francisco
Edmond Lay
Associate, San Diego
Rachel F. Katz
Associate, New York
Harry Calkin
Associate, London
Calvin Lee
Associate, New York
David Bresnick
Partner, London
Stephanie Gentile
Partner, New York
Jacqueline Grise
Partner, Washington, DC
Chris Coulter
Partner, London
Aaron Pomeroy
Partner, Colorado
James Maton
Partner, London
Leo Spicer-Phelps
Associate, London
Juan Nascimbene
Associate, London
Matthew S. Scarano
Associate, San Diego
Ellie Guadiana
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Joyce Kim
Associate, Chicago

Clean Hydrogen Startup Monolith Raises More Than $300 Million

July 19, 2022

Cooley advised Monolith, a global leader in clean hydrogen, carbon black and ammonia, on its latest investment round of more than $300 million. Lawyers Laurie Bauer, Michael Rohr and Wilber Barillas led the Cooley team advising Monolith.

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Laurie Bauer
Partner, Chicago
Michael Rohr
Partner, Boston
Grant L. Page
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Joyce Kim
Associate, Chicago
Jonathan Rivinus
Partner, Colorado
Nyron J. Persaud
Partner, New York
Erica Russell
Associate, San Francisco
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Julia R. Brinton
Associate, Washington, DC

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