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Carmot Therapeutics Enters Definitive Merger Agreement With Roche

December 3, 2023

Cooley advised Carmot Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company dedicated to developing life-changing therapeutics for people living with metabolic diseases including obesity and diabetes, on its definitive merger agreement in which Roche will acquire Carmot.

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Lauren Creel
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Christopher Kimball
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Tracy Rubin
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Charlie Kim
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Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Christine Graham
Special Counsel, London
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
J. Brian Stalter
Special Counsel, New York
Jennifer Shanley
Special Counsel, New York
Grant Schweikert
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Dani Nazemian
Special Counsel, San Diego
Annie Froehlich
Partner, Washington, DC
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Stacey A. Bradford
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Sangitha Palaniappa
Associate, Palo Alto
Tyler McClure
Associate, San Francisco
Rubin Waranch
Associate, Washington, DC
Melissa Meza
Associate, San Diego
Jameson Davis
Associate, Palo Alto
Alexander Ellebracht
Associate, Palo Alto
Mor Agam
Associate, New York
Athina Gaki
Associate, Brussels
Andy Zachrich
Associate, San Diego
Dionne A. Thomas
Associate, San Diego
Umer Chaudhry
Associate, Washington, DC
Jane Jun
Associate, Palo Alto
Samara Zaifman
Associate, Palo Alto
Carly E. Gibbons
Associate, Chicago
Claire Norman
Associate, Palo Alto
Anitha Anne
Associate, San Francisco
Kristina Krasnikova
Associate, Palo Alto
Patricia Myers
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado
Loraine Torres
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Hitesh Patel
eDiscovery Attorney, Washington, DC

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Neumora Therapeutics – $250.1 Million IPO

September 15, 2023

Cooley advised the underwriters on the $250.1 million initial public offering of Neumora Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company founded to confront the global brain disease crisis by taking a fundamentally different approach to the way treatments for brain diseases are developed.

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Charlie Kim
Partner, San Diego
Kristin VanderPas
Partner, San Francisco
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Madison (JJ) Meng
Associate, San Francisco
Kyle Huh
Associate, Palo Alto
Peter A. Haddad
Associate, San Diego
Heidi Ausman
Senior Paralegal, San Diego
Lila Hope
Partner, Palo Alto
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
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Partner, Palo Alto
Madhuri Roy
Partner, Palo Alto
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Associate, San Francisco
Randy Sabett
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
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Special Counsel, New York
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Francis Wheeler
Partner, Colorado
Mark Windfeld-Hansen
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto

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Apogee Therapeutics Announces Upsized $345.1 Million IPO

July 18, 2023

Cooley advised the underwriters in the upsized $345.1 million initial public offering of Apogee Therapeutics, a biotechnology company.

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Charlie Kim
Partner, San Diego
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Partner, San Francisco
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Geoffrey Spolyar
Partner, Boston
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Partner, Colorado
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Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
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Of Counsel, Washington, DC
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Special Counsel, Washington, DC
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Special Counsel, New York
Madison (JJ) Meng
Associate, San Francisco
Megan Drill
Associate, San Diego
Alessandra Murata
Partner, Palo Alto
Darah Protas
Partner, Washington, DC
Mike Lam
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
David Dalton
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Peter A. Haddad
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IGM Biosciences – $97.5 Million Follow-on Offering and Concurrent Private Placement

June 22, 2023

Cooley advised the underwriters in IGM Biosciences’ $97.5 million public offering of 9,000,000 shares of non-voting common stock and 3,187,500 shares of voting common stock, each at the public offering price of $8.00 per share, as well as a $22.5 million concurrent private placement. IGM is a clinical-stage biotechnology company committed to developing and delivering a new class of medicines to treat patients with cancer, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, and infectious diseases. Denny Won, Kristin VanderPas and Charlie Kim led the Cooley team.

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Partner, San Francisco
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Partner, San Francisco
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Partner, San Diego
Christine Turner
Associate, Colorado
Mike Lam
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Paralegal Specialist, San Francisco

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Lavoro to Become Publicly Traded Through Business Combination With TPB Acquisition Corporation I

April 24, 2023

Cooley advised TPB Acquisition Corporation I, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by The Production Board, in its business combination agreement that will result in Lavoro Limited, a leading agricultural inputs retailer in Latin America, becoming a US publicly listed company with an implied initial enterprise value of approximately $1.2 billion.

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Partner and Chief Executive Officer, San Francisco
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Partner, New York
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Partner, San Francisco
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Associate, San Francisco
Sarah Curry
Associate, New York
Jesse Schulman
Associate, Washington, DC
Wesley Dietrich
Associate, Washington, DC
Yoana Setzer
Associate, New York
Aaron Pomeroy
Partner, Colorado
Courtney M.W. Tygesson
Partner, Chicago
Todd Gluth
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Associate, New York
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Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Jill Simon
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California

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Rankings & accolades

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

Chambers USA: Capital Markets: Debt & Equity: Western United States – Nationwide (2021 – 2023)

Daily Journal: Top 40 Under 40 (2019)

Kristin knows the law inside and out. You can ask her any technical question and she immediately knows the answer.

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