Laura M. Medina

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ArcherDX Agrees to Combine With Invitae in $2.7 Billion Deal

June 30, 2020

Cooley advised ArcherDX, a leading genomic analysis company democratizing precision oncology, on its agreement to combine with Invitae in a transaction valued at $2.7 billion. Partners Laura Medina, Steve Tonsfeldt, Brent Fassett and Charity Williams led the Cooley team.
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Partner, Colorado
Steve Tonsfeldt
Partner, Palo Alto
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Partner, San Diego
Jonathan Rivinus
Partner, Colorado
David Dalton
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Barbara Mirza
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Jennifer Shanley
Special Counsel, New York
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Robin K. Lee
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado

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Finicity Agrees to Sell to Mastercard for Up to $985 Million

June 30, 2020

Cooley advised Finicity, a leading provider of real-time access to financial data and insights, on its agreement to sell to Mastercard. Cooley partners Laura Medina and Michael Platt led the team advising Finicity.

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Laura M. Medina
Partner, Colorado
Michael Platt
Partner in Charge – Colorado, Colorado
Jacqueline Grise
Partner, Washington, DC
Barbara Mirza
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Steve Tonsfeldt
Partner, Palo Alto
Jonathan Rivinus
Partner, Colorado
Parker Erkmann
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Ajay Athavale
Associate, San Francisco
Bryan Berman
Special Counsel, Colorado
David Dalton
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Seth Holoweiko
Associate, Colorado
Austin Holt
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Daniel Lac
Associate, San Diego
Rubin Waranch
Associate, Washington, DC
Casey Warsh
Associate, Colorado

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Outside Interactive Inks Series of M&A Deals and Raises $150 Million Series B

February 20, 2021

Cooley advised Outside Interactive, a developer of a forward-motion video software technology for treadmill runners, on its $150 million Series B funding round led by Sequoia Heritage, as well as a series of strategic acquisitions. Partner Laura Medina led the teams advising Outside Interactive on the transactions, which include agreements to acquire:

  • Outside Television, a Portland-based provider of outdoor lifestyle TV and video programming intended for the adventure sports and outdoor lifestyle sector.

  • Outside Magazine, a Santa Fe-based publisher of magazines and stories intended to inspire an active lifestyle.

  • TrailBehind (dba Gaia), a Berkeley-based developer of mobile mapping and navigation applications for backcountry adventurers and professionals.

  • AthleteReg, a Massachusetts-based online athletic event management and registration service, from Pioneer Registration Services.

  • Peloton Magazine, a California-based publisher of a lifestyle magazine dedicated to the beauty of road cycling, from MovePress.

  • Pinkbike, the mountain biking news site, as well as Pinkbike's mapping app, TrailForks, and CyclingTips, which Pinkbike acquired in 2019.

  • Cairn, an Oregon-based business that sells curated outdoor goods to consumers on a subscription basis.

  • Inkwell Media, a Boulder-based premier source for outdoor education and adventure.

  • Roam Media, a Boulder-based creator marketing agency.

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Laura M. Medina
Partner, Colorado
Gaël Y. Hagan
Associate, Colorado
Seth Holoweiko
Associate, Colorado
Michael Basile
Senior Counsel, Washington, DC
Alexander Ellebracht
Associate, Palo Alto
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Alessandra Murata
Partner, Palo Alto
Jonathan Rivinus
Partner, Colorado
Patrick Sharma
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica

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Velocity Global Expands Business with Two Strategic Acquisitions

April 7, 2021

Cooley advised Velocity Global, the leading provider of global expansion solutions, on a string of strategic acquisitions. Partner Laura Medina led the teams advising Velocity on the transactions, which include acquisitions of:

  • iWorkGlobal, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gary Nelson and Associates.

  • Shield GEO, an established global Employer of Record provider.

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Laura M. Medina
Partner, Colorado
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Stacey A. Bradford
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Jonathan Rivinus
Partner, Colorado
Bryan Berman
Special Counsel, Colorado
Megan Drill
Associate, San Diego
Julia R. Brinton
Associate, Washington, DC
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Nathan Baum
Associate, New York
Aaron Pomeroy
Partner, Colorado
Mike Nelson
Partner, Colorado
Calvin Lee
Associate, New York

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Precision Nano Sells to Danaher's Life Sciences Platform

June 2, 2021

Cooley advised Precision Nano, a developer of technologies and solutions for genetic medicines, including mRNA vaccines and therapeutics, on its sale to Danaher Corporation's life sciences platform. Danaher designs, manufactures and markets professional, medical and commercial products and services. Partner Laura Medina led the team advising Precision Nano.

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Laura M. Medina
Partner, Colorado
Alessandra Murata
Partner, Palo Alto
Jeffrey J. Tolin
Partner, New York
Calvin Lee
Associate, New York

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Rankings & accolades

Chambers USA: Corporate/M&A – Colorado (2023)