Ron Metzger is experienced in corporate and securities matters, including public offerings, venture capital financings, ongoing corporate maintenance and Securities and Exchange Commission reporting requirements.
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.
Cooley advised the underwriters on Zymeworks’ $115.0 million follow-on public offering of 11,035,000 common shares at a price to the public of $8.00 per share and pre-funded warrants to purchase 3,340,000 common shares at a price to the public of $7.9999 per pre-funded warrant. This includes 1,875,000 shares issued upon the exercise in full of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares. Zymeworks is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing of next-generation multifunctional biotherapeutics. Partners Denny Won, Kristin VanderPas, Charlie Kim and Dave Peinsipp led the Cooley team.
Cooley advised the underwriters on IGM Biosciences’ $230 million follow-on offering of non-voting common stock and common stock. J.P. Morgan, BofA Securities, Stifel and Guggenheim Securities acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. IGM Biosciences is a biotechnology company involved in the development of engineered IgM antibodies for the treatment of cancer patients. Partners Denny Won, Kristin VanderPas, and Charlie Kim led the Cooley team advising the underwriters.
Rothy's Enters Strategic Investment Agreement With Alpargatas
December 29, 2021
Cooley advised sustainable lifestyle brand Rothy’s in connection with its strategic investment from Brazilian footwear brand Alpargatas to fuel global growth and expand vertically integrated operations. The transaction will result in a post-investment valuation of $1 billion. Lawyers Jodie Bourdet, Al Browne, Lindsy Solanki, Farzad Tabaee and Meera Patel led the Cooley team advising Rothy’s.
Cooley advised Allbirds, a global lifestyle brand, on its $348.3 million initial public offering of 23,221,152 shares of Class A common stock, which now trade on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol BIRD. Partners Nicole Brookshire, Peter Werner and Calise Cheng led the Cooley team advising Allbirds.