Cooley advised PDH Academy, an Eden Capital portfolio company that provides regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare and specialized trade, on a series of strategic acquisitions. Partner Ray LaSoya led the teams advising PDH Academy on the transactions, which includes acquisitions of:
OpthoQuestions, a comprehensive question bank and testing engine that empowers its users to prepare efficiently and to succeed on their exams
SunCam, continuing education provider for worldwide engineers of all disciplines
LegalZoom – $705.7 million IPO and Concurrent Private Placement
July 20, 2021
Cooley advised LegalZoom.com, Inc. on its initial public offering of 21,989,150 shares of common stock, which includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares, at a public offering price of $28.00 per share, and the concurrent sale of 3,214,285 additional shares of common stock in a private placement at the public offering price of $28.00 per share – for aggregate gross proceeds totaling $705.7 million. LegalZoom.com, whose securities now trade on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “LZ,” is a leading online platform for legal and compliance solutions in the United States. Partners Tom Hopkins, Jodie Bourdet and Jonie Ing Kondracki led the Cooley team advising LegalZoom.
Cooley advised the underwriters on FIGS’s $667.6 million initial public offering of 30,344,317 shares of Class A common stock, which includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares. Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Barclays Capital and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) acted as lead book-running managers for the offering, and BofA Securities acted as a book-running manager for the offering. The company, whose securities now trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FIGS, is a direct-to-consumer healthcare worker apparel and lifestyle brand. Partners David Peinsipp, Charlie Kim, Kristin VanderPas and Dave Young led the Cooley team.