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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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Annie Froehlich
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Karen Tsai
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Stacey A. Bradford
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Associate, San Diego
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Associate, Washington, DC
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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
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Amazon to Acquire One Medical for $3.9 Billion

July 28, 2022

Cooley, which represents more than 600 digital health clients across the healthcare ecosystem, advised One Medical, a human-centered, technology-powered national primary care organization, on a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire One Medical for $18 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $3.9 billion, including One Medical’s net debt. Lawyers Steven Tonsfeldt, Matthew Hemington, Anne Lieberman and Gaël Hagan are leading the Cooley team advising One Medical.

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Associate, New York
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Megan Browdie
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Associate, Colorado
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Partner, Palo Alto
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Associate, San Diego
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Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
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Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Eileen Leman
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Rick Jantz
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
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Matthew D. Silverman
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ThoughtSpot Brings Valuation to $4.2 Billion With Series F Round

November 22, 2021

Cooley advised ThoughtSpot, a modern analytics cloud company, on its $100 million Series F financing round, which brings its valuation to $4.2 billion. Lawyers David Ambler, Mary Wilbourn and Allie Frappier led the Cooley team advising ThoughtSpot.

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Cytek Biosciences – $200 Million IPO

July 23, 2021

Cooley advised Cytek Biosciences on its $200 million initial public offering of 14,564,635 shares of common stock. Cytek Biosciences, whose securities now trade on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTKB, is a leading cell analysis solutions company. Partners Gordon Ho, Patrick Loofbourrow and John McKenna led the Cooley team.

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Snapdocs Valuation Climbs to Over $1.5 Billion With Series D Round

May 28, 2021

Cooley advised Snapdocs, a digital closing platform for the mortgage industry, on its $150 million Series D financing round, which brings its valuation to more than $1.5 billion. Partner Kevin Rooney led the Cooley team advising Snapdocs.

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Associate, San Diego
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Associate, Palo Alto
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Special Counsel, Colorado
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