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.
Shamrock Capital Agreement to Acquire Bayard Advertising
January 28, 2021
Cooley advised Shamrock Capital, a Los Angeles-based investment firm, on its agreement to acquire Bayard Advertising, an established leader in the recruitment marketing industry. Partner Ray LaSoya led the Cooley team. Read more
Cooley advised Vir Biotechnology on its $142.9 million initial public offering of 7,142,858 shares of common stock. Vir Biotechnology, whose securities now trade on Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "VIR", is a clinical-stage immunology company focused on combining immunologic insights with cutting-edge technologies to treat and prevent serious infectious diseases. Partners Laura Berezin, Charlie Kim and Kristin VanderPas led the Cooley team.