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Perceptive Advisors Enters Into Definitive Merger Agreement With Vapotherm

June 17, 2024

Cooley advised Perceptive Advisors, a top healthcare investment firm, and its affiliates, including Perceptive Discovery Fund, on its definitive merger agreement with Vapotherm, a publicly traded developer and manufacturer of advanced respiratory technology based in Exeter, New Hampshire, and listed as VAPO on the over-the-counter quotation exchange (OTCQX).

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Amelia Runyan Davis
Partner, Colorado
Tessa W Bell
Associate, Colorado
Rachel Shapiro
Associate, Colorado
Kevin Cooper
Partner, New York
Natalie D. Vernon
Associate, Colorado
Matan Neuman
Associate, New York
Eric Blanchard
Partner, Boston
Jean Park
Partner, New York
Yoon Soo (Peter) Shin
Associate, New York
Patricia Myers
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Thomas Connors
Partner, Boston
Patrick Flanagan
Partner, New York
Adam Fleisher
Partner, Washington, DC
David Fletcher
Partner, Washington, DC
Steve Flores
Partner, Chicago
Annie Froehlich
Partner, Washington, DC
Stephanie Gentile
Partner, New York
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Miriam Petrillo
Partner, Chicago
Scott Weston
Partner, Boston
Aric Wu
Partner, New York
Mark Windfeld-Hansen
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Sharon Connaughton
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Christine Graham
Special Counsel, London
Reid Hooper
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Ryan Montgomery
Special Counsel, Boston
Grant Schweikert
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Jennifer Shanley
Special Counsel, New York
Julie Wicklund
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Karun Ahuja
Associate, Chicago
Anna Caro
Associate, London
Paula Fleckenstein
Associate, Reston
Jimmy Gilligan
Associate, Boston
Rick Jantz
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Alexandra Leavy
Associate, New York
Rubin Waranch
Associate, Colorado
John Masters
Patent Agent, Chicago

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ChrysCapital Closes Largest Continuation Fund in India, Maintaining Stake in NSE

May 2, 2024

Cooley advised ChrysCapital, a top India-focused private equity firm, on the close of its oversubscribed $700 million continuation fund and general partner-led secondary transaction to purchase and sell its stake in the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) with two of the world’s leading secondary fund investors. The landmark transaction is the largest of its kind in India and ranks among the largest in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Sean Murphy
Partner, Singapore
Rishab Kumar
Partner, Palo Alto
Gwenlynne Lee
Counsel, Singapore
Kepei Miao
Associate, Singapore
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Darren DeStefano
Partner, Reston
Steve Flores
Partner, Chicago
Andrew Harline
Partner in Charge – Singapore, Singapore
Natasha Kaye
Partner, London
Xander Lee
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Zachariah A. Robert
Partner, Chicago
Jordan Silber
Partner, San Francisco
Stacey Song
Partner, New York
Aaron Velli
Partner, Washington, DC
David Wilson
Partner, London
Bernard Hatcher
Partner, San Francisco
Stacey A. Bradford
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Yulia Makarova
Special Counsel, London
Jack Jones
Associate, London
Rachel F. Katz
Associate, New York
Shu-en Wee
Associate, Singapore
Helen Yang
Associate, Shanghai
Patricia Myers
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado
Yitong Pan
Paralegal, Beijing
Shelby Yang
Paralegal, Singapore

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Rubicon Technology Partners Announces Strategic Majority Investment in Vimly Benefit Solutions

February 13, 2024

Cooley advised Rubicon Technology Partners – a Boulder, Colorado-based private equity firm focused exclusively on investing in and growing software companies – on its majority strategic investment in Vimly Benefit Solutions, a leader in the benefits administration space.

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Kester Spindler
Partner, Colorado
Grigor Lynch
Associate, Colorado
Andrew Mettry
Associate, Chicago
Baasit Bhutta
Associate, Colorado
Tyler McClure
Associate, San Francisco
Tracy Rubin
Partner, Palo Alto
Steve Flores
Partner, Chicago
Todd Gluth
Partner, San Diego
David Navetta
Partner, Colorado
Tijana Brien
Partner, Palo Alto
Danielle Fortier
Partner, Colorado
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Stacey A. Bradford
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
MaryBeth Shreiner
Special Counsel, Reston
Jennifer Shanley
Special Counsel, New York
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Calvin Lee
Associate, New York
Tony P. Guan
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Liz Paisner
Associate, New York
Ehijele Olumese
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Joshua Elefant
Associate, Palo Alto
Joshua Elefant
Associate, Palo Alto
Mickeala Tu
Associate, Palo Alto
Allison Kutner
Associate, New York
Chelsea André
Associate, Colorado
Wyatt Kernell
Associate, Colorado
Margie Murphy
Paralegal Specialist, New York
Patricia Myers
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado

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Alto Neuroscience Announces $147.9 Million IPO

February 6, 2024

Cooley advised Alto Neuroscience, a company redefining psychiatry by leveraging individuals’ neurobiology to develop personalized and highly effective medicines and helping patients get better faster, on its $147.9 million initial public offering.

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Div Gupta
Partner, New York
Christina T. Roupas
Partner in Charge – Chicago, Chicago
Courtney M.W. Tygesson
Partner, Chicago
Laurie Bauer
Partner, Chicago
Nyron J. Persaud
Partner, New York
Kate Hillier
Partner, Seattle
Jon Cousin
Partner, Washington, DC
Eileen Marshall
Partner, Washington, DC
Geoffrey Spolyar
Partner, Boston
Stephanie Gentile
Partner, New York
Steve Flores
Partner, Chicago
Peter Adams
Partner, San Diego
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Courtney Thorne
Partner, Boston
David Navetta
Partner, Colorado
Francis Wheeler
Partner, Colorado
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Jennifer Shanley
Special Counsel, New York
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Randy Sabett
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Dani Nazemian
Special Counsel, San Diego
Katie Lapidus
Associate, Washington, DC
Trey Reilly
Associate, New York
Adam Bloom
Associate, Chicago
David D. Suh
Associate, Palo Alto
Dionne A. Thomas
Associate, San Diego
Megan E. Bowles
Associate, Chicago
Mor Agam
Associate, New York
Nat Sherrick
Associate, Washington, DC
Edmond Lay
Associate, San Diego
Addison Pierce
Associate, Chicago
Calvin Lee
Associate, New York
Andrew Nelms
Associate, San Francisco
Jason Minio
Paralegal Specialist, Boston
Jeffery Wyzykowski
Patent Agent, Washington, DC

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Allovue to Be Acquired by PowerSchool

January 22, 2024

Cooley advised Allovue, a top provider of K-12 financial planning, budgeting and analytics software in the US, on its acquisition by PowerSchool, a leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America.

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Brian Burke
Partner, Reston
Polina A. Demina
Associate, New York
Jarrett Burks
Associate, London
Dannielle Antone
Associate, San Francisco
Jordan Verrilli
Associate, New York
Jeewon Lee
Associate, New York
Steve Flores
Partner, Chicago
Jeffrey J. Tolin
Partner, New York
Len Jacoby
Partner, New York
Lei Shen
Partner, Chicago
MaryBeth Shreiner
Special Counsel, Reston
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Bryan Berman
Special Counsel, Colorado
Megan Drill
Associate, San Diego
Joyce Li
Associate, Chicago
Michael Gladstone
Associate, New York
Andrew Bae
Associate, Washington, DC
Alexandra Leavy
Associate, New York
Virat Gupta
Associate, Washington, DC
Meredith Klionsky
Associate, Washington, DC
Kristin R. Marshall
Associate, Washington, DC
Xueqing Li
Associate, San Francisco

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