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ProfoundBio Announces $112 Million Oversubscribed Series B

February 14, 2024

Cooley advised ProfoundBio, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel antibody-drug conjugate therapeutics for patients with cancer, on its $112 million oversubscribed Series B financing.

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Charlie Kim
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Christopher Kimball
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Blue Owl Capital Invests up to $1.05 Billion in BridgeBio Pharma

January 17, 2024

Cooley advised Blue Owl Capital, a top asset manager redefining alternatives, on its strategic investment a $300 million royalty financing and a $450 million credit facility in BridgeBio Pharma, a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on genetic diseases and cancers.

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Mischi a Marca
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Partner, Washington, DC
Addison Pierce
Associate, Chicago
Matt Kong
Associate, San Francisco
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Partner, New York
Xander Lee
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Geoffrey Spolyar
Partner, Boston
Jon Cousin
Partner, Washington, DC
Steve Flores
Partner, Chicago
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Michael Egan
Partner, Washington, DC
Jeffrey J. Tolin
Partner, New York
Michael Klein
Partner, New York
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Robert Eisenbach
Of Counsel, San Francisco
Susan Piascik Christoff
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Cathy Hershcopf
Senior Counsel, New York
Stevie Yu
Associate, New York
Yichao Zhang
Associate, New York
Rodrigo Huerta
Associate, Chicago
Jackson Alldredge
Associate, Colorado
Amanda Pacheco
Associate, Palo Alto
Celine Koh
Associate, Palo Alto
Jameson Davis
Associate, Palo Alto
Allison Kutner
Associate, New York
Matthew S. Scarano
Associate, San Diego
Xueqing Li
Associate, San Francisco
Mor Agam
Associate, New York
Miriam Peguero Medrano
Associate, Chicago
Sam Rabuck
Associate, Chicago
Chris Rhem
Paralegal Specialist, San Francisco
Veronica Cortes
Paralegal Specialist, New York
Jennifer Fitzpatrick
Paralegal Specialist, Washington, DC
Jason Minio
Paralegal Specialist, Boston
Jeffery Wyzykowski
Patent Agent, Washington, DC

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Allorion Therapeutics Announces Exclusive Option, Global License Agreement With AstraZeneca

January 2, 2024

Cooley advised Allorion Therapeutics, a US- and China-based biotechnology company that focuses on the discovery of new small molecule drugs for treating cancer and autoimmune diseases, on its exclusive option and global license agreement with AstraZeneca to develop and commercialize a novel epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) L858R mutated allosteric inhibitor as a potential new treatment for advanced EGFR-mutant non-small-cell lung cancer.

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Marya Postner
Partner, Palo Alto
Brendan Haberle
Associate, San Diego
Yiming Liu
Partner in Charge – Shanghai, Shanghai
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Associate, Palo Alto
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Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Mor Agam
Associate, New York
Sharon Connaughton
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Rachel Thorn
Partner, New York
Elizabeth Anne Wright
Partner, Brussels
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Jessica Koffel
Associate, Brussels
Robert Eisenbach
Of Counsel, San Francisco

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Gracell Biotechnologies Agrees to Acquisition by AstraZeneca for up to $1.2 Billion

December 26, 2023

Cooley advised Gracell Biotechnologies, a global clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing innovative cell therapies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases, on its definitive agreement to be acquired by AstraZeneca.

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Rama Padmanabhan
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Brittany K. Wightman
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Associate, San Diego
Melissa Meza
Associate, San Diego
Will Cai
Partner, Hong Kong
Patrick Loofbourrow
Partner, Singapore
Jie Zhang
Partner, Hong Kong
Hilda Li
Associate, Hong Kong
Samantha Zhang
Associate, Singapore
Alessandra Murata
Partner, Palo Alto
Charity Williams
Partner, San Diego
Xander Lee
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Lei Shen
Partner, Chicago
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Rena Kaminsky
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Christine Graham
Special Counsel, London
Andrew Epstein
Special Counsel, Seattle
Dillon Martinson
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Ajay Athavale
Associate, San Francisco
Amanda Griggs
Associate, New York
Sara Kim
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Patrick Sharma
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Allison Kutner
Associate, New York
Eileen Leman
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Daniel Lac
Associate, San Diego
Sarah Oliai
Associate, Washington, DC

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Blue Owl Capital Invests up to $140 Million in XOMA Corporation

December 19, 2023

Cooley advised Blue Owl Capital, a top asset manager that is redefining alternatives, on its strategic investment – consisting of a nondilutive, nonrecourse royalty-backed loan of up to $140 million – in XOMA Corporation, a biotechnology royalty aggregator playing a distinctive role in helping biotech companies achieve their goal of improving human health.

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Michael Tollini
Partner, Washington, DC
Mischi a Marca
Partner, San Francisco
Addison Pierce
Associate, Chicago
Xander Lee
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Geoffrey Spolyar
Partner, Boston
Ivor Elrifi
Partner, New York
Michael Klein
Partner, New York
Annie Froehlich
Partner, Washington, DC
Yichao Zhang
Associate, New York
Xueqing Li
Associate, San Francisco
Patrick Sharma
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Cameron Hajialiakbar
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Evan Lazerowitz
Associate, New York
Chris Rhem
Paralegal Specialist, San Francisco

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