Mountain View, CA (April 25, 2016) – Fenwick & West is pleased to announce that PrivCo has named it the top law firm for private tech company mergers and acquisitions deals in 2015, according to its newest Private Tech Company M&A Report.
PrivCo’s report provides in-depth details on the 2015 private tech company M&A landscape, and its data-driven rankings place Fenwick first in the legal advisor category, up from last year’s second place ranking.
“Fenwick is privileged to work with some of the most successful and rapidly growing tech and life sciences companies in the world, and our growth reflects the phenomenal success of our clients and their increasing demand for our services,” said Doug Cogen, mergers and acquisitions co-chair and corporate partner at Fenwick.
“At the core, our strategy has been to focus intensely on tech and life sciences companies. Our attorneys bring a unique depth of understanding to every transaction and are sought out as strategic business advisers – as well as legal counsel – because of our thorough experience in these industries,” Cogen continued.
Fenwick has one of the premier technology M&A practices in the nation. The firm’s M&A group provides customized transaction services to meet each client's unique business needs. Fenwick’s extensive group of experienced lawyers handles deals of all sizes and complexities, with deep expertise in technology transactions, patents, IP litigation, and domestic and international tax issues.
Fenwick’s M&A practice continues to be honored for its excellence. Fenwick was named Technology Law Firm of the Year for outstanding mergers and acquisition work at the 2015 M&A Atlas Awards for Americas Middle Markets, and ranked by Bloomberg as one of the top 10 M&A legal advisors in the U.S. across all industries.
Fenwick’s 2015 transactions include representing:
PrivCo is the leading provider of financial data on major privately-held companies. PrivCo data has been cited in thousands of media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Economist, Bloomberg, The Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune, CNN and CNBC. The full PrivCo report is available through the PrivCo website.
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