From Silicon Roundabout to Silicon Valley

​The U.K. Tech community is building momentum and scale. Silicon Valley stands ready to help Silicon Roundabout companies reach the next stage of growth. Fenwick & West, a globally renowned law firm based in Silicon Valley, has helped some of the world’s most recognized technology companies become, and remain, market leaders. We invite you to join us for a short conference and networking reception covering topics such as Raising Financing from U.S. Venture Capital Firms, Being Acquired by a U.S. Acquirer, and Listing Shares on U.S. Stock Exchanges (IPO). There is no cost to attend. Please RSVP by Friday, 28 February 2014.

Program Schedule

  • 3:00–3:30 Registration
  • 3:30–4:10 Venture Capital Financings Panel
  • 4:10–4:50 IPO Panel
  • 4:50–5:30 Cross Border M&A Panel
  • 5:30–6:10 UK Tech Rockstars Panel
  • 6:15–Onward Cocktail and Networking Reception

About Fenwick

In the last five years alone, Fenwick & West has:

  • Helped high-growth companies such as Uber Technologies, Dropbox, and Airbnb with their $200M+ VC financing rounds, as well as cross border financings such as Boku’s Series D round
  • Handled more than 30 IPOs with an aggregate value greater than $20B including Facebook, Workday, SuccessFactors (triple listed on NYSE, Euronext and DB), and King Digital Entertainment (pending)
  • Worked on over 125 cross border technology M&A deals valued at over $60B, including Cisco’s acquisitions of NDS Group and Ubiquisys for $5B and $310M respectively, Softbank’s and GungHo’s acquisition of a controlling interest in Supercell Oy for $1.53 billion, NaturalMotion’s acquisition by Zynga for $525M, and NVIDIA’s $365M purchase of Icera