Fenwick & West represented Bolt Threads Inc., a leading startup developing high performance fabrics using proprietary breakthroughs in industrial biotechnology, in its $123 million Series D financing. The round was led by Baillie Gifford with participation from Formation 8, Founders Fund, Fidelity Management, Research Company and Temasek.
Bolt will use the funding to continue development efforts and to commercialize its materials made from microorganisms. More information about Bolt’s $123 million Series D financing can be obtained from the company announcement.
The Fenwick transaction team was led by corporate lawyers Lynda Twomey and James Li; technology transactions lawyers Michael Shuster, Jake Handy, Nicholas Hurt and Mayim Wiens; and executive compensation and employee benefits lawyers Shawn Lampron.