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Fenwick Works on California's Largest IPOs, Acquisitions of the Year

March 16, 2015

Fenwick was featured in the Daily Journal for the firm’s work on three out of the top five largest initial public offerings involving California companies in 2014, including the year’s largest and second largest as issuer counsel to Lending Club in its $1 billion IPO and GoPro in its $894 million IPO respectively. Among the largest IPOs of the year also were TriNet Group's $240 million IPO, for which the firm served as underwriter counsel, and Castlight Health's $204 million IPO, for which the firm served as issuer counsel. The Daily Journal also noted Fenwick’s representation of Whats​App in its $19 billion acquisition by Facebook in the third largest acquisition of the year involving a California-based company – also the largest private technology deal ever.

The following attorneys were mentioned in the Daily Journal article for their role in the top deals of the year: partners Gordy Davidson, Jamie Evans, Rob Freedman, Stephen Gillespie, Cynthia Hess, Shawn Lampron, Andrew Luh, Matt Rossiter, Will Skinner, Sayre Stevick, Jeff Vetter and Dan Winnike, and associates Christine Chen, Grace Chen, Sophia Chen, Vishal Dave, Adam Derry, Niki Fang, Amir Hassanabadi, Derek Huoth, Marshall Mort, Kristin O’Hanlon, Seth Popick, Jordan Roberts, Jane Shen and Ryan Slunaker.​​​​​​​​​