Orrick Advises Shopify in Acquisition of Handshake


We advised Ottawa-based Shopify (NYSE: SHOP), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, in its acquisition of Handshake Corp., a New York-based B2B e-commerce platform that brings manufacturers & distributors closer to their customers.

Through the acquisition, Shopify acquired Handshake in an all-cash merger. Terms were not disclosed. 

This is our second deal for Shopify. Our team was led by David Schwartz and included David Gold, Jamie Kamen, John Narducci, James Larkin, Sophia Han, Juliano Banuelos and Keith Tidwell.