Orrick Is #1 for European Venture Capital for Q119


Orrick is again the #1 venture capital law firm in Europe, according to Pitchbook’s first quarter 2019 report. This is the 13th consecutive quarter that Orrick has dominated the European market. Pitchbook reports that the firm completed 30 deals in Europe in Q1, more than four times the runner up firm. Globally, the firm ranked #3 for venture capital, helping raise $3.5 billion in the first quarter, with deals completed in 28 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia.


In Europe, Orrick advised clients such as:

  • AI chipmaker Graphcore (UK)
  • Nanowire LED developer Aledia (France)
  • Blockchain startup Nivaura (UK)
  • Automotive e-commerce startup brumbrum (Italy)
  • Crowd-investing platform Bergfürst (Germany)
  • Digital insurance startup Alan (France)

Globally, the firm advised clients such as:

  • Stripe
  • Clutter
  • M12
  • Bump
  • Liquid by Quoine
  • FabFitFun
  • Highlife
  • Upstart
  • Tinkergarten
  • Artory

In addition, Orrick regularly acts worldwide for leading investors such as:

  • Astanor Ventures
  • Atomico
  • Coatue Management
  • Crosslink Capital
  • EQT
  • Goodwater Capital
  • Iris Capital
  • Kleiner Perkins
  • Scale Venture Partners
  • Salesforce Ventures
  • Vitruvian Partners
  • Warburg Pincus