Orrick Is #1 for European Venture Capital for Q121

May.24.2021

Orrick is the #1 venture capital law firm in Europe (both company-side and investor-side), according to Pitchbook's first quarter 2021 report. This is the 21st consecutive quarter that Orrick has dominated the European market. Pitchbook reports that the firm completed 55 deals in Europe in Q1, nearly double the runner up firm. The firm also ranked #1 for VC financings in the UK & Ireland and France & Benelux, as well as #2 in Southern Europe and the DACH region. Globally, the firm ranked #4 for venture capital, helping raise over $16.4 billion so far this year, with deals completed in 24 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

In Europe, Orrick advised clients such as:

  • AI chipmaker Graphcore (UK)
  • Aviation pioneer Lilium (Germany)
  • Enterprise AI platform Dataiku (France and the U.S.)
  • Automotive e-commerce startup brumbrum (Italy)
  • Digital insurance startup Alan (France)
  • Mobile gaming company Dream Games (Turkey)
  • Open-source software company Camunda (Germany)
  • Fantasy football gaming platform Sorare (France)
  • Online delivery service Everli (Italy)
  • Work management software company Scoro (Estonia)
  • Dog food delivery company Butternut Box (UK)
  • Fintech startup Scalapay (Ireland)

Globally, the firm advised clients such as:

  • Aledade
  • Deel
  • FlutterWave
  • Industrious
  • K Health
  • NuOrder
  • Ocean’s Halo
  • OpenSea
  • Scribe Therapeutics
  • Tempo
  • Veriff

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

  • ABN Amro
  • Atomico
  • D1 Capital
  • Darsana Capital
  • Goodwater Capital
  • Headline
  • INKEF Capital
  • Kinnevik
  • M12
  • Salesforce Ventures
  • Sprints Capital
  • Vitruvian Partners
  • Vostok Emerging Finance