Orrick Is #1 for European Venture Capital for Q2 2021

August.19.2021

Version Française : Orrick, #1 pour le 22ème trimestre consécutif au classement Venture/Europe de PitchBook et #1 en France pour la 2ème fois de suite (2T 2021)

Orrick is again the #1 venture capital law firm in Europe, according to Pitchbook's second quarter 2021 report. This is the 22nd consecutive quarter that Orrick has dominated the European market. Pitchbook reports that the firm completed 60 deals in Europe in Q2, nearly double the runner up firm.

Orrick is also the #1 most active European law firm across combined deal types (VC/PE/M&A) and ranked #1 for VC financings in the UK & Ireland and France. Globally, the firm ranked #4 for venture capital, helping raise $11.9 billion, with deals completed in 23 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)
  • Location marketing platform Uberall (Germany)
  • Fantasy football gaming platform Sorare (France)
  • Online delivery service Everli (Italy)
  • Dog food delivery company Butternut Box (UK)

Globally, the firm advised clients such as:

  • Aledade
  • Archipelago
  • Deel
  • Dusty Robotics
  • FlutterWave
  • Industrious
  • K Health
  • Merama
  • OpenSea
  • Scribe Therapeutics
  • Veriff

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

  • ABN Amro
  • Atomico
  • Blue Cloud Ventures
  • D1 Capital
  • Darsana Capital
  • Goodwater Capital
  • Headline
  • INKEF Capital
  • Kinnevik
  • Lightspeed Venture Partners
  • M12
  • Salesforce Ventures
  • Sprints Capital
  • Third Rock Ventures
  • Vitruvian Partners
  • Vostok Emerging Finance