Orrick Is #1 for European Venture Capital for Q3 2021


Orrick is again the #1 venture capital law firm in Europe, according to Pitchbook's third quarter 2021 report. This is the 23rd consecutive quarter that Orrick has dominated the European market. Pitchbook reports that the firm completed 62 deals in Europe in Q3, nearly double the runner up firm. Globally, the firm ranked #4 for venture capital, helping raise nearly $50 billion so far this year, with deals completed in more than 30 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia.

In Europe, Orrick advised clients such as:

  • Payments company TransferGo (UK)
  • Blockchain collectible and fantasy football platform Sorare (France)
  • Online food-delivery service Delivery Hero (Germany)
  • AI document processing startup Rossum (Czech Republic)
  • Automotive e-commerce startup brumbrum (Italy)
  • Mobile entertainment company Homa Games (France)
  • Open banking API Railsbank (UK)
  • SaaS startup Localyze (Germany)
  • MicroLED display startup Aledia (France)
  • AI chipmaker Graphcore (UK)
  • Enterprise AI platform Dataiku (France and the U.S.)
  • Software company Safety21 (Italy)

Globally, the firm advised clients such as:

  • Algolia
  • Apollo Graph
  • Betterment
  • Contentful
  • Deel
  • Ladder Financial
  • Luminar Technologies
  • Mezu
  • Opentrons Labworks
  • Perfect Day
  • Sourcegraph
  • Tempo Interactive

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

  • Atomico
  • Coatue Management
  • Goodwater Capital
  • Greycroft Partners
  • Hummingbird Ventures
  • Kinnevik
  • Marcy Venture Partners
  • M12
  • NFX Capital
  • PayPal Holdings
  • Rakuten Group
  • Red Sea Ventures
  • Sprints Capital
  • TDK Ventures
  • Vitruvian Partners
  • VNV Global