Orrick Is #1 for European Venture Capital for the 6th Year


Orrick is again the #1 venture capital law firm in Europe, according to Pitchbook’s 2021 annual report. This is the sixth consecutive year that Orrick has dominated the European market. Pitchbook reports that the firm completed over 225 deals in Europe in 2021, more than 1.5x the runner up firm.

Globally, the firm ranked #4 for venture capital, helping raise over $62 billion in 2021, with over 1,100 transactions in 52+ 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)
  • Payment solution provider Scalapay (Italy)
  • Fintech startup Currencycloud (UK)
  • Insurtech startup Alan (France)
  • Content management platform Contentful (Germany)
  • Fantasy sports platform Sorare (France)
  • Money transfer company TransferGo (UK)
  • Credit marketplace auxmoney (Germany)
  • Online car dealer brumbrum (Italy)

Globally, the firm advised clients such as:

  • Algolia
  • Clutter
  • Convoy
  • Deel
  • Perfect Day
  • Frontier Car Group
  • Retool
  • Getaround
  • FabFitFun
  • Sourcegraph
  • UpKeep
  • Merama

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

  • Atomico
  • ABN AMRO Ventures
  • BMW i Ventures
  • Coatue Management
  • Darsana Capital
  • Footprint Coalition Ventures
  • Goodwater Capital
  • Kinnevik
  • M12
  • NTT DOCOMO Ventures
  • PayPal
  • Revolution Growth
  • Salesforce Ventures
  • Sprints Capital
  • Upfront Ventures
  • Vitruvian Partners
  • VNV Global