Orrick Is #1 for European Venture Capital for Q122


Orrick is the #1 venture capital law firm in Europe, according to Pitchbook's first quarter 2022 report. This is the 25th consecutive quarter that Orrick has dominated the European market. Pitchbook reports that the firm completed 82 deals in Europe in Q1, nearly double the runner up firm. The firm also ranked #1 for VC financings in the UK & Ireland, France and Southern Europe, as well as #2 in Israel and the DACH region. Globally, the firm ranked #4 for venture capital, helping raise over $14 billion so far this year, with deals completed in over 40 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

In Europe, Orrick advised clients such as:

  • Payment solution provider Scalapay (Italy)
  • Financial crime risk management company Elucidate (Germany)
  • Financial infrastructure platform Fidel (UK)
  • InsurTech company Descartes Underwriting (France)
  • Mobile gaming company Dream Games (Turkey)
  • Online grocery marketplace Everli (Italy)
  • Quantum computing startup Alice & Bob (France)
  • SaaS platform Floww (UK)
  • Digital testing platform Das Lab (Germany)
  • Autonomous underwater vehicle company Rovco (UK)
  • Payroll software company PayFit (France)

Globally, the firm advised clients such as:

  • Algolia
  • Alviere

  • Apollo Agriculture
  • Betterment
  • Contentful
  • Deel                
  • Dusty Robotics
  • Emotive
  • Ladder Financial
  • Perfect Day
  • Sourcegraph
  • VitalConnect

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

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