Orrick Is #1 for European Venture Capital for the 7th Year in a Row, #5 Globally

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Orrick is again the #1 venture capital law firm in Europe, according to Pitchbook’s 2022 annual report, and top 5 globally. This is the seventh consecutive year that Orrick has dominated the European market. Pitchbook reports that the firm completed 264 deals in Europe in 2022, more than 1.5x the runner up firm.

Orrick also ranked #1 in France, #2 in UK & Ireland, and #2 in DACH.

In 2022, Orrick helped raise over $43 billion globally, with over 1050 transactions in 57+ countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Orrick counsels the most disruptive companies in the global tech market—with an emphasis on fintech, energy tech, biotech and life sciences, AI and cloud computing. The team delivers the full range of sector focused financing, transactional, regulatory and litigation solutions to help companies scale and also represents financial advisors. Orrick was named a Law360 Fintech Group of the Year in 2022.

In Europe, Orrick advised clients such as:

  • Payment solution provider Scalapay (Italy)
  • Digital credit platform Auxmoney (Germany)
  • AI processor company Graphcore (UK)
  • InsurTech company Wallife (Italy)
  • Insurtech startup Alan (France)
  • Endurance events marketplace Let's Do This (UK)
  • Online grocery marketplace Everli (Italy)
  • MicroLED startup Aledia (France)
  • Banking-as-a-service fintech company Griffin (UK)
  • Open-source content management system Strapi (France)

Globally, the firm advised clients such as:

  • Aledade
  • Algolia
  • Betterment
  • Contentful
  • Convoy
  • Deel               
  • Dusty Robotics
  • Eyenuk
  • Jasper AI
  • LTSE
  • Perfect Day
  • RapidAPI
  • Solugen
  • Sourcegraph
  • Workstream Technologies

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

  • Atomico
  • Bessemer Venture Partners
  • Coatue
  • Energy Impact Partners
  • GIC
  • Goodwater Capital
  • Greycroft Partners
  • K5 Global
  • Kinnevik
  • Marcy Venture Partners
  • M12
  • PayPal
  • Red Sea Ventures
  • Scale Ventures
  • Smash Capital
  • Stripes
  • TDK Ventures
  • VEF
  • Vitruvian Partners
  • VNV Global