Orrick Ranks #1 in Europe, #3 Globally for Venture Capital in Q3 2022


Orrick is the #1 venture capital law firm in Europe and #3 globally, according to Pitchbook's third quarter 2022 report. This is the 27th consecutive quarter that Orrick has dominated the European market. Pitchbook reports that the firm completed over 50 deals in Europe in Q3, more than double the runner up firm. The firm also ranked #1 for VC financings in the UK and Ireland and in France and Southern Europe. Orrick also ranked top 3 globally across combined deal types -- venture capital, M&A and private equity.

Globally, the firm helped raise over $40 billion so far this year, with deals completed in over 55 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. 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
  • Bright Machines
  • Contentful
  • Convoy
  • Deel               
  • Dusty Robotics
  • Eyenuk
  • HYCU
  • Jasper AI
  • LTSE
  • Perfect Day
  • RapidAPI
  • Solugen
  • Sourcegraph
  • Unstoppable Domains
  • 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