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ヨーロッパのVCの動向および今後の展望

Webinar | January.22.2021 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm (Tokyo Standard Time)

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English: European VC Landscape

2020年のヨーロッパのテクノロジー市場は、記録的な400億ドル以上の投資、強力なユニコーンパイプライン、強化された政府支援により、驚異的なしなやかさを維持していました。

そこで、今回のウェビナーでは、オリックがSlush、Silicon Valley Bank(SVB)と共に携わり、Atomicoから出版されたThe State of European Techレポートに基づき、ロンドン・オフィスのパートナーであるショーン・アトキンソン弁護士、パリ・オフィスのパートナーであるベンジャミン・ シチョステップスキーデュッセルドルフ・オフィスのパートナーであるスヴェン・グルーリッシュ弁護士、ミラノ・オフィスのパートナーであるアティリオ・マジーリ弁護士と東京オフィスのパートナーである杉田 泰樹弁護士と共に昨年のヨーロッパのVCの動向を振り返りつつ、2021年の展望に関して解説・意見交換を行います。

このウェビナーは、各弁護士によるオープンディスカッション形式をとり、いつでもご質問頂くことが可能です。ご質問事項がある方は、事前にその内容をお送りいただければ、こちらでお調べしたうえで回答することもできるかと思いますので、ぜひご応募ください。

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日 時:1月22日(金)6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
スピーカー:
オリック・ロンドン・オフィス、パートナー、ショーン・アトキンソン
オリック・パリ・オフィス、パートナー、ベンジャミン・ シチョステップスキー
オリック・デュッセルドルフ・オフィス、パートナー、スヴェン・グルーリッシュ
オリック・ミラノ・オフィス、パートナー、アティリオ・マジーリ
オリック東京オフィス、パートナー、杉田 泰樹(第一東京弁護士会)
言語:英語(同時通訳なし)※英語が主となりますが、日本語での補足説明も多少含まれます。

※ このプログラムは米国ニューヨーク州およびカリフォルニア州のCLEクレジットの対象となっています。

CLE Credits Available: Y

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Practice:

  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Technology Companies Group
  • Fintech

Shawn Atkinson パートナー

ロンドン

As Europe's premier tech business advisors, Shawn and his team have overseen several hundred venture financings, private equity buyouts and M&A transactions over the course of the last decade. Leading venture capital and growth funds, private equity, and high-growth tech companies rely upon his unsurpassed industry knowledge as much as his relentless commitment to their business.

In addition to sheer volume of deals, Shawn's incomparable market insight stems from his leadership roles at Orrick, the only global firm focused on technology, and his experience working throughout the UK & Europe, North America and Asia. Shawn leads Orrick's London Corporate practice, its Global Emerging Markets practice and co-leads the Global Fintech team and the Global Technology Companies Practice Group. These complement his practice serving public and private companies in UK multi-jurisdictional and complex corporate transactions, including countless acquisitions and disposals, cross-border mergers, bankruptcy infused asset sales, recapitalisations and reorganisations. He is also a recognised leader in late stage venture transactions and in early stage private equity transactions in Europe and the emerging markets.

Shawn also advises early stage businesses across a number of sectors – including insurtech, Fintech, Crypto, SaaS, EdTech, HRTech, Marketplace and EnergyTech. He assists them from incorporation through to M&A exit, initial public offerings and other growth opportunities. His participation in the private equity and venture capital sector spans his entire career - with time spent in private practice, in-house and advising investors as well as investor-backed businesses-and affords him a deep knowledge and understanding of the industry and client needs and expectations.

Among the leading investment funds he has represented are ABN Amro Ventures, Acton Capital Partners, ABRY Partners, Accel Partners, Apax Partners, Bain Capital, Balderton Capital, Battery Ventures, Beringea, Bessemer Venture Partners, Black Pearls VC, Black Sheep Ventures, BMWi Ventures, Coatue Management, Columbia Capital, CommerzVentures, Evolvence, FTV Capital, Golden Gate Capital, Stepstone Group, Headway Capital Partners, Innova Capital, Kinnevik, KPS Capital Partners, Marlin Equity Partners, Mangrove Capital Partners, M/C Partners, One Peak, Oxx, Pearson Ventures, Piper Private Equity, Piton Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Sprints Capital, Summit Partners, Updata Partners, VNV Global and VEF.

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Practice:

  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Technology Companies Group
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Benjamin Cichostepski-Lesage パートナー

パリ; Paris Tech Studio

Benjamin Cichostepski-Lesage leads Orrick’s Technology Companies Group in France from the Paris Tech Studio.

Ben is the founding partner of Orrick's French Tech Companies Group. For more than 15 years, he has been advising high-potential innovative companies as well as venture and tech growth investors on all their corporate private equity and M&A transactions in France and globally.

As such, he is involved in every stage of their development, from incubation and fundraising to external growth and industrial exits as well as public offerings (IPO, secondary).

Ben has significant experience advising French companies expanding into the United States, and assists them over the full lifecycle of their overseas growth. He also counts a number of American investors and buyers among his clients.

From his first venture deal in 2006, where he represented Lightspeed Venture Partners in Wikio’s Series A, which became Teads, a company he then accompanied for 11 years until its sale to Altice, Ben has led more than 290 corporate tech transactions. He has been involved in the main exit transactions in recent years, particularly those with a franco-american element such as Neolane/Adobe, La Fourchette/TripAdvisor, Stupeflix/GoPro, eNovance/Red Hat, Regaind, Zenly/Snap, Teads/Altice, Getaround/Drivy, Glose/Medium, Sqreen/Datadog, Lalilo/Renaissance Learning, Tempow/Google, Context/Integral Ad Science, Monk/ACV Auctions, Cajoo/Flink, Shipfix/Veson Nautical.

Ben's leadership has contributed to placing the firm's tech practice in the top three of most active law firms in France (Capital Finance, CF News, Pitchbook - 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 - ranked #1 in 2023).

Recognized as a key lawyer in the market in venture capital and tech growth, Ben was ranked No. 1 in the "Top 10 Influential French Venture Capital Lawyers in Private Equity 2023" by Business Today. He was named "Lawyer of the Year" in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers France in the Venture Capital category. He is also ranked by Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 EMEA in Private Equity - Venture Capital/Growth Capital since 2020 and was voted as the most active tech lawyer in France in 2019 by transaction volume in CF News’ ranking.

Ben is the founder of Orrick Paris Tech Studio, a one of a kind office and working space created in June 2022 and located in the heart of the Paris Tech scene, which is the headquarters of Orrick's French Tech practice.

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Practice:

  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Technology Companies Group

Dr. Sven Greulich, LL.M. (Cantuar), EMBA パートナー

デュッセルドルフ

Dr. Sven Greulich, partner at Orrick's Düsseldorf office, guides technology companies of all stages and their financial sponsors through transformational corporate transactions. These deals include venture capital financings, technology acquisitions, buy-out M&A of technology companies and strategic cross-border investments/JVs.

Sven advises technology companies on complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital as well as growth investments, and provides general corporate counseling.

His clients include technology companies of all stages and their investors. Supported by a global and cross-practice team, he also counsels major corporations and scale-ups on international expansion and growth projects and has a special focus on in- and outbound German/US investments and joint ventures.

Sven is passionate about building a bridge for his clients from Germany to the US and other international technology hubs and to help them succeed in the international market. With a dual background in business and law, an entrepreneurial spirit, and experience in over 200 M&A transactions and financing rounds across many industries, Sven has a unique perspective, which inspires him to find the best strategic and commercially viable solution for his clients.

Sven volunteers with entrepreneur groups at the WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management and the RWTH Aachen and regularly lectures at the WHU and the RWTH incubation and innovation centers on venture capital financings, start-up growth and corporate venture capital.

Sven's work has been repeatedly awarded, inter alia

  • the leading German market publication JUVE ranks him as "frequently recommended for M&A, PE/VC and corporate advice. In each of its yearbooks since 2019, JUVE named Sven as one of Germany's top 15 attorneys for venture capital (the highest recognition for this category awarded by JUVE);
  • the Legal500 Rankings EMEA for 2021 recommends Sven for “mid-sized international Corporate M&A deals (€100m-€500m)” and "Venture Capital Deals";
  • Best Lawyers and Handelsblatt recommend him as top lawyer for M&A transactions (2021);
  • Chambers Europe lists him as notable practitioner for venture capital (2021);
  • in the 2017 edition of its Innovative Lawyers Report Europe, the Financial Times named Sven's work to connect start-ups with Germany's Mittelstand (mid-sized companies) a standout “for making bridges between Silicon Valley and Germany”.
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Practice:

  • Technology & Innovation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Attilio Mazzilli パートナー

ミラノ

Attilio Mazzilli is a corporate partner, member of the international Technology Companies Group and Head of the Italian Tech Group.

His practice focuses on cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions. He advises high growth technology companies and Venture Capital firms in several areas, including corporate and securities law, mergers and acquisitions, and listings. Several standout technology companies and their founders have turned to Attilio, who currently represents the same at all stages of their life-cycle.