Orrick Is #1 for European Venture Capital for Q120


Orrick is again the #1 venture capital law firm in Europe, according to Pitchbook's first quarter 2020 report. This is the 17th consecutive quarter that Orrick has dominated the European market. Pitchbook reports that the firm completed more than 40 deals in Europe in Q1, more than double the runner up firm. Globally, the firm ranked #3 for venture capital, helping raise over $4.2 billion so far this year, with deals completed in 20 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

“A sincere thank you to our clients for giving us the opportunity to work with them on the deals captured here, and other matters and engagements that we are working on. Our firm exists to protect and grow our clients’ businesses and vision, and help our clients manage through crisis, challenge and opportunity. We look forward to continuing to partner with our clients, and assist them in navigating this pandemic and what’s next,” said Chris Grew, head of Orrick’s London Technology Companies Group.

In Europe, Orrick advised clients such as:

AI chipmaker Graphcore (UK)
Aviation pioneer Lilium (Germany)
Enterprise AI platform Dataiku (France and the U.S.)
Cryptocurrency unicorn Liquid by Quoine (Japan)
Dog food delivery company Butternut Box (UK)
Online delivery service Supermercato24 (Italy)
HR and payroll startup PayFit (France)
Automotive e-commerce startup brumbrum (Italy)
Digital insurance startup Alan (France)

Globally, the firm advised clients such as:

Bear Robotics
CB Insights
K Health
Quit Genius

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

ABN Amro 
Axil Capital 
Coatue Management
Evolution Ventures
Goodwater Capital
Kleiner Perkins
Qu Ventures
Red Sea Ventures
Revolution Growth
Salesforce Ventures
Vitruvian Partners
Vostok Emerging Finance
Warburg Pincus