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GGV Capital Raises $2.5 Billion Across Four Funds

Cooley advised GGV Capital on raising $2.52 billion across four funds, which will focus on tech startups and growth deals in the US and China. The closing represents the largest family of funds raised by GGV since its inception. Cooley partner Jordan Silber led the team advising GGV. GGV Capital […]

Q3 2020 Quarterly VC Update: Logan Bartlett on Continued Strength During the Pandemic as Deal Sizes Surge

In conjunction with our Q3 Venture Financing Report, Sacha Ross sat down with Logan Bartlett of Redpoint Ventures to get his take on the state of venture capital investing. Key Insights On valuations moving forward: “While the amount of capital in the system is so high, it’s discerning in nature, and some of […]

CFIUS Reform UPDATE: Implications of FIRRMA for Fund Managers

UPDATE (October 8, 2020) We are providing updates on our original post here to reflect the issuance of a final rule by the U.S. Treasury Department which will become effective on October 15, 2020.  Between November 2018 (when the first regulations implementing FIRRMA came into effect) and October 15, 2020 […]

SEC Proposes Registration Exemption for “Finders”

The SEC has proposed new rules that would clear up the longstanding difficulty a venture capital fund manager has faced when wanting to use a “finder” for investors in the fund and such “finder” is not licensed as (or associated with a licensed) broker-dealer.  This article discusses the application of […]

Investment Funds Beware: Proposed HSR Amendments Would Increase Reporting Obligations

The US Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice announced proposed changes to the rules governing Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) filings that, if implemented, would significantly increase the number of transactions that must be reported to the antitrust agencies – primarily by private equity, venture capital and other investment funds – as […]