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White & Case has advised U.S. payments giant PayPal Holdings on its $2.7 billion agreement to acquire Japanese buy now, pay later (BNPL) firm Paidy, which was represented by Cooley and Mori Hamada & Matsumoto.
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Cooley has advised Indonesian buy now, pay later platform Kredivo on its parent company FinAccel’s planned $430 million NASDAQ listing via merger with VPC Impact Acquisition, which was represented by White & Case.
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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Hogan Lovells have advised Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart on its $3.6 billion funding round led by investors such as SoftBank, which was counselled by Cooley.
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IndusLaw has counselled Indian company Mohalla Tech, which owns social media platform ShareChat and short video app Mo, on its $502 million fundraising round. The funding values Mohalla Tech at $2.1 billion.
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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Hughes Hubbard & Reed have advised Grab Holdings, the largest ride-hailing and food delivery firm in Southeast Asia, on its agreement to merge with special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Altimeter Growth Corp.
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Silicon Valley law firm Cooley has hired fund formation expert Sean Murphy as a partner in Singapore from fellow U.S. firm Shearman & Sterling, where he was a counsel.
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U.S. law firm Cooley has launched Cooley GO, a resource centre for entrepreneurs with businesses at different stages of the growth cycle, in Asia.
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Nishimura & Asahi has advised Japanese insurance company Sompo Holdings, which was represented by Cooley, on its $500 million investment in Silicon Valley data analytics company Palantir Technologies.
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Alternative legal services provider Axiom has shelved plans for an initial public offering after receiving an undisclosed amount of investment from European private equity firm Permira Funds.
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U.S. law firm Cooley is planning to open an office in Singapore after hiring Ferish Patel from Gunderson Dettmer, where he led the firm’s presence in the city-state.