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The KO team is always tracking and making news across various practice areas and key industries. See the latest below.

KO Advises Spinnaker SCA through Acquisition by Black Lake Capital

KO served as the legal counsel for Spinnaker SCA through its acquisition by Black Lake Capital. KO represented both SCA and Spinnaker SCS in the deal. Spinnaker SCA was formed through the merger of SCA, LLC (“SCApath”) and Spinnaker SCS, LLC (“Spinnaker SCS”). KO partner John Gaddis, attorneys Melissa Mellen,…

KO Client Windward Studios Acquired by PDFTron Systems Inc.

KO client Windward Studios, a Colorado-based industry leader in document automation and generation technology has been acquired by PDFTron Systems Inc., a leading provider of document technology solutions for software developers. KO Law Firm served as legal counsel to Windward. KO partners John Gaddis and Ben Oelsner, attorneys Ian Kuliasha…

KO Client Energy Acuity Acquired by Enverus to Expand Renewable Power Offerings

Energy Acuity, a leading provider of power generation and power delivery market data with expertise in renewable energy, was acquired by Enverus, a leading energy SaaS company. KO partner John Gaddis, attorneys Melissa Mellen, Michael Wysolmerski and Chris Achatz, and paralegal Chris Ignelzi supported Energy Acuity through the acquisition deal.…

Early Stage Business Considerations: Prioritizing Intellectual Property Protection

Emerging company founders and small business owners have no shortage of issues to think through and solve. Prioritizing intellectual property rights and protection doesn’t often top the priority list. Most time and energy is rightly focused on building the business, developing products, hiring a team, and finding customers. With these…

KO Client Left Hand Robotics Acquired by Toro

KO client Left Hand Robotics was acquired by outdoor equipment giant The Toro Company. Based in Longmont, Colorado, Left Hand Robotics is recognized for developing innovative autonomous solutions for turf and snow management. Left Hand Robotics’ patent-pending software and advanced technologies for autonomous navigation are designed to provide professional contractors…

KO Client Strata Raises $11M in Series A Funding to Advance Multi-Cloud Identity Technology 

KO client Strata, a distributed multi-cloud identity orchestration company, announced it has closed an $11M Series A round of financing. The financing, which as led by Menlo Ventures and supported by ForgePoint Capital, will be used to scale research & development, go-to-market, sales, marketing, and customer success for its Maverics platform.…

M&A Activity in 2021: Opportunities Ahead for Business Transactions

The tone for M&A activity in 2021 was set by 2020’s theme: acceleration driven by necessity and opportunity. Industries forced to pivot rapidly, coupled with favorable market conditions and access to affordable capital, set the stage for strong M&A activity in 2021. To understand how business owners can position themselves…

Updated SBA Guidance on First and Second-Draw PPP Loans

On Monday, January 11, The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, reopened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan portal. Below is a summary of First and Second-Draw PPP loan eligibility requirements. On December 27, 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, became law. Title III…