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

Closing M&A Deals in the “New Normal”

Today, many have the misperception that M&A deals aren’t getting done because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, or that the only deals closing are distressed deals that are unfavorable to the seller. But there’s more to the story. While we have seen a shift from a seller-favorable market to a…

KO Client 9Yards Capital Invests in Robinhood’s $660M Series G Round

KO client 9Yards Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in transformative, growth-stage technology companies, recently invested in Robinhood’s $660 million Series G funding round. This round pushed Robinhood’s valuation to $11.7 billion. KO partner Kevin Gibson represented 9Yards Capital in the transaction. Read more about the Series G round and 9Yards Capital’s previous…

Longstanding KO Client Brandfolder Acquired by Smartsheet

KO client Brandfolder, a leader in digital asset management, was recently acquired by Smartsheet, the leading collaborative work management platform, for $155 million. The acquisition will combine Brandfolder’s and Smartsheet’s capabilities to create a dynamic solution that enables enterprise-wide content workflows, allowing organizations to work more efficiently and effectively. Since…

KO Clients Recognized on 2020 “Inno on Fire” List

Several KO clients were recently recognized on Colorado Inno’s “2020 Inno on Fire” list. The Inno on Fire list showcases Colorado tech and startup companies and individuals that have had a banner year and have made a significant impact on our local ecosystem. Congratulations to our clients on the list, including:…

KO Client Nanospectra Closes $3 Million Series B-1 Financing

KO client Nanospectra Biosciences, a medical device company that is pioneering a novel use of nanomedicine to destroy tumors without damaging adjacent healthy tissue, recently closed a $3 million Series B-1 financing with total approved capital of up to $6 million. The financing will be used for additional development and…

We’re Hiring a Corporate Attorney!

Join our team! KO Law Firm is seeking a corporate transactional attorney with 2-4 years of law firm experience in mergers and acquisitions, financings, securities and general corporate law at a top national or international firm. The position can be based out of either our Denver or Boulder office. We’re…

How the Pandemic Has Affected M&A Deals

While COVID-19 has turned the world upside down for the last several months and for the foreseeable future, M&A activity has remained relatively steady since the end of April although we’re seeing important changes to deal activity and negotiations. These insights and tips can help companies and investors navigate M&A…

KO Client Company Six Raised Additional $1.5 Million

KO client Company Six, a public safety robotics company, recently raised an additional $1.5 million in equity funding. This financing follows Company Six’s spin off from Sphero and $3 million seed round in May. Company Six creates robotic systems designed for first responders, defense workers and others with dangerous jobs.…