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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 Client Tilting Point Raises $235M

Tilting Point, a leading free-to-play games publisher and KO client, recently raised $235 million in an equity financing led by General Atlantic. This funding will support the company’s progressive game publishing model, mergers and acquisitions and international growth. KO partners Jon Taylor and Charles Ciaccio along with attorneys Melissa Mellen,…

KO Client Shotzr Acquired by Shutterstock

Shotzr, Inc., a Denver-based artificial intelligence (AI) advertising startup, has been acquired by stock photography giant Shutterstock. The KO team, led by partner Jennifer Rosenthal, represented Shotzr. Shotzr uses predictive analysis to help customers select images that resonate with key audiences for social media and other digital campaigns. This acquisition,…

KO Client SSB Acquires ALUMiNate to Expand Data Solutions

The KO team, led by partner Jennifer Rosenthal, represented SSB — a data management and analytics company — in its acquisition of ALUMiNate, a provider of data enrichment services that boost fundraising success for higher education and nonprofit organizations. KO attorneys Ryan Sykora and Logan DeSouza worked with Rosenthal to…

Deal Makers or Deal Breakers? How Commercial Contracts Can Impact M&A

In a startup’s early years, securing customer deals and negotiating key vendor and partner agreements are big priorities. Done right, these deals give startups both the foundation and the momentum they need to grow and meet key growth milestones. But there are risks, both actual and perceived, in these commercial…

KO Client Boomset Acquired by Hopin

Industry experts expect hybrid events to double this year, just as the premier global provider of onsite event services Boomset, has been acquired by Hopin. KO partners Kevin Gibson, Charles Ciaccio, and Chris Achatz and attorneys Logan DeSouza and Michael Wysolmerski advised Boomset on the acquisition. Boomset is an all-in-one…

Web Deals Direct Acquired by Perch

Competition among marketplace consolidators, also known as “roll-ups,” is heating up as major players vie to purchase top global Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) sellers. The KO team, led by partner Jennifer Rosenthal, recently represented one of the largest FBA sellers, Web Deals Direct, which was acquired by Perch. KO attorneys…

KO Client VitriVax Closes Series A Financing Round

VitriVax, the developer of a novel stabilization and delivery platform for vaccines and therapeutics, has closed its first institutional financing round with Adjuvant Capital. KO partners Jon Taylor and Brad Schoenfeld, and attorney Matt Burns represented VitriVax in the financing round. The Series A proceeds will be used to develop…

KO Client Scientific Aviation Acquired by ChampionX

Scientific Aviation, Inc., which provides aerial methane emissions testing, was acquired by ChampionX Corporation, a global leader in chemistry solutions and highly engineered equipment and technologies. KO Law Firm supported Scientific Aviation through the acquisition, led by partner John Gaddis, along with attorneys Melissa Mellen and Keenan Weatherford, and paralegal…