WSGR Ranked No. 1 for 2016 Issuer-Side Venture Financing Deals
Dow Jones VentureSource's legal rankings for 2016 issuer-side venture financing deals ranked Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati ahead of all other firms by the total number of rounds of equity financing raised on behalf of clients. WSGR is credited as legal advisor in 207 rounds of financing, while its nearest competitor advised on 136 rounds of financing.
According to VentureSource, WSGR ranked first for 2016 issuer-side U.S. deals in the following industries: cleantech, communications and networking, consumer services, electronics and hardware (tie), energy and utilities, healthcare, industrial goods and materials, information technology, medical devices and equipment, semiconductors (tie), and software. The firm ranked second in biopharmaceuticals and business and financial services, and third (tie) in consumer goods.