Discord’s $100 Million Funding Round


Latham & Watkins LLP represented Discord in the transaction.

Discord, a digital communication service, has announced its new funding round of US$100 million.

Discord Inc. operates as a gaming company. The Company develops and designs voice, video, and text chat platform for the specific needs of gamers.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented Discord in the transaction with an emerging companies team led by Bay Area partner Benjamin Potter (Picture), with Bay Area associate Michael Podolny, San Diego associate Evan Youngstrom, and Bay Area associate Madelyn Tarr. Advice was also provided on CFIUS matters by Washington, D.C. partner Steven Croley, with associate Julie Choi Shin; on antitrust matters by Bay Area partner Joshua Holian, with Washington, D.C. counsel Peter Todaro; and on benefits and compensation matters by Bay Area partner James Metz.

Involved fees earner: Julie Choi Shin – Latham & Watkins; Steven Croley – Latham & Watkins; Joshua Holian – Latham & Watkins; James Metz – Latham & Watkins; Michael Podolny – Latham & Watkins; Benjamin Potter – Latham & Watkins; Madelyn Tarr – Latham & Watkins; Peter Todaro – Latham & Watkins; Evan Youngstrom – Latham & Watkins;

Law Firms: Latham & Watkins;

Clients: Discord;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti