Medidata Solutions’ Acquisition of Shyft


Cooley recently advised Medidata Solutions on its definitive agreement to acquire Shyft Analytics, a leading cloud data platform for life sciences.

According to Medidata, the combined platform seamlessly delivers market-leading applications, services and proven data science capabilities, powered by the largest global pool of research data, companies’ own CRM data, third-party commercial data and real-world data sources.

Medidata’s unified platform, pioneering analytics and unrivaled expertise power the development of new therapies for more than 1,000 pharmaceutical companies, biotech, medical device firms, academic medical centers and contract research organizations around the world.

Cooley advised with a team including Jon Gavenman (Picture), Anne Lieberman, Sepideh Mousakhani, Alexandra Cotter, Cameron Hajialiakbar, Cindy Lee, Joshua Friedman, Ross Eberly, Mark Windfeld-Hansen, Jonathan Rivinus, Amanda Pacheco, Bryan Berman, Boris Segalis, Phil Mitchell and Amy Westergren.

Involved fees earner: Jon Gavenman – Cooley LLP; Anne Lieberman – Cooley LLP; Sepideh Mousakhani – Cooley LLP; Alexandra Cotter – Cooley LLP; Cameron Hajialiakbar – Cooley LLP; Cindy Lee – Cooley LLP; Joshua Friedman – Cooley LLP; Ross Eberly – Cooley LLP; Mark Windfeld-Hansen – Cooley LLP; Jonathan Rivinus – Cooley LLP; Amanda Pacheco – Cooley LLP; Bryan Berman – Cooley LLP; Boris Segalis – Cooley LLP; Phil Mitchell – Cooley LLP; Amy Westergren – Cooley LLP;

Law Firms: Cooley LLP;

Clients: Medidata Solutions Inc;