Dropbox’s $230 Million Acquisition of HelloSign

Cooley advised Dropbox on the deal. Fenwick advised HelloSign.

Following the acquisition, HelloSign will continue to operate with its existing products and accelerate its rate of innovation with the support by the resources and reach of Dropbox.

Dropbox is a collaboration platform that’s transforming the way people work together – from the smallest business to the largest enterprise.

JN Projects, Inc. (d/b/a HelloSign), a best-in-class eSignature and document workflow platform with more than 80,000 customers.

Cooley advised Dropbox with a team including Ben Beerle (Picture), Jamie Leigh, Alexandra Cotter, Anne Lieberman, Ryan Stone, Todd Gluth, Patrick Sharma, Barbara Mirza, Austin Holt, Charles Haley, Smita Rajmohan, Joshua Mates and Joshua Elefant.

Fenwick & West represented JN Projects, Inc. with a team including corporate lawyers Sam Angus (Picture), Kris Withrow, Ryan McRobert, Jeff Zhang and Tracy Kennberg; executive compensation and employee benefits lawyers Gerald Audant and Hans Andersson; intellectual property lawyers Jonathan Millard, Christopher Joslyn, Russell Wong, Lael Bellamy and Floris de Wit; litigation lawyers Eric Perram and Kristy Shimosaka; and tax lawyers Will Skinner and Seevun Kozar.

Involved fees earner: Ben Beerle – Cooley LLP; Alexandra Cotter – Cooley LLP; Joshua Elefant – Cooley LLP; Todd Gluth – Cooley LLP; Charles Haley – Cooley LLP; Austin Holt – Cooley LLP; Jamie Leigh – Cooley LLP; Anne Lieberman – Cooley LLP; Joshua Mates – Cooley LLP; Barbara Mirza – Cooley LLP; Smita Rajmohan – Cooley LLP; Patrick Sharma – Cooley LLP; Ryan Stone – Cooley LLP; Hans Andersson – Fenwick & West LLP; Samuel Angus – Fenwick & West LLP; Gerald Audant – Fenwick & West LLP; Lael Bellamy – Fenwick & West LLP; Christopher Joslyn – Fenwick & West LLP; Tracy Kennberg – Fenwick & West LLP; Seevun Kozar – Fenwick & West LLP; Ryan McRobert – Fenwick & West LLP; Jonathan Millard – Fenwick & West LLP; Eric Perram – Fenwick & West LLP; Kristy Shimosaka – Fenwick & West LLP; William Skinner – Fenwick & West LLP; Kris Withrow – Fenwick & West LLP; Russell Wong – Fenwick & West LLP; Jeff Zhang – Fenwick & West LLP;

Law Firms: Cooley LLP; Fenwick & West LLP;

Clients: Dropbox Inc.; JN Projects, Inc.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti