ShipBob’s $68 Million Series D Financing


Latham & Watkins LLP represented SoftBank Investment Advisors in the transaction.

ShipBob, an ecommerce logistics company, has announced that it has raised US$68 million in its Series D funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2. The funding round will help support the influx in business and expand ShipBob’s fulfillment center footprint across the United States.

Founded in 2014 and based in Chicago, ShipBob is a privately held technology company that offers simple, fast, and affordable fulfillment for e-commerce businesses. ShipBob’s software is also fully integrated with leading e-commerce platforms, including eBay, Shopify, Amazon, Magento, and many more.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented SoftBank Investment Advisors in the transaction with a team led by Bay Area partner Ben Potter (Picture), with Chicago associate Jana Kovich and Century City associate Brad Burton. Advice was also provided on technology transaction and intellectual property matters by Bay Area partner JD Marple.

Involved fees earner: Brad Burton – Latham & Watkins; Jana Kovich – Latham & Watkins; JD Marple – Latham & Watkins; Benjamin Potter – Latham & Watkins;

Law Firms: Latham & Watkins;

Clients: SoftBank Investment Advisers ;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti