Softbank Vision Fund’s $300 Million investment in Wag Labs, Inc.


DLA Piper represented SoftBank Vision Fund in the deal

Founded in 2014, Wag! is focused on providing dog walking, dog sitting and dog boarding services on an on-demand basis via its mobile app. Wag! currently serves millions of customers in more than 100 cities.

SoftBank Vision Fund specializes in growth capital and late-stage startup investments in Fintech companies. The Firm, led by Rajeev Misra and Jeffrey T. Housenbold is based in London.

The DLA Piper team representing SoftBank Vision Fund was led by partner Louis Lehot (Picture) and associate Nicole Hatcher (both Silicon Valley) and included partners Brandee Diamond, Cisco Palao-Ricketts, Jeffrey Aronson (all Silicon Valley), Gina Durham (San Francisco), Danish Hamid, Jennifer Kashatus (both Washington, DC), Paolo Morante (New York) and Cathryn Le Regulski (Northern Virginia); and associates Nicole Albertson, Blake Jackson, Anton Ziajka, Stasha Loeza, Jameson Frazier (all Silicon Valley), Ian Hlatky (Los Angeles), James Duchesne, Amanda Rooney, Justyna Milewski (all Washington, DC), Kerry O’Neill and Adam Steene (both New York).

Involved fees earner: Louis Lehot – DLA Piper; Nicole Hatcher – DLA Piper; Brandee Diamond – DLA Piper; Danish Hamid – DLA Piper; Anton Ziajka – DLA Piper; Stasha Loeza – DLA Piper; Ian Hlatky – DLA Piper; Justyna Milewski – DLA Piper; Cisco Palao-Ricketts – DLA Piper; Cathryn Le Regulski – DLA Piper; Jameson Frazier – DLA Piper; Amanda Grace Rooney – DLA Piper; Kerry Anne O’Neill – DLA Piper; Jeffrey Aronson – DLA Piper; Gina Durham – DLA Piper; Nicole Albertson – DLA Piper; Blake William Jackson – DLA Piper; James Duchesne – DLA Piper; Jennifer Kashatus – DLA Piper; Paolo Morante – DLA Piper; Adam Steene – DLA Piper;

Law Firms: DLA Piper;

Clients: SoftBank Vision Fund;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti