Freshworks – $1.13 Billion IPO

Palo Alto – September 30, 2021 – Cooley advised Freshworks, a leading software company empowering businesses to delight their customers and employees, on its $1.1286 billion initial public offering of shares of Class A common stock. Lawyers Jon Avina, Dave Segre, Calise Cheng and Sepideh Mousakhani led the Cooley team advising Freshworks.

Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan and BofA Securities acted as lead book-running managers for the offering, and Jefferies and Barclays acted as book-running managers. Baird, Canaccord Genuity, JMP Securities, Needham & Company, Wolfe | Nomura Strategic Alliance, Oppenheimer & Co., Piper Sandler, Raymond James, AmeriVet Securities, CastleOak Securities LP, Ramirez & Co. and R. Seelaus & Co. acted as co-managers for the offering.

Freshworks makes it fast and easy for businesses to delight their customers and employees by taking a fresh approach to building and delivering software that is affordable, quick to implement and designed for the end user. Its Class A common stock now trades on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "FRSH."

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Jon Avina Partner Palo Alto
David Segre Partner Palo Alto, San Francisco
Calise Cheng Partner Palo Alto
Ferish Patel Partner in Charge – Singapore Singapore, Hong Kong
Will Cai Partner Hong Kong, Palo Alto
Sepideh Mousakhani Associate Palo Alto
Noel Ripberger-Scheick Associate Palo Alto
Meg Begur Associate London
Nikki Chang Associate Palo Alto
Monica Rosenkranz Associate Palo Alto
John T. Stellini Associate Palo Alto
Allison Peth Associate Palo Alto
Edward Wang Associate San Francisco
David Navetta Partner Colorado
Travis LeBlanc Partner Washington, DC, San Francisco
John H. Hemann Partner San Francisco
Randy Sabett Special Counsel Washington, DC
Gabrielle Whitehall Associate Washington, DC
Kristopher Kleiner Associate Colorado
Mark Windfeld-Hansen Partner Palo Alto
Stephanie Gentile Partner New York
TJ Graham Partner Palo Alto
Caitlin Courtney Associate Palo Alto
Alessandra Murata Partner Palo Alto
Benjamin D. Clark Associate Washington, DC
Howard Morse Partner Washington, DC
Sharon Connaughton Special Counsel Washington, DC
Kevin King Partner Washington, DC
Rebecca Ross Special Counsel Washington, DC
Wendy Brenner Partner Palo Alto, Los Angeles
Joshua Elefant Associate Palo Alto
Francis Wheeler Partner Colorado
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