Gunderson Dettmer Ranked #1 VC Law Firm Globally Again for Q3 2021 by PitchBook

November 19, 2021Firm News

Gunderson Dettmer is again ranked for the third quarter in a row the “most active law firm globally” in Pitchbook’s Global Venture Capital League Tables. Q3 2021 data confirms 450 global financings with late-stage financings valued at $40 billion and early-stage financings valued at $7 billion, equating to a total of $47 billion financed worldwide.

Notably, Gunderson's mergers and acquisitions practice had a standout third quarter with 40+ deals valuing near $8 billion, for which we represented both buyers and sellers. Gunderson represented client transactions that included brands like Adobe, Etsy, Course Hero, Uber, Foresight Sports, and Fortive

This top position comes off the firm’s recent confirmation as the “most active law firm globally” in Q2 with 512 global financings valued at $40 billion. In the first 3 quarters of 2021 alone, Gunderson Dettmer guided clients in over 1400 financings worldwide valued at about $124 billion. 

Gunderson Dettmer was also recognized as the top-ranked firm in 13 other categories and areas including:

By VC Deal Location

  • Rest of the World (Asia and Latin America)
  • New England
  • South (Texas)
  • Great Lakes
  • New York Metro

By VC Deal Type

  • Early Stage
  • Late Stage

By  Sector

  • Software
  • Consumer goods & recreation
  • Healthcare services & systems
  • Media
  • Energy

By Representation

  • Globally: Investors
  • US: Investors