Gunderson Dettmer Recognized as PitchBook’s 2021 Most Active VC Law Firm in Latin America

March 14, 2022Firm News

Gunderson Dettmer is recognized as the “most active law firm” for Latin America in Pitchbook’s 2021 Global Venture Capital League Tables. This ranking recognizes the excellence and leadership of our global practice groups and our strategic growth in the region.

Latin America’s venture investment reached over $15 billion in 2021 which was more than the total capital invested in the region in the previous six years combined. Pitchbook Data confirmed that the number of deals handled by Gunderson Dettmer included over 103 companies, more than 565 investors, and over $10 billion raised for the most promising companies in the region.

“For more than 15 years, Gunderson Dettmer has been a supporter of entrepreneurship and venture capital investment in Latin America, and is proud to have played a role in many of the most impactful financing rounds and corporate transactions in 2021, which was a watershed year for the Latin America VC financing and startup ecosystem.  We look forward to much growth ahead in our Latin America practice and continued strategic focus on the region,” said Daniel Green, partner and co-head of the Latin America practice group.

Adan Muller, partner and member of the Latin America practice group included that, "2021 was a remarkable year for startup exits in Latin America. In addition to all the financing activity in 2021, we represented clients in more buy and sell-side M&As than ever before. We are proud to have been alongside our clients from early-stage through spectacular exits."

Of particular note, among numerous early-stage and late-stage financings focused on Latin America: