Index Ventures’ $900 Million Closing of Index Ventures XI

Ogier worked closely with Ropes & Gray as lead counsel, Travers Smith and administrator EFG Fund Services. Index Ventures closed its Index Ventures XI fund, which raised US$900 million. 

Founded in Geneva in 1996, Index Ventures is a venture capital firm based in London, San Francisco and Geneva, enabling entrepreneurs to turn bold ideas into transformative international businesses. Since inception, Index Ventures has partnered with exceptional entrepreneurs in Europe, the U.S. and Israel across every investment stage.

Index Ventures XI will invest in early-stage companies targeting global markets in the digital technology fields.

Ogier’s Jersey team was led by Partner Niamh Lalor (Picture),  assisted by managing associate Alexandra O’Grady, senior associate Joanna Christensen, and associate Ryan Ripamonti.

The Ropes & Gray team was led by asset management partner and private funds specialty group co-head Morri Weinberg and included tax partner Elaine Murphy, tax counsel Seth Piken, ERISA counsel Sabrina Glaser, asset management counsel Mike Jurasic, asset management associates Robert Rossi, Leah Pacht Gopin, Brian Welu, Gideon Blatt and Patrick Driscoll, tax associates Alexa Voskerichian and Morris Jerome, and litigation associate Emerson Siegle.
Involved fees earner: Joanna Christensen – Ogier LLP; Niamh Lalor – Ogier LLP; Alexandra O’Grady – Ogier LLP; Ryan Ripamonti – Ogier LLP; Gideon Blatt – Ropes & Gray; Patrick Driscoll – Ropes & Gray; Sabrina Glaser – Ropes & Gray; Morris Jerome – Ropes & Gray; Michael Jurasic – Ropes & Gray; Elaine Murphy – Ropes & Gray; Leah Pacht Gopin – Ropes & Gray; Seth Piken – Ropes & Gray; Robert Rossi – Ropes & Gray; Emerson Siegle – Ropes & Gray; Alexa Voskerichian – Ropes & Gray; Morri Weinberg – Ropes & Gray; Brian Welu – Ropes & Gray; Law Firms: Ogier LLP; Ropes & Gray; Clients: Index Ventures;

Author: Giulia Di Palma