Lawfuel.com – PitchBook has released its inaugural Venture Capital Valuations & Trends report in which Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati ranked first for early- and late-stage venture deals completed in the 12-month period from Q4 2012 to Q3 2013. The firm was credited with 137 early-stage and 108 late-stage deals, while its nearest competitors advised on 81 early-stage and 76 late-stage deals during the period. These rankings and the full report can be accessed here.
In addition, Dow Jones VentureSource’s legal rankings for issuer-side venture financing deals in Q1-Q3 2013 placed Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati ahead of all other firms by the total number of rounds of equity financing raised on behalf of clients. The firm is credited as legal advisor in 151 rounds of financing, while its nearest competitor advised on 101 rounds of equity financing.
According to VentureSource, WSGR ranked first nationally in Q1-Q3 2013 issuer-side deals in the following industries: information technology, healthcare, business and financial services (tie), clean tech, communications and networking, consumer services, electronics and computer hardware, energy and utilities (tie), industrial goods and materials, medical devices and equipment, and software.