Latham & Watkins Advises SoftBank Vision Fund 2 in SambaNova System’s US$676M Series D Financing

A Bay Area-based emerging companies team advises the lead investor in the funding round.

April 29, 2021

SambaNova Systems, the company building advanced software, hardware and services to run AI applications, has announced a US$676 million Series D funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented SoftBank Vision Fund 2 in the transaction with an emerging companies team led by Bay Area partners Ben Potter and Saad Khanani, with Bay Area associates Chris Pham and Adam Zuckerman. Advice was also provided on antitrust matters by Washington, D.C. counsel Patrick English; on healthcare regulatory matters by Los Angeles counsel Jennifer Yoo, with Houston associate Felicia Alexander; on data and technology matters by Bay Area counsel Arielle Singh; and on data privacy matters by Bay Area counsel Heather Deixler.

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