Latham & Watkins Represents Financial Advisers in Squarespace Direct Listing

Firm previously advised on the landmark direct listings of Spotify, Slack, Asana, and Coinbase.

May 19, 2021

Latham & Watkins represented the financial advisers to Squarespace in the all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform’s direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “SQSP” on May 19, 2021. Latham previously represented Spotify in its groundbreaking direct listing in 2018 and the financial advisers in the direct listings of Slack, Asana, and Coinbase.

Latham represented the financial advisers to Squarespace in its direct listing with a capital markets team led by New York partners Marc Jaffe, Greg Rodgers, and Benjamin Cohen, with New York associates Katherine Lovejoy, Claire Solimine, James Dorian, and Brent Webber. Advice was also provided on tax matters by New York partner Jiyeon Lee-Lim, with New York associate Lea Li, on data privacy and security matters by London partner Gail Crawford and Bay Area partner Michael Rubin, with Boston associate Deborah Hinck and London associate Lucy Tucker; on intellectual property matters by New York partner Jeffrey Tochner, with New York associate Max Miroff; and on benefits and compensation matters by Los Angeles/Orange County partner Michelle Carpenter, with Chicago associate Greer Gaddie.

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