Berkeley Lights $258 million secondary offering

Davis Polk advised the representatives of the several underwriters in connection with the $258 million SEC-registered offering of 3,000,000 shares of common stock of Berkeley Lights, Inc. by certain existing stockholders of Berkeley Lights, Inc. The common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “BLI.”

Based in Emeryville, California, Berkeley Lights is a leading digital cell biology company focused on enabling and accelerating the rapid development and commercialization of biotherapeutics and other cell-based products.

The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Alan F. Denenberg and associates Beth LeBow and Claire A. Bacon. The intellectual property and technology transactions team included partner Frank J. Azzopardi and associates Jesse L. Hallock and Marisa Elena Bannon. The tax team included counsel Kiara L. Rankin and associate Daniel L. Jose. Counsel Marcie A. Goldstein provided FINRA advice. Associate J. Taylor Arabian provided 1940 Act advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the Northern California and New York offices.