DLA Piper advises video creation and editing app Vochi on its sale to Pinterest

DLA Piper has advised Vochi, a video creation and editing app, on its sale to Pinterest, a US-based image sharing and social media service. The acquisition will help Pinterest bring more quality video content to the platform with more ways to watch, make and shop creator ideas.

Vochi was founded in 2019 by Ilya Lesun, Anna Buglakova, Vasily Kasnitsky, Sergey Malyutin and incubated by Andrei Avsievich and Yury Melnichek from startup investment company Bulba Ventures.

The DLA Piper Moscow-based Corporate team was led by partner and Global Co-Chair of Emerging Growth and Venture Capital Leo Batalov, assisted by associates Tsvetan Naidenov and Tatiana Askarova and paralegal Fırat Gülüm.