Walder Wyss advised Planted Foods AG on CHF 17m Series A Round
9 March 2021 – Planted Foods AG, a spin-off of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich and leading producer of sustainable and plant-based meat alternatives, has closed a Series A financing round in the amount of CHF 17 million.
Leading investors were Vorwerk Ventures and Blue Horizon Ventures. Swiss footballer Yann Sommer also participated in the financing round alongside existing investors including Stephan Schmidheiny, Good Seed Ventures, Gaydoul Group, ETH Foundation and Joyance Partners.
Walder Wyss AG advised Planted Foods AG as lead counsel. The team was led by Florian Gunz Niedermann (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and Marion Bähler (Managing Associate, Corporate/M&A) and further included Fabienne Limacher (Partner, Tax), Monique Sturny (Partner, Competition) and Caroline Gaul (Senior Associate, IP&IT).