Schellenberg Wittmer advisesinvestors in USD 9 Million Series A Round raised by Farmer Connect

Swiss start-up company, Farmer Connect SA, a global supply chain software provider enabling fair, sustainable and traceable agriculture, has secured USD 9 million in a Series A investment round. The Series A funding will support the continued development of new products and services specifically in the area of ESG and SDG tracking, and the recruitment of sector-specialist commercial and customer success teams across the world, in sectors that impact small holder farmers, such as coffee, cocoa, tea, spices and fragrances.

The advisor

Schellenberg Wittmer acted as Swiss Counsel to various European and International investors led by ITOCHU Corporation, a major Japanese general trading company supplying raw materials to global manufacturers and retailers. The team at Schellenberg Wittmer was led by Tarek Houdrouge (Corporate/M&A and Banking & Finance – pictured) and included Edmond Kohler (Corporate/M&A), Roland MathysAmalie Wijesundera (both ICT) and Sarah Leins (IP).