Walder Wyss advises Planted Foods on CHF 17 million Series A financing

Planted Foods, a spin-off from ETH Zurich and a leading manufacturer of sustainable and plant-based meat alternatives, has closed a Series A financing round of CHF 17 million.

Leading investors were Vorwerk Ventures and Blue Horizon Ventures. The Swiss footballer Yann Sommer took part in the financing round alongside existing investors such as Stephan Schmidheiny, Good Seed Ventures, Gaydoul Group, ETH Foundation and Joyance Partners.

The team 

Walder Wyss advised Planted Foods AG as lead counsel. The team was made up of Florian Gunz Niedermann (Partner, Corporate / M&A – pictured) and Marion Bähler (Mandate Manager, Corporate/M&A) and also included Fabienne Limacher (Partner, Taxes), Monique Sturny (Partner, Competition) and Caroline Gaul (Senior Associate, IP&IT).