McDermott Will & Emery advised Aryballe Technologies on the deal. Gide Loyrette Nouel represented Samsung Venture Capital Corporation. Bird & Bird advised SEB Alliance.
Aryballe Technologies completed its third round of financing from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation and SEB Alliance (the SEB Group’s corporate venture capital structure) along with certain historical investors including Innovacom, Cemag Invest, Asahi Kasei and HCVC for an amount of approximately €7 million. The total amount raised since 2016 from all its American, Asian and European investors amounts to approximately €17 million.
Founded in 2014 and based in Grenoble, France, Aryballe Technologies, is a leader in the design of olfactory sensors, combining the use of biosensors, signal processing and databases to develop universal electronic noses for both professional and consumer applications, particularly in the food, cosmetics and automotive sectors.
This new round of financing will enable Aryballe Technologies to accelerate its development, allowing it to double its R&D and product teams and increase production of its universal olfactory sensor for the general public to respond to growing market demand.
The McDermott team advising Aryballe was led by Fabrice Piollet (Picture) and comprised Muriel Barthelet and Charline Boulenger.
Gide a conseillé Samsung Venture Capital Corporation avec Louis de Oudot De Dainville et Thomas Lettieri.
Bird & Bird advised SEB Alliance with a team including David Malcoiffe, Lionel Berthelet, Nadia Aoutilfte, Marine Besson and Pierre Guigue.
Involved fees earner: Lionel Berthelet – Bird & Bird; Marine Besson – Bird & Bird; Pierre Guigue – Bird & Bird; David Malcoiffe – Bird & Bird; Thomas Lettieri – Gide Loyrette Nouel; Louis Oudot de Dainville – Gide Loyrette Nouel; Marie-Muriel Barthelet – McDermott Will & Emery; Charline Boulenger – McDermott Will & Emery; Fabrice Piollet – McDermott Will & Emery;