Mosa Meat B.V.’s USD 55 Million Series B financing

CMS has assisted Mosa Meat B.V. on its Series B financing.

The financing firstly closed with USD 55 million as part of a larger funding round. The funding round was led by Blue Horizon Ventures, a food technology fund based in Luxembourg. Other key stake holders of the company include Merck Ventures, Bell Food Group, Nutreco, Lowercarbon Capital and other mission-based investors and advisors.

Mosa Meat (Maastricht) is a food technology company founded by Mark Post and Peter Verstrate, and introduced the world’s first cultured beef hamburger in 2013, by growing it naturally from cow cells. Founded in 2016, it is now scaling up productions, and will use the funds to extend production facilities, expand its team and start introducing its beef products to consumers.

The CMS team advising Mosa Meat comprised, among others, Christian Delgado (Picture), Maurits Rabbie, Elianne Lassooij, Isabelle van den Hoogen, Martijn van der Bie, Barbara Veldmaat, Nigel Henssen and Paulus van den Bos.

Van Doorne (Emmy van Hengel, Dimitri van Hoewijk, Victor Sol) were counsel to Blue Horizon.

Involved fees earner: Christian Delgado – CMS Derks Star Busmann; Nigel Henssen – CMS Derks Star Busmann; Elianne Lassooij – CMS Derks Star Busmann; Maurits Rabbie – CMS Derks Star Busmann; Paulus van den Bos – CMS Derks Star Busmann; Isabelle van den Hoogen – CMS Derks Star Busmann; Martijn van der Bie – CMS Derks Star Busmann; Barbara Veldmaat – CMS Derks Star Busmann;

Law Firms: CMS Derks Star Busmann;

Clients: Mosa Meat B.V.;