Planted Foods AG’s CHF 17 Million Series A Financing Round

Walder Wyss advised Planted Foods AG on the deal.

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.

Planted is an ETH Spinoff that uses cutting edge technology to turn all-natural ingredients into plant-based meat.

The Walder Wyss team was led by Florian Gunz Niedermann (Picture) and Marion Bähler and further included Fabienne Limacher, Monique Sturny and Caroline Gaul.

Involved fees earner: Marion Bähler – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Caroline Gaul – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Florian Gunz Niedermann – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Fabienne Limacher – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Monique Sturny – Walder Wyss Ltd.;

Law Firms: Walder Wyss Ltd.;

Clients: Planted Foods AG;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler