Serena Data Ventures’ Acquisition of 17% Interest in CybelAngel International SA

Ogier has advised Serena Data Ventures, Europe’s first Big Data and AI-focused fund, on its investment in CybelAngel International SA.

An Ogier team, led by the firm’s head of Luxembourg corporate law advice Bertrand Geradin (Picture) and including Caroline Bormans, Nicolas Mille and Laurence Elkoubi, provided Luxembourg legal advice on the investment to acquire a 17% stake in the company by way of subscription of series A preference shares.

CybelAngel is a high-profile French cyber security start-up that specialises in using Big Data solutions to detect data leaks.

Serena Data Ventures is an 80 million euro venture capital fund established in January to invest in tech firms in the fields of Big Data, artificial intelligence, machine learning and internet of things.


Involved fees earner: Bertrand Geradin – Ogier LLP; Nicolas Mille – Ogier LLP; Laurence Elkoubi – Ogier LLP; Caroline Bormans – Ogier LLP;

Law Firms: Ogier LLP;

Clients: Serena Capital;