Sonder’s A$16 Million Capital Raise

Herbert Smith Freehills advised Sonder on the deal.

The round was led by existing investors Perennial and venture capital firm Tidal Ventures, and new strategic investors including Cliff Rosenberg (former Afterpay Board member and ex MD LinkedIn ANZ & SEA). The new capital will be employed to scale operations.

Founded in 2017, Sonder is an Australian company providing on-demand personal safety and wellbeing support through a technology-driven platform and physical responder network.

The Herbert Smith Freehills team was led by partner and Head of Venture Capital Peter Dunne (Picture), Co-Head of Venture Capital Elizabeth Henderson, and solicitors Myra Beal and Raj Mathew, working across the firm’s Sydney and Brisbane offices.

Involved fees earner: Myra Beal – Herbert Smith Freehills; Peter Dunne – Herbert Smith Freehills; Elizabeth Henderson – Herbert Smith Freehills; Raj Mathew – Herbert Smith Freehills;

Law Firms: Herbert Smith Freehills;

Clients: Sonder;

Author: Sonia Carcano