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SMP advises Katjesgreenfood on investment in Pink Albatross Press

SMP has advised the food impact investor Katjesgreenfood on its investment in Pink Albatross. The clean label, currently available in Spain and Portugal, specializes in the production of vegan ice cream. With its investment in Pink Albatross, the sister company of the Katjes Group complements its portfolio, which is geared towards sustainably produced and plant-based food, and opens up access to the ice cream market.

Dr. Benjamin Ullrich July 08, 2020
SMP advises Acton Capital and Project A on investment in Laserhub Press

SMP advised the international growth investor Acton Capital Partners (Acton Capital) on its investment in the digital industry marketplace Laserhub. In addition, the existing investors Project A and Point Nine Capital also participated in the Series A financing round, which was led by Acton Capital.

Dr. Benjamin Ullrich July 08, 2020
SMP advises Project A on investment in AI platform Pactum Press

SMP advised the Berlin-based early-stage investor Project A on its investment in the software company Pactum. Project A led the seed financing round with a total volume of USD 3 million.

Dr. Martin Schaper July 02, 2020
SMP advises Fly Ventures on the formation of their second fund Press

SMP advised Fly Ventures on the formation of their second venture capital fund. Like the first fund generation, Fly Ventures II, with a total volume of 53 million euros, focuses its investment on technology start-ups.

Jens Kretzschmann Jens Kretzschmann June 19, 2020
SMP advises 468 Capital on the formation of a EUR 170 million fund for deeptech start-ups Press

SMP advised 468 Capital on the formation of its new early-stage "deep tech" focused venture capital fund. According to 468 Capital, the fund with a volume of 170 million euros will invest in early-stage start-ups in an effort to bridge the innovation gap between Europe and the US. In particular, the fund intends support start-ups in the machine learning, open source and automation segments.

Dr. Helder Schnittker June 17, 2020
SMP advises Homeday on its EUR 40 million financing round Press

SMP advised the Berlin-based proptech Homeday on its latest financing round. A joint venture company of Axel Springer and Purplebricks invested again increasing its stake in Homeday to over 54%. The financing round had a total volume of EUR 40 million.

Dr. Martin Schaper June 16, 2020
SMP advises Dawn Capital on investment in Bryter Press

SMP has advised London-based early-stage investor Dawn Capital on its investment in the LegalTech company Bryter. The Berlin-based company with a focus on the legal consulting industry digitizes repetitive processes and decisions and enables their automation.

Dr. Benjamin Ullrich June 08, 2020
SMP advises ARIA on its investment in Inuru Press

SMP advised the Polish private equity investor ARIA on the Series A financing round of the packaging specialist Inuru with a total volume of EUR 2 million. In addition to new investor ARIA, the corporate venture fund of the Merck Group M Ventures and the Berlin-based accelerator of Techstars have already invested in Inuru. ARIA received comprehensive legal advice from an SMP team including Peter Möllmann, Martin Schaper and Martyna Sabat.

Dr. Martyna Sabat June 08, 2020
SMP advises LoanLink on merger with Baufi24 Press

SMP advised the Fintech company LoanLink in the context of the takeover by Baufi24. LoanLink, known for its CRM platform FinLink, will be integrated into the Baufi24 Group as a subsidiary in the course of this M&A transaction. The parties involved have agreed not to disclose further details of this deal. Through this acquisition, Baufi24, a construction finance broker operating mainly locally, is expanding its digital customer advisory services and strengthening its position in the market.

Dr. Jörn Wöbke & Dr. Stephan Bank May 29, 2020