August 26, 2020 Press

SMP advises La Famiglia on the launch of a new fund for TransTech startups

Berlin - SMP advised the venture capitalist La Famiglia on the launch of its second fund. With a volume of 50 million euros, the fund is significantly larger than the first fund generation launched in 2017 and is designed to support TransTech companies. Skype founder Niklas Zennström and La Famiglia founder Jeannette zu Fürstenberg, the family offices of the Oetker, Hymer and Swarovski families and other well-known investors are participating in La Famiglia II. La Famiglia was comprehensively advised on legal and tax matters by a team led by SMP partner Fabian Euhus.

"Developers of transformative technologies have set out to improve human well-being. This important project will be further advanced with the launch of the new La Famiglia fund. We are pleased that we were able to support the team as legal advisors", says SMP partner Fabian Euhus.

La Famiglia
La Famiglia is a venture capitalist based in Berlin. The VC is managed by Jeannette zu Fürstenberg and Judith Muttersbach-Dada.

About SMP
SMP is a boutique law firm for tax and business law which is active in the core fields of Tax, Funds, Corporate, Litigation and Transactions. The attorneys and tax specialists at SMP represent a broad client base, which ranges from emerging technology companies and family-run SMEs to large corporations as well as private equity and venture capital funds. Founded in 2017, SMP has become one of the leading players for venture capital, private equity and fund structuring in Germany. The firm and its partners have been recognized nationally and internationally by JUVE, Best Lawyers, Legal 500, Focus and Chambers and Partners. Today, SMP has more than 50 experienced lawyers and tax specialists in three Offices in Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne.

Advisors La Famiglia: SMP
Dr. Fabian Euhus (Lead, Fund structuring), Partner
Dr. Helder Schnittker (Tax), Partner
David John (Fund), Associate
Dr. Sebastian Schwarz (Tax), Senior Associate
Lennart Lorenz (Regulatory), Partner
Dr. Niklas Ulrich (Regulatory), Associate