CMS has assisted Mosa Meat B.V. on its Series B financing, with a first closing of USD 55 million as part of a larger funding round. The funding round was led by Blue Horizon Ventures, a food technology fund based in Luxembourg. Other key stake holders of the company include Merck Ventures, Bell Food Group, Nutreco, Lowercarbon Capital and other mission-based investors and advisors.
A cleaner way of real beef
Maarten Bosch, CEO of Mosa Meat, commented: "We are very excited to welcome our new partners and see existing partners continue our journey together. With their support and capabilities, we have the opportunity to take the next concrete steps to scale production, make progress towards a cleaner, kinder way of making real beef, and ultimately increase the resilience, sustainability and safety of our global food system."
About Mosa Meat
Mosa Meat (Maastricht) is a food technology company founded by Mark Post and Peter Verstrate, and introduced the world’s first cultured beef hamburger in 2013, by growing it naturally from cow cells. Founded in 2016, it is now scaling up productions, and will use the funds to extend production facilities, expand its team and start introducing its beef products to consumers.
The CMS team advising Mosa Meat comprised, among others, Christian Delgado, Maurits Rabbie, Elianne Lassooij, Isabelle van den Hoogen, Martijn van der Bie, Barbara Veldmaat, Nigel Henssen and Paulus van den Bos.
Van Doorne (Emmy van Hengel, Dimitri van Hoewijk, Victor Sol) were counsel to Blue Horizon.