14.06.2022 / Deals & Cases
Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Serpentine Ventures on obtaining its FINMA license
Wenger Vieli advised Swiss Startup Group on obtaining a FINMA licence as manager for collective assets for its subsidiary Serpentine Ventures.
Serpentine Ventures is Switzerland's first FINMA licensed venture capital asset manager managing a well diversified fund portfolio covering the entire lifecycle in venture capital from highly innovative pre-seed companies to established start-ups in their growth phase.
Wenger Vieli acted as legal advisor to Serpentine Ventures in connection with the corporate and regulatory framework and assisted on all aspects in connection with the FINMA licensing procedure.
The team was led by Martin Peyer (Partner, Financial Services) and included Regula Grunder (Counsel, Financial Services), Zarah Kronbach (Associate, Financial Services), Barbara Brauchli Rohrer (Partner, Tax), Noëmi Kunz-Schenk (Counsel, Tax), Patrick Näf (Senior Associate, Employment) and Michèle Joho-Menotti (Senior Associate, Notarial Services).