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Osborne Clarke advises eCAPITAL on investment in Ferroelectric Memory Company


Written on 20 July 2018

Osborne Clarke has advised eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG on its investment in Ferroelectric Memory Company (FMC). FMC has raised EUR 4.6 million to further expand its team, accelerate the further development of their solutions and conquer a significant market share by replacing the current standard technology. The financing round was led by eCAPITAL and included previous investor High-Tech Gründerfonds.

Ferroelectric Memory Company (FMC) is an enterprise that commercializes technology for disruptive non-volatile memory solutions for microcontrollers. FeFET memories are ultra-low-power, high-performance, very dense, and extremely temperature stable. The non-volatile memory technology addresses the industry’s current and future needs with 1,000 times higher speed and 1,000 times lower power consumption, while significantly reducing manufacturing costs.

eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG is a Münster-based alternative investment fund manager (AIFM). As a leading German venture capital firm, eCAPITAL has supported innovative entrepreneurs in future-oriented industries since 1999.

An Osborne Clarke team led by Corporate Partner Benjamin Monheim advised on the transaction. The team included Sarah Julia Nießen, Alexander Schlicht, Florian Merkle, Dr. Mark Friedrich, Dr. Ulrike Bär and Dr. Johannes Ballestrem.

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