Blue Horizon Ventures acquires 35% stake in Spain's Cubiq Foods
Swiss venture capital management company Blue Horizon Ventures has acquired a 35 per cent stake in Spain-headquartered Cubiq Foods for €5 million.
Roger Lienhard (top, left), Bjoern Witte (top, right) and Michael Kleindl
Cubiq Foods will use the investment to accelerate the production of omega-3s, as well as develop new products such as ‘vegan smart fat’ – a product that replaces animal fat and saturated vegetable fat – and microO3, a new generation of microencapsulated omega-3s.
The company's other shareholders are private equity firm Moira Capital Partners, with 46 per cent, and the company’s founding partners – Raquel Revilla, and entrepreneurs Andrés Montefeltro and Jordi Bladé – with 19 per cent.
Blue Horizon Ventures invests in companies developing “disruptive technologies” in the food sector, especially in the plant-based and agri-tech industries.
Moira Capital Partners, which is led by chairman Javier Loizaga, invested €12 million in Cubiq Foods in 2018.
Blue Horizon Ventures was founded by Roger Lienhard. The company’s managing partners are Michael Kleindl and Bjoern Witte.
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