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International law firm Reed Smith has advised tado° GmbH on a € 20 million venture capital financing round (Series E). Munich-based start-up tado° is the European market leader in intelligent home climate control. The financing comes from Inven Capital, the venture capital arm of the ČEZ Group, a multinational energy conglomerate based in the Czech Republic.

The Reed Smith team was led by Munich corporate partner Dr Justus Binder (Private Equity/Venture Capital) and included partner Thomas Gierath (Tax) and associate Frank Mizera (Private Equity/Venture Capital).

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