On August 22, 2022, Vive Crop Protection announced it had completed its US$26 million Series C financing round led by Emmertech with participation from the Cibus funds, Business Development Bank of Canada, Export Development Canada, and Urbana Corporation. Vive has also secured debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank to provide both working and growth capital in support of their continued expansion. With this financing, Vive will accelerate the deployment of its product portfolio into new North American markets while advancing its research and development pipeline.
Vive Crop Protection is a Toronto-based chemical manufacturing company that develops new products based on existing active ingredients for pesticides using its patented Allosperse technology.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP advised Vive Crop Protection with a team consisting of Chad Bayne, Ryan Unruch, Chres Lee, Calvin Leung (Emerging and High Growth Companies) and Alexandra Alacchi (Corporate).