Raue comprehensively advised the German Urban Air Mobility (UAM) provider Volocopter GmbH on a second closing of its Series C-funding round to a total of 87 million euros. The second closing was led by the global logistics service provider DB Schenker as new investor.
Besides DB Schenker, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group, MS&AD Ventures and TransLink Capital (Japan Airlines and Sompo Japan Insurance) also joined the round as new investors. Existing investors Lukasz Gadowski and btov also participated in the second closing. The funding will go towards the certification of the VoloCity, but also to hire additional industry experts and a second generation of the freight version VoloDrone.
Raue again advised Volocopter on the second closing of the Series C-financing and the corporate and regulatory aspects of the project.
Volocopter leads and cooperates with partners in infrastructure, operations, and air traffic management to build the ecosystem necessary to ‘Bring Urban Air Mobility to Life’. With the VoloCity, the company is developing the first fully electric “eVTOL” aircraft in certification to safely and quietly transport passengers within cities. Volocopter is also developing products for the logistics and precision agriculture space with their VoloDrone.
(26 February 2020)