EHang announces US$40 million Investment from Carmignac
GUANGZHOU, China, Jan. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world's leading autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company, today announced that Carmignac, a leading European asset management firm, invested US$40 million on behalf of its funds in the Company through a private placement of newly issued Class A ordinary shares of the Company. The transaction was closed on January 29, 2021.
EHang intends to use the proceeds to further strengthen the technology advancement and business development of EHang to reinforce its leading position in the global urban air mobility (UAM) industry.
The issuance of the securities is made in reliance on, and in compliance with Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
EHang (Nasdaq: EH) is the world's leading autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company. Our mission is to make safe, autonomous, and eco-friendly air mobility accessible to everyone. EHang provides customers in various industries with AAV products and commercial solutions: air mobility (including passenger transportation and logistics), smart city management, and aerial media solutions. As the forerunner of cutting-edge AAV technologies and commercial solutions in the global Urban Air Mobility (UAM) industry, EHang continues to explore the boundaries of the sky to make flying technologies benefit our life in smart cities. For more information, please visit www.ehang.com.
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