Daimler’s mobility joint venture with BMW


Hogan Lovells has advised Daimler AG on a joint venture with BMW combining their global mobility services.

Subject to approval by the relevant competition authorities, Daimler and BMW will unify their services regarding car sharing, ride-hailing, parking, charging and multimodality. Both companies will each hold 50 percent of the shares in the joint venture, which will solely comprise both groups’ mobility services.

Daimler will contribute to the joint venture with its ride-hailing services mytaxi, Chauffeur Privé, Clevertaxi and Taxibeat, also with its car sharing service car2go and its multi modal platform moovel. BMW will join with its car sharing service DriveNow, its multi modal service ReachNow and its mobility services for charging and parking.

Daimler AG develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells a wide range of automotive products, mainly passenger cars, trucks, vans, and buses. The company, led by Dieter Zetsche, Bodo Uebber and Olaf Schick, in 2017 recorded €164 Billion Revenues.

Hogan Lovells advised Daimler AG with Nikolas Zirngibl (Partner, Picture), Andreas Thun, Dr. Peter Lang, Isabella Kling, Thomas Richter, Christian Alscher (M&A), Patrick Ayad, Florian Unseld, Nadine Otz (Commercial/Automotive), Ingmar Doerr, Falk Loose (Tax), Johanna Brock-Wenzek, Christian Ritz (Antitrust), Jens Uhlendorf, Daniel Dehghanian, Johannes Lau, Alexandra Bleser, Jan-Felix Wickermann (M&A), Marcus Schreibauer, Sarah-Lena Kreutzmann (Intellectual Property), Jana Gretschel (Regulatory), Richard Reimer, Andreas Doser (Finance), Kerstin Neighbour (Employment), Johannes Buntjer, Leonie Huisman, Aafke Pronk, Marieke van der Lande, Daan Schuringa (M&A), Joke Bodewits, Win Yan Lam, Chantal van Dam, Josje Koehof, Stefan Dusault (Intellectual Property), Maria Benbrahim (Employment), Petra den Boer (Regulatory), Andrew Linch, Matthew Ives (Intellectual Property), Hannah Wilson (M&A), Gerard Tomnay (Real Estate), Oliver Spratt (Employment), Xavier Doumen (M&A), Mathilde Gérot (Commercial), Andrea Segura, Sarah Naidji (Corporate), Francesca Regalia (M&A), Vanessa Tritto (Commercial), William J. Curtin, Sean Collins, Kelsey Moran (M&A), Cameron Robinson (Intellectual Property), Nathan Salminen (Regulatory), Ahuva Warburg (M&A) and Mitra Anoushiravani (Employment).

Involved fees earner: Nikolas Zirngibl – Hogan Lovells; Andreas Thun – Hogan Lovells; Peter Lang – Hogan Lovells; Isabella Kling – Hogan Lovells; Thomas Richter – Hogan Lovells; Jens Uhlendorf – Hogan Lovells; Daniel Dehghanian – Hogan Lovells; Johannes Lau – Hogan Lovells; Alexandra Bleser – Hogan Lovells; Johannes Buntjer – Hogan Lovells; Leonie Huisman – Hogan Lovells; Aafke Pronk – Hogan Lovells; Marieke van der Lande – Hogan Lovells; Daan Schuringa – Hogan Lovells; Hannah Wilson – Hogan Lovells; Xavier Doumen – Hogan Lovells; Andréa Segura – Hogan Lovells; Sarah Naidji – Hogan Lovells; Francesca Regalia – Hogan Lovells; William Curtin – Hogan Lovells; Sean Collins – Hogan Lovells; Kelsey Moran – Hogan Lovells; Ahuva Warburg – Hogan Lovells; Patrick Ayad – Hogan Lovells; Florian Unseld – Hogan Lovells; Nadine Otz – Hogan Lovells; Mathilde Gérot – Hogan Lovells; Vanessa Tritto – Hogan Lovells; Ingmar Doerr – Hogan Lovells; Falk Loose – Hogan Lovells; Johanna Brock-Wenzek – Hogan Lovells; Christian Ritz – Hogan Lovells; Marcus Schreibauer – Hogan Lovells; Sarah-Lena Kreutzmann – Hogan Lovells; Joke Bodewits – Hogan Lovells; Win Yan Lam – Hogan Lovells; Chantal van Dam – Hogan Lovells; Josje Koehof – Hogan Lovells; Stefan Dusault – Hogan Lovells; Andrew Linch – Hogan Lovells; Matthew Ives – Hogan Lovells; Cameron Robinson – Hogan Lovells; Jana Gretschel – Hogan Lovells; Petra den Boer – Hogan Lovells; Nathan Salminen – Hogan Lovells; Richard Reimer – Hogan Lovells; Andreas Doser – Hogan Lovells; Kerstin Neighbour – Hogan Lovells; Maria Benbrahim – Hogan Lovells; Oliver Spratt – Hogan Lovells; Mitra Anoushiravani – Hogan Lovells; Gerard Tomnay – Hogan Lovells;

Law Firms: Hogan Lovells;

Clients: Daimler AG;

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