Hogan Lovells advises Daimler on a mobility joint venture with BMW

Led by Partners Nikolas Zirngibl and Jens Uhlendorf 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.

Hogan Lovells has previously advised Daimler on the acquisition of a minority stake for Europcar on car2go.

Hogan Lovells for Daimler AG


Dr. Nikolas Zirngibl (Partner, Lead), Andreas Thun (Counsel), Dr. Peter Lang (Senior Associate), Isabella Kling, Dr. Thomas Richter (Associates), Christian Alscher (Business Lawyer, M&A);

Dr. Patrick Ayad, Dr. Florian Unseld (Partner), Nadine Otz (Senior Associate, Commercial/Automotive);

Dr. Ingmar Doerr (Partner), Dr. Falk Loose (Counsel, Tax);

Johanna Brock-Wenzek, Christian Ritz (Senior Associates, Antitrust).


Jens Uhlendorf (Partner, Co-Lead), Daniel Dehghanian (Counsel), Dr. Johannes Lau, Alexandra Bleser, Jan-Felix Wickermann (Associates, M&A);

Dr. Marcus Schreibauer (Partner), Sarah-Lena Kreutzmann (Senior Associate, Intellectual Property);

Jana Gretschel (Associate, Regulatory).


Dr. Richard Reimer (Partner), Andreas Doser (Associate, Finance);

Dr. Kerstin Neighbour (Partner, Employment).


Johannes Buntjer (Partner), Leonie Huisman (Counsel), Aafke Pronk (Senior Associate), Marieke van der Lande, Daan Schuringa (Associates, M&A);

Joke Bodewits (Counsel), Win Yan Lam (Senior Associate), Chantal van Dam, Josje Koehof, Stefan Dusault (Associates, Intellectual Property);

Maria Benbrahim (Senior Associate, Employment);

Petra den Boer (Associate, Regulatory).


Andrew Linch (Senior Associate), Matthew Ives ( Associate, Intellectual Property);

Hannah Wilson (Associate, M&A);

Gerard Tomnay (Senior Associate, Real Estate);

Oliver Spratt (Associate, Employment).


Xavier Doumen (Partner, M&A);

Mathilde Gérot (Senior Associate, Commercial);

Andrea Segura, Sarah Naidji (Associates, Corporate).


Francesca Regalia (Senior Associate, M&A, Milan);

Vanessa Tritto (Associate, Commercial, Rome).


William J. Curtin (Partner), Sean Collins, Kelsey Moran (Associates, M&A, Washington);

Cameron Robinson (Senior Associate, Intellectual Property, Washington);

Nathan Salminen (Senior Associate, Regulatory, Washington);

Ahuva Warburg (Senior Associate, M&A, New York);

Mitra Anoushiravani (Associate, Employment, New York).

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