Osborne Clarke has advised Digital Transformation Capital Partners (DTCP) on its investment in a Series B funding round in drone start-up Quantum Systems.
Quantum Systems is a drone robotics company based in Munich. Quantum Systems optimises business processes in various industries such as agriculture, mining, inspection and construction through their combination of hardware, software and AI.
Founded in 2015, Quantum Systems specialises in the development and production of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS). With electrically powered, vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, the company focuses on maximum flight duration and versatility. In addition to its headquarters at the special airport in Oberpfaffenhofen, 20 kilometres west of Munich, the start-up has branches also in the USA and Australia.
Now Quantum Systems has successfully completed another round of financing. In its Series B, backers invested a total of EUR 63.6 million. Led by DTCP and HV Capital, other investors included Project A Ventures, ScaleUp Fonds Bayern, Omnes Capital, Airbus Ventures and Thiel Capital, the investment firm of Palantir founder Peter Thiel. With the new capital, Quantum Systems plans to establish a domestic support, manufacturing and research centre.
For Osborne Clarke Nicolas Gabrysch and Benedikt Hülsmann (both Corporate / Venture Capital) worked on the project.