Debevoise Advises Toyota in its $394 Million Investment In Joby Aviation

16 January 2020
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Toyota Motor Corporation in its $394 million investment in Joby Aviation. For more information, see Toyota’s press release.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the global mobility company that introduced the Prius hybrid-electric car in 1997 and the first mass-produced fuel cell sedan, Mirai, in 2014. Headquartered in Toyota City, Japan, Toyota has been making cars since 1937. Joby Aviation is a California-based aerospace company that is developing and commercializing all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft to enable the deployment of fast, quiet and affordable air taxi services.
The Debevoise team is led by M&A partner Sue Meng and includes partner Michael Gillespie, international counsel Naomi Aoyama and associates John Love and Ethan McMahon, tax partner Gary Friedman and associate Samuel Duncan, benefits partner Lawrence Cagney and associate David Deutsch, intellectual property partner Henry Lebowitz and associate Tigist Kassahun, antitrust partner Ted Hassi and regulatory white collar counsel Erich Grosz.