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State Boards Flying Whales Airship

2022-06-30T04:21:15.322Z

The start-up raises 122 million and welcomes new shareholders. The Flying Whales project is completing the final stage of its funding round, which aims to relaunch an airship industry. The French start-up announces this morning that it has completed a third round of fundraising, of 122 million euros, from a pool of public and private investors. New shareholders entered the capital thanks to the operation: the French State, via the French Tech Sovereignty fund



The Flying Whales project is completing the final stage of its funding round, which aims to relaunch an airship industry.

The French start-up announces this morning that it has completed a third round of fundraising, of 122 million euros, from a pool of public and private investors.

New shareholders entered the capital thanks to the operation: the French State, via the French Tech Sovereignty fund, operated by Bpifrance, and the Principality of Monaco, via the National Finance Company.

Other investors are also taking a ticket, alongside Societe Generale, via its insurance subsidiary, leader in aeronautical leasing, with which Flying Whales is working on future financial tools for leasing airships.

“They join historical shareholders, including the province of Quebec, which is reinvesting to maintain its stake, as well as strategic shareholders such as Aéroports de Paris, with which we plan to deploy 150 bases…

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Source: lefigaro

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