RTX Ventures, the venture capital arm of Raytheon Technologies, has made a minority investment in electric propulsion system company H55 to drive the development of electric aviation solutions. This investment aligns with Raytheon Technologies’ longstanding leadership in the development of innovative and sustainable propulsion technologies.
The Swiss H55 is a renowed company enabler of electric propulsion solutions and battery systems. The team has proven ability in developing, integrating and flight-testing electric propulsion systems, including Solar Impulse, the first solar-powered electric airplane to fly around the world.
Walder Wyss has advised H55 on this transaction. The team was led by partner Luc Defferrard (corporate/m&a, pictured) and further included managing associate Grégoire Henriod, associate Camille Tistounet and trainee Maxime Meier, all corporate and m&a.