Arnold & Porter Drives Latest easyCar Deal
LONDON, 13 December 2011 -- Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP has advised easyCar Limited on an investment made by PROfounders Capital LP that will be used to develop a person to person car club. The car club will operate alongside easyCar's existing on-line vehicle rental business.
Brent Hoberman, an investor in PROfounders and the co-founder of Lastminute.com, and Rogan Angelini-Hurll, a partner in PROfounders, will join the board of easyCar.
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the Chairman of easyCar said "I am very excited to be partnering with some great entrepreneurial minds in order to develop what could be the future of car rental and car ownership in the cities of the future".
The Arnold & Porter team included intellectual property partner Ian Kirby, intellectual property and commercial partner Richard Dickinson, corporate partner Jeremy Willcocks, intellectual property and commercial associate Jake Marshall, and corporate associate Ben Kieft.
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