Rimac Group, the Croatian company best known for its 1,900 horsepower Nevera electric sports car, said it has raised 500 million euros (about $537 million) from investors including Goldman Sachs, Porsche and a technology fund advised by Japan’s SoftBank.
The new funding round values Rimac at over 2 billion euros.
Rimac made headlines last year when it agreed to take a controlling interest in Bugatti, the ultra-exclusive French automaker that had long been part of the Volkswagen Group. As part of that deal, Bugatti and Rimac’s sports-car business were combined in a joint venture between Rimac and VW subsidiary Porsche, with Rimac holding a 55% stake.
The new investment is expected to…