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Rivian raises another $2.5 billion, bringing its total EV war chest to $10.5 billion

 Rivian stated on Friday that it has completed a $2.5 billion private investment round led by Amazon's Climate Pledge Fund, D1 Capital Partners, Ford Motor, and T. Rowe Price funds and accounts. Rowe Price Associates Inc. is a company that specializes in financial services.

According to Rivian, the round included Third Point, Fidelity Management and Research Company, Dragoneer Investment Group, and Coatue.


"As we close to the beginning of vehicle creation, it's indispensable that we continue looking forward and pushing through to Rivian's next period of development," Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe said in an articulation. "This imbuement of assets from believed accomplices permits Rivian to scale new vehicle programs, extend our homegrown office impression, and fuel worldwide item rollout." 


D1 Capital Partners originator Dan Sundheim said the firm is eager to expand its "interest in Rivian as it's anything but an enunciation point in its commercialization and conveys what we accept will be extraordinary items for clients." 


Rivian has raised generally $10.5 billion to date. The organization didn't share a post-cash valuation. 


The electric automaker, which currently utilizes 7,000 and is planning to convey its R1T pickup truck in September, last brought assets up in January. That round acquired $2.65 billion from existing financial backers T. Rowe Price Associates Inc., Fidelity Management and Research Company, Amazon's Climate Pledge Fund, Coatue, and D1 Capital Partners. New financial backers additionally took an interest in that round, which pushed Rivian's valuation to $27.6 billion, a source acquainted with the venture round told TechCrunch at that point. 


The news comes simply a day after Rivian affirmed it intends to open a second U.S. industrial facility. It likewise follows Rivian's choice to postpone conveyances of its R1T truck and R1S SUV from this mid-year to September because of deferrals underway brought about by "falling effects of the pandemic," especially the continuous worldwide deficiency of semiconductor chips.

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