Nutter Represents Beyonic, Inc. in its Acquisition by MFS Africa LimitedPrint PDF
Nutter served as legal counsel to Beyonic, Inc., a digital payments management provider of business services for SMEs, fintechs, and social impact entities across Africa, in its acquisition by MFS Africa Limited, Africa’s largest digital payments hub. Jeremy Halpern, a partner in Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department, led the deal team, which included Josh Gray, Meghan Kelly, Ellie Myers, and Matt Doring on corporate matters; Laura Marsell and Chris McLoon on tax matters; and Derek Roller and Liza Hadley on intellectual property matters.
MFS Africa – Africa’s largest digital payments hub – connects more than 200 million mobile wallets on the continent through one API. Beyonic focusses on domestic payments and collections coupled with secure front-end business functionality. The transaction will provide the growing micro, small, and medium enterprise segment across Africa with the ability to manage digital transactions with individuals and businesses around the world. More information on the transaction.
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