Baker McKenzie’s Prague office has advised Worldline SA/NV on its acquisition of a 53% of stake in Gopay. JSK and Urban & Hejduk advised the seller on the deal.
Financial details were not disclosed.
According to Baker McKenzie, “Gopay currently employs 45 employees and manages online payments for around 10,000 e-shops in the Czech Republic, with a presence in Slovakia, Poland, and Hungary.”
Worldline SA/NV is a European payment and transactional services provider. According to Baker McKenzie, "its core offerings include pan-European and domestic commercial acquiring for physical or online businesses and secured payment transaction processing for banks and financial institutions. With 2019 revenue of EUR 2.4 billion, Worldline SA/NV is present in 30+ countries and employs approximately 12,000 people worldwide.”
Baker McKenzie’s team was led by Partner Libor Basl, assisted by Associates Dusan Hlavaty, Slavomir Slavik, and Jan Kolar.
Urban & Hejduk's team consisted of Partners Katerina Mala and Jan Urban.