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Freshfields advises EQT Growth on its investment in Mollie

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (‘Freshfields’) is advising EQT Growth, part of the purpose-driven global investment organisation EQT, on its investment in Mollie, one of the largest payment service providers (PSP) in Europe.

EQT Growth’s investment in Mollie is part of Mollie’s USD 800 million (EUR 665 million) Series C round, at a valuation of USD 6.5 billion (EUR 5.4 billion). EQT Growth will leverage its deep networks and unique experience in scaling leading fintechs to support Mollie’s growth and geographic expansion through Europe

Mollie is one of the largest PSPs in Europe, serving more than 120,000 active merchants across the continent and employing an international team of nearly 500 professionals. Headquartered in Amsterdam, Mollie facilitates online payments acceptance for companies of all sizes across the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France and the UK. The Company has experienced exceptional growth in recent years with revenues more than doubling in 2020, driven by Mollie’s local payment method capabilities, tech-forward product, and out-of-the-box integrations with key small and medium enterprise (SME) business operations and finance platforms.

The Freshfields team advising on the transaction is led by London private equity partner Vincent Bergin, senior associates Ahmad Khokher and Saloua Ouchan, and associate Anne Zwolsman.


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