PayPal closes Hyperwallet acquisition

Source: PayPal

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Hyperwallet for approximately $400 million USD.

This transaction will strengthen PayPal’s payout capabilities and enhance PayPal’s ability to provide an integrated suite of payment solutions to ecommerce platforms and marketplaces around the world.

“Ecommerce platforms and marketplaces have been focused on creating frictionless experiences for sellers to accept payments from buyers – an area where PayPal and Braintree have really innovated, powering many of the world’s largest and most noteworthy marketplaces,” said Bill Ready, chief operating officer, PayPal. “We look forward to working with Brent and the Hyperwallet team to strengthen our platform with advanced payout capabilities as we build on our aspiration to serve the digital economy with a full operating system for commerce.”

With the close of the deal, Brent Warrington, CEO of Hyperwallet, now joins PayPal and will continue to lead Hyperwallet, reporting to Juan Benitez, VP and general manager of Braintree.

“I am proud of everything we’ve built at Hyperwallet – from humble beginnings as a Vancouver-based startup to a global, world-class payouts company with an unwavering dedication to our customers,” said Warrington. “The combination of PayPal and Hyperwallet creates a powerful set of tools and services to help our customers pay the planet.” 

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