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FT Partners Advises YellowPepper on its $12,500,000 Series D Financing with Visa and Current Investors

Overview of Transaction

  • On May 24, 2018, YellowPepper announced that Visa has made a strategic investment in the Company; the round also saw participation from current investors
  • Headquartered in Miami, FL, YellowPepper is the mobile payments pioneer in Latin America with proprietary technology and partnerships with leading financial institutions and FinTech companies
  • YellowPepper provides a payment platform that gives consumers, merchants, issuers and processors the means to revolutionize the purchasing experience
  • Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is a leader in digital payments, connecting the world through its innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive
  • Its advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second

Significance of Transaction

  • The funds raised will enable YellowPepper to accelerate innovation in digital payments technology in the LatAm region
  • YellowPepper and Visa are also expanding their partnership and preliminary efforts of this agreement will focus on growing opportunities for tokenized payments, increasing access to Visa APIs, and expanding the usage of push payments via Visa Direct

FT Partners' Role

  • FT Partners served as exclusive strategic and financial advisor to YellowPepper on this transaction
  • This transaction demonstrates FT Partners' continued success advising leading mobile payments companies, as well as its position as the “go-to” investment bank for FinTech in high-growth markets globally