CNPLaw acted as counsel for Paynear Technologies Private Limited’s acquisition of the GoSwiff business

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CNPLaw acted as counsel for Paynear Technologies Private Limited’s acquisition of the GoSwiff business


Date Published: 1 October 2017

The Team Advising The Client: Amit Dhume, Abel Ho, and Joy Tan.



 

CNPLaw LLP (“CNP”), formerly known as Colin Ng & Partners LLP, advised and represented Paynear Technologies Private Limited (“Paynear”), an Indian payments firm specialising in payment gateway, in its acquisition of the mobile commerce business of Singapore-based Goswiff.

The acquisition is part of a strategic move by Paynear to enhance its mobile payment platform capabilities and expand its footprint in South East Asia, Middle East, and Eastern Europe.

 

CNPLaw’s Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyers

Amit Dhume Partner at CNPLaw LLP

Partner

Amit’s practice focuses on corporate law, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory and compliance matters. He has over 15 years’ experience in these areas of law. Amit’s expertise has been recognised in Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2020 as “Recommended Lawyer for Corporate and M&A as well as Investment Funds”. In December 2016, Amit was named by Singapore Business Review as one of the 70 most influential lawyers in Singapore under the age of 40.




Abel Ho Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

Associate

Abel is in the Funds team. His main areas of practice are in investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory and compliance matters.




Joy Tan Associate at CNPLaw LLP
Associate

Joy is an associate in the Funds and Financial Services team. Her main areas of practice include investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate law. She assists in the establishment of hedge funds, private equity funds and drafting of the related documentation and also assists in corporate transactions such as cross border M&A and joint ventures in various industries.



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