Baker McKenzie advised Worldline SA/NV on its acquisition of 53% majority stake in GOPAY s.r.o., the leading online payment services provider in the Czech Republic. GOPAY s.r.o. currently employs 45 employees and manages online payments for around 10,000 e-shops in the Czech Republic, with presence in Slovakia, Poland and Hungary.
The Baker McKenzie team was led by Prague partner Libor Basl and managed by associates Dušan Hlavatý, Slavomír Slávik and Jan Kolář.Worldline SA/NV is the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry. 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.