Press Release

2C2P and Ant Group Partner to Accelerate Digital Payment Adoption

April 21, 2022

Singapore – April 21, 2022 – Cooley advised 2C2P, a global payments platform, on its strategic partnership with Ant Group, an innovative technology provider that strives to bring the world inclusive, green and sustainable services. Lawyers Matthew Bartus and Gwenlynne Lee led the Cooley team advising 2C2P.

Upon completion of the partnership, which is intended to accelerate digital payment adoption and innovation, Ant Group will become the majority shareholder of 2C2P.

“Digital payment adoption has accelerated rapidly in recent years, spurred by the pandemic, with mobile wallet payments widely gaining momentum across Asia,” Aung Kyaw Moe, founder and CEO of 2C2P, said in a press release. “Through this complementary partnership with Ant Group, 2C2P will be connected to a much larger merchant base and be well-positioned to advance our international expansion strategy.”

Headquartered in Singapore, 2C2P is a full-suite payments platform helping the world's enterprises securely accept and make payments through one point of integration. Its far-reaching network extends across online, mobile and offline channels including more than 400,000 alternative payment locations, enabling enterprises to reach their customers or recipients anywhere. 2C2P also provides value-added services such as issuing, 3D secure, bill payments and digital goods to meet every business need.

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