Press Release

Kirkland Represents Paya on $1.3 Billion Sale to Nuvei

Kirkland & Ellis advised Paya Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: PAYA), a leading provider of integrated payment and commerce solutions in the U.S., on its sale to Nuvei Corporation (Nasdaq: NVEI) (TSX: NVEI), the Canadian fintech company, for approximately $1.3 billion. The proposed acquisition would create a preeminent payment technology provider with strong positions in global eCommerce, integrated payments and B2B. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2023.
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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Sarkis Jebejian, Rachael Coffey, Mark Fennell and Peter Fritz and associates Steven Choi, Arjun Karthikeyan, Arjun Mocherla, Will Pretto and Paul Koltz, debt finance partner Thomas Dobleman and associate Matt Stummer, executive compensation partner Stephen Jacobson and associate Karsten Busby, capital markets partners Sophia Hudson and Jennifer Lee, antitrust and competition partners Ian John and Chuck Boyars and tax partner Polina Liberman.