GoCardless to acquire open banking platform Nordigen
GoCardless, the global leader in direct bank payments has entered into an agreement to acquire the Latvian company Nordigen, the freemium open banking data provider, as it builds on its vision to become the world’s bank payment network. GoCardless will incorporate Nordigen’s next-generation open banking connectivity — offering the widest coverage in Europe, connecting to more than 2,300 banks in 31 countries — into its account-to-account network.
GoCardless is a global leader in direct bank payment solutions, making it easy to collect both recurring and one-off payments directly from customers’ bank accounts through direct debit and open banking.
Our client GoCardless was advised by Ellex in Latvia Senior associate Zane Bule-Mitka, Senior partner Raimonds Slaidins, Senior Associate Anna Mišņeva, Associates Eduards Dzintars, Mikijs Zīmecs and Kristers Losans and Junior associate Gabriela Fomina.