Treasury and Payments
J.P. Morgan closes deal to own a 48.5% stake in Viva Wallet
The closing of this transaction reinforces J.P. Morgan’s commitment to its European payments clients.
Dec 20, 2022, Athens - Today, J.P. Morgan announces it has closed on a 48.5% ownership stake in Viva Wallet Holdings Software Development S.A. (Viva Wallet), a leading European cloud-based payments fintech company. The agreement between J.P. Morgan and Viva Wallet was announced in January 2022.
Takis Georgakopoulos, Global Head of J.P. Morgan Payments
The closing of this transaction reinforces J.P. Morgan’s commitment to its European payments clients, as well as Greece and the thriving technology and payments ecosystem in the country. In November, J.P. Morgan announced a plan to open a new payments innovation lab in Athens as a research & development home for its Payments business.
J.P. Morgan’s Payments business – which combines corporate treasury services, trade finance, card and merchant services capabilities – delivers an integrated payments experience to clients across the economy. Operating at the forefront of payments innovation, J.P. Morgan is focused on helping companies of all sizes succeed in an era of digital transformation and evolving customer expectations.
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