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FT Partners Advises Mollie on its $800 million Financing

Overview of Transaction

  • On June 22, 2021, Mollie announced that it raised $800 million in financing from global investors including Blackstone Growth (BXG), EQT Partners, General Atlantic, HMI Capital and Alkeon Capital Management
  • TCV who led the Series B investment in September 2020 also participated in the funding round
  • Mollie is one of the fastest growing and largest PSPs in Europe, serving more than 120,000 monthly active merchants across the continent
  • In 2020, Mollie processed more than 10 billion Euros in transactions and is on track to handle more than 20 billion Euros during 2021
  • Mollie’s best-in-class products, simple and transparent pricing and excellent customer service, alongside its no lock-in contracts, have driven rapid growth both during the pandemic and the months following relaxation of lockdown restrictions across Europe
  • Today, Mollie has around 480 employees and plans to hire 300 new team members in the next six-to-nine months

Significance of Transaction

  • The funding will fuel Mollie’s continuous expansion within Europe and beyond, and support the investments in its technology platform and expansion of its product portfolio beyond payments into financial services for SMEs
  • Mollie is now one of the top five most valuable FinTechs in Europe, and one of the top 20 most valuable FinTechs in the world

FT Partners' Role

  • FT Partners acted as exclusive financial and strategic advisor to Mollie
  • This transaction underscores FT Partners' deep Payments domain expertise and successful track record of generating favorable outcomes for leading companies in the space