DS Avocats assisted Moneycorp, a global provider of payment and foreign exchange services, in opening a branch in Paris. Founded in London in 1979, the company’s clients include firms, financial institutions and individuals. It has operations in the UK, North America, Europe, Brazil, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates.
As part of its accelerated development in Europe, the group opened its Paris branch, Moneycorp France, on September 1st.
Headed by Cyril Léger, Moneycorp France will provide integrated payment solutions to corporate clients, including banks, financial institutions and businesses. Launched with a staff of six, Moneycorp France has ambitions to quadruple its workforce over the coming year.
Moneycorp France’s offering includes a full array of payment and foreign exchange solutions specifically designed to meet the needs of small and medium-sized businesses. With the opening of a branch in Paris, Moneycorp aims to position itself for French businesses as a true alternative to traditional banks and providers, by offering smart technology, superior service and competitive pricing.
DS Avocats’ team consisted of Benoît Charrière-Bournazel (Partner), Anne de Seze (Pre-partner), Emma Quercy and Julia Folgoas for corporate matters, Christophe Billet (Partner) for tax matters, Safine Hadri (Partner) for regulatory aspects and Olivier Gauclère (Partner) for commercial law matters.