Emergent Technology Acquires Interpay Africa

Emergent Technology Holdings LP, a global financial technology company has acquired Interpay Limited (“Interpay Africa”), a payments processor based in Ghana. 

Interpay Africa connects African merchants to local and international payments capabilities across mobile money, traditional payment and local bank platforms. The company has over 40 employees in offices in Ghana, Benin and Pakistan.

“This investment demonstrates EmTech’s total commitment to Africa and our unwavering belief in the region’s potential. African markets are highly complex and require a meticulous approach,” said Tim Davis, EmTech’s Managing Director, EMEA. “We are accelerating our African expansion with technical solutions already integrated with local participants and an on-the-ground team with a deep understanding of the consumer culture and regulatory environment.” 

Emergent Payments is a payment facilitator for large-scale digital merchants expanding into emerging markets. Through a single API integration, merchants gain access to local payment services in emerging market countries throughout Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. 

“Africa presents incredible e-commerce growth opportunities. The young population of over a billion people is rapidly embracing technology innovation and is increasingly demanding goods and services, both local and foreign. The payments landscape is developing fast. We are excited to be part of EmTech’s vision to further advance local payment services across the region and to provide the best regulatory, tax and FX solutions to global merchants,” said Saqib Nazir, Interpay Africa’s CEO.

Interpay Limited has been renamed Emergent Payments Ghana Limited and will do business as Emergent Payments Africa.