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Allens advises Westpac on MoneyBrilliant acquisition

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Allens has advised Westpac on its acquisition of personal financial management app, MoneyBrilliant.

The deal represents a continuation of Westpac’s digital transformation strategy, with the MoneyBrilliant app to ultimately be integrated into Westpac's digital banking app.

'The transaction is emblematic of the acceleration of integrated digitalisation strategies and customer experience, as well as burgeoning consumer interest in banking offerings that provide holistic budgeting and cashflow management tools,' said lead Allens lawyer, Dominic Anderson.

'We were delighted to work with Westpac as it continues to expand its digital bank offering.'

The deal follows Allens' advice to the bank on its investment into cloud-native banking technology provider 10x Future Technologies and the development of its ground-breaking, technology enabled Banking-as-a-Service platform.

The sale builds on Allens' extensive portfolio of corporate work in the fintech space.

Allens legal team

Corporate

Chris Blane (Partner), Dominic Anderson (Managing Associate), Madeleine Hunt (Senior Associate)

Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Valeska Bloch (Partner), Lauren Holz (Associate), Sam Clark (Lawyer)

Funds, Super and Wealth

Kerensa Sneyd (Partner), Alexander Batsis (Lawyer)

Intellectual Property

Andrew Wiseman (Partner), Jess McKenna (Associate)

Employment

Sikeli Ratu (Partner)

Competition

Felicity McMahon (Partner), John Yiannakou (Senior Associate), Jessica Jane (Associate)

Tax

Adrian Chek (Partner), Tom Tian (Senior Associate)

 

Notes for editors.

Allens is a commercial law firm working throughout Australia and Asia. Through its integrated alliance with Linklaters it provides clients access to 40 offices in 28 countries around the world.