Bird & Bird advises AIM listed Earthport plc on its £4.13 million fundraising

25 February 2010

Bird & Bird advised Earthport plc (“Earthport”), the AIM listed company for national and international Bank payments and collections, on its recent £4.13 million fundraising.  Earthport owns, provides, and hosts an international money movement platform, the Universal Payments Network, which enables Earthport to make secure, low cost international bank payments and collections worldwide.

Simon Fielder, partner in Bird & Bird’s Corporate Group, said: “It was important for Earthport to strengthen its financial position through this fundraising so it can continue to deliver on its stated strategy. Our team’s expertise is well-suited to Earthport’s innovative technology and international reach, and we look forward to working together in the future.”

The Bird & Bird team was led by UK corporate partner Simon Fielder and also included Colin Kendon and Ed Rainsford.

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