Completion of Divestment of Boku IdentitySource: RNS
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1 March 2022
("Boku" or the "Company" or the "Group")
Completion of Divestment of Boku Identity to Twilio
Boku (AIM: BOKU), a leading provider of mobile payment solutions, is pleased to confirm, further to its announcement on 19 January 2022, the completion of the sale of Boku Identity, Inc. to Twilio, Inc., the leading cloud communications platform, for a maximum transaction value of $32.3 million.
Jon Prideaux, Chief Executive Officer +44 (0)20 3934 6630
Keith Butcher, Chief Financial Officer
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Edward Knight / Paul Gillam / James Smith
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Tim Metcalfe / Graham Herring / Florence Chandler
Notes to Editors
Boku Inc. (AIM: BOKU) is a leading global provider of mobile payment solutions. Its Mobile First Payments Network 'M1ST' features 330+ mobile payment methods, including mobile wallets, direct carrier billing, and real-time payments schemes, reaching over 7 billion mobile payment accounts in 91 countries - all through a single integration.
Customers that trust Boku to simplify sign-up, acquire new paying users and prevent fraud include global leaders such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Netflix, PayPal, Sony, Spotify and Tencent.
Boku Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in London, UK, with offices in the US, India, Brazil, China, Estonia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan and Vietnam.
To learn more about Boku Inc., please visit: https://www.boku.com.