Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati advised Wayflyer on the deal, while Matheson acted for Left Lane Capital and DST Global.
Wayflyer, a revenue-based financing and growth platform for e-commerce merchants, announced a $76 million Series A fundraise. The financing was led by Left Lane Capital, with support from partners of DST Global, QED Investors, Speedinvest, and Zinal Growth, the family office of Guillaume Pousaz (founder of Checkout.com).
Based in Dublin, Ireland, Wayflyer helps e-commerce merchants unlock growth, providing a range of financing and marketing analytics solutions that help them access working capital, improve cash flow, and drive sales. By delivering both access to capital and business-critical insights, Wayflyer supports its customers by addressing many of the structural challenges e-commerce merchants face as they scale. The Series A funding comes just 14 months after Wayflyer launched its first product, confirming its status as one of Europe’s fast-growing fintech start-ups. The company plans to use the proceeds from the financing to support marketing, product development, and international expansion.
The Wilson Sonsini team that advised Wayflyer on the financing included Stacy Kim (Picture), Daniel Glazer, Stephen Heifetz, Amanda Pollard, Doug MacKillop, and Anna Ling?.
The Matheson team consisted of M&A partners Brian McCloskey and George Brady and senior associate Robert Maloney Derham.
Involved fees earner: George Brady – Matheson; Robert Maloney-Derham – Matheson; Brian McCloskey – Matheson; Daniel Glazer – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Stephen Heifetz – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Stacy Kim – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Anna Ling – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Doug MacKillop – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Amanda Pollard – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati;