PicPay approved to extend capital to $646 million


Cost fintech PicPay just lately introduced that it has acquired authorization from the Brazilian Central Financial institution to extend its capital by $28 million, elevating it to round $646 million.

In a press assertion, the corporate based in 2012 affirmed that the capital enhance was carried out to assist the funding plan targeted on progress and profitability, the agenda of which was initiated in 2022.

This capital enhance reinforces the arrogance of shareholders within the growth of the corporate’s marketing strategy.

Increasing the portfolio past funds

Just a few weeks in the past, J&F, the holding firm controlling PicPay and Banco Authentic, began a course of to switch the financial institution’s retail portfolio to the fintech. This has prolonged the enterprise potential of PicPay, which is able to now be capable to act as a digital financial institution.

Banco Authentic had a $3.6 billion portfolio as of September 2022, with about 40% allotted to the retail sector.


PicPay has additionally been seeking to get into Open Finance. Just lately, the corporate introduced that it had acquired permission from greater than 1,000,000 customers to share their banking knowledge with different monetary establishments.

The direct affect of that is the transformation of PicPay into a brand new Cost Initiator, permitting customers to carry out PIX transactions utilizing their out there stability at different banks straight throughout the PicPay app.

At the start of this month, as Fintech Nexus beforehand reported, the corporate introduced the acquisition of BX Blue – a payroll lending market – to enter Brazil’s billion-dollar mortgage market.

The expansion of this fintech has been exponential lately, and the corporate now has 32 million lively customers in Brazil.

With these current strikes, the corporate is predicted to slowly remodel itself right into a sort of hybrid fintech, going far past cost companies.

  • Jorge C. Carrasco

    Jorge C. Carrasco is a Cuban journalist and author primarily based in Brazil. He has contributed to a number of publications, equivalent to Overseas Coverage, The Spectator Australia, Estadão, Época, Washington Examiner, and Quillette, amongst others.


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