JP Morgan Chase & Co.

JP Morgan Chase & Co. in its acquisition of WePay Inc.


JP Morgan Chase & Co.




Tax: M&A, Financings, Corporate Reorganizations and Restructurings

Date Closed

December 2017



Lead Office



On December 4, 2017, JP Morgan Chase & Co. ("JP Morgan") completed its acquisition of WePay Inc. ("WePay"). This is JP Morgan's first major acquisition of a financial-technology start-up. JP Morgan will provide its four million small businesses clients with WePay's payments technology.

WePay is an online payment service provider that provides an integrated and customizable payment solution to software and platform companies.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented JP Morgan with a team consisting of Tim Hughes, D’Arcy Schieman, Chris Sheridan (Taxation), Kashif Zaman (Financial Services), and Shuli Rodal (Competition/Foreign Investment).

Timothy  Hughes
Key Contact

Timothy Hughes

Partner, Taxation

D’Arcy Schieman

D’Arcy Schieman

Partner, Taxation

Christopher Sheridan

Christopher Sheridan

Associate, Taxation

Shuli Rodal - Competition Lawyer

Shuli Rodal

Partner, Competition/Antitrust & Foreign Investment