PhonePe, one of India’s leading digital payments platforms, announced the acquisition of OSLabs, a mobile platform that enables content and app discovery for users and app developers. PhonePe, AGPL and OSLabs have reached an amicable settlement in the matter, with PhonePe acquiring AGPL’s entire stake at a premium.
The closure of this deal gives PhonePe to pursue its stated vision of building a homegrown horizontal, local Appstore, while AGPL gets a premium on its original investment.
Commenting on the acquisition Sameer Nigam, Founder and CEO PhonePe said, “We are very excited to embark on this journey with OSLabs, and build just the kind of the localised Appstore that India needs.”
Mei Theng Leong, Director of AGPL added, “We are happy that the matter has been amicably settled for all the entities. We wish PhonePe team the very best for its stated vision of building a homegrown horizontal, local Appstore.”