Philippines' Mynt secures $300 million from Warburg Pincus, other investors

MANILA, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Philippines' Mynt said on Tuesday it raised $300 million in capital from U.S. private equity firms Warburg Pincus and Insight Partners, valuing the financial technology firm at $2 billion.

Mynt is the company behind Philippine mobile wallet GCash with 48 million users and projected 3 trillion pesos ($59 billion) in gross transaction value this year.

The company is partly owned by Globe Telecom (GLO.PS), Ayala Corp (AC.PS), Bow Wave, and Ant Financial, the financial technology arm of Alibaba (9988.HK).

($1 = 50.55 Philippine pesos)

Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Christian Schmollingr

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