Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Empowerment Ventures LLC and its wholly-owned subsidiary UniRush, LLC in the sale of UniRush to Green Dot Corporation. UniRush, which was co-founded by Russell Simmons, helped pioneer the prepaid debit card industry with the Prepaid Visa RushCard, one of the first general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards in the marketplace.
The Debevoise team is led by partner Gregory V. Gooding and includes partners Peter A. Furci and Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky, counsel Lee A. Schneider and associates Emily F. Huang, Sean Foley, Joseph M. Binder and Alison Buckley-Serfass.
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