QIWI plc (QIWI) (QIWI.ME) ("QIWI" or the "Company") today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Otkritie Financial Group ("Otkritie") to acquire 100% ownership of the Contact money transfer system and the Rapida payment processing system. Under the terms of the agreement, QIWI will issue 5,593,041 class B shares to Otkritie in exchange for all of the outstanding interests in Contact and Rapida. In addition, in connection with the acquisition, QIWI and Otkritie intend to enter into a cooperation agreement for the introduction of new products and services in the financial services market vertical.