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Four Card Manufacturing Plant Acquisitions

Payment card manufacturing assets on four continents have been purchased over the last two months. The buyers were Idemia, Toppan, HID Global, and Paragon ID. Terms were not identified in any of the transactions. Three of the acquired businesses were among the largest payment card manufacturers worldwide in our ranking published in issue 1163. France-based Idemia, the second largest payment card manufacturer worldwide, purchased Smart Metal Art, the metal payment card business and patents of U.S.-based XCore Technologies, in October. Visa, Mastercard, and American Express have certified Sma...

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November 2019
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Card Fraud Worldwide 2010–2027 Cents per $100 of Total Volume

Percentage of Fraud Occurring Inside vs. Outside the U.S.

Card Fraud Projected Worldwide

Fraud by Type of Card 2018

Global General Purpose Cards Midyear 2019 vs. Midyear 2018

Largest Credit Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific

Largest Debit Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific

Top General Purpose/Visa/Mastercard Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific