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IPO on Nasdaq for Brazil’s Stone

Merchant acquirer StoneCo (STNE) launched an initial public offering (IPO) of common stock on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on October 25, 2018, raising $1.22 billion from the sale of 50.7 million shares. Investors in Stone’s IPO included Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, which took an 11.3% stake in the company. Prior to the IPO, StoneCo agreed to sell $100 million Class A common shares in a placement to Ant Small and Micro Financial Services, a subsidiary of China-based Ant Financial. Stone serves merchants through in-store, online, and mobile channels. It offers an end-to-end cl...

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November 2018
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Card Fraud Worldwide–Annual Increase/Decrease in Fraud vs. Total Volume

Investments & Acquisitions–October 2018

U.S. General Purpose Cards through 3rd Quarter 2018

Fraud by Type of Card 2017

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

Card Fraud Projected Worldwide

Largest Credit Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific

Largest Debit Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific

Top General Purpose/Visa/Mastercard Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific 2017