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M&A in Merchant Acquiring

There were 47 merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions on the merchant acceptance side of the card payment business in 21 countries last year. Collectively, those deals were valued at more than $6.40 billion. The $4.30-billion acquisition in the U.S. of Heartland Payment Systems by Global Payments was the biggest transaction. The next 5 largest mergers and acquisitions occurred in Europe, where 7 of the top 10 took place. M&A activity involving credit cards, mobile payments, loyalty companies, processors, and other businesses that impact consumer payments continues this year. Last ...

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February 2016
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Market Shares of Purchase Volume on General Purpose Brands in the U.S.

Investments & Acquisitions January 2016

Mergers & Acquisitions Among Merchant Acquirers 2015

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings

Purchase Volume on U.S. General Purpose Cards 2015

U.S. General Purpose Cards 2015 vs. 2014

Change in Purchase Volume 2015 vs. 2014

Visa vs. MasterCard Purchase Volume

U.S. General Purpose Credit Cards

U.S. Visa and MasterCard Debit & Prepaid Cards

U.S. Visa and MasterCard Credit, Debit, & Prepaid