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NatWest Cards to Mastercard

The second largest debit card issuer in the U.K. based on purchase volume, NatWest Group, will convert more than 16 million debit cards to Mastercard from Visa. NatWest Group, which also includes RBS, Ulster Bank and Coutts, is Europe’s third largest debit card issuer based on purchase volume, which was $147.90 billion in 2019. The move to Mastercard will significantly change debit card market shares in the U.K. After the conversion, which is expected by the end of this year, Visa’s share will drop to the 65% range from nearly 80%. NatWest, which favored Mastercard credit cards for d...

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February 2021
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U.S. General Purpose Brands–Purchase Volume in 2020

U.S. General Purpose Cards with Change vs. 2019

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings with Change vs. 2019

Market Shares of Purchase Volume on General Purpose Cards in the U.S.

General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.

Purchase Volume on Mastercard and Visa Credit and Debit Cards

Visa vs. Mastercard Credit and Debit Cards in Circulation 2010-2020

Credit, Debit & Prepaid Cards

Debit & Prepaid Cards

Investments & Acquisitions–January 2021