Payment Card Acquisitions and Financing Deals in 2023

There were 42 acquisitions and financing deals involving consumer and commercial credit, debit and prepaid card issuance and card account processing in 2023. Those transactions occurred in 12 countries. In only 28 of those deals was the monetary value disclosed. Financial terms were not made public for the other 14. The deals with disclosed values collectively totaled $2.85 billion. The largest deal, Visa’s acquisition of Brazil-based card account processor Pismo, was valued at $1.00 billion. Visa also purchased a majority equity stake in Mexico-based card processor Prosa in 2023. Ther...

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