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Star Debit Network Update

General purpose debit card purchase volume in the U.S. is dominated by Visa and MasterCard. Combined, they hold a 79% share. Discover holds less than a 1% share. Credit card brands dominate because debit card payments at merchants in the U.S. are overwhelmingly secured by signatures, not PINs. Signature-based debit payments, like credit card payments, are cleared and settled in two separate data messages. The authorization message is subsequently followed by the settlement information message. PIN-based debit payments are authorized and settled in a single transaction. Star is largest among...

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April 2016
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Top Issuers of U.S. Debit Cards – Purchase Volume 2015

Investments & Acquisitions – March 2016

Star-Branded Cards

Market Shares of Purchase Volume for Top U.S. Debit Card Issuers 2015

Debit Products Market Shares for Top 50 U.S. Issuers

Debit Card Transaction Growth Among Top U.S. Issuers 2015 vs. 2014

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in the U.S. 2015 – Ranked by Purchase Volume