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Top 50 U.S. Mastercard and Visa Credit Card Issuers

The 50 largest issuers of consumer, small business and commercial credit cards carrying the Visa and Mastercard brands combined owned $683.09 billion in outstanding receivables at year-end 2021. This was an increase of 7.4% from $635.95 billion for the top 50 at year-end 2020. The industry average increase in Visa and Mastercard credit card outstandings for 2021 was 6.4%. New to the top 50 in 2021 were Upgrade, a fintech, with a 539.5% increase in outstandings; Ally Bank, which bought Fair Square Financial’s credit card business; and Zions Bancorporation, which ranked 51st last year. Amon...

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February 2022
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Top Issuers of General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.

Market Shares of Outstandings for Top U.S. Issuers in 2021

Top 20 U.S. Credit Cards Issuers—Ranked by Outstandings, Purchase Volume, Purchase Transactions and Cards 2021

U.S. Mastercard and Visa Credit Card Issuers—Purchase Transactions

Top 50 Mastercard & Visa Credit Card Issuers in the U.S.

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