Nilson Report

Issue 1193 | Mar 2021

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

Top U.S. Merchant Acquirers—Ranked by Transactions in 2020

Transactions at the Top U.S. Acquirers 2010-2020

Merchant Acquirers in the U.S.—Ranked by Mastercard/Visa Volume

Card-Not-Present Acquiring in the U.S.

Mastercard/Visa Share of Purchase Volume at Top Acquirers

Top 10 Merchant Acquirers in the U.S.—Ranked by Purchase Volume and Transactions

Investments & Acquisitions—February 2021

Card-Not-Present Acquiring in the U.S.

The 34 largest U.S. acquirers of payment card transactions from online merchants are ranked based on their business in 2020. The five largest are listed here.

1. Chase
18.11 billion transactions
2. Wells Fargo
8.35 billion transactions
3. FIS
4.15 billion transactions
4. Elavon
0.68 billion transactions
5. Santander
0.11 billion transactions

Full access to the Card-Not-Present Acquiring in the U.S. results is available when you subscribe to the Nilson Report.

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Stablecoin and CBDC Payment Processing from First Digital

The not-for-profit association behind Diem Networks U.S. is expected to launch the private stablecoin-based payment system by midyear. Stablecoins are designed to be backed by a basket of fiat currencies. Initially, Diem will be pegged only to the U.S. dollar. Transactions will be routed on a blockchain. 

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