Nilson Report

Issue 1217 | Apr 2022

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

Latin America’s Global General Purpose Cards Reach 1 Billion

Latin America Spending, Transactions and Cards by Brand 

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions in Latin America 2001-2021

Second 50 Largest Visa/Mastercard Credit Card Issuers

BNPL Deals Since January 2021—Mergers & Acquisitions 

BNPL Deals Since January 2021—Corporate Financing

Investments & Acquisitions—March 2022

BNPL Deals Since January 2021

Between January 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022 there were 67 mergers, acquisitions and corporate financing transactions involving buy now, pay later companies. All 67 deals are identified on pages 10 and 11. The five largest are listed here.

1. Afterpay, $29.00 billion
acquired by Block (formerly Square)
2. Paidy, $2.70 billion
acquired by PayPal
3. Klarna, $1.64 billion
in funding
4. Atome, $900.0 million
in funding
5. Scalapay, $545.0 million
in funding

Full access to the BNPL Deals Since January 2021 is available when you subscribe to the Nilson Report.

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Global Brand Cards in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Diners Club credit, debit and prepaid cards issued in Latin America and the Caribbean (LA&C) generated $917.04 billion in purchase volume for goods and services in 2021, up 39.6% over 2020. Purchase transactions tied to those global brand general purpose cards reached 36.09 billion, an...

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