The Nilson Report

Issue 1153 | May 2019

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

Top Acquirers in Europe Ranked by Purchase Transactions

Investments & Acquisitions—April 2019

U.S. Credit Card Debt 1988-2018

Top 20 General Purpose Card Acquirers in Europe

Largest Merchant Acquirers in Europe 2018—Ranked by Visa/Mastercard Transactions

Top 20 Acquirers of Web Transactions in Europe

Investments & Acquisitions—April 2019

In April 2019 there were 62 mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, private placements, and other investments in 20 countries. Turn to page 4 to see all 62 deals.

1. 1. Epsilon (United States)
Acquired by Publicis, $4.40 billion
2. 2. Network International (Dubai)
IPO, $1.40 billion
3. 3. Wirecard (Germany)
Bonds purchased by Softbank, $1.00 billion

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Visa and Mastercard Cut MIF in Europe

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The European Commission has accepted a settlement with Visa and Mastercard regarding interchange fees merchants in the European Economic Area (EEA) pay for sales on credit, debit, and prepaid cards issued outside the EEA. Visa, Mastercard, Electron, Maestro, and V Pay card brands are covered in the settlement. 

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