The Nilson Report

Issue 1171 | Mar 2020

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

Top Acquirers in the U.S.

Investments & Acquisitions—February 2020

U.S. Acquirer Totals 2019—Purchase Volume/Transactions

Merchant Acquirers in the U.S. 2019—Ranked by Visa/Mastercard Volume

U.S. Card Not Present (CNP) Acquiring 2019

Merchant Acquirers in the U.S. 2019 Ranked by Visa/Mastercard Volume

The table on pages 10 and 11 presents the 65 largest merchant acquirers in the U.S. ranked by Visa and Mastercard purchase volume handled in 2019. The five largest are shown here.

1. Chase Merchant Services, New York
$1,147.67 billion purchase volume, +10.1%
2. Bank of America Merchant Services, Georgia
$719.93 billion purchase volume, +5.2%
3. FIS (includes Worldpay), Florida
$707.84 billion purchase volume, +4.9%
4. Wells Fargo Merchant Services, California
$513.26 billion purchase volume, +21.9%
5. Global Payments (includes Tsys), Georgia
$507.39 billion purchase volume, +7.4%

Full access to the Merchant Acquirers 2019 Ranked by Visa and Mastercard Purchase Volume results in the United States is available when you subscribe to The Nilson Report. 

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Top U.S. Merchant Acquirers

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More than 30 merger and acquisition transactions occurred in the U.S. merchant acquiring business in 2019. Those deals were identified on page 10 of Nilson Report issue 1167. The largest transactions were Worldpay, which was sold to FIS; First Data, bought by Fiserv; Tsys, which sold itself to Global Payments; and the merger of...

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