Nilson Report

Issue 1175 | May 2020

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

Top Acquirers in Europe—Purchase Transactions 2019 vs. 2018

Investments & Acquisitions—April 2020

U.S. General Purpose Cards 1Q 2020 vs. 1Q 2019

Top Acquirers in Europe—Ranked by Transactions and Purchase Volume

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

Top 25 Acquirers of Web Transactions in Europe

U.S. General Purpose Cards 1Q 2020 vs. 1Q 2019

Purchase volume (spending for goods and services) for Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover cards issued in the U.S. for the first quarter of 2020 are shown here.

1. Visa Credit
$492.09 billion purchase volume, +3.9%
2. Mastercard Credit
$216.89 billion purchase volume, +6.6%
3. American Express Credit
$188.75 billion purchase volume, –2.7%
4. Discover Credit
$33.99 billion purchase volume, +3.3%

Full access to the U.S. General Purpose Cards 1Q 2020 vs. 1Q 2019 results is available when you subscribe to The Nilson Report.

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Investments & Acquisitions—April 2020

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Turn to page four for a list of 63 acquisitions and investments that occurred in 20 countries in April 2020. The U.S. led with 26 deals, followed by Europe with 18, Asia-Pacific with 11, Middle East-Africa with 5, Canada with 2, and Latin America with 1. 

Prior issues: 1173, 1171, 1169

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