Issue 1193

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March 2021
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Top U.S. Merchant Acquirers-Ranked by Transactions

The six largest acquirers ranked by total purchase transactions are led by Chase and Fiserv. Fiserv includes Citi, Santander, SunTrust, BBVA and six months of its share of the BAMS joint venture. BAMS was dissolved June 30, with 51% ownership of the contracts going to Fiserv and 49% going to Bank of America.

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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

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