The global payment industry continues to see extraordinary levels of interest
from investors. Over the last 12 months, the Nilson Report documented 857
M&A, financing and IPOs in 69 countries. We will provide an overview of that
activity in our next issue, and we expect another busy year of investments ahead.
Purchase Transactions Projected Worldwide
Five-Year Changes in Market Shares for Purchase Transactions—2021 vs. 2026
Market Shares of Purchase Transactions by Region in 2026
Twenty-Year Growth in Purchase Transactions—2001 through 2021
Visa & Mastercard Worldwide thru 3Q21
M&A Activity in Merchant Processing and Acquiring 2021 by Region
Investments & Acquisitions—December 2021
Visa and Mastercard Worldwide for First Nine Months of 2021
On page 8 we feature a comparison of Visa and Mastercard between purchase volume generated inside and outside the United States.
Visa, Outside the U.S.
Visa, Inside the U.S.
Mastercard, Outside the U.S.
Mastercard, Inside the U.S.
Full access to the Visa and Mastercard results worldwide for the first nine months of 2021 is available when you subscribe to the Nilson Report.
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