This issue includes the results of our annual survey of the largest U.S. issuers of credit, debit and prepaid commercial card products. Figures are obtained by our direct contact with the issuers. This information is not available from any other publication, nor is it published when issuers release annual figures about their card programs. There are nearly 100 issuers represented in our commercial card survey this year.
Top Eight Issuers of Commercial Cards in the United States
Purchase Volume on U.S. Commercial Cards by Type—Market Shares and Change in Purchase Volume
U.S. Mastercard & Visa Commercial Card Issuers—Ranked by Purchase Volume in 2021
Corporate Cards in the U.S.
Purchase Volume on Corporate, Purchasing and Fleet Cards in the U.S.
Small Business Credit Cards in the U.S.
Small Business Debit Cards in the U.S.
Purchasing & Fleet Cards in the U.S.
Commercial Prepaid Cards in the U.S.
Publicly Traded Companies in Payments
Credit, debit and prepaid commercial cards available from the 95 largest issuers in the U.S. generated $1.081 trillion in purchase volume in 2021. The market share by product type is shown here.
$374.4 billion, 35% market share
Small Business Credit
$340.9 billion, 32% market share
Small Business Debit
$220.2 billion, 20% market share
$145.3 billion, 13% market share
Full access to the Purchase Volume on U.S. Commercial Cards by Type—Market Shares and Change in Purchase Volume is available when you subscribe to the Nilson Report.
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