We are pleased to be back to work after a restful and enjoyable holiday season. This edition is the 1,233rd issue of the Nilson Report. We have published continuously since September 1970 and are pleased to begin another year in which we present subscribers worldwide with proprietary statistics, feature articles, brief news items and executive placement news in the payment card industry. Our sleeves are rolled up and we look forward to a prosperous 2023.
Global Network Payment Card Transactions Projected Worldwide
Market Shares of Purchase Transactions in 2022 by Region
Purchase Transactions Worldwide Global Brands–Projected through 2027
Ten-Year Growth in Global Brand Purchase Transactions–from 2012–2022
Ten Largest M&A Transactions in 2022
M&A Activity in Merchant Processing and Acquiring–Second Half of 2022
US General Purpose Card Brands through 3Q 2022
Investments & Acquisitions–November 2022
Amex, Discover, Mastercard and Visa cards issued in the US generated $7.055 trillion in purchase volume in the first 9 months of 2022. Credit cards accounted for 56.8% of the total. The credit card purchase volumes are shown below.
$2,093.33 billion purchase volume
$967.44 billion purchase volume
$793.02 billion purchase volume
$154.98 billion purchase volume
Full access to the US General Purpose Card Brands through 3Q 2022 results is available when you subscribe to the Nilson Report.
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