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Research publication includes over 1,370 financial institutions, and our newsletter packed full of articles, proprietary research, charts, and analysis.

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$1000 off our Research Publication and get a free 22-issue newsletter subscription and a gift!

Offer Expires: December 21, 2023

The World’s Top Card Issuers and Merchant Acquirers research publication is now in its fifteenth edition and includes 158 pages listing over 1,370 financial institutions in more than 120 countries grouped by region: Asia–Pacific, Canada, Europe, Latin America and Caribbean, United States, and Middle East and Africa.

  • Pie charts showing market shares of purchase volume by brand for each region
  • Top 300 card issuers worldwide ranked by purchase volume
  • Top 150 credit card issuers worldwide
  • Top 150 debit card issuers worldwide
  • Maestro issuers worldwide
  • Top 150 acquirers worldwide ranked by transactions
  • Top 150 acquirers worldwide ranked by purchase volume


With your Newsletter Subscription, you will get a year of industry-leading statistics and news in 22 issues. Some of our exclusive data includes:

  • Our annual fraud report — with some of the most frequently quoted statistics in the payment industry.
  • Our unique ranking of the 150 largest credit card outstandings/portfolios worldwide
  • Our annual projection for payment cards worldwide
  • POS terminal shipments by region by manufacturer


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    Research Publication
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    Newsletter Subscription
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    Subscriber portal membership, with full access to our back catalog.


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    We will give you the last five years (2018-2022) of over 110 additional back issues as a download link, which are fully searchable in PDF format. Search by company name, topic, and more.

Subscriber Benefits

  • Gain timely access to the statistics that are most quoted by industry professionals and business publications, and widely acknowledged as the payment industry’s standard.

  • Approach strategy development and product planning with clear, concise market intelligence drawn from first-hand interviews and surveys.

  • Independent, impartial reporting with no advertising, includes a digital version sent to your inbox on the date of publication.

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, Director of Interbank Payments Strategy
, Swedbank AB

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, Communications Manager
, Worldline

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, General Secretary
, Nexo Standards

The Nilson Report is one of the most reliable sources of payments industry research available. Its data-driven approach offers an engaging overview of how financial institutions are operating, as well as the latest innovations and key trends across the entire payments ecosystem. Nexo standards relies on this knowledge to facilitate innovation and collaboration.

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, Founder and CEO
, Till Payments

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