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Issue 1231 | Nov 2022

Headlines in this issue

Top 150 Credit Card Portfolios Worldwide—2021

Amex’s Soft Credit Inquiry

Walmart Offers Pay with Points through FIS

Thames Adds Metal Card

Card Manufacturer Shipments—Part 2

Global Brand Cards Midyear 2022

Digital Currency Update

Nium and UATP are Virtual Card Partners

POS Device Manufacturers—Part 2

Charts in this issue

Largest Credit Card Portfolios Worldwide 2021—Ranked by Outstandings

Market Shares for the Top Issuing Countries Ranked by Outstandings

Outstandings Worldwide Ranked by Region—2011 through 2021

Top 150 Credit Card Portfolios Worldwide

Card Manufacturers 2021—Part 2

Global Brand General Purpose Cards—Midyear 2022 vs. Midyear 2021

POS Device Manufacturers—Other Devices Shipped in 2021 

Investments & Acquisitions—October 2022

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Issue 1230 | Nov 2022

Headlines in this issue

Payment Cards in the US Projected through 2026

The 50 Largest Payment Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific

Open Banking from Tink

Nayax Offers Pay with Points

Zettle Terminal from PayPal

Visa Direct Adds Digital Wallets with Thunes

Passkeys Replace Passwords

Digital Currency Update

Charts in this issue

US Payment Cards Projected through 2026

US Payment Cards Projected—Purchase Transactions

US Payment Cards Purchase Volume—2021 vs. 2026

US Payment Cards Projected—Purchase Volume

US Payment Cards Projected—Cards

US Payment Cards Projected—Outstandings

US Payment Cards Projected—Cardholders

US Payment Cards Projected—Total Transactions

US Payment Cards Projected—Total Volume

US Outstandings in 2021

Top 50 General Purpose Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific

Top 50 Credit Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments

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Issue 1229 | Oct 2022

Headlines in this issue

The Largest Merchant Acquirers Worldwide

Shopper Cash Reward Visa Card from U.S. Bank

Card Manufacturers—Part 1: Payment Card Shipments Worldwide in 2021

Paying with Points at Checkout

Top Card Issuers in Latin America

Ravelin and Mastercard Partner to Fight Quick-Commerce Fraud

Digital Currency Update

Charts in this issue

Largest Merchant Acquiring Portfolios Worldwide

Largest 150 Merchant Acquirers Worldwide 

Top Manufacturers of Payment Cards Ranked by Shipments in 2021

Payment Card Shipments by Manufacturer—2021

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards—Other High Security

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards—Visa and Mastercard

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards—UnionPay

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards—Other Payment

Top 10 Issuers in Latin America Ranked by Purchase Volume

Top 50 General Purpose Card Issuers in Latin America

Top 50 Credit Card Issuers in Latin America

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in Latin America

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Issue 1228 | Oct 2022

Headlines in this issue

POS Terminals Shipped Worldwide—2021

Asia–Pacific’s Largest Merchant Acquirers in 2021

M&A Activity in Merchant Processing and Acquiring—Midyear 2022

Targeting Sports Fans for Loyalty Offers

Visa Tokens and Cards

Edenred Fleet Card in the US

Mastercard Crypto Secure

Digital Currency Update

Charts in this issue

POS Terminals Worldwide—Market Shares of Top Regions in 2021

Worldwide Terminal Shipments by Type of Device with Market Shares

POS Terminal Manufacturers’ Market Shares—2021 vs. 2020

Worldwide Manufacturers of POS Terminals Shipped in 2021—by Region

Asia–Pacific’s 5 Largest Merchant Acquirers—Ranked by Visa and Mastercard Transactions in 2021

Top 10 Acquirers of General Purpose Cards in Asia–Pacific 2021

Asia–Pacific’s 36 Largest Merchant Acquirers

10 Largest Transactions of M&A Activity in Merchant Processing and Acquiring MY 2022

M&A Activity in Merchant Processing and Acquiring Mid Year 2022—by Region

Investments & Acquisitions—September 2022

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments

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Issue 1227 | Sep 2022

Headlines in this issue

Latin America’s 45 Largest Acquirers

Bango Buys NTT Docomo Carrier Billing Business

Household Debt and Credit Cards in the US

US Visa/Mastercard Credit Card Issuers–Midyear 2022

Payment Firms Prototype UI for Digital Euro

Digital Currency Update

US General Purpose Credit Card Issuers at Midyear

Vehicles Can Be Fleet Cards

Worldline Offers Local Payments in South Korea

Charts in this issue

Top 7 Merchant Acquirers in Latin America 2021 vs. 2020

Top 10 Acquirers of General Purpose Cards in Latin America

45 Largest Merchant Acquirers in Latin America—Ranked by Mastercard and Visa Transactions

US Credit Card Debit and Consumer Credit—1981 through 2021

US Card Debt as a Percentage of Total Household Debt—2007 through 2021

US Debt as a Percentage of Credit—1981 through 2021

Top 10 Issuers of Visa and Mastercard Credit Cards in the US at Midyear 2022

Purchase Volume and Total Volume Midyear 2022—US Mastercard/Visa Credit Card Issuers

Outstandings & Cards Midyear 2022—US Mastercard/Visa Credit Card Issuers

25 Top Issuers of General Purpose Credit Cards in the US

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Issue 1226 | Sep 2022

Headlines in this issue

US Card Networks at Midyear 2022

Adyen Launches Android POS Devices

Middle East and Africa Global Network Cards

Xpate Instant Settlement for SME Merchants

Store Cards in the US—2021

Under-the-Skin Implants for NFC Payments

Digital Currency Update

Charts in this issue

Results for US Card Networks at Midyear–2022

US General Purpose Cards Midyear with change vs. 2021

US General Purpose Cards at Midyear Purchase Volume—Credit vs. Debit

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions at Midyear

Spending, Transactions and Cards by Global Brand in Middle East and Africa

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions in Middle East and Africa—2001 through 2021

Store Card Spending in the US—Purchase Volume and Market Share

US Store Credit Cards 2021 with change vs. 2020

Investments & Acquisitions—August 2022

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments

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Issue 1225 | Aug 2022

Headlines in this issue

Asia-Pacific Global Network Cards

Top 50 Card Issuers in the Middle East and Africa

Rêv Worldwide to Buy Netspend Consumer Cards

Mastercard Prepares for Quantum Computing with D-Wave

Amex’s Global Pay for Cross-Border B2B

Nexi and Microsoft are Partners

BP Card to First National Bank of Omaha

Visa and Mastercard Halt Payments for Adult Content

Digital Currency Update

Charts in this issue

Asia-Pacific Global Network Cards Market Shares in 2021

Spending, Transactions and Cards by Global Brand in Asia-Pacific

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions in Asia-Pacific 2011-2021

Top 5 Mastercard and Visa Issuers in Middle East and Africa 2011 vs. 2021

Top Card Issuers in the Middle East and Africa–2021

Top 50 Credit Card Issuers in the Middle East and Africa–2021

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in the Middle East and Africa–2021

Investments & Acquisitions–July 2022

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Issue 1224 | Jul 2022

Headlines in this issue

Global Network Card Results in 2021

FIS Guarantees eCommerce Purchases with Signifyd

Prepaid Cards in the US

Paystand Adds DeFi Card to Blockchain-Based AR

Digital Currency Update

Token.io Premium A2A Payments in Europe

SumUp Books $602 Million in New Financing

FICO and Open-Finance.ai

Blue Cash Everyday Card

Charts in this issue

Global Network Cards–Purchase Transactions with Market Shares

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions on Global Network Cards

Global Debit & Prepaid Cards

Debit vs. Credit Market Shares of Purchase Transactions

Global Credit Cards

Global Network Cards in Circulation with Market Shares

Global Network Cards

Purchase Volume by Product on Global Network Cards

Top 25 US Issuers of Prepaid Cards

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments

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Issue 1223 | Jul 2022

Headlines in this issue

Europe’s Top 50 Credit and Debit Card Issuers

Enfuce Card Processing and Management

BHG Cards & POS Financing

Spectra Technologies Tap-POS

LexisNexis Buys BehavioSec

Top US Issuers of Mastercard and Visa Consumer Cards

G+D Expands in the US

Top US Banks in Mastercard Send and Visa Direct

Nexo’s Crypto Mastercard

Digital Currency Update

Charts in this issue

Europe’s Top Issuers of Credit and Debit Cards–General Purpose Purchase Volume

Top General Purpose Card Issuers in Europe 2021

Top 50 Credit Card Issuers in Europe 2021

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in Europe 2021

Largest Consumer Credit and Debit Card Issuers 2021

US Visa Direct and Mastercard Send Funds Transfers

Investments & Acquisitions—June 2022

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Issue 1222 | Jun 2022

Headlines in this issue

Middle East and Africa’s Top Merchant Acquirers

US Card Spending at Merchants—2021

Concerto, PayPal Card

US Debit Card Issuers—Part 2

Mastercard’s CipherTrace Technology

Digital Currency Update

Splitting Card Payments

Newland SmartPOS Device

Charts in this issue

Merchant Acquirers in the Middle East and Africa—Top 9 Ranked by Purchase Transactions

Top General Purchase Acquirers in Middle East and Africa—Ranked by Purchase Transactions

Top Merchant Acquirers in the Middle East and Arica—Ranked by Visa and Mastercard Transactions

Purchase Volume on US General Purpose Cards—2016 through 2021

Purchase Volume at Merchants 2021—US General Purpose Credit, Debit and Prepaid Cards

US Debit Card Issuers Ranked 51st to 100th

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments

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Issue 1221 | Jun 2022

Headlines in this issue

Europe’s Global Network Cards

Apple Pay Later

Amex, Abra Crypto Card

Digital Currency Update

Facial Biometric Payment Service

Commercial Bank Credit Cards in Canada

Worldline Payments in the Metaverse

MFS Africa Buys US-Based Prepaid Card Platform

CNP Fraud Fighting for Issuers

Early Warning Services’ Verify Identity

Charts in this issue

Europe’s Global Network Cards—Market Shares in 2021

Europe Global Network Cards—2021 with change vs. 2020

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions 2001-2021

Commercial Bank Credit Cards in Canada—Visa and Mastercard

Commercial Bank Credit Cards in Canada—Cards by Product

Investments & Acquisitions—May 2022

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Issue 1220 | May 2022

Headlines in this issue

U.S. Issuers of Commercial Credit & Debit Cards

DivideBuy BNPL in the U.K.

Mastercard’s Biometric Checkout Program

Digital Currency Update

Nethone Fraud Fighting

Gr4vy Payment Orchestration Platform

Sunmi Android PIN Pad

Charts in this issue

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

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Issue 1219 | May 2022

Headlines in this issue

Top 45 Merchant Acquirers in Europe

Inetco Real-Time Fraud Fighting

U.S. Card Network Results First Quarter 2022

Largest U.S. Credit Card Issuers—First Quarter 2022

Cellulant Payment Processing in Africa

OLB Adds Crypto to Software and Processing

Pax M8 Android POS Tablet

Pismo Global Payment and Banking Platform

Third 50 Largest U.S. Credit Card Issuers

Blockchain B2B Payments

Digital Currency Update

Charts in this issue

Europe’s Top Merchant Acquirers–Global vs. Domestic

Europe’s Top Acquirers of Domestic Debit and Credit Cards in 2021

Top Merchant Acquirers in Europe–Ranked by Visa/Mastercard Transactions

Europe’s Top Acquirers of Web Transactions

First Quarter Card Network Results

Largest U.S. Credit Card Issuers–1Q 2022

Visa & Mastercard Outstandings, Shares by Groups of 50

Third 50 Largest Visa/Mastercard Credit Card Issuers

Investment & Acquisitions–April 2022

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Issue 1218 | Apr 2022

Headlines in this issue

The 50 Largest U.S. Debit Card Issuers

Deserve Adds Commercial Cards to Its CCaaS Platform

Digital Dollar Project’s Tests

Digital Currency Update

Bread Financial Amex Card

IBM Mainframes Integrate AI

Kueski BNPL in Mexico

Wells Fargo Mastercard with Bilt Rewards

Charts in this issue

Top U.S. Debit Card Issuers—Ranked by Purchase Volume in 2021

Top U.S. Debit Card Issuers–Purchase Transactions 2011-2021

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in the U.S.

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in the U.S.–Purchase Volume per Card

Market Shares of Debit Products Among Top 50 U.S. Issuers

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments

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Issue 1217 | Apr 2022

Headlines in this issue

Global Brand Cards in Latin America and the Caribbean

NoFraud Protects SMB eCommerce Merchants

Second 50 U.S. Mastercard and Visa Credit Cards

BNPL Deals Since January 2021

Advent Invests in Planet

Supply Problems Continue for Chip Payment Cards

Discover Updates Debit Card

Worldpay, Circle are Partners

Digital Currency Update

Charts in this issue

Latin America’s Global General Purpose Cards Reach 1 Billion

Latin America Spending, Transactions and Cards by Brand 

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions in Latin America 2001-2021

Second 50 Largest Visa/Mastercard Credit Card Issuers

BNPL Deals Since January 2021—Mergers & Acquisitions 

BNPL Deals Since January 2021—Corporate Financing

Investments & Acquisitions—March 2022

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Issue 1216 | Mar 2022

Headlines in this issue

Canada Card Networks and Issuers

Ramp Corporate Visa Cards

Merchant Processing Fees in the U.S.—2021

ACH Payments in the U.S.

EDI Drops Card Plans

Digital Currency Update

Zeta and Mastercard are Card Issuing Partners

Microsoft Partners with Chargebacks911

Charts in this issue

Canada Card Networks and Issuers—Purchase Transactions

Canada Market Shares of Visa and Mastercard Outstandings at Year-End 2021

Canada Spending, Transactions and Card by Brand

Largest Credit Card Issuers in Canada—Ranked by Outstandings

Merchant Processing Fees in the U.S as a Percent of Card Sales

Fees Paid by Merchants in the U.S. with Purchase Volume

U.S. Consumer ACH Transactions—2021

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments

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Issue 1215 | Mar 2022

Headlines in this issue

Top U.S. Merchant Acquirers

Shift4 Buys Finaro

Vyne A2A Payments for eCommerce Merchants

CIBC Re-Enters Merchant Acquiring with Pollinate

Visa Installments for Buy Now, Pay Later

Mastercard Installments for Buy Now, Pay Later

Justt Automates Chargeback Processing

Charts in this issue

Top 7 U.S. Merchant Acquirers—Ranked by Transactions in 2021

Top 20 U.S. Merchant Acquirers—Ranked by Purchase Volume and Purchase Transactions

62 Largest U.S. Merchant Acquirers—Ranked by Visa/Mastercard Volume

Top 40 U.S. Card Not Present (CNP) Acquiring

Visa/Mastercard Share of Purchase Volume at Top Acquirers

Investments & Acquisitions—February 2022

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Issue 1214 | Feb 2022

Headlines in this issue

Top U.S. General Purpose Credit Cards

Top 50 U.S. Mastercard and Visa Credit Card Issuers

Global Brand Cards—Midyear 2021

BIM Networks and Discover to Promote A2A Payments

White-Label Buy Now, Pay Later Platform

Outseer Fraud Fighting

UnionPay International and Fiserv are Global Partners

Worldline to Sell POS Terminal Business

Fleetcor Small Business Card

In Memoriam

Digital Currency Update

Charts in this issue

Top Issuers of General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.

Market Shares of Outstandings for Top U.S. Issuers in 2021

Top 20 U.S. Credit Cards Issuers—Ranked by Outstandings, Purchase Volume, Purchase Transactions and Cards 2021

U.S. Mastercard and Visa Credit Card Issuers—Purchase Transactions

Top 50 Mastercard & Visa Credit Card Issuers in the U.S.

Global Brand General Purpose Cards

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments

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Issue 1213 | Feb 2022

Headlines in this issue

General Purpose Cards—U.S. 2021

Mastercard and Visa in the U.S.—2021

Amex Offers Design Options to Platinum Cardholders

Payment Industry Investments—2021, Illustrated

Santander’s Buy Now, Pay Later Platform

Imprint Cards and Loyalty

Samsung’s All-in-One Chip for Biometric Cards

Experian’s Specialty Credit Bureau for BNPL

Charts in this issue

U.S. General Purpose Brands—Purchase Volume

U.S. General Purpose Cards—2021 with change vs. 2020

Market Shares of Purchase Volume on General Purpose Cards in the U.S.—2021

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings

General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.—2021 with change vs. 2020

Purchase Volume on Mastercard and Visa Credit and Debit Cards in the U.S.

Mastercard and Visa Cards in Circulation in the U.S.—2011 through 2021

Mastercard and Visa Credit, Debit & Prepaid Cards in the U.S.

Mastercard and Visa Debit and Prepaid Cards in the U.S.

Payment Industry Investments—2021

Investments & Acquisitions—January 2022

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Issue 1212 | Jan 2022

Headlines in this issue

Outstandings on U.S. Credit Cards

Investments in Merchant Acquiring/Processing—2021

American Express Card Results Worldwide

Discover Financial Services Results—2021

SaltPay Merges Its Card Processor Acquisitions

Profits for the Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers in 2021

Digital Currency Update

Charts in this issue

Credit Cards in the U.S.—Outstandings and Purchase Volume 1991-2026

Market Shares of U.S. Credit Card Outstandings in 2021

Investments in Merchant Acquiring/Processing by Region

Top M&A Transactions in 2021

American Express Cards 2021 vs. 2020

Discover Card 2021 vs. 2020

Income at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers in 2021

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments

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Issue 1211 | Jan 2022

Headlines in this issue

Payment Card Transactions Projected Worldwide

Nium Cross-Border Payments

Visa and Mastercard Worldwide for First Nine Months of 2021

M&A Activity in Merchant Processing and Acquiring—2021

Protecting Acquirers from Fraudulent Merchants

Adyen Adds Android POS Terminals

Diners Club Virtual Cards for the Travel Industry

Charts in this issue

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

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