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Issue 1204 | Sep 2021

Headlines in this issue

Latin America’s 45 Largest Acquirers

Mollie Gets $800 million to Expand Beyond Europe

TPay Mobile in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey

I2c Processing for Visa Buy Now, Pay Later

Prepaid Cards in the U.S.—2020

Store Cards in the U.S.—2020

U.S. Mastercard/Visa Credit Card Issuers—Midyear 2021

U.S. General Purpose Credit Card Issuers at Midyear

Arkose Labs Guarantees Against Credential Stuffing

Charts in this issue

Top 7 Acquirers in Latin America—2020 vs. 2019

Top 10 General Purpose Card Acquirers in Latin America

Top 45 Visa and Mastercard Merchant Acquirers in Latin America

Top 25 U.S. Issuers of Prepaid Cards—Ranked by Purchase Volume

Store Credit Card Spending in the U.S. 1992–2020

U.S. Store Credit Cards—2020 with change vs. 2019

Top 10 Issuers of Visa and Mastercard Credit Cards in the U.S. at Midyear 2021

Top 100 U.S. Visa and Mastercard Credit Card Issuers—Purchase Volume and Total Volume Midyear 2021

Top 100 U.S. Visa and Mastercard Credit Card Issuers—Outstandings and Cards Midyear 2021

Top Issuers of General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.—Ranked by Purchase Volume and Outstandings

Publicly Trade Companies in Payments

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Issue 1203 | Aug 2021

Headlines in this issue

Household Debt and Credit Cards in the U.S.

Top 50 Card Issuers in the Middle East and Africa

Square to Buy Afterpay for $29 Billion

U.S. General Purpose Card Brands—Midyear 2021

BNPL for B2B from Behalf

Pax POS Terminal Phone Includes PIN Pad

Amex Platinum Card Update

Behavioral Biometrics for Customer Authentication

Charts in this issue

35 Years of Credit Card and Household Debt in the U.S.

Credit Card Debt and Consumer Credit 1980-2020 and Debt as a Percentage of Credit

Top 5 Mastercard and Visa Issuers in MEA 2010 vs. 2020

Top Card Issuers in the Middle East and Africa—2020

Top 50 Credit Card Issuers in Middle East and Africa—2020

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in Middle East and Africa—2020

Largest BNPL Firms

U.S. General Purpose Cards—Midyear 2021 vs. Midyear 2020

Investments & Acquisitions—July 2021

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Issue 1202 | Jul 2021

Headlines in this issue

Europe’s Top 50 Credit and Debit Card Issuers

Middle East and Africa Global Network Cards

Top U.S. Issuers of Visa and Mastercard Consumer Cards

Rapyd Expands with Valitor Acquisition

QuickBooks Connects Portable Contactless Card Reader to Payment App

Sezzle Gets Investment from Discover and Promotes Merchant Loans

Digital Currency Update

Crypto.com Metal Visa Cards

Charts in this issue

Europe’s Largest Issuers of Credit & Debit Cards

Top General Purpose Card Issuers in Europe 2020

Top 50 Credit Card Issuers in Europe 2020

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in Europe 2020

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

U.S. Largest Consumer Credit and Debit Card Issuers 2020

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments

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Issue 1201 | Jul 2021

Headlines in this issue

Asia-Pacific Global Network Cards

Securing Networks with Microsegmentation

Caixa Pagamentos Acquiring with Fiserv in Brazil

Second 50 U.S. Mastercard and Visa Debit Card Issuers

Tokenized Wearables for the Fashion/Design Industries

Merchant Processing Fees in the United States—2020

Push-to-Business Real-Time Payments

B2B Funding Deals in 2021

Trust Swiftly ID Verification

Charts in this issue

Asia-Pacific Global Network Cards 2020—Purchase Transactions

Asia-Pacific Spending, Transaction and Cards by Global Brand

Asia-Pacific Market Shares of Purchase Transactions—2008-2020

U.S. Debit Card Issuers—Ranked 51-100

U.S. Merchant Processing Fees—2020

Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Financing Transactions—January-June 2021

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Issue 1200 | Jun 2021

Headlines in this issue

Europe’s Global Network Cards

U.S. Card Spending at Merchants—2020

Kabbage Digital Checking from American Express

ACI and JPMorgan Chase are Partners in Europe

Castles Unattended Terminal

Zeta’s Cloud-Native Bank-in-a-Box Platform

Aliaswire Credit Cards for Small Businesses

Digital Currency Update

Charts in this issue

Europe’s Global Network Cards—Market Shares in 2020

Europe Global Network Cards 2020 with change vs. 2019

Europe Market Shares of Purchase Transactions 2002-2020

Purchase Volume on U.S. General Purpose Cards 2015-2020

U.S. Purchase Volume at Merchants 2020

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments

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Issue 1199 | Jun 2021

Headlines in this issue

Global Network Card Results in 2020

Certegy Brings BNPL to A2A Payments

Top U.S. Banks in Visa Direct and Mastercard Send

Goldman Sachs Chooses Visa for Global Money Transfers

Push Payment Scam Protection from FICO

Worldline and Toshiba Partner for Hybrid POS Kiosk

Middle East and Africa’s Top Merchant Acquirers

Charts in this issue

Global Network Cards—2020

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions on Global Network Cards

Global Debit and Prepaid Cards

Global Credit Cards

Debit vs. Credit Market Shares of Purchase Transactions

Global Network Cards in Circulation

Global Network Cards 2020 with Change vs 2019

Purchase Volume by Product

Debit Money Transfers—Visa Direct and Mastercard Send

Largest Acquirers in the Middle East and Africa

Merchant Acquirers in the Middle East and Africa—Ranked by Visa and Mastercard

Investments & Acquisitions—May 2021

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Issue 1198 | May 2021

Headlines in this issue

U.S. Issuers of Commercial Credit & Debit Cards

TreviPay’s AR Platform with B2B Trade Credit

Checkout.com Adds Cross-Border Payments

European Payments Initiative Update

Positive Engagement with Past Due Card Accounts

Telpo Facial Recognition Terminal

ICheckGateway.com ACH Payments for CNP Merchants

Charts in this issue

Top Issuers of Commercial Cards in the U.S.

Purchase Volume on U.S. Commercial Cards by Type with Market Share and Change in Purchase Volume

U.S. Visa & Mastercard Commercial Card Issuers Ranked by Purchase Volume in 2020

U.S. Corporate Cards

Purchase Volume on Corporate, Purchasing and Fleet Cards in the U.S.—2016 through 2020

U.S. Purchasing and Fleet Cards

Commercial Prepaid Cards in the U.S.

U.S. Business Credit Cards

U.S. Business Debit Cards

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments

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Issue 1197 | May 2021

Headlines in this issue

Europe’s 45 Largest Merchant Acquirers

U.S. General Purpose Cards–First Quarter 2021

Citi Partners with CSI for B2B Virtual Cards

Fiserv Partners with PayPal for QR Code Payments

Spreedly’s Payment Orchestration Layer

Overdraft Reform from PNC

Deluxe Expands into Merchant Acquiring

Credit Data as a Service from Bloom Credit

Charts in this issue

Europe’s Top Merchant Acquirers—Ranked by Purchase Volume

Europe’s Top Acquirers of Domestic Credit and Debit Cards

Europe’s 45 Largest Merchant Acquirers—Ranked by Mastercard and Visa Transactions

Top Acquirers of Web Transactions in Europe

U.S. General Purpose First Quarter Card Results 

Investments & Acquisitions—April 2021

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Issue 1196 | Apr 2021

Headlines in this issue

Top 50 Largest U.S. Debit Card Issuers

Skyflow Cloud-Based Vault for Payment and PII Data

Petal Credit Cards and Prism Data Analytics

Paidy Buy Now, Pay Later in Japan

Real-Time A2A Payment Orchestration from Volt

Acima Brings Lease to Own to Open-Loop Payment Cards

CompoSecure Metal Cards and Crypto Cold Wallets

Commercial/Industrial Handheld POS Terminal

Charts in this issue

Six Largest U.S. Debit Card Issuers—Purchase Volume in 2020

Largest U.S. Debit Card Issuers–Purchase Transactions 2010-2020

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in the U.S.–Ranked by Purchase Volume in 2020

Top U.S. Debit Card Issuers–Ranked by Purchase Volume per Card

Market Shares of Debit Products Among Top 50 U.S. Issuers–Based on Purchase Volume in 2020

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Issue 1195 | Apr 2021

Headlines in this issue

Canada Card Networks and Issuers

Visa Pilots Stablecoin Transactions with Ethereum and Crypto.com

JCB to Test Micropayments

ACH Payments in the U.S.

B2B Payment Processing Platform from Balance

Hazel by Walmart

CardFlight POS Software

OpenPath’s Payment-Orchestration Layer

Charts in this issue

Canada Card Networks and Issuers

Canada’s Market Shares of Visa and Mastercard Outstandings 2020

Canada Spending, Transactions, and Cards by Brand

Credit Card Issuers in Canada – Ranked by Outstandings at Year-End 2020

Market Shares of Credit and Debit Card Purchase Transactions in Canada 2000-2020

U.S. Consumer ACH Transactions–2020

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Issue 1194 | Mar 2021

Headlines in this issue

General Purpose Cards in Latin America

Western Union Cross-Border Mass Payments

Second 50 U.S. Visa and Mastercard Credit Cards

Apexx Global Gateway for Payment Orchestration

Invoiced Joins Mastercard’s Track Program

Enacomm’s Self-Service SaaS

Second-Look Credit Cards

Feitian Handheld Biometric POS Terminals

White Label Alliance for Domestic Cards and Closed Loop Systems

Rakuten Card Linked Offers Network in the U.S./Canada

Charts in this issue

Latin America’s Global General Purpose Cards—Purchase Transaction Shares

Latin America Spending, Transactions and Cards by Global Brand

Latin America Market Shares of Purchase Transactions 2000-2020

Second 50 Largest Visa/Mastercard Credit Card Issuers–Ranked by Outstandings

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Issue 1193 | Mar 2021

Headlines in this issue

Top U.S. Merchant Acquirers

Zwipe and Tag Systems Biometric Card Partnership

Payments-as-a-Service in Europe from Modulr

Affirm’s Buy Now, Pay Later Debit Card

Merchant Cash Advances Using QR Codes in India

Stablecoin and CBDC Payment Processing from First Digital

Forter and Capital One eCommerce Authorizations

Charts in this issue

Top U.S. Merchant Acquirers—Ranked by Transactions in 2020

Transactions at the Top U.S. Acquirers 2010-2020

Merchant Acquirers in the U.S.—Ranked by Mastercard/Visa Volume

Card-Not-Present Acquiring in the U.S.

Mastercard/Visa Share of Purchase Volume at Top Acquirers

Top 10 Merchant Acquirers in the U.S.—Ranked by Purchase Volume and Transactions

Investments & Acquisitions—February 2021

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Issue 1192 | Feb 2021

Headlines in this issue

Top U.S. General Purpose Credit Cards

Top 50 U.S. Issuers of Visa and Mastercard Credit Cards

Stripe-Owned Paystack Processes Online Card Payments in Africa

Pentadata API Platform for Developers

Wiseasy POS Terminal

Biometric Card in China for CBDC Payments

Discover and Sezzle are Partners for Enterprise BNPL

Figg’s Card-Linked Offers for Issuers and Publishers

Intuit vs. Mastercard/Visa in Antitrust Litigation

Charts in this issue

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

Market Shares of Outstandings for Top U.S. Issuers in 2020

Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers in the U.S.

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

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Issue 1191 | Feb 2021

Headlines in this issue

General Purpose Cards–U.S. 2020

Visa and Mastercard in the U.S.–2020

Conductor Card and Merchant Processing in Brazil

QRails API-based Issuer Processing Service

NatWest Cards to Mastercard

Card Fraud Marketplaces Shut Down

BNP Paribas Launches Biometric Card

Buy Now, Pay Later from Citizens Pay

Charts in this issue

U.S. General Purpose Brands–Purchase Volume in 2020

U.S. General Purpose Cards with Change vs. 2019

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings with Change vs. 2019

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

General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.

Purchase Volume on Mastercard and Visa Credit and Debit Cards

Visa vs. Mastercard Credit and Debit Cards in Circulation 2010-2020

Credit, Debit & Prepaid Cards

Debit & Prepaid Cards

Investments & Acquisitions–January 2021

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Issue 1190 | Jan 2021

Headlines in this issue

Outstandings on Credit Cards in the U.S.

Investments in Merchant Acquiring & Processing–2020

Fraud Investigation Network from ID Insight

Top U.S. Credit Card Issuer Profits–2020

American Express Card Results Worldwide–2020

Bitpanda Visa Debit Card

Mastercard Enhances Contactless Payments

Discover Financial Services Results–2020

Fleetcor Expands Cross-Border B2B Payments

Worldline’s DaaS Platform

PayPal and Vistaprint are Partners for QR Codes

Charts in this issue

Outstandings on General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.

Market Shares of Outstandings on U.S. Credit Cards—2000 through 2020

Investments in Merchant Acquiring and Processing by Region—2020

Investments by Region—Number of Transactions in 2020

Income at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers—2020 vs. 2019

American Express Cards 2020 vs. 2019

Discover Card 2020 vs. 2019

Investments and Acquisitions—December 2020

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Issue 1189 | Jan 2021

Headlines in this issue

Payment Card Transactions Projected Worldwide

Tap on Phone at Visa and Mastercard

M&A Activity in Merchant Processing and Acquiring—2020

Paysafe Aims to Go Public with SPAC Merger

Silverflow Acquiring Platform for Merchants and PSPs

Mastercard and Visa Worldwide through 3rd Quarter 2020

Huntington, TCF Merger Impacts Debit Cards

India’s NPCI to Expand Globally

Charts in this issue

Purchase Transactions Projected Worldwide

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions Projected for 2025 by Region

Purchase Transactions Global Brand Cards 2000-2020

M&A Activity in Merchant Processing and Acquiring by Region—2020

Mastercard & Visa Worldwide thru 3Q 2020

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