TSG recently released its Top 300: Directory of U.S. Merchant Acquirers, a report that details key business statistics on over 300 of the nation’s payment processing players. Collectively, the entities in this directory are estimated to represent over 90% of all card payment volume in the country.
With the pending acquisitions of First Data and Worldpay, 7 of the top 10 acquirers will have an exceedingly strong bank-channelThe top 5 players processed an estimated $4.3 trillion in card volume in 201821% of the entities listed are publicly traded companiesNewer entrants from the technology space; Adyen, Stripe, Shopify, Square, & Braintree are all top 30 players by card volume61% of the entities listed offer cash advances or business loans40% of the top 10 were determined to have 10% or more growth in card volume, transactions and/or merchants since last year34% of the entities listed sell First Data’s Clover productsChase made its way to the top of the list in terms of total U.S. est. card volumeGeorgia is the most common headquarter state for the top 25 players