Web Analytics
Verisk Financial Research Logo
A Verisk Business
Sign In
 /  About

About Verisk Financial Research

Global market and competitor intelligence on payment cards, mobile and online payments, acquiring and processing.

The market-leading online, interactive database and data dashboards covering the global cards and payments industry in detail, plus a range of data-packed country and regional reports. Leveraging data going back to 2010 – and forecasts up to 2020 – our unique datasets cover 72 countries around the world and feature more than 250 metrics per market.

Cards networks, acquirers, banks, issuers, merchants, payments service providers, investors and consultancies around the world use Verisk Financial Research to: 

  • Assess their competitive position
  • Benchmark revenue streams across the market
  • Inform their expansion strategies
  • Identify opportunities in both domestic and international markets
  • Understand and compare the dynamics of different markets
  • Identify potential partners in new markets across the industry.

Read more about the key metrics included in Verisk Financial Research's payments industry research reports and database.

Country Coverage

Australia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Latin America
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela

Middle East
Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

North America
Canada, United States

Algeria, Angola, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia


Through our Weekly News Digest, Verisk Financial Research highlights significant developments that have recently occurred in payment cards, digital payments, acquiring, processing, retail banking and consumer credit. Our writers and researchers frame these items in contexts such as historical, sectoral and regional trends, adding a layer of value that is often missing from the rolling news cycle.

Get in touch

To find out more, email research_enquiries@verisk.com.

On November 13th 2018, Verisk has acquired Lafferty Cards and Digital Payments Research Service, a globally recognized online resource providing market and competitor intelligence on payment cards, e-money, acquiring and processing, retail banking, and consumer credit. It will become part of Verisk Financial under Argus Information and Advisory Services. Lafferty Research was formerly known as World Cards Intelligence (WCI).

About Verisk Financial

Verisk Financial is relentless in our pursuit of delivering value-added, best-in-class analytic solutions that: strengthen our global market leadership in benchmarking and analytics; secure a commanding presence in regulatory reporting focused on financial institutions and insurers; innovate unprecedented spend-informed consumer insights; accelerate the identification and prevention of fraud, risk and abuse; all accomplished by leveraging our growing proprietary data assets and technologies, and collectively serving an expanding number of verticals.