Ted Iacobuzio to Lead Mercator Advisory Group’s Research Team

Mercator Advisory Group names industry veteran as Vice President and Managing Director of Research. Theodore Iacobuzio, a well-known industry veteran with more than 30 years' achievement analyzing, advising and managing in the payments marketplace, has been named Mercator's Vice President and Managing Director, Research. At his new post he'll lead Mercator Advisory Group's team of seasoned payments analysts. Ted's extensive background reveals immense industry experience and most recently includes serving as Mercator's Managing Director of Custom Research and Consulting Services. Prior to this role, Ted spent 14 years at Mastercard in the network's Insights area, and before Mastercard he founded [...]

By Karen Yetter|2020-08-27T19:38:37-04:00June 26th, 2020|

FICO® Scores Used in Over 90% of Lending Decisions According to New Study

Mercator Advisory Group study finds that U.S. asset-backed securitizations for credit cards as well as auto loans and leases almost universally cite the FICO® Score MAYNARD, MA —February 27, 2018 New research from Mercator Advisory Group has found that in the United States, FICO® Scores were in 2016 used in more than 90% of lending decisions, including credit cards, mortgages, and automobile financing. In addition, Mercator performed a study of the frequency in 2016 and 2017 of FICO Score usage in the securitization process for U.S. asset-backed securities (ABS) backed by automobile leases, credit cards, prime auto loans, and subprime auto loans. The study [...]

By Mercator Research|2021-07-27T20:05:19-04:00February 27th, 2018|

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