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Service Description

Mercator Advisory Group’s Global Payments Advisory Service leverages its extensive research library and networks with multi-national and local players around the world to provide broad in-depth research and consulting services to domestic, international, and multi-national clients.

The Global Payments Advisory Service centers on the needs of global markets related to developing payments related services, and focuses on strategic trends, best practices and innovations in credit, debit, prepaid, and emerging payments technology. The Global Payments Advisory Service targets the interests of payment networks, issuers, acquirers, processors, service providers, merchants, and the vendors and consultancies serving them.

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Membership Deliverables

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  • Unlimited analyst inquiries within subscribed service areas
  • 5 to 15 hours of firm-wide analyst inquiries
  • Access to a minimum of 17 new research documents each year
  • Access to full back library
    of research documents
  • 7 user IDs to access research reports – per service area.
  • Scheduled video and/or teleconferences with analysts
  • Presentation/Consulting Days

Service Director

Amy Dunckelmann
Amy DunckelmannVice President, Research Operations

Contributing Analyst

Sarah Grotta
Sarah GrottaDirector, Debit and Alternative Products

Contributing Analyst

Steve Murphy
Steve MurphyDirector, Commercial and Enterprise Payments


Fighting Payments Fraud: No Rest for the Weary

In-Depth Report / Steve Murphy / December 2018

B2B Marketplaces: Disruption Presents Opportunity

In-Depth Report / Steve Murphy / November 2018

Global Interchange Regulation: Impact on Debit Cards

In-Depth Report / Sarah Grotta / October 2018

Procure-to-Pay Convergence: Market Review and Vendor Comparison

In-Depth Report / Steve Murphy / September 2018

The Canadian Open-Loop Prepaid Market: 2017

In-Depth Report / C. Sue Brown / May 2018

International Commercial Card Markets Outlook: 2016–2021

In-Depth Report / Steve Murphy / April 2018

U.K. Prepaid Market Dynamics, 2017

In-Depth Report / C. Sue Brown / January 2018

2017 ATM Market Benchmark Report

In-Depth Report / Joseph Walent / November 2017

The Canadian Open-Loop Prepaid Market: 2016

In-Depth Report / C. Sue Brown / November 2017

Evolution of Merchant Acquiring in Europe

In-Depth Report / Ken Paterson / November 2017

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