MasterCard - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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MasterCard M&A Summary

MasterCard has acquired 28 companies, including 14 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

MasterCard’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Nets Denmark AS - Corporate Services Businesses for $3.2B. MasterCard has acquired in 10 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (34%) and internet software and services (30%).

MasterCard Business Overview

Where is MasterCard headquartered?

MasterCard is headquartered in Purchase, New York.

What is MasterCard’s revenue?

MasterCard disclosed revenue of 22,237M USD for 2022 and 18,884M USD for 2021.

How many employees does MasterCard have?

MasterCard has 24,000 employees.

What sector is MasterCard in?

MasterCard is a financial services company.

When was MasterCard founded?

MasterCard was founded in 1966.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity27
    • M&A Buy Activity27
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14

MasterCard

MasterCard, Inc.

2000 Purchase Street,
Purchase, New York 10577
United States,
(914) 249-2000
www.mastercard.com

MasterCard is a payments solutions company that provides a family of well-known, widely-accepted payment card brands including MasterCard, Maestro and Cirrus and serves consumers, financial institutions, and businesses in over 210 countries and territories worldwide. MasterCard was founded in 1966 and is based in Purchase, New York.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 20 1 5 - 1 - 27
vol $6.0B $985M $850M $7.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  27

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Baffin Bay Networks 2023-03-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Stockholm, Sweden · www.baffinbaynetworks.com
Dynamic Yield Ltd. 2021-12-21 - Divestiture
New York, New York · www.dynamicyield.com
Arcus Financial Intelligence, Inc. 2021-11-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Mexico, Mexico · www.arcusfi.com
CipherTrace, Inc. 2021-09-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Menlo Park, California · www.ciphertrace.com
Aiia 2021-09-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.aiia.eu
Ekata, Inc. 2021-04-19 850M USD Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.ekata.com
Finicity Corp. 2020-06-23 985M USD Add-on Acquisition
Murray, Utah · www.finicity.com
RiskRecon, Inc. 2019-12-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Salt Lake City, Utah · www.riskrecon.com
SessionM, Inc. 2019-10-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Boston, Massachusetts · www.sessionm.com
Nets Denmark AS - Corporate Services Businesses 2019-08-06 3.2B EUR Divestiture
Ballerup, Denmark
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 9 (33%) 4.2B (53%) - -
Internet Software and Services 8 (30%) 1.6B (20%) - -
Financial Services 4 (15%) 2.1B (26%) - -
Business Services 3 (11%) - - -
Software 3 (11%) - - -
Total 27 $7.8B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 15 2.4B - -
  Utah 2 985M - -
  Texas 2 - - -
  New York 2 - - -
  California 2 - - -
  Washington 1 850M - -
  Virginia 1 600M - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
United Kingdom 4 2.1B - -
Denmark 2 3.2B - -
Australia 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Ireland 1 100M - -
Mexico 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Turkey 1 - - -
Domestic 15 (56%) 2.4B (31%) - -
Cross-border 12 (44%) 5.4B (69%) - -
Total 27 $7.8B - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $4.3B
$100M to $1B 5 $3.4B
< $100M 1 $100M
TOTAL $7.8B
Largest Nets Denmark AS - Corporate Services Businesses
$3.2B (2019-08-06)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
26%
7 (26%)
Strategic(s)
22%
6 (22%)

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