Global Prepaid Cards Industry

  • April 2013
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 336 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Prepaid Cards in US$ Million by the following Segments: Closed Loop, and Open Loop.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018.

The report profiles 172 companies including many key and niche players such as AccountNow, Inc., ACE Cash Express, Inc., American Express Company, Axis Bank Limited, The Bancorp Bank, Blackhawk Network, Inc., Caxton FX Limited, Edenred S.A., Green Dot Corporation, InteliSpend Prepaid Solutions, LLC, Inter National Bank, Itz Cash Card Ltd., Kaiku Finance, LLC, MasterCard, Inc., MetaBank, Inc., Mint Technology Corporation, NetSpend Corporation, QwikCilver Solutions Private Limited, Travelex Group Limited, The Tyburn Group, Inc., Visa, Inc., The Western Union Company, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and WEX, Inc.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-2
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Closed Loop Prepaid Cards I-3
Open Loop I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Prepaid Cards - Emerging into a Mainstream Market II-1
Impact of Economy Slowdown II-2
Current and Future Analysis II-2
Analysis by Geographic Region II-3
Analysis by Segment II-3
Banks Go the Prepaid Way II-3
Underbanked Consumers - Evolving as a Potential Market II-3
Prepaid Cards Enter the Upmarket II-4
Gaining Popularity among Millennials II-4
Prepaid Cards Offer Stiff Competition to Debit Cards II-4
Retailers Eye Gift Cards to Build Loyal Customers II-5
Prepaid Payroll Cards Expected to Witness Robust Growth II-5
Competitive Landscape II-5
Insight into the Prepaid Card Value Chain II-6
Program Managers II-6
Distribution Networks II-6
Reload Networks/Locations II-7
Card Issuing Banks II-7
Payment Networks II-7
Processors II-7
Prepaid Value Chain: Role and Revenue Driver by Category II-7
Challenges and Issues II-8
Dearth of Consumer Awareness - A Major Challenge II-8
Need for Regulatory Tabs II-8
Growing Need for Standardization II-9

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-10
Definition II-10
Historical Background II-10
Typical Fees and Charges Applicable to Prepaid Cards II-11
Comparison between Credit Card, Debit Card, and Prepaid Card II-11
Segments II-12
Closed Loop II-12
Open Loop II-12
Types II-12
Gift Cards II-12
Payroll Cards II-13
Travel Cards II-13
Transportation Cards II-13
Incentive/Reward Cards II-14
Teen Cards II-14
Government Disbursement Cards II-14
Advantages II-15
Disadvantages II-15

3. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/INTRODUCTIONS II-17
Life Gift Cards Unveils Life Gift Card for Mammograms II-17
Dhanlaxmi Bank Rolls Out Dhanlaxmi Bank Gift Card II-17
Intuit Launches Intuit GoPayment Prepaid Visa Card II-17
DCB and Itz Cash Card Roll Out Freedom Prepaid Card II-18
Grupo Pão de Acúcar and epay Introduce First Gift Card Mall
Program in Brazil II-18
IDBI Bank Unveils IDBI Bank Global Currency Card II-19
Banc ABC Unveils VISA Prepaid Card II-19
Vantiv Introduces Vantiv GPR Program II-19
The Tyburn Group Introduces FlexClear Prepaid MasterCard II-19
MasterCard Worldwide Unveils DXB Connect Airport Prepaid Card II-20
The American Federation of Musicians Introduces FM Union Plus
Visa Prepaid Card II-20
Blueberry Card Services and Transact Network Launch
Cashbackcard.com MasterCard® II-21
Young Money Entertainment and ACCENT InterMedia Launch Young
Money Prepaid Discover® Card II-21
Incentive CardLab Expands Portfolio with Addition of E-gift
and Retail Store Cards II-21
QwikCilver Solutions Collaborates with Hidesign to Introduce
Hidesign Gift Cards II-22
Coopera Consulting and The Members Group Launch Coopera Card
for Hispanic Community II-22
Rixty Introduces Custom Game Cards II-22
Andhra Bank Introduces Prepaid International Travel and Gift
Cards II-23
CrediMax Launches Prepaid Cards II-23
American Express Introduces Prepaid Gift Card in India II-23
Dhanlaxmi Bank Unveils Forex Card II-23
Bangalore Metro Rail Introduces Travel Cards II-24
Ceridian Stored Value Solutions Introduces SVS B2B Gift Card
Portal II-24
Ryanair Introduces Ryanair Cash Passport II-24
Neteller Unveils Neosurf Prepaid Card II-24
Wolfe Rewards and Loyalty Introduces SelectSpend Discover Reward
Cards II-25
Think Big Digital to Unveil BIG Prepaid Card Services and
Customer Loyalty Program II-25
BBVA Compass Unveils SafeSpend Card II-25
HDFC Bank Introduces Three Travel Credit Cards II-26
InComm Introduces POSA Technology for Prepaid Cards II-26
Caxton FX Launches Visa Prepaid Cards II-26
BSNL to Unveil Trust Card to Make Transactions via Mobile and
Websites II-26
Global Payout Offers Payroll Debit Card for Military Personnel II-26
Titan Eye Plus Introduces Gift Cards II-27
Global Blue Turkey, Garanti Bank and MasterCard Launch Tax
Free Prepaid Card II-27
PXT Payments Introduces PXT Moneyâ„¢ App and Transaction
Settlement System II-27
Axis Bank Introduces MY MONEY CARD II-28
SelectCore Introduces ReCash Cash Reload Network II-28
Club America Unveils Club America Prepaid MasterCard® Card II-28
InteliSpend Prepaid Solutions to Launch InteliSpendTM Wellness
Prepaid Card II-29
Catalina Card Services Introduces InFusion Prepaid MasterCard
Card II-29
Orange UK Unveils Orange Cash Card II-29
Axis Bank Introduces India Travel Card II-30
EMKE Group Launches My Card II-30
Performance Benefits Unveils eZpay® Prepaid Payroll Card II-30
ASTRA BANK Launches Dreamcard Salary II-30
Global Cash Card Launches GEM Program II-31
Accor Services Launches Premium Payroll MasterCard II-31

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-32
Brightwell Payments Takes Over Directo II-32
CPI Card Group Takes Over Operating Assets of ID Data Cards II-32
GiftCardLab.com Takes Over 1-800-GIFTCARD.com II-33
AccountNow Acquires nFinanSe II-33
Universal Vision Group Inks Agreement with Webteh II-33
Wright Express Inks Definitive Agreement to Take Over Fleet One II-33
InComm Inks Agreement with SkyMall Ventures II-34
National Community Tax Coalition Selects Net Spend Holdings
for Prepaid Card Services II-34
FleetCor Technologies Takes Over AllStar Business Solutions II-34
Green Dot Acquires Bonneville Bancorp II-35
Blackhawk Network Takes Over Cardpool II-35
SVM Takes Over GiftZip.com II-35
Wolfe Snaps Up Echelon Media II-36
Western Union Takes Over Global Business Payments Division of
Travelex Holdings II-36
NIS Holdings Takes Over Alpha Card Technology II-37
Total System Services Acquires First National Merchant Solutions II-37
Wright Express Takes Over Assets of rapid! PayCard II-37
Fiserv Takes Over Maverick II-37
PCMI Collaborates with TFG Card Solutions II-38
SYSCAN Technology Holdings Enters into Sale and Purchase
Agreement with Country Praise Enterprises II-38
Fiserv and Sunrise Community Banks Ink Agreement II-38
VoiceTrust Enters into Strategic Partnership with Commercial
Bank of Dubai II-39
Mobistar and Colruyt Ink Mobile Virtual Network Operator
Agreement II-39
Triton Systems of Delaware Signs Agreement with Better ATM
Services® II-39
QwikCilver Solutions Unveils Giftbig.com Online Gift Card Store II-40
Western Union Inks Prepaid Agreement with 7-Eleven II-40
Citigroup Expands Commercial Card and Prepaid Services
Division into New Markets in EMEA II-41
MMR Global Partners with UST Global to Provide Prepaid
Personal Health Record II-42
ModusLink Global Solutions Enters into Partnership with
extrameasures II-42
Apex® Payroll Selects ReadyFUND$ Premier Access® MasterCard®
Payroll Card II-42
Pitney Bowes Selects CompuPay to Provide Pitney Bowes
SmartWage Payroll II-43
NetSpend and Blackhawk Network Ink Distribution Agreement II-43
FISTM and Sodexo Motivation Solutions Ink Multi-Year Agreement II-43
China Eastern Airlines and China UnionPay Ink Cooperation
Agreement II-43
InComm Signs Agreement with Unik II-44
Telemundo Inks Agreement with Western Union II-44
U.S. Bank and Multi Service Ink Agreement II-44
AccountNow Launches AccountNow Prepaid Visa Card with Pay As
You Go Feature II-45
Zynga Game Network and Mentez Enter into Partnership II-45
The Western Union Company Inks Agreement with InComm II-45
LifeNexus Forms Partnership with TxVia II-46
MasterCard Acquires Prepaid Card Program Management Business
of Travelex II-46
Flint Telecom Group Acquires Ingedigit International and
Gotham Ingedigit Financial Processing II-47
Fifth Third Processing Solutions Takes Over Springbok Services II-47
Wright Express to Take Over Prepaid and Fleet Card Businesses
of ReD Australia II-47
InComm Takes Over GroupCard.com II-48
American Express Acquires Revolution Money II-48
Carta Solutions Inks Agreement with Mint Technology II-48
Veritec Inks Agreement with PreVay II-48
rapid! PayCard Inks Strategic Alliance with PenSoft II-49
C3 Inks Agreement with Workers Equity Holding II-49
C3 Inks Agreement with Mashreq II-49
Mint to Acquire Majority Stakes in Waseela II-50

5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-51
AccountNow, Inc. (US) II-51
ACE Cash Express, Inc. (US) II-51
American Express Company (US) II-51
Axis Bank Limited (India) II-51
The Bancorp Bank (US) II-52
Blackhawk Network, Inc. (US) II-52
Caxton FX Limited (UK) II-53
Edenred S.A. (France) II-53
Green Dot Corporation (US) II-53
InteliSpend Prepaid Solutions, LLC (US) II-54
Inter National Bank (US) II-54
Itz Cash Card Ltd. (India) II-54
Kaiku Finance, LLC (US) II-55
MasterCard, Inc. (US) II-55
MetaBank, Inc. (US) II-55
Mint Technology Corporation (Canada) II-56
NetSpend Corporation (US) II-56
QwikCilver Solutions Private Limited (India) II-56
Travelex Group Limited (UK) II-57
The Tyburn Group, Inc. (US) II-57
Visa, Inc. (US) II-57
The Western Union Company (US) II-58
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (US) II-58
WEX, Inc. (US) II-59

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-60
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prepaid Cards by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Load
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 2: World Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 3: World 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012,
and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Closed Loop Prepaid Cards by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Load in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 5: World Historic Review for Closed Loop Prepaid Cards
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Closed Loop Prepaid
Cards by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Load for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years
2004, 2012, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Open Loop Prepaid Cards by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Load in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 8: World Historic Review for Open Loop Prepaid Cards by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Open Loop Prepaid Cards
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012,
and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Market Overview III-1
Banks Eyeing Prepaid Debit Cards III-1
Payroll and General Purpose Reloadable Prepaid Cards Gain
Prominence III-2
Table 10: US Prepaid Card Industry (2012): Percentage
Breakdown of Purchase Volume of Prepaid Cards by Category
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Tracing the Evolution of Prepaid Cards Industry III-3
Underbanked and Unbanked Households to Drive Growth III-3
Table 11: Percentage Breakdown of Banking Status of US
Households: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Growing Preference for Payroll Cards among Employers III-4
Consumer Profile for Gift Cards III-5
Public Sector to Play a Major Role in Driving US Prepaid
Card Market III-5
Prepaid Cards for the Aged III-5
3rd-Party Providers Get More Creative III-6
Competitive Scenario III-6
Table 12: US Prepaid Card Market (2010): Percentage Market
Share for 10 Leading Banks by Purchase Volume (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Popular Prepaid Cards in the US III-7
US Prepaid Cards Market: List of Popular Prepaid Cards III-8
Regulatory Scenario III-8
Product Launches III-10
Strategic Corporate Developments III-17
Key Players III-30
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 13: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid
Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 14: US Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by Segment -
Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards Independently
Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 15: US 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for Closed
Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004, 2012, and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

2. CANADA III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Key Consumer Protection Laws Regulating Gift Cards in Canada III-40
Product Launch III-40
B.Market Analytics III-41
Table 16: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop
Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 17: Canadian Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 18: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for Closed
Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004, 2012, and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

3. JAPAN III-44
Market Analysis III-44
Table 19: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop
Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 20: Japanese Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 21: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for Closed
Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004, 2012, and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

4. EUROPE III-47
A.Market Analysis III-47
Current and Future Analysis III-47
B.Market Analytics III-48
Table 22: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepaid Cards by Region/ Country - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 23: European Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by
Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Russia, and
Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Load in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 24: European 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards by
Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Russia, and Rest of Europe
Markets for Years 2004, 2012, and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 25: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop
Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 26: European Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 27: European 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for Closed
Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004, 2012, and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

4a. FRANCE III-54
A.Market Analysis III-54
Edenred S.A. - A Key Player III-54
B.Market Analytics III-55
Table 28: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop
Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 29: French Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 30: French 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for Closed
Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004, 2012, and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

4b. GERMANY III-58
Market Analysis III-58
Table 31: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop
Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 32: German Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 33: German 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for Closed
Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004, 2012, and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

4c. ITALY III-61
Market Analysis III-61
Table 34: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop
Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 35: Italian Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 36: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for Closed
Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004, 2012, and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-64
A.Market Analysis III-64
Gift Cards - A Thriving Market III-64
Table 37: UK Closed Loop Gift Cards Market (2012):
Percentage Share of Consumer Purchases by Occasion
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 38: UK Gift Cards Market (2012): Percentage Share of
Consumer Purchases by Retail Outlet (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 39: UK Prepaid Cards Market: Percentage Share of
Consumer Preference by Card Feature (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-65
Product Launches III-65
Strategic Corporate Developments III-67
Key Players III-68
B.Market Analytics III-69
Table 40: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid
Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 41: UK Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by Segment -
Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards Independently
Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 42: UK 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for Closed
Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004, 2012, and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

4e. RUSSIA III-72
Market Analysis III-72
Table 43: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop
Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 44: Russian Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 45: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for Closed
Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004, 2012, and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

4f. REST OF EUROPE III-75
A.Market Analysis III-75
Product Launches III-75
Strategic Corporate Development III-76
B.Market Analytics III-76
Table 46: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open
Loop Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 47: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Prepaid Cards
by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 48: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid
Cards by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for
Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004,
2012, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-79
A.Market Analysis III-79
Current and Future Analysis III-79
B.Market Analytics III-79
Table 49: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepaid Cards by Region/ Country - China and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Load in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 50: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by
Region/Country - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 51: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards
by Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for
China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2004, 2012,
and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 52: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open
Loop Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 53: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

Table 54: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards
by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for Closed
Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004, 2012, and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

5a. CHINA III-85
A.Market Analysis III-85
Extended Growth Opportunities to Global Players III-85
Market Challenges III-85
Prepaid Cards Under the Purview of Stringent Regulations III-86
Strategic Corporate Developments III-86
B.Market Analytics III-87
Table 55: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop
Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 56: Chinese Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88

Table 57: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for Closed
Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004, 2012, and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89

5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-90
A.Market Analysis III-90
Australia III-90
Market Overview III-90
Regulatory Scenario III-90
India III-91
Insight into Indian Prepaid Card Market III-91
Product Launches III-92
Strategic Corporate Developments III-95
Key Players III-96
B.Market Analytics III-98
Table 58: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop
and Open Loop Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with
Annual Load in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-98

Table 59: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Prepaid
Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99

Table 60: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Prepaid Cards by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Load for Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years
2004, 2012, and 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-100

6. LATIN AMERICA III-101
A.Market Analysis III-101
Current and Future Analysis III-101
Analysis by Region III-101
Analysis by Segment III-101
B.Market Analytics III-102
Table 61: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepaid Cards by Region/Country - Brazil and
Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Load in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-102

Table 62: Latin American Historic Review for Prepaid Cards
by Region/Country - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-103

Table 63: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid
Cards by Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Load for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years
2004, 2012, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-104

Table 64: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open
Loop Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-105

Table 65: Latin American Historic Review for Prepaid Cards
by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-106

Table 66: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid
Cards by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for
Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004,
2012, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-107

6a. BRAZIL III-108
A.Market Analysis III-108
Product Launch III-108
Strategic Corporate Developments III-108
B.Market Analytics III-109
Table 67: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop
Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-109

Table 68: Brazilian Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-110

Table 69: Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for Closed
Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004, 2012, and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-111

6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA III-112
Market Analysis III-112
Table 70: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop
and Open Loop Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with
Annual Load in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-112

Table 71: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Prepaid
Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-113

Table 72: Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for
Prepaid Cards by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Load for Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years
2004, 2012, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-114

7. REST OF WORLD III-115
A.Market Analysis III-115
Product Launches III-115
Strategic Corporate Developments III-116
B.Market Analytics III-119
Table 73: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepaid Cards by Segment - Closed Loop and Open
Loop Prepaid Cards Independently Analyzed with Annual Load
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-119

Table 74: Rest of World Historic Review for Prepaid Cards by
Segment - Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards
Independently Analyzed with Annual Load in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-120

Table 75: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Prepaid
Cards by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Load for
Closed Loop and Open Loop Prepaid Cards for Years 2004,
2012, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-121


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 172 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 176)

The United States (98)
Canada (5)
Europe (25)
- France (1)
- Germany (1)
- The United Kingdom (16)
- Rest of Europe (7)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (33)
Latin America (2)
Middle East (13)

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