GCI Analytics

Global Payments Map

Market intelligence solution providing global data & insights to identify opportunities and define strategic priorities in payments

Payment service providers, banks and payments sector investors frequently need to make decisions about their aspirations, business initiatives, and investments. However, without a comprehensive and reliable market view, teams often struggle to include quantified industry trends in their considerations.
McKinsey Global Payments Map provides market-sizing data and flexible analytical tools to build comprehensive quantitative understanding of global and local payments trends.

Discover how Global Payments Map can help you

Off-the-shelf payments data

Flexible data access without restrictions on number of internal users

Access to updates released during the subscription period

Tailored market-sizing

Deep dives on payments products, market segments and use cases

Customized analyses to support specific needs of your organization

Specialist support

Access to the team of payment specialists to help with questions and clarifications

Workshops on payments market trends

Our data

>25 products by segment & counterparty

Domestic & cross-border payments across customer segments (e.g., Retail, Corporate) & transaction counterparties (e.g., C2C, C2B, B2B, B2C)

>15 operational & revenue metrics

Payment flow values & volumes, number of payment products, product balances, revenues by type (e.g., transaction fees, maintenance fees, net interest income)

Long time series

15 years+ of historical data
5-year forecast capturing in-year reporting, driven by macro & behavioral factors, validated by payments experts

International coverage

45+ countries, cross-border payment corridors

By the numbers

1 mn+

data points


data sources


product experts

How do we help

Identifying growth opportunities
Formulating and prioritizing strategic initiatives
Diagnosing payments market dynamics
Understanding market inflection points
Educating stakeholders on payments trends and economics
Budgeting and financial planning
Conducting due diligence studies
Making investment decisions
Evaluating business performance

Who do we help

Payments industry players

Payment fintechs
Payment schemes
Merchant acquirers
Cross-border payment & FX specialists
Digital wallet providers
Financial technology players

Retail payment units
Transaction banking units

Private Equity firms
Venture Capital firms

Individuals in your organization

Product teams
Strategy teams
M&A teams
Finance teams
Investment committees
Founders & Senior Executives

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