Banking & Payments

Decode the Future of the Banking & Payments Industry

We have decades of experience helping leading global banks, payment service providers and wealth managers to make faster, more informed decisions.
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“GlobalData’s reports on retail banking are useful to help us understand more about the mortgage and savings markets and their segments. It also gives our business insight into evolving technological and consumer trends, which is key to helping us develop our strategy.”

Strategy Manager, Leeds Building Society

“GlobalData, with its intensive and increasing coverage of Banking & Payments in many major and mid-sized geographic markets, has been more often used as a source of reliable information for us.”

Global Research Team Lead, Capco

“Over the last four years, GlobalData has supported us with a comprehensive view of the digital banking, lending and payments industries. It provides us with a clear picture of the competitive landscape, insight on key players and detail on recent events, material we value across the business.”

Payments and Transactions Financial Manager, 4 Finance

How We Help

Using the collective power of trusted data, expert knowledge and advanced technology, we provide the intelligence you need to decode the future in uncertain times.

Our solutions are designed to help you with key strategic activities.

  • Market Intelligence
  • Innovation & New Product Development
  • Strategic Planning and M&A
  • Marketing & Product Management
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What We Do

We cover the entire spectrum of the Banking and Payments value chain; from merchants to banks to wealth managers, we uncover consumer expectations, competitor developments and market trends across the globe.

With in-depth analysis, exclusive news, and highly detailed databases at your fingertips, we give you complete 360° insight into the Banking and Payments Industry.

Market Data & Insights

  • Global retail banking database, sizing the opportunity of deposits, mortgages, loans, and credit cards
  • Proprietary wealth distribution covering 13 asset bands across HNW, mass affluent, and mass market segments
  • Global payments database with 2 million data points including volume and value of transactions by payment instrument
  • Historical data and 5-year forecasts underpinned by robust forecasting methodology leveraging Bayesian techniques
  • Covering 81 markets, we deliver this via an interactive interface allowing easy cross-country and regional comparability and excel downloads
  • In-depth market and global trends reports produced by analysts with unique industry knowledge


  • A single, integrated thematic research platform that provides an easy-to-use framework for tracking all themes across all companies in all sectors
  • A theme map which monitors the disruptive impact of the top 30 to 40 themes in the sector
  • A tool to help senior executives protect their blindside, predict their industry’s future and benchmark their competitors against disruptive threats

Competitor Intelligence

  • Market share and competitor business volume data for 31 key markets
  • Company reports on the most successful and innovative companies in the industry
  • Tracking more than 8,000 companies globally providing news, innovation and deal tracking, and financial data
  • Expert-curated assessments on 1,300 companies, covering Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats

Expert Panels & Consumer Surveys

  • Proprietary B2B surveys used to collect unique merchant acquiring and card profitability data
  • Annual B2B studies of 300+ HNW-focused wealth managers and 400+ independent financial advisors
  • Primary research, with detailed analysis of more than 40,000 SME and consumer survey responses every year
  • Unique information on consumer payments behavior and attitudes collected through proprietary consumer surveys
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  • Profiling over 4,500 FinTech solutions globally
  • Tracking and tracing Venture Capital and Private Equity investments into the industry
  • Analysis of incumbents’ innovation ecosystems and key FinTechs

Macroeconomic Indicators


  • Macroeconomic data for more than 200 countries, covering over 900 economic, demographic, and employment indicators
  • Detailed analysis on 60 countries, covering political, economic, sociological, technological, legal, and environmental factors (PESTLE analysis)


  • Macroeconomic data for more than 2,000 cities, covering over 300 economic, demographic, and employment indicators

Global Risk Report

  • Global Risk Report covering key global and regional risks; also highlights major country-level risks, based on our our proprietary risk index for 136 countries

Real-time Intelligence


  • 23,000 news alerts every year provide an up-to-date view of the latest competitor landscape
  • Real-time sentiment analysis of the Top-100 global “Influencers” in the Banking and Payments Industry


  • Database of more than 30,000 M&A and financial transactions for a comprehensive view of investments opportunities
  • Real-time monitoring of M&A and financial transactions, with over 6,500 new deals identified and profiled each year
  • Series of ‘Smart Money’ quarterly reports and monthly round-ups highlighting latest trends and key deals

Analyst Engagement

  • Unlimited “Ask an Analyst” functionality with 24-48 hour response time to accelerate decision making
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Our Solutions

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We produce hundreds of quantitative and qualitative reports annually. Ranging from strategic reports, industry forecast reports, sector reports, panel reports, insight reports, trend trackers, and country profiles.

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Our consulting services provide you with contextualized, real time market insights. Our consultants are highly experienced in helping clients identify new opportunities, minimize risk, gain competitive advantage and improve profitability.

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