The Mastercard Network
Mastercard, previously known as “Interbank” from the period of 1966 – 1969 and “Master Charge” from 1969-1979, was created by an alliance of multiple regional bankcard associations in response to the BankAmericard issuance by Bank of America, that later became the VISA credit card as issued by Visa Inc.
“Mastercard Incorporated” is an American multinational financial services corp headquartered in the Mastercard International Global Headquarters located in Purchase, New York, USA. Founded in 1966 as as Interbank Card Association and as Mastercard in 1979.
- FIGI BBG000BCR153
- Share Class FIGI BBG001S5P034
- Composite FIGI BBG000BCQZS4
- FIGI ID EQ0010006100001000
- AKA Interbank Card Association
- Market Cap $247.1B
- Founded 1966
- Employees 15,000+/-
- Sales $15B
- Headquarters Foster City, California
- Stock Symbol NYSE:MA/li>