We conduct in depth analyses to assess business product and market opportunities of payment products and services.

Areas of Focus

  • Development and quantification of market/business opportunity -- domestic and international

  • Assessment of evolving trends in payments value chain

  • Identification of key revenue and expense drivers


Engagement Examples

CLIENT

Top five U.S. card issuer

PROJECT OBJECTIVE

Improve efficiency and effectiveness of collections and customer service functions

GVGROUP ACTIONS

  • Evaluated:

    • Credit policy management

    • Business processes

    • Offer management

    • Issuer support services in collections

  • Recommended near- and long-term tactics

RESULTS

  • $80 million improvement resulting from implementation of GVGroup recommendations

 

CLIENT

Prepaid Card Program Manager

PROJECT OBJECTIVE

Assess the market for issuing a prepaid card directed to foreign college students with cross border funding capabilities

GVGROUP ACTIONS

  • Evaluated the competitive environment and usage characteristics for target market

  • Build business and financial plan to execute the program with bank sponsor

RESULTS

  • Client is currently implementing the program

 

CLIENT

Large payment network

PROJECT OBJECTIVE

Assess the demand for enhanced cross border payment product for importers and exporters to key countries

GVGROUP ACTIONS

  • Quantified the available market and volumes for target foreign trading companies

  • Assessed the competitive cost and infrastructure required to support new cross border payment type

RESULTS

  • Business plan is currently being evaluated by client for  pilot implementation between two largest trading partner countries