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|Founded||1971Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., in|
|Headquarters||Atlanta, GA, U.S.|
|Revenue||US$ 12.05 billion (2017)|
|US$ 1.71 billion (2017)|
|US$ 1.47 billion (2017)|
|Total assets||US$ 48.27 billion (2017)|
|Total equity||US$ 6.01 billion (2017)|
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First Data Corporation is a financial services company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The company's STAR Network provided nationwide domestic debit acceptance at more than 2 million retail POS, ATM, and Online outlets for nearly a third of all U.S. debit cards.
First Data has six million merchants, the largest in the payments industry. The company handles 45% of all US credit and debit transactions, including handling prepaid gift card processing for many US brands such as Starbucks. It processes around 2,800 transactions per second and $2.2 trillion in card transactions annually, with an 80% market share in gas and groceries in 2014. First Data's SpendTrend Report is a key shopping metric for national news networks such as WSJ, USA Today, ESPN, The New York Times, Vox Media, and Bloomberg.