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Project Overview

PSE Consulting is one of Europe’s leading payments consulting firms.

Established in London in 1991, PSE provides highly regarded expert advice across the payments industry to schemes, processors, transaction gateways, issuers, acquirers, private equity and merchants. Over the past 26 years, PSE has successfully delivered over 830 projects across 40 countries for over 175 clients.

When PSE Consulting is looking for support for Asia-Pacific projects it continually turns to Payments Consulting Network to assist.

Project Background

PSE Consulting always focusses on clients’ customers’ needs, their buying journeys and requirements through our approaches and methodologies.

Like Payments Consulting Network (PCN), PSE also provides completely independent advice to clients. PSE has a thorough understanding of the European, Russian, African and Middle Eastern payments markets and is a member of the European Payments Consulting Association (EPCA) which provides additional in-country expertise.

To compliment PSE’s extensive global reach it has partnered with PCN on a number of key projects to bridge the Asia-Pacific gap.

Project Outcomes

India Acquirer and Payment Gateway research

  • The aim was to understand:
    • key product development;
    • commercialisation decisions; and
    • implementation processes.
  • Completed interviews with acquirers and PSPs in India.

Australia, India, Malaysia and Singapore - Multi Country ePOS Research

  • Carried out a global survey of the ePOS(integrated point of sale terminal) market.
  • PCN managed the Asia-Pacific component of the global project.
  • The focus was to assess the ePOS market landscape to identify trends and key players.
  • The project aimed to develop an objective review of the client’s current proposition amongst the ePOS market landscape.
  • The assessment resulted in actionable recommendations.

Australia Prepaid Market Assessment - Analysis into the Co-Branded Market Globally

  • Focus on top 30 merchant brands in each market in the travel and entertainment (T&E) and retail verticals (supermarkets, department stores, retail brands, subscription, digital brands, hotels, airlines).
  • Identification of potential partner issuers.
  • The assessment resulted in the UK client entering the Australian market.
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