2000 PURCHASE STREET
St. Louis, Missouri United States 10577
Also Known As:
Mastercard, Mastercard International
MasterCard Worldwide is an American financial services company that operates on a global scale. MasterCard Inc. is headquartered in Purchase, New York and earns a profit by processing payments between banks and consumers. When people make purchases with MasterCard credit and debit cards, MasterCard Worldwide manages the transactions. The company was originally developed to compete with the Bank of America and its BankAmericard, which is now known as the Visa credit card.