Joint Ventures


Central Payment Co.

Central Payment provides transaction processing services and social marketing software to small, medium and large businesses across the United States through an Independent Sales Agent (ISA) model. The company focuses on merchants in the restaurant, personal services and retail sectors. TSYS® owns 60 percent of the joint venture, which operates as a TSYS affiliate.


CUP Data

CUP Data is China's largest third-party processor of electronic payments, providing transaction processing, disaster recovery and other services for issuing banks in China. TSYS owns a 44.5 percent equity stake in CUP Data, a subsidiary of China UnionPay (CUP). CUP is the only payments network sanctioned by the People's Bank of China, China's central bank, and it has become one of the world's largest and fastest-growing payments networks.


Total System Services de México, S.A. de C.V.® 

TSYS has a 49 percent equity investment in TSYS de México®, a joint venture with a number of Mexican banks. The operation prints statements and provides card-issuing support services to clients of the ownership group and others.