The Ecofin Global Digital Payments Infrastructure Index℠ represents the existing global electronic transactions landscape.

Index Stats as of 6/21/2022:

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Solactive AG



Number of Constituents


Market Capitalization

$1,297 billion

Average Constituent Size

$25,438 million

Median Constituent Size

$2,893 million


The electronic payment is the preferred payment for billions across the globe. An electronic payment is a way of paying for goods or services electronically instead of using cash or check, and would include forms of payment such as credit cards, electronic wallets, and mobile payments. Electronic transaction systems offer fast and secure methods of paying for goods and services for both consumers and businesses. As preferences continue to move further away from cash payments and towards electronic payments, the infrastructure and services required to support electronic payments increasingly become more critical to the modern global economy. Additionally, transactions keep growing with population, economic growth, and the development of emerging markets.

The Ecofin Global Digital Payments Infrastructure IndexSM represents the existing global electronic transactions landscape. It is a proprietary, rules-based, modified market capitalization-weighted, float-adjusted index comprised of companies that are materially engaged in electronic transactions, including merchant processing and settlement, real time record keeping, settlement networks, and Fintech products/ services that facilitate the ease, efficiency, and speed of electronic transactions. This includes companies whose primary business is comprised of one or a combination of the following categories: credit card networks, electronic transaction processing and associated products/services, credit card issuers, electronic transaction processing software (payments Fintech) or online financial services market places. 

Methodology highlights

  • Transactions requirement: Requires 50% of gross revenues, operating income, EBITDA or assets be derived from the electronic transactions
  • Investibility: Scaled liquidity requirement facilitates an index that is investible in practice
  • Research based: Inclusion criteria based on our fundamental research
  • No individual securities may be more than a 4.5% weight of the total index market cap as of the reference date

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Index Performance (as of 6/30/2022) 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Total Return -45.21% -4.41% 7.56%
Price Return -45.55% -4.97% 6.90%

Total Return History

(as of 9/30/2022)

Price Return History

(as of 9/30/2022)


Sector Allocations

As of latest rebalance date (6/21/2022)

Top 10 Constituents

As of most recent rebalance date (6/21/2022)
Constituent Name Index Weight
Jack Henry & Associates Inc
Fiserv Inc
Visa Inc
Fidelity National Information Services Inc
American Express Co
Constituent Name Index Weight
Global Payments Inc
FleetCor Technologies Inc
Mastercard Inc
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PayPal Holdings Inc

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