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Management Consulting

Your Strategy. Now.

Your company is unique and we get that. TSG can narrow in on your payments needs while remaining nimble and focused on the optimal solution for you to reach your goals.

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Client Success

We strive to provide the tools to grow revenue.

  • Strategic Decision: Using data and expertise, TSG created a go-to-market plan for a non-U.S. PSP to enter the U.S. market
  • Increase Revenue: TSG helped a global software provider monetize payments to create over $10M/year in new revenue
  • Decrease Expense: TSG saved a regional bank acquirer over $44M in economies for a new five-year term
  • Create Better Policies: TSG helped a large payments company mitigate risk by creating a best-in-class policies and procedures program, decreasing exposure by millions of dollars.

Strategic Solutions

TSG’s comprehensive suite of solutions are backed by a unique approach of combining payments industry expertise and deep analytics to take clients from start to finish and beyond.


With a focus on the global Payments industry, TSG guides more than 40 of the top 50 merchant acquirers, including 9 of the top 10. We have worked with the top 6 global card networks, countless financial institutions, dozens of leading private equity and investment banks, and a growing segment of software players.

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TSG regularly helps clients on their global initiatives and has worked with clients across six continents. From creating new technology platforms and increasing acceptance, to new market penetration strategies, we understand what it takes to grow.

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Risk Management and Compliance

TSG has extensive capabilities to help clients manage merchant portfolio risk and to mitigate potential card network compliance issues. We are one of only a few approved vendors that can complete Global Acquirer Risk Standards (GARS) and Prepaid Issuer Risk Program (PIRP) reviews.

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Payments Monetization

Contrary to what many payment experts will say, there are a variety of ways to monetize payments with differing models, each with its own set of rules/regulations, risks, and rewards. Getting into payment processing and monetizing payment volumes is not a simple task; however, it is potentially very profitable.

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B2B Payments

Understanding how to optimize commercial card payments is key to capturing the B2B payments market. The ability to reduce B2B suppliers’ collection efforts and costs associated with card payments will make you and the services you offer invaluable.

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Contract Renegotiation/RFP Process

Long before a contract expires is the right time to “shop the market”. Going out for a competitive bid through a Request for Proposal (RFP) or Request for Information (RFI) is the ideal process to bring the best economic results and preferred partner.

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POS Hardware/Software Integration

TSG can complete a review and assessment of all types of payments platforms and product offerings, from features and functionality to scalability, ensuring you can match market demands.

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Learn what makes TSG unique in its approach.

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At Bank of America, we used TSG consulting services to advise us as we launched a brand-new platform and needed help to determine the correct answer for a bank of our size from a distribution and technology perspective.

Guy Harris Former Head of Merchant Services at Bank of America

TSG’s global merchant acquiring expertise has proven to be invaluable for Mastercard. Their modern approach to consulting, research, and data analysis has helped identify market opportunities for increasing card acceptance worldwide.

Marie Aloisi SVP, Commercial Payments, Mastercard

TSG provided the insight and capabilities to drive higher profitability from our commercial card program. Their management of the request for proposal process and analysis of the proposals allowed us to find the best provider.

Kevin Hadlock former CFO, Conservice

Esquire Bank has a long-standing relationship with TSG regarding strategy and operations, including program risks and benefits. With their help, Esquire has grown the bank sponsor business to support ISOs and has become a strong advocate for the card networks on behalf of ISOs.

Ann Marie Tarantino SVP & CCO, Esquire Bank

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