Based in Makati, Philippines, Metrobank Card Corporation is a finance company and general insurance agency. Known today as MCC, but it was established in 1985 as Unibancard Corporation. It started with a product called Unicard, a single currency credit card accepted in key establishments in the Philippines. Over the years, Unicard evolved from a locally-accepted card to an internationally recognized credit card when it began working with MasterCard and Visa in the 1990s.
In 2003, Australia New Zealand Bank (ANZ) entered into a joint venture with Metropolitan Bank and Trust Corporation (MBTC) for the cards operation business of MCC.
Considered one of the Philippines’ leading payment solutions provider, Metrobank Card provides fast, reliable, and secure payment facilities and boasts a portfolio of payment solutions, including point-of-sale terminals, a loyalty program, and an online payment gateway. With a nationwide reach and cutting-edge infrastructure and technology, it has positioned itself to assist in helping merchants’ businesses grow and thrive.
In 2014, Metrobank Card signed an agreement to license Columbus, GA-based TSYS’ PRIME payment transaction processing platform. The platform manages its multi-payment card issuing and merchant acquiring together with online authorization and switching on a single platform. Value-added services for installments, credit, loyalty, collections, dispute and chargeback management, and acquirer fraud monitoring also are part of the integrated payment solution. Additionally, TSYS Merchant Solutions is an independent sale organization of Wells Fargo Bank, Synovus Bank, First National Bank of Omaha, and Deutsche Bank for Visa and MasterCard transactions only.