who owns discover

The Discover Card is was owned by Morgan Stanley; it is now an independent financial company.

Who owns Discover Financial Services?

Morgan Stanley

1997–2007

Where is Discover card located?

Chicago

Is Discover card a Visa or Mastercard?

Discover is both a credit card issuer and a card network. Visa and Mastercard are networks only. Visa and Mastercard are accepted in more than 200 countries and territories, compared to 185 for Discover.

Is discover owned by Visa?

Discover is the fourth largest credit card brand in the U.S., behind Visa, MasterCard and American Express, with nearly 44 million cardholders.

Discover Card.

TypeSubsidiary
OwnerDiscover Financial
ParentDean Witter Reynolds (1985–1997) Morgan Stanley (1997–2007) Discover Financial (2007–present)
DivisionsDiscover Bank