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12/23/13Visa Reminds Consumers of Important Security Tips and Fraud Protections
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visa Inc., a leading global electronic payments company, reminds consumers of important fraud protections for credit and debit cards and offers tips to protect cardholders after a data compromise. All U.S. consumer Visa credit and debit accounts are protected by Visa's zero liability policy. That means account holders won't have to pay for fraudulent purchases.  Consumers should continue to feel confident using Visa whether shoppi... 
12/19/13Visa Inc. Names Ellen Richey Chief Legal Officer
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced the appointment of Ellen Richey as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer.  Ms. Richey, who currently serves as Visa's Chief Risk Officer, will take responsibility of the Legal function as well as maintain oversight of Visa's compliance and audit teams.  Ms. Richey will continue to report directly to Charlie Scharf, CEO of Visa Inc. "From the start of the search, we wanted to find a candidate who ... 
11/25/13Visa Inc. announces nomination of Alfred F. Kelly, Jr. and Maynard G. Webb, Jr. for election to the Board of Directors; Gary P. Coughlan announces decision not to stand for re-election in January
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc.'s (NYSE: V) Board of Directors announced that on November 21, 2013, it nominated Alfred F. Kelly, Jr. and Maynard G. Webb, Jr. for election as independent Board Members of Visa Inc.  The election to the Board of Directors will be held at the Company's 2014 annual stockholder meeting on January 29, 2014.  Maynard G. Webb, Jr. is the founder of Webb Investment Network and a co-founder of Everwise Corporation, a provider of workplace ... 
11/18/13Rajat Taneja Joins Visa Inc. as Executive Vice President of Technology
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced the appointment of Rajat Taneja as Executive Vice President of Technology. In this role, Mr. Taneja will be responsible for Visa's global technology function including development and delivery of innovative products, engineering and technology operations across the company, as well as ongoing research and development.  Mr. Taneja will report directly to Charlie Scharf, CEO of Visa Inc. "Rajat brings over 20... 
11/12/13Visa Inc. Announces Participation at the UBS Global Technology Conference
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced that Bill Gajda, Global Head of Strategic Partnerships, will deliver a keynote presentation at the UBS Global Technology Conference in Sausalito, CA on November 19, 2013. The discussion will begin at 10:45 a.m. Eastern Time and last for approximately 35 minutes. A listen-only audio webcast and replay will be accessible for 30 days on the Investor Relations web site at http://investor.visa.com. About Vis... 
10/30/13Visa Inc. Reports Strong Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2013 Earnings Results and Authorizes New $5.0 Billion Share Repurchase Program
-- Quarterly net income of $1.2 billion or $1.85 per diluted class A common share, an increase of 15% and 20%, respectively -- Full-year 2013 net income of $5.0 billion or $7.59 per diluted class A common share, an increase of 18% and 23%, respectively -- The Company authorizes a new $5.0 billion repurchase, in addition to the previously announced 21% quarterly dividend increase FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced financial results fo... 
10/30/13Grupo Bimbo, Blue Label Telecoms and Visa, Join Forces to Expand Electronic Payments in Mexico
Foster City and Mexico City, October 30, 2013 – Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced it has signed an agreement with Blue Label Mexico, a joint venture between Grupo Bimbo S.A.B de C.V. ("Grupo Bimbo") (BMV: BIMBO), one of the largest baking companies in the world, and Blue Label Telecoms Limited ("Blue Label") (JSE:BLU), a leading provider of prepaid airtime. Through this agreement, more retail locations across Mexico will be able to accept debit and credit card payments. There are more than 70... 
10/23/13Visa Inc. Announces Record Date for the 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and Declares Quarterly Dividend, Increases Dividend Rate by 21%
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that on October 22, 2013, its board of directors approved the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") to be held on January 29, 2014. The Company's class A common stockholders at the close of business on December 3, 2013, the record date, will be entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. In addition, the Company announced that on October 23, 2013, its board of directors had declare... 
10/02/13Visa Calls for a New Approach to Innovation - Breaking the Barrier Between Security and Innovation
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) Chief Enterprise Risk Officer, Ellen Richey, kicked off the fifth Visa Global Security Summit by asking participants to fundamentally rethink the way they innovate and approach cyber and payment security. Richey noted that while progress has been made, security can no longer be an add-on or afterthought, particularly given the growing importance of cyber security. Instead, she challenged the audience of business leaders, policym... 
10/02/13Visa Announces Improved Payment Card Fraud Detection
Enhanced Authorization Technology Improves Security for Consumers While Reducing Fraud for Retailers and Financial Institutions WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Global Security Summit -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced a series of enhancements to Visa's Advanced Authorization (VAA) technology that significantly improve the ability of its global processing network to detect potential electronic payments fraud. Financial institutions can use the information to more reliably... 
10/01/13MasterCard, Visa and American Express Propose New Global Standard to Make Online and Mobile Shopping Simpler and Safer
Invite Industry to Collaborate and Eliminate Need for Account Number at Online Checkout and Ensure Consistent Purchasing Experience Regardless of Device or Technology PURCHASE, N.Y. & FOSTER CITY, Calif. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--October 01, 2013-- Visa (NYSE:V), MasterCard (NYSE:MA) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today introduced a proposed framework for a new global standard to enhance the security of digital payments and simplify the purchasing experience when shopping on a mobi... 
09/30/13Visa Inc. To Announce Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2013 Financial Results on October 30, 2013
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) will report its fiscal fourth quarter and full-year 2013 financial results on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. The results, along with accompanying financial information, will be released after market close and posted on the Visa Investor Relations website. Visa's executive management team will then host a live audio webcast beginning at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the financial results and busi... 
08/13/13Annual Visa Global Travel Study: Americans Plan to Spend 40 Percent More on Next International Trip
Tweet This: American travelers open wallets with plan to spend 40% more on next international trip #VisaKnowsTravel FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 13, 2013-- According to the Global Travel Intentions Study 2013 by Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), U.S. travelers crave culture, are tech savvy and plan to significantly increase their travel budget on their next international trip. Findings revealed that travelers plan to spend 40 percent more on their n... 
08/06/13Orange Botswana and Visa to enable Orange Money customers to make Visa ATM withdrawals and payments in store and online
Gaborone, 6 August 2013 – Orange Botswana and Visa, a global payments technology company, today announced that Orange Money subscribers in Botswana now have access to Visa payment functionality when using their Orange Money accounts. The enhanced service allows Orange Money subscribers to access their funds 24 hours a day by withdrawing money at ATMs and making point-of-sale (POS) or online purchases wherever Visa is accepted. The current Orange Money service allows custo... 
07/30/13Visa and MasterCard Support Common Solutions to Enable U.S. Chip Debit Routing
Industry-Wide Licensing of Respective Technologies Provides Clear Path for Chip Adoption FOSTER CITY, Calif. and PURCHASE, N.Y., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MasterCard (NYSE: MA) and Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) announced today an agreement to license their respective common U.S. debit solutions to each other to meet the industry need for a streamlined approach to route U.S. chip debit transactions over multiple, unaffiliated networks. Visa and MasterCard have made certain proprietary EMV chip... 
07/25/13Visa Inc. Statement Clarifying U.S. Department of Justice Announcement
Foster City – July 25, 2013 – Earlier this morning, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictment of a group of hackers that targeted dozens of companies, including an independent acquirer processor in Jordan that previously used the name Visa Jordan Card Services (VJCS). VJCS, now known as Emerging Markets Payments – Jordan, is an independent third-party processor and is a separate company from Visa Inc. About Visa Inc.: Visa is a global payments technology company that connects cons... 
07/24/13Visa Inc. Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2013 Net Income of $1.2 billion or $1.88 per diluted share and Authorizes New $1.5 Billion Share Repurchase Program
-- Broad-based net revenue growth of 17% -- Company repurchased 6 million shares during the quarter and authorized a new $1.5 billion share repurchase program FOSTER CITY, Calif., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced financial results for the Company's fiscal third quarter 2013 ended June 30, 2013. Net income for the quarter was $1.2 billion or $1.88 per share, an increase of 16% and 20%, respectively, over the prior year adjusted results. The prior year resu... 
07/22/13ICICI Bank and Movida partner on mobile payments service in India
India’s largest private sector bank joins Movida, a joint venture between Visa Inc. and Monitise, to launch new ways to help customers pay and buy via mobile phone Movida, the mobile payments joint venture between Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and Monitise (LSE: MONI.L), today announced a deal with ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank, to utilize Movida’s mobile payments service for the Bank’s customers. The service will enable ICICI Bank payment cardholders to pay bills, recharge prepaid air... 
07/18/13Visa and NetHope Announce Five Grants Supporting Innovations in Rural Health, Smallholder Farming and Emergency Relief Payments
Funds will help leading development organizations speed disbursements while driving financial inclusion and lasting social impact Tweet this: #InnovationGrants recipients announced by @VisaNews & @NetHope_org – 5 projects modernize development disbursements via #epayments FOSTER CITY, Calif. & WASHINGTON, D.C., July 18, 2013 — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the global payments technology company, and NetHope, a consortium of more than 40 humanitarian organizations, today announced the five recipi... 
07/16/13Visa Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
FOSTER CITY, Calif., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that its board of directors had declared a quarterly dividend in the aggregate amount of $0.33 per share of class A common stock (determined in the case of class B and class C common stock on an as-converted basis) payable on September 4, 2013, to all holders of record of the Company's class A, class B and class C common stock as of August 16, 2013. About Visa Visa is a global payments technology company ... 
06/27/13Visa Inc. To Announce Fiscal Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results on July 24, 2013
FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) will report its fiscal third quarter 2013 financial results on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. The results, along with accompanying financial information, will be released after market close and posted on the Visa Investor Relations website. Visa's executive management team will then host a live audio webcast beginning at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the financial results and business highlights. ... 
06/11/13Visa and Ethoca Collaborate to Help eCommerce Merchants Reduce Fraud
Visa Fraud Intelligence Enhances Issuer-to-Merchant Alerts Service, Available Through Ethoca and CyberSource FOSTER CITY, Calif. and TORONTO, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visa and Ethoca are working together on a service that will notify eCommerce merchants of fraudulent transactions, allowing them to quickly stop the fulfillment process. The service is intended to help merchants reduce fraud losses and associated chargeback costs. The Visa-enhanced service is currently availab... 
06/05/13Visa Teams with ICBA Bancard to Bring Real-Time Visa Offers Programs to Community Banks
Program for community banks will connect their customers with location-based merchant offers and discounts FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 5, 2013-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and ICBA Bancard® today announced an initiative to bring local, community-based offers programs to ICBA Bancard member institutions. The program will deploy Visa Offers capabilities to connect participating member institutions and their Visa account holders with uniq... 
06/05/13Visa Signs Agreements with Leading mPOS Providers; Drives Adoption of Mobile Commerce Globally
AnywhereCommerce, iZettle, Miura, SumUp and Swiff to participate in the Visa Ready Program for mobile point-of-sale technology FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 5, 2013-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that it has signed agreements with three leading mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) providers to enable merchants of all sizes to accept Visa payments using mobile technology. iZettle, SumUp and SCCP Group’s Swiff, will participate ... 
05/23/13Visa Inc. Names Ryan McInerney President
Appoints Elizabeth Buse Head of Global Solutions and Bill Sheedy Head of Strategy, M&A, Government Relations and Strategic Initiatives FOSTER CITY, Calif., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced the appointment of Ryan McInerney as President of Visa Inc. In this role, Mr. McInerney will be responsible for Visa's global client organization, product management as well as a new solutions group, which will focus on building and bringing to market new products and s... 
05/16/13Phishing Scams Continue To Plague Consumers
New Consumer Tips and Video Keep Consumers from Getting Hooked Today, Consumer Federation of America (CFA), with the support of Visa Inc., is releasing new consumer education materials about "phishing," a serious fraud problem. Phishing is when crooks, pretending to be from well-known companies, organizations, or government agencies, contact individuals and trick them into revealing their Social Security numbers, financial account information, passwords, or other personal information. That info... 
05/14/13Visa Inc. to Host Investor Day
FOSTER CITY, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced that it will host an Investor Day on Thursday, June 6, 2013 in San Francisco.  Visa Inc.'s management team will provide an overview of the company's global strategy, key business and product initiatives, and financial objectives. Speakers will include: Charlie Scharf, Chief Executive Officer Byron Pollitt, Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth Buse, Group President – APCEMEA Bill Sheedy, Group President ... 
05/13/13Visa Adds New Capabilities to its Innovative Offers Platform
Allows issuers and retailers of all sizes to deliver customized offers and a more seamless checkout experience. FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 13, 2013-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced a processing enhancement for Visa Offers, a solution that enables Visa issuers, acquirers and merchants of all sizes to deliver targeted rewards to Visa cardholders. The enhanced service has the potential to eliminate paper coupons, allowing consumers, who opt in, to earn points and discounts as ... 
05/02/13Visa Inc. Announces Participation at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
FOSTER CITY, Calif., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that Charlie Scharf, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 41st Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Boston on May 14, 2013. The discussion will begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time and last for approximately 35 minutes. A listen-only audio webcast and replay will be accessible for 30 days on the Investor Relations web site at http://investor.visa.com. About Visa Inc. V... 
05/01/13Visa Inc. Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2013 Net Income of $1.3 billion or $1.92 per diluted share
- Broad-based net revenue growth of 15% - Company repurchased 12 million shares during the quarter, leaving $1.0 billion in remaining authorization FOSTER CITY, Calif., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced financial results for the Company's fiscal second quarter 2013 ended March 31, 2013. Net income for the quarter was $1.3 billion or $1.92 per share, an increase of 17% and 20%, respectively, over the prior year adjusted results. The prior year... 
04/24/13Travel Budgets Set to Increase According to Visa Global Travel Intentions Study 2013
United States ranks as top destination for global travelers followed by the United Kingdom, France and China SINGAPORE, April 26, 2013 – Visa's latest Global Travel Intentions Study 2013 has revealed that global cross-border tourism is thriving and travelers intend to increase budgets for their next trip by an average of five percent – with some holidaymakers even suggesting that they would more than double what they spent on their previous trip. Visa's regular barometer of travel trends indic... 
04/24/13Visa Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
FOSTER CITY, Calif., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that its board of directors had declared a quarterly dividend in the aggregate amount of $0.33 per share of class A common stock (determined in the case of class B and class C common stock on an as-converted basis) payable on June 4, 2013, to all holders of record of the Company's class A, class B and class C common stock as of May 17, 2013. About Visa Visa is a global payments technology company that co... 
04/17/13U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Cordray Delivers Keynote at Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago / Visa Inc. Financial Literacy and Education Summit
Visa releases research at Summit showing Brazil has the most financially literate women, followed by Australia, Mexico and the United States CHICAGO, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard Cordray, the Director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, delivered the keynote address today at the annual Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago / Visa Financial Literacy and Education Summit, which brought together government leaders from around the world to focus on the unique pe... 
04/12/13CLEAR and Visa Offer Expedited Travel for Visa Signature Account Holders
Tweet This: .@CLEAR_me and @VisaSignature announce special pricing for account holders to speed through airport security lines FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 12, 2013-- Visa Signature account holders can now speed through airport security thanks to Visa’s (NYSE: V) new relationship with CLEAR, the leading biometric identity service used in airport security. Visa Signature account holders can enroll to receive discount... 
04/09/13ADP® Renews Agreement with Visa amid Rising Adoption of U.S. Prepaid Cards
Four Million Checks Lost Annually Cost Businesses $8 to $10 per Replaced Check1 FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 9, 2013-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and ADP today announced an agreement to offer employers the ALINE Pay by ADP® electronic payroll program. The ALINE Pay program includes the award-winning ALINE Card by ADP®, a Visa prepaid card that can be integrated into an organization's current payroll system as a standalone product or as part of the ALINE Pay solution. The agreement is a... 
04/01/13Visa Inc. To Announce Fiscal Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results on May 1, 2013
FOSTER CITY, Calif., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) will report its fiscal second quarter 2013 financial results on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The results, along with accompanying financial information, will be released after market close and posted on the Visa Investor Relations website. Visa's executive management team will then host a live audio webcast beginning at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the financial results and business highlights. ... 
03/20/13Overstock.com Joins Roster of 35 eCommerce Merchants that Accept V.me by Visa
Tweet this: Shopping for a table, t-shirt, or toothbrush and need to checkout fast? V.me and Overstock.com have you covered #eCommerce #shopping FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 20, 2013-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced that Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) is the latest top eCommerce merchant to accept V.me by Visa payments. The discount retailer added V.me as a streamlined checkout option, making it simple to enroll ... 
03/20/13Travel Spend Rises Six Percent over 2011 to $57 Billion According to Visa Insights
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 20, 2013-- According to the 2012 Travel Snapshots released today by Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), Visa account holders continued packing their bags as aggressively as they did in 2011. According to VisaVue® Travel data, spending by Visa account holders traveling to Brazil, Canada, Mexico and United States jumped six percent to $57 billion compared to 2011. VisaVue Travel Data Spending Highlights ... 
03/15/13President Bill Clinton Helps Launch Kiva City Little Rock to Bolster Small Business Growth
Kiva, Visa Inc. and Accion Texas Inc. Team Up to Provide Access to Small Dollar Loans through Proven Crowdfunding Platform Little Rock, Ark. – March 15, 2013 – President Bill Clinton today helped announce the launch of Kiva City Little Rock, an initiative that expands the availability of microloans for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in the Little Rock area. The program reaches underserved borrowers by crowdfundin... 
03/06/13Visa Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies
Recognized by Ethisphere Institute for leadership in promoting ethical business standards FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2013-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the global payments technology company, today was recognized for leadership in business ethics when it was placed on the 2013 list of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think tank. Visa joins a group of global brands who are dedicated to doing business with world-class ethical practice... 
02/28/13Visa Inc. to Present at the Credit Suisse Annual Global Services Conference and the Barclays Emerging Payments Forum
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced its participation in the following investor conferences in the month of March: On Wednesday, March 13, Byron Pollitt, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse Annual Global Services Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. The discussion will begin at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time and last for approximately 30 minutes. On Wednesday, March 20, Charlie Scharf, Chief Executive Officer, will present the... 
02/26/13Visa Inc. and JPMorgan Chase Sign Letter of Intent for New and Expanded Partnership Agreement
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2013-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) announced that the companies have agreed to a letter of intent for a new and expanded 10-year renewable partnership agreement. The partnership is designed to accelerate the growth of electronic payments, deliver added value to merchants and provide a better experience for cardholders. Under terms of the planned deal, JPMorgan Cha... 
02/26/13New Report Finds Women Are An Underserved Market For Mobile Financial Services
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A study released today by the GSMA mWomen Programme and Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) entitled, Unlocking the Potential: Women and Mobile Financial Services in Emerging Markets, shows that women in developing countries represent a significant underserved market and commercial opportunity for mobile financial service providers. The study, focused on women in Indonesia, Kenya, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea and Tanzania, was undertaken to gain additional insight i... 
02/25/13Visa and Samsung Sign Global Alliance Agreement to Accelerate Mobile (NFC) Payments
Financial institutions will be offered a secure service to download payment account information to Samsung’s mobile devices. FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2013-- Visa and Samsung today announced a global alliance that combines Visa’s expertise in payments with Samsung’s leadership in mobile device technology – an alliance that has the potential to significantly accelerate the availability of mobile payments globally. ... 
02/25/13Visa Signs Agreement with ROAM to Increase Availability of Mobile Acceptance Solutions Worldwide
ROAM is the first global mCommerce provider to participate in the Visa Ready Partner Program for mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solutions FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2013-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that it has signed an agreement with leading mobile commerce provider ROAM, an Ingenico company, to enable merchants of all sizes to accept electronic payments using mobile technology. The companies aim to displace cash pa... 
02/22/13Visa Introduces Visa Ready Partner Program
Accelerates the deployment of innovative payment solutions globally Enables financial institutions and merchants to take advantage of new payment technologies, such as mobile NFC payments, mobile point-of-sale acceptance solutions Visa Ready symbol will identify new payment devices and solutions approved by Visa FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 22, 2013-- Visa today launched a new partner program designed to accelerate the introduction of innovative payment solutions globally a... 
02/20/13Visa Showcases Mobile Payments at Mobile World Congress 2013
FOSTER CITY, Calif. & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2013-- Visa, in collaboration with mobile operators, financial institutions, device manufacturers and technology providers, is making mobile money a reality for consumers around the world, transforming the way people shop, pay and get paid. At Mobile World Congress 2013, to be held February 25-28 in Barcelona, Spain, the company will unveil the latest mobile payments and services at its exhibition stand in hall 6, stand 6E40. In addition,... 
02/13/13Visa Launches Mobile Managed Service
New global service significantly reduces the complexity and cost to offer mobile financial services to unbanked consumers. Aircel and ICICI Bank in India among the first clients to offer a mobile money program hosted and managed by Visa. FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2013-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced the launch of a new plug-and-play mobile money platform that will make it easy and cost-efficient for financial institutions and mobile operators to offer mobile financial... 
02/07/13Electronic Payments Stimulate Economic Growth According to New Study
Study Concludes that Debit and Credit Card Usage Boosted Global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by $983 Billion between 2008 and 2012; Equivalent to Creating 1.9 Million Jobs. SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The growth in the use of electronic payment products, such as credit and debit cards, added $983 billion to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the 56 countries examined between 2008 and 2012, according to a study conducted for Visa by Moody's Analytics, a leading independent provider of econo... 
02/06/13Visa Inc. Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2013 Net Income of $1.3 billion or $1.93 per diluted share and Authorizes New $1.75 Billion Share Repurchase Program
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Broad-based net revenue growth of 12% Earnings per share of $1.93 includes a catch-up tax benefit effect of approximately $0.11 per share New share repurchase authorization on top of remainder at December 31, 2012 brings outstanding authorization to about $2.9 billion Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced financial results for the Company's fiscal first quarter 2013 ended December 31, 2012. Net income for the quarter was $1.3 bill... 
02/04/13Visa Expands U.S. Roadmap for EMV Chip Adoption to Include ATM and a Common Debit Solution
Visa to Make Technology Available to Debit Issuers and Networks to Facilitate Issuer Flexibility and Merchant Routing Choice FOSTER CITY, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced its support for a common U.S. debit solution and an expansion of Visa's previously announced roadmap for EMV (Europay MasterCard Visa) chip card adoption in the United States to include a migration path for ATM transactions. To help facilitate chip adoption and issuer compliance... 
01/30/13Visa Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that its board of directors had declared a quarterly dividend in the aggregate amount of $0.33 per share of class A common stock (determined in the case of class B and class C common stock on an as-converted basis) payable on March 5, 2013, to all holders of record of the Company's class A, class B and class C common stock as of February 15, 2013. About Visa Visa is a global payments technology compan... 
01/29/13Visa Board Elects Robert Matschullat as Independent Chair
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 29, 2013-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced that the company’s Board of Directors has elected Robert W. Matschullat as Visa’s non-executive, independent chair. The appointment is effective April 1, following the retirement of executive chair Joseph W. Saunders, as planned. At the same time, John Swainson’s term as Lead Director will end, and he will return to his position as a member of the company’s Board. ... 
01/28/13The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion, Citi, and Visa Inc. Launch Financial Inclusion 2020 to Accelerate Universal Financial Access
Initiative will develop and advance a roadmap for full financial inclusion through unprecedented global collaboration of leading companies, NGOs, policymakers, and regulators Washington, DC (January 28, 2013) – The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion, together with Citi (NYSE: C) and Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), today announced the launch of the Financial Inclusion 2020 campaign (FI2020). FI2020 is focused on the acceleration of financial inclusion by uniting the private sector, governments, NGOs,... 
01/23/13Visa Inc. Announces Participation in KBW, Pacific Crest and Goldman Sachs Conferences
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced its participation in the following investor conferences in the month of February: On Monday, February 11, Jim McCarthy, Global Head of Product, will present at the KBW Cards, Payments & Financial Technology Symposium in New York.  The discussion will begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time and last for approximately 45 minutes. A listen-only audio webcast and replay will be accessible for 30 days on the I... 
01/08/13Visa Inc. Appoints Michael Ross as Global Head of Human Resources
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2013-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced the appointment of Michael Ross as the Global Head of Human Resources. In this role, Mr. Ross will be responsible for all human resources functions in the organization, including talent management, staffing, compensation and employee relations, as well as developing effective retention, diversity and performance management strategies. Mr. Ross will report to Char... 
01/08/13Visa Inc. To Announce Fiscal First Quarter 2013 Financial Results on February 6, 2013
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) will report its fiscal first quarter 2013 financial results on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. The results, along with accompanying financial information, will be released after market close and posted on the Visa Investor Relations website. Visa's executive management team will then host a live audio webcast beginning at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the financial results and business highlight...