Visa Inc. Declares Dividend and Announces Record Date for 2010 Annual Meeting Date

July 27, 2009 at 8:07 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced that its Board of Directors had declared a quarterly dividend in the aggregate amount of $0.105 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 1, 2009, to all holders of record of the Company's class A, class B and class C common stock as of August 14, 2009.

Additionally, the Company announced that its 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") will be held on January 20, 2010, with a record date of November 27, 2009. The Company's stockholders as of the record date will be provided notice of Internet availability of proxy materials and are entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities.

About Visa: Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network providing processing services and payment product platforms. This includes consumer credit, debit, prepaid and commercial payments, which are offered under the Visa, Visa Electron, Interlink and PLUS brands. Visa enjoys unsurpassed acceptance around the world and Visa/PLUS is one of the world's largest global ATM networks, offering cash access in local currency in more than 170 countries. For more information, visit

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Victoria Hyde-Dunn, Investor Relations
Visa Inc.
Tel: +1 415 932 2213
Paul Cohen, Media Relations
Visa Inc.
Tel: +1 415 932 2166


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