In Every Corner of the World
Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, banks and governments in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Visa Inc.’s headquarters are in the San Francisco Bay Area, and we have approximately 7,500 employees around the world. We operate three data centers on two continents. Visa Europe is a separate membership entity that is an exclusive licensee of Visa Inc.’s trademarks and technology in the European region.
Today, our network spans:1
• 14,800 financial institution customers
• 2.0 million ATMs2 (as of December 31, 2012)
• 200 countries and territories
• 2.1 billion Visa cards (as of December 31, 2012)
Driving Global Commerce
Visa has built one of the world’s most advanced processing networks, capable of handling more than 30,000 transactions per second reliably, conveniently and securely. In the four quarters ended March 31, 2013 our global network processed:
• 82 billion total transactions4
• $6.5 trillion total volume2
• $4.1 trillion payments volume
Figures are rounded, exclude Visa Europe and are as of March 31, 2013 unless otherwise noted. Figures from 2Q13 operational performance data except number of financial institutions and ATMs.
1Based on payments volume, total volume, number of transactions and number of cards in circulation.
2Includes payments and cash transactions.
3As reported by client financial institutions and therefore may be subject to change; includes ATMs in the Visa Europe territory.
4Includes payments and cash transactions.