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Aug. 16, 2009

For Visa's GC, $20 Billion IPO Was the Start

The first time Joshua Floum was involved in taking a company public was last year, when he led San Francisco-based Visa Inc. through the largest initial public offering in U.S. history, worth $19.7 billion.

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The first time Joshua Floum was involved in taking a company public was last year, when he led San Francisco-based Visa Inc. through the largest initial public offering in U.S. history, worth $19.7 billion. When he joined the company's predecessor, Visa USA, as general counsel in 2004, he immediately went to work convincing naysayers on Visa's U.S. and foreign boards of directors that going public was a grand plan. Altogether the public offering took more than four year... (continued)

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