The information on this webpage pertains to the Class B stock owned by members of MasterCard International Incorporated.
On, Monday, February 18, 2013 the migration of the MasterCard share register to a new Computershare Investor Services platform was completed. If you were a registered user of the previous stock account website, at your first log on after the migration you will be directed to the new website where you will be required to enter a new USERNAME
and initial password. You will be required to change the password to one of your own choosing and create new security questions and answers.
Prior to the migration, MasterCard Shareholder Services sent the new USERNAME and initial password to the email address then on file in the stock register. If you have not received the USERNAME and initial password email or did not have an email address on file in the stock account, please contact Maria Haluska, MasterCard Shareholder Services by email to: email@example.com or by phone to: +1 914 249 4099 and request the USERNAME and initial password.
MasterCard’s Class B Common Stock Voluntary Conversion Program – the Open Conversion Program is now in operation.
Click here for a detailed Description of the Open Conversion Program. Click here for Open Conversion Program FAQs. Participants must complete forms obtained from Computershare’s website and submit them by mail to Computershare. Prior activation of access to Computershare’s website is required.
Upcoming Blackout Periods for the Open Conversion Program
Conversion and Sale Instruction forms received by Computershare between July 2, 2013 and July 9, 2013 will be reviewed upon receipt and if approved the stock tendered will be converted on July 10, 2013.
Conversion and Transfer Instruction forms - no blackout period currently scheduled.
Retirement of Class M common stock
On June 1, 2010, the percentage of shares of Class B common stock first dropped below 15% of the aggregate outstanding shares of the Class A common stock and Class B common stock. Accordingly, pursuant to Article IV Section 4.3(G)(2)(b) of the MasterCard Incorporated Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation dated June 10, 2009, all outstanding shares of MasterCard Incorporated Class M common stock were automatically transferred to MasterCard Incorporated and are no longer available for issue or reissue. For more information please read the Form 8-K filed on June 2, 2010, available in the Investor Relations section of MasterCard’s corporate website.
The Guide to Class B stock Ownership, Trading and Conversion was revised on on February 21, 2013 –
Please consult the "Guide to Class B Stock Ownership, Trading and Conversion (the "Guide") for important information about the rights and responsibilities of MasterCard Class B stockholders and the procedures and forms to transfer stock, update stockholder information and convert Class B stock into Class A stock for prompt disposition to the public.Guide to Class B stock Ownership, Trading and Conversion (3 MB)Chronology of MasterCard Incorporated Stock Issuance (19 KB)Open Conversion Program Summary (53 KB)Open Conversion Program FAQs (53 KB)
Transfer of Stock Form (81 KB)Account Information Change Form (61 KB)Transfer of Stock to an Affiliate Member Form (82 KB)
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQS (54.0 KB)
LETTERS TO CLASS B STOCKHOLDERS
MasterCard Class B Common Stock Voluntary Conversion Programs Following the 4th Anniversary of its Initial Public Offering (the "IPO")
Letter to stockholders announcing the MasterCard 2009-1 Class B common stock Voluntary Conversion and Sale or Transfer Program, dated May 1, 2009
Letter to stockholders announcing the MasterCard 2008-1 Class B common stock Voluntary Conversion and Sale or Transfer Program, dated April 29, 2008
Press Release dated February 5, 2008 authorizing 13.1 million shares for conversion in 2008
Letter to stockholders announcing the MasterCard 2007-2 Class B Common Stock Voluntary Conversion and Sale or Transfer Program, dated November 9, 2007
Press Release for Program 2007-2 (25.6 KB)
Letter to stockholders announcing the MasterCard 2007-1 Class B Common Stock Voluntary Conversion and Sale Program and program materials, dated June 29, 2007
Letter to stockholders offering electronic delivery of future dividend payments, dated September 7, 2006 (997 KB)
Letter to stockholders regarding access to their stockholder account online, dated August 4, 2006 (61.1 KB)
CEO letter to stockholders dated June 6, 2006 (73.6 KB)
Letter to stockholders regarding the reclassification of stock dated June 14, 2006 (72.4 KB)
Letter to stockholders regarding the redemption of stock dated June 30, 2006 (72.4 KB)
To the Computershare website to access your stockholder account
MasterCard Shareholder Services (MCSS) is available to answer your questions and provide assistance in completing forms.
2000 Purchase Street
Purchase, NY 10577-2509
Tel (914) 249 4099