FIS Announces 10% Increase in Quarterly Dividend

  FIS Announces 10% Increase in Quarterly Dividend

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- February 12, 2013

FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments
technology, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 10%
increase in the quarterly dividend from $0.20 per share to $0.22 per share.
The increased dividend represents an annual yield of approximately 2.4% based
on the current share price. The increase is effective with the next quarterly
dividend, which is payable March 29, 2013, to shareholders of record as of the
close of business March 15, 2013.

“Today’s announcement signifies the confidence that our Board and management
team have in our ability to continue to grow the business, as well as our
ongoing commitment to enhance shareholder return,” stated Frank Martire, FIS’
chairman and chief executive officer.

The payment of any future quarterly dividends will be at the discretion of the
Board and will be dependent upon FIS’ financial position, results of
operations, cash flow and other factors deemed relevant by the Board.

About FIS

FIS (NYSE: FIS) is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking
and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial
services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100
countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 35,000
people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing and
banking solutions, providing software, services and outsourcing of the
technology that drives financial institutions. First in financial technology,
FIS tops the annual FinTech 100 list, is 425 on the Fortune 500 and is a
member of Standard & Poor’s 500^® Index. For more information about FIS, visit
www.fisglobal.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of
the U.S. federal securities laws. Statements that are not historical facts,
including statements about whether or not the magnitude and manner in which we
pay any future dividends, as well as other statements about our expectations,
hopes, intentions, or strategies regarding the future, are forward-looking
statements. These statements relate to future events and our future results,
and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements
are based on management’s beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and
information currently available to, management. Any statements that refer to
beliefs, expectations, projections or other characterizations of future events
or circumstances and other statements that are not historical facts are
forward-looking statements.

Actual results, performance or achievement could differ materially from those
contained in these forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties
that forward-looking statements are subject to include without limitation:

  *changes and conditions in general economic, business and political
    conditions, including the possibility of intensified international
    hostilities, acts of terrorism, and changes and conditions in either or
    both the United States and international lending, capital and financial
    markets;
  *the effect of legislative initiatives or proposals, statutory changes,
    governmental or other applicable regulations and/or changes in industry
    requirements, including privacy regulations;
  *the adequacy of our cash flow and earnings and other conditions which may
    affect our ability to pay our quarterly dividend at the planned level;
  *the effects of our leverage which may limit the funds available to make
    acquisitions and invest in our business, pay dividends and repurchase
    shares;
  *the risks of reduction in revenue from the elimination of existing and
    potential customers due to consolidation in or new laws or regulations
    affecting the banking, retail and financial services industries or due to
    financial failures or other setbacks suffered by firms in those
    industries;
  *changes in the growth rates of the markets for core processing, card
    issuer, and transaction processing services;
  *failures to adapt our services and products to changes in technology or in
    the marketplace;
  *internal or external security breaches of our systems, including those
    relating to the theft of personal information and computer viruses
    affecting our software or platforms, and the reactions of customers, card
    associations and others to any such events;
  *the reaction of our current and potential customers to the regulatory
    letter we received about information security, risk management and
    internal audit following the security breach we experienced in early 2011
    and to any other communications about such topics from our regulators or
    from us;
  *the failure to achieve some or all of the benefits that we expect from
    acquisitions;
  *our potential inability to find suitable acquisition candidates or finance
    such acquisitions, which depends upon the availability of adequate cash
    reserves from operations or of acceptable financing terms and the
    variability of our stock price, or difficulties in integrating past and
    future acquired technology or business’ operations, services, clients and
    personnel;
  *competitive pressures on product pricing and services including the
    ability to attract new, or retain existing, customers;
  *an operational or natural disaster at one of our major operations centers;
  *and other risks detailed in “Risk Factors” and other sections of the
    Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December
    31, 2011 and other filings with the SEC.

Other unknown or unpredictable factors also could have a material adverse
effect on our business, financial condition, results of operations and
prospects. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are inherently
subject to uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are
difficult to predict. Except as required by applicable law or regulation, we
do not undertake (and expressly disclaim) any obligation and do not intend to
publicly update or review any of these forward-looking statements, whether as
a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact:

Kim Snider, 904.438.6278
Vice President
FIS Global Marketing and Corporate Communications
kim.snider@fisglobal.com
or
Mary Waggoner, 904.438.6282
Senior Vice President
FIS Investor Relations
mary.waggoner@fisglobal.com
 
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