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October 21, 2014
Endurance Specialty Holding, Ltd. Transitions Policy Administration and Rating Systems to Accenture Duck Creek Software
NEW YORK; Oct. 21, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that Endurance Specialty Holding, Ltd., a global specialty provider of property and casualty (P&C) insurance and reinsurance, has gone into production with Accenture Duck Creek Policy and Rating software to support its diverse worldwide client portfolio. The new software provides comprehensive functionality that is simple to configure and helps making changes to products and market delivery easier and faster.
 
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October 20, 2014
New York FinTech Innovation Lab Calls for Leading-Edge Financial Technology Entrepreneurs to Participate in 2015 Program
NEW YORK; Oct. 20, 2014 – Applications are now being accepted for New York’s fifth annual FinTech Innovation Lab, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN)  and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage financial technology (fintech) companies accelerate product and business development by gaining exposure to top bank and venture capital executives.  New York is currently the fastest growing fintech cluster in the United States, according to a report issued by Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City, with a rapidly emerging ecosystem comprised of startups, capital, talent, educational resources and fintech accelerators. Applications are available at www.fintechinnovationlab.com and are due by December 5, 2014.
 
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October 17, 2014
Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s New Magic Quadrant for Global Risk Management Consulting Services
NEW YORK; Oct. 17, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant in Gartner’s new, recently published “Magic Quadrant for Global Risk Management Consulting Services.1
 
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October 16, 2014
Efma and Accenture Announce 2014 Global Financial Services Award Winners
BARCELONA, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; Oct. 16, 2014 – Efma, an association whose membership includes nearly one-third of the world’s large retail banks, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have announced the winners of their second annual Global Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards for financial services. The global program, jointly launched by Efma and Accenture, recognizes financial services firms for the most innovative projects and initiatives in distribution and marketing.
 
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October 13, 2014
Satisfaction with Insurance Claims Settlements not Enough to Keep Customers Loyal, According to Accenture's Global Insurance Customer Survey
NEW YORK and LONDON; Oct. 13, 2014  Although a large majority (86 percent) of insurance customers who have submitted a claim in the past two years are satisfied with the way it was handled, 41 percent of those who have submitted a claim are still likely or very likely to switch to another insurer in the next 12 months, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The research is based on a survey of nearly 8,000 automobile and home insurance customers in 14 countries.

 
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October 07, 2014
Accenture Improves Position in “Leaders” Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for North American Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
NEW YORK; Oct. 7, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) was positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant in Gartner’s recently published “Magic Quadrant for North American Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems1” evaluated for its Accenture Life Insurance Platform. Accenture had been named a Leader in this report for two consecutive years and has improved its position within the Leaders quadrant on the “completeness of vision” and “ability to execute” axis.
 
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September 02, 2014
Accenture Named Leader of Policy Administration Deals in New Celent Research Report on Life Insurance and Annuity Software Deals in North America
NEW YORK; Sept. 2, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) was named the leader of policy administration deals for its Accenture Life Insurance Platform (ALIP) solution in Celent’s annual report: “North American Insurance Software Deal Trends, 2014 Life/Annuity/Health Edition.” The report analyzes deal data provided by software vendors active in insurance in North America.
 
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August 31, 2014
Eight Financial Technology Startups Enter the FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific
HONG KONG; Sept. 1, 2014 – More comprehensive analytics for credit analysis, data protection solutions and quantum computing software are among the new innovations from eight financial technology entrepreneurs selected to participate in the 2014 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific. The Lab, which was launched by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in June 2014, is a collaboration in Hong Kong between Accenture and leading financial institutions, supported by Cyberport and Airbnb. It is designed to nurture early-stage companies from around the world that are developing new technologies for the financial services sector with a particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region.
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August 11, 2014
Applications Open for 2015 FinTech Innovation Lab London; Nationwide, Santander Join in Support
LONDON; Aug. 11, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and 14 leading financial institutions have opened the application period for the third annual FinTech Innovation Lab London, a 12-week mentoring program that helps early and growth stage financial technology entrepreneurs accelerate product development and gain exposure to leading financial industry executives. Entrepreneurs developing potentially game-changing technologies for financial services – particularly in the areas of Big Data and analytics, mobile and wireless, payments, risk management, security, compliance, and social media and collaboration technologies – are invited to apply from now through September 14, 2014 at www.fintechinnovationlablondon.co.uk.
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July 25, 2014
UK Life Insurance Customers Prefer Buying Policies Online but Personal Touch is Important for Advice, According to Accenture Research
LONDON; July 25, 2014 – The most popular way to buy life insurance is now through digital channels but customers still value face-to-face contact for financial advice, according to the latest survey of UK life and pensions customers conducted by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 
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