Accenture to Acquire SKS Group, Strengthening its SAP® and Regulatory Capabilities for Banking Clients in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

HOCHHEIM, Germany; Jan. 10, 2023 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire SKS Group, a consulting firm that helps banks across Germany, Austria and Switzerland modernize their technology infrastructure and address regulatory requirements using SAP S/4HANA® solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
January 10, 2023

Slow Adoption of Next Generation Payment Solutions Could Put Up to $89 Billion in Bank Revenues at Risk by 2025, According to Research from Accenture

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG; Dec. 13, 2022 – Up to $89 billion (4.6%) of global payment revenues could be at risk in the next three years for banks that are slow to offer next-generation payments options, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 13, 2022

Accenture Completes Acquisition of ARZ’s Staff and Business Assets

VIENNA and INNSBRUCK, Austria; Dec. 1, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of the people and business assets of Allgemeines Rechenzentrum GmbH’s (ARZ), a technology service provider focused on the banking sector in Austria.  Financial terms of the transaction, previously announced on June 1, were not disclosed.
December 01, 2022

Qorus and Accenture Announce Winners of 2022 Banking Innovation Awards

BARCELONA, PARIS, NEW YORK, and HONG KONG; Dec. 1, 2022 – Qorus, a global association for retail financial institutions, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the winners of the ninth annual Qorus-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards during a live ceremony in Barcelona.
December 01, 2022

FinTech Innovation Lab New York Now Accepting Applicants for 2023 Class

NEW YORK; Oct. 26, 2022 – Applications are now being accepted for the FinTech Innovation Lab New York, 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 companies accelerate product and business development through collaboration with top financial services and venture capital firms.
October 26, 2022

Most Companies Struggling to be Relevant to Their Customers, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; July 26, 2022 – The vast majority (88%) of executives1 believe that customers and employees are changing faster than they can change their businesses, which is leading to a crisis of relevance, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
July 26, 2022

Qorus and Accenture’s 2022 Banking Innovation Awards Now Open for Applications

PARIS, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; June 27, 2022 – Qorus, the organization formerly known as Efma, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched the ninth edition of the Qorus-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards. The global competition rewards the best new innovative ideas and practices currently transforming the banking industry.
June 27, 2022

Financial Advisors in North America Say AI Can Help Grow Their Business, but Adoption Can Be Challenging, Accenture Research Reveals

NEW YORK; June 22, 2022 – Although the vast majority of financial advisors in North America believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will transform financial advice and help drive business growth, there are some challenges to overcome to accelerate adoption, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 22, 2022

Providing Advisory Services is Increasingly Critical for Wealth Management Firms Looking to Seize Growth Opportunities in Asia, Accenture Report Finds

SINGAPORE; June 6, 2022 – As wealth management firms target growth opportunities in Asia during a more challenging market environment, investors in the region increasingly want more financial advisory services from their primary wealth manager, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 06, 2022

Accenture Agrees to Acquire ARZ in Austria to Expand Banking Platform-as-a-Service Capabilities Across Europe

VIENNA and INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA; June 1, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Allgemeines Rechenzentrum GmbH (ARZ), a technology service provider focused on the banking sector in Austria.
June 01, 2022