Arvest Bank Collaborates with Tech Leaders Thought Machine and Accenture for Next Generation Core Banking Platform

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.; Sept. 16, 2021 – Arvest Bank (Arvest) today announced it is working with Thought Machine and Accenture to adopt a next generation core banking platform to support the bank’s multi-year transformation strategy. Thought Machine’s cloud-native core banking engine, Vault, will provide Arvest with the capabilities to build personalized, real-time banking services.
September 16, 2021

Investors Want More Diversified Financial Products and Customized Advice from Their Wealth Managers, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Aug. 24, 2021 – North American investors increasingly expect their financial advisors to provide comprehensive and more-personalized wealth offerings, with products that cut across wealth, insurance and banking and align more with their social values, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
August 24, 2021

Accenture completes acquisition of Exton Consulting

PARIS; Aug. 2, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Exton Consulting, a French consulting firm providing banking strategy support to financial services clients across Europe. Accenture announced its intent to acquire Exton Consulting on June 18, 2021. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
August 02, 2021

Accenture Named Leader for Application and Digital Services in Banking by Analyst Firm Everest Group

NEW YORK; July 21, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader for application and digital services in banking in the 2021 global and Europe assessments by research firm Everest Group.
 
July 21, 2021

Accenture Makes Strategic Investment in Digital Payments Company Imburse

LONDON AND ZURICH; June 22, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Imburse, a cloud-based, payments-as-a-service enterprise platform that simplifies the way businesses around the world access the global payments ecosystem.
 
June 22, 2021

Accenture Announces Intent to Acquire Strategy and Business Management Consultancy Exton Consulting

PARIS; June 18, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Exton Consulting, a French consulting firm providing strategy and business management support to financial services clients across Europe. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
June 18, 2021

Accenture Selected to Lead Merger Integration Planning for S&P Global and IHS Markit

NEW YORK and LONDON; June 9, 2021 – S&P Global, the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to help lead its merger integration planning with IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The combination of the two companies, announced in November of last year, will result in a world-class organization that will power the markets of the future.
June 09, 2021

Near-Record Revenues in 2020 Provide Opportunity for Investment Banks to Restructure and Enhance the Client Experience, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK and LONDON; June 2, 2021 – With near-record revenue levels in 2020 for investment banks (sell-side) and strong assets under management (AUM) growth for wealth and asset managers (buy-side), the capital markets industry faces a critical opportunity to accelerate technology investments to modernize its operations, enhance the client experience, and protect against disruption, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 02, 2021

Applications Open for Efma and Accenture’s Banking Innovation Awards

PARIS, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; MAY 17, 2021 – Efma and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have launched the eighth annual Banking Innovation Awards. The global competition rewards the best new innovative ideas and practices currently transforming the banking industry. Banks can submit entries until September 24, at: innovationinbanking.efma.com. 
 
May 17, 2021

Asset Managers Remain in Early Stages of Adopting Disruptive Technologies, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; May 13, 2021 – While 95% of asset managers in North America believe that their technology, data and digital capabilities will be competitive differentiators by 2025, many remain in the early stages of adopting disruptive technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
May 13, 2021