Retail and commercial banks and diversified financial enterprises
November 30, 2018

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Intesa Sanpaolo’s Interest in SEC Servizi Spa

MILAN, Nov. 30, 2018The Intesa Sanpaolo Group and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have completed the banking group’s sale to Accenture of its 80.8 percent interest in SEC Servizi Spa, which provides technology services and software applications to financial institutions. Accenture will also acquire the remaining interests in SEC Servizi Spa held by other shareholders.
November 28, 2018

Most Banks Plan to Offer Open Banking Services to Commercial Customers, with Many Expecting Double-Digit Revenue Growth as a Result, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Nov. 28, 2018 – Most large banks said that providing Open Banking services for their commercial clients is a key strategic initiative in their digital transformation programs, and many expect Open Banking to help them achieve double-digit revenue growth, according to a global research report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
November 07, 2018

Accenture Forms Strategic Alliance and Invests in Data Analytics Firm Quantexa

LONDON; Nov. 7, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has invested in and formed a strategic alliance with Quantexa, a leading data analytics firm that provides technology solutions to uncover new intelligence. 
November 06, 2018

Accenture Research Shows CFOs Play a Growing Role in Digital Transformations at Financial Services Companies

NEW YORK; Nov. 6, 2018 – Chief financial officers (CFOs) at banks and insurance companies are playing a growing role in digital transformation by leveraging new data and analytic technologies and by assuming greater influence in decisions about technology investments, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
November 05, 2018

Banks’ Ability to Maximize Their Use of New Digital Technologies May Be Hindered by Slow Transition to the Cloud, New Research from Accenture Shows

NEW YORK; Nov. 5, 2018 – Although the majority of banks recognize the advantages of building new information technology (IT) systems on cloud platforms, many have been slow to transition to the cloud, and only one in four has a solid strategy for cloud adoption, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 25, 2018

Eight Startups Featured at Accenture’s 2018 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Investor Day

HONG KONG; Oct. 25, 2018 – Eight leading financial technology (fintech) companies presented their solutions and services to top banking, insurance, venture capital and technology executives today at the fifth annual Accenture (NYSE: ACN) FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Investor Day, which highlighted the evolution and growth of the industry.
October 22, 2018

New Report from Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture and R3 Proves that Distributed Ledger Technology Can Enable Equity Settlement

TORONTO; Oct. 22, 2018 – Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and R3 have published a report demonstrating the feasibility of clearing and settlement of securities using distributed ledger technology (DLT).
October 18, 2018

Accenture, Partnership Fund for New York City and Leading Financial Institutions Call for Applicants for New York FinTech Innovation Lab 2019

NEW YORK; Oct. 18, 2018 – Applications are now being accepted for 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 fintech companies accelerate product and business development through in-depth engagement with top financial services and venture capital executives. Applications for a spot in the 2019 class are available at  www.fintechinnovationlabnyc.com and are due by Saturday, December 1. An information session will be held for applicants on Monday, Nov. 5.
October 17, 2018

Efma and Accenture Announce Winners of Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards 2018

PARIS; Oct. 17, 2018 – Eight banks from South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East are winners of the sixth annual Efma-Accenture Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards, which recognize innovative projects in retail banking distribution and marketing. The awards were presented today at an awards ceremony streamed live from the Altis Grand Hotel in Lisbon.
October 17, 2018

Accenture Acquires TargetST8 Consulting, Enhancing Its Consulting and Advisory Capabilities in Commercial and Corporate Lending

NEW YORK; Oct. 17, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired TargetST8 Consulting, a privately held financial services consulting firm specializing in corporate and commercial lending, with offices in New York. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.