Crédit Agricole’s CEDICAM Subsidiary Launches New Payment Processing Platform with Accenture’s Help

Crédit Agricole’s CEDICAM Subsidiary Launches New Payment Processing Platform with Accenture’s Help
CEDICAM, the payment flow and systems subsidiary of the Crédit Agricole Group, a leading financial services institution in Europe, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to implement a new IT platform for the Group to process the collection of European payments under the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Direct Debit scheme (SDD), as required by the European Commission and the French regulator.
May 27, 2011

Russian Banks Must Transform their Operating Models by 2015 to Compete for Customers, According to Accenture Research

Russian Banks Must Transform their Operating Models by 2015 to Compete for Customers, According to Accenture Research
MOSCOW; April 15, 2011 – The Russian banking market is set for dramatic changes over the next four years, driven by changing customer behaviour, intense competition and new banking models, according to an Accenture report, based on a survey of 1,600 Russian bank customers and interviews with 30 senior bank executives at major state-owned and private banks.
April 15, 2011

BBVA Selects Accenture’s Alnova Banking Solution to Support Aggressive U.S. Technology Transformation

BBVA Selects Accenture’s Alnova Banking Solution to Support Aggressive U.S. Technology Transformation
MADRID and NEW YORK; March 30, 2011 – Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (NYSE: BBVA Madrid: BBVA) (BBVA) has selected Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) Alnova Financial Solutions technology platform to help support the aggressive technology transformation of its U.S. banking franchise.
March 30, 2011

Mobile Banking Devices Can Deliver Strong Returns for Banks That Measure Customers’ Usage Patterns and Target Consumers’ Needs, According to Accenture Research

Mobile Banking Devices Can Deliver Strong Returns for Banks That Measure Customers’ Usage Patterns and Target Consumers’ Needs, According to Accenture Research
NEW YORK, Feb. 9,  2011 – When banks enable their customers to use a mobile device to check balances, transfer money, pay bills, apply for credit or manage their personal finances, they can achieve  returns on investment of as high as 300 percent, according to a new study commissioned by Accenture (NYSE:ACN).
February 09, 2011

New Debt Advice Model Would Improve Support for People in Financial Difficulties, According to Report By British Bankers’ Association and Accenture

New Debt Advice Model Would Improve Support for People in Financial Difficulties, According to Report By British Bankers’ Association and Accenture
LONDON; Jan. 28, 2011 – New proposals to help people in financial difficulties would streamline the process of debt management and deliver a better and fairer deal for customers, said the British Bankers’ Association and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) in a report published today.
January 28, 2011

New York City Investment Fund And Accenture Launch FinTech Innovation Lab

New York City Investment Fund And Accenture Launch FinTech Innovation Lab
NEW YORK; Dec. 2, 2010 – A consortium of banks, venture investors and technology experts today launched a competitive search for the nation’s top financial technology innovators.  Winning entrepreneurs will get the chance to further develop their companies through the FinTech Innovation Lab, an annual program run by the New York City Investment Fund, the economic development arm of the nonprofit Partnership for New York City, and Accenture. 
December 02, 2010

SEC SERVIZI Selects Accenture to Develop Basel-Based Default Risk Solution

SEC SERVIZI Selects Accenture to Develop Basel-Based Default Risk Solution
MILAN; Nov. 2, 2010 – SEC SERVIZI, a consortium of Italian banks that provides operational and technology services to financial institutions, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to develop and implement a new risk calculation engine to help its clients and members assess the probability of loan defaults. Such assessments are required under international capital adequacy rules.  The solution will be based upon technology provided by SAS, the leader in business analytics software and service.
November 02, 2010

Caja Mediterráneo and Accenture Deploy Alnova Core Banking Platform

Caja Mediterráneo and Accenture Deploy Alnova Core Banking Platform
MADRID and NEW YORK; Oct. 27, 2010 – Caja de Ahorros del Mediterráneo (CAM), one of Spain’s largest savings institutions, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have implemented Accenture’s Alnova Financial Solutions core banking platform to support the bank’s operations in Spain.
October 27, 2010

Accenture and National Australia Group Europe Extend Application Development and Management Agreement

Accenture and National Australia Group Europe Extend Application Development and Management Agreement
LONDON; Sept. 23, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and National Australia Group Europe (NAGE), a subsidiary of National Australia Bank, have signed an application development and management agreement that extends their existing contract for an additional three years to 2015.
September 23, 2010

Average Customer Profitability Still Down at Big Retail Banks Following Financial Crisis; Consumers More Price Sensitive and ‘Shopping Around,’ Accenture Survey Finds

Average Customer Profitability Still Down at Big Retail Banks Following Financial Crisis; Consumers More Price Sensitive and ‘Shopping Around,’ Accenture Survey Finds
LONDON and NEW YORK; July 19, 2010 – A majority of executives at leading retail banks globally say average customer profitability has remained below pre-crisis levels, while their customers’ price-sensitivity and inclination to ‘shop around’ have increased, according to an Accenture survey.
July 19, 2010