Retail Banks Globally Very Optimistic About Growth Prospects, Accenture Study Finds

Four out of five retail banks project annual growth of more than 5 percent over the next few years, in many cases outpacing projected growth for the retail banking segment in their home markets, according to results of an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) study released today.
March 13, 2006

China Minsheng Banking Corporation Selects Accenture and SAP to Lead Technology Transformation

China Minsheng Banking Corporation Limited, Accenture and SAP China, a subsidiary of SAP AG, announced an agreement to cooperate in building a world-class core banking system for CMBC.
November 28, 2005

Banks Worldwide Plan to Overhaul Aging Core Banking SystemsTo Gain Competitive Advantage, According to Global Survey

Banks worldwide are growing increasingly dissatisfied with their aging core banking systems and plan to update their core technology architecture to remain competitive, according to a global survey sponsored by Accenture and SAP AG. The results of the study were released today at Sibos 2005, the financial industry's leading annual forum held in Copenhagen, Denmark.
September 06, 2005

Accenture Selected To Provide Applications Development Services for ABN AMRO

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed a five-year contract with ABN AMRO, a leading global bank headquartered in the Netherlands, to bid for the bank’s applications development work worldwide. The agreement further extends the 20-year relationship between the companies.
September 01, 2005

Banks Slow in Making Progress Toward Basel II Compliance, Accenture Survey Finds

Despite increased efforts, banks are facing an uphill struggle in preparing for the Basel II Framework, which sets new standards in risk management and capital adequacy, according to results of a survey released today by Accenture.
July 25, 2005

Spanish Savings Bank Caixa Catalunya and Accenture Sign 10-Year IT Outsourcing Contract Valued at More Than US$290 Million

Caixa Catalunya, Spain’s third-largest savings bank, and Accenture have signed an information technology outsourcing agreement valued at more than US$290 million over 10 years.
January 04, 2005

Banks Report Widespread Challenges Remain in Their Basel II Preparations, According to Global Survey

Many of the worlds largest banks see significant challenges remaining in their preparations to implement the Basel II Capital Accord, according to a global survey of banks sponsored by Accenture, Mercer Oliver Wyman and SAP.
June 28, 2004

Accenture Helps ING Expand Focus on Client Service with the Launch of a New Workforce Management Service in the Netherlands

ING Group and Accenture have signed a five-year sourcing contract under which Accenture will manage ING Flexforce, a new service that provides ING Intermediair with complete management of its temporary insurance workforce in the Netherlands. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
June 28, 2004

Barclays in the UK Signs £400m Contract with Accenture

Barclays in the UK has signed a six-year contract worth more than £400m to outsource information technology (IT) application development and management related to its UK-based commercial and retail banking systems to Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 23, 2004

Accenture to Help Euroclear Consolidate the Securities Settlement Infrastructure in Europe

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed an agreement with Euroclear under which Accenture will provide application development sourcing services to Euroclear.
May 25, 2004