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January 16, 2019

Half of Hong Kong Consumers Willing to Give Third Parties Access to Their Financial Data to Get Higher Returns and More-Personalized Services, Accenture Survey Finds

HONG KONG; Jan. 16, 2019 – Half of consumers in Hong Kong are willing to let third parties access their financial data in order to get more-personalized banking services and higher returns, underscoring the potential for Open Banking solutions in the Asian financial hub, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 09, 2019

Accenture to Acquire Orbium, a Business and Technology Consultancy to the Financial Services Industry

NEW YORK; Jan. 9, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Orbium, a management consultancy and technology services provider to the financial services industry, headquartered in Switzerland. The acquisition will further strengthen Accenture’s ability to provide innovative services to clients in the private-banking and wealth-management space globally. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
December 12, 2018

Accenture to Form Strategic Alliance with and Acquire Select Professional Services Assets from Financial Software Firm Zafin

NEW YORK and TORONTO; Dec. 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to form a strategic alliance with Zafin, a worldwide leader in financial services software headquartered in Canada, under which Accenture will serve as a preferred integrator of the Zafin financial software platform as part of a joint go-to-market strategy.
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 27, 2018

New Accenture Study Forecasts End to ‘Lucrative Inefficiencies’ for $1 Trillion Capital Markets Industry as It Adapts to the Digital Age

NEW YORK; Nov. 26, 2018 – A new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows how the capital markets industry can wring out historical inefficiencies in its business model — inefficiencies that were acceptable in order to grow rapidly and capture market share — as it now faces digital disruption and struggles to overcome fragmented cost structures and create shareholder value.
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).
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 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.