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March 20, 2019

Changing Investor Demographics, New Industry Players and Rise of Digital Tools Causing Fundamental Shift in Wealth Management, According to Report from IIROC and Accenture

TORONTO; March 20, 2019 – Powerful investor segments, including women and millennials; newer industry players; and new digital tools and financial technologies are changing how Canadian investors consume advice and services and how they prefer to interact with wealth management services providers, according to a new report published by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 25, 2019

Global Fintech Investments Surged in 2018 with Investments in China Taking the Lead, Accenture Analysis Finds; UK Gains Sharply Despite Brexit Doubts

HONG KONG, NEW YORK and LONDON; Feb. 25, 2019 – Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures more than doubled in 2018, to US$55.3 billion, led by a surge in funding in China and strong gains in several other markets as investors placed larger bets in more mature startups, according to Accenture (NYSE: ACN) analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and analytics firm. 
February 14, 2019

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Orbium, a Business and Technology Consultancy to the Financial Services Industry

NEW YORK; Feb. 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Orbium, a management consultancy and technology services provider to the financial services industry, further strengthening its ability to provide innovative services to clients in the private-banking and wealth-management space globally. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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).