Accenture Survey Shows Digital Investing Tools Are Disrupting the European Investor-Advisor Relationship

LONDON; Feb. 10, 2015 – Digital investing tools are changing the ways financial advisors connect with investors and will impact how investors use their advisors in the future, according to an Accenture report based on a survey of 1,200 middle- and high-income, digitally savvy European investors, which Accenture refers to as “Generation D.” The study found that investors value digital financial planning tools that offer investment education, advanced planning and scenario analysis, suggesting that wealth management firms that provide these tools and alter their business models to better serve both traditional and autonomous investors will come out on top.
February 09, 2015

Accenture and Broadridge Receive Global Custodian’s Annual Award for Excellence for Accenture Post-Trade Processing Solution

LONDON and PARIS; Jan. 26, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR) have been recognized jointly as the industry leaders in the “Consulting Business Process Outsourcing” category by Global Custodian’s Awards for Excellence. The companies received the award for their joint Accenture Post-Trade Processing solution, which is designed to help investment banks of different sizes reduce post-trade processing costs, adapt to new regulations, and improve performance through enhanced capabilities, such as real-time reporting of settled trading positions and improved client servicing.
January 26, 2015

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s New Magic Quadrant for Global Risk Management Consulting Services

NEW YORK; Oct. 17, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant in Gartner’s new, recently published “Magic Quadrant for Global Risk Management Consulting Services.1
October 17, 2014

Fintech Investment Boom is an Opportunity for New York to Lead in Technology, According to Report by Accenture, Partnership Fund for New York City

NEW YORK; June 26, 2014 – New York’s most promising opportunity for technology leadership could lie in financial services, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City. Deals and investments in New York’s financial technology, or so-called “fintech”, venture sector have been growing at twice the rate of Silicon Valley since 2008. The report says the trend is accelerating innovation among New York’s global financial institutions.
June 26, 2014

Six Entrepreneurs Showcase Cutting-Edge Financial Services Solutions at 2014 FinTech Innovation Lab Demo Day in New York

NEW YORK; June 26, 2014 – Leading-edge mobility, data analytics and credit risk solutions were among the six technology innovations demonstrated for top financial services, venture capital and technology executives at the fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Demo Day in New York today. The Lab is a 12-week mentoring program created by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City and supported by more than a dozen of the world’s leading financial institutions to promote financial services technology (“fintech”) innovation and high tech job growth in New York City.
June 26, 2014

Accenture, Top Banks in Asia Launch ‘FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific’

HONG KONG; June 11, 2014 – A group of 10 leading financial institutions and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched an Asia-Pacific-wide competitive search for the region’s top financial technology innovators. Selected companies will participate in the FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage financial technology innovators accelerate product development and gain exposure to top-level financial industry executives. Further information is available at and applications will be accepted between July 1, 2014 and July 31, 2014.
June 11, 2014

London is Benefitting from Fintech Investment Boom, According to Accenture Study

LONDON; Mar. 26, 2014 – Global investment in financial-technology ventures has more than tripled from $928 million in 2008 to $2.97 billion in 2013 and, over the past three years, such investment increased at more than four times the rate of overall venture-capital investment, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 26, 2014

Clients of Investment Banks have Remained Loyal Since the Financial Crisis, but Changing Demands Could Upset the Relationship

NEW YORK and LONDON; Feb. 13, 2014 – A recent Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey of investment bank clients in the US and UK found that 96 percent of clients are generally satisfied and would recommend their bank to others. Despite the turmoil in the industry, only one-third (33 percent) have changed their primary bank since the financial crisis.
February 13, 2014

Seven Leading Financial Technology Innovators Selected for the FinTech Innovation Lab London

LONDON; Jan. 13, 2014 – Artificial Intelligence Big Data systems and a much easier way of paying bills by smartphone are among the new innovations from seven financial technology entrepreneurs selected to participate in this year’s FinTech Innovation Lab London.
January 13, 2014

Accenture Completes Transfer of Securities Processing Operations for First Client of Accenture Post-Trade Processing

PARIS; October 28, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) completed the first step in transforming the bank’s securities processing back-office operations on October 14 by transferring them to Accenture Post-Trade Processing, a service launched by Accenture and Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR). The solution is designed to help the bank improve competitiveness, adapt to changes in regulation and market infrastructure, and reduce costs.
October 28, 2013