Inefficiencies in Collateral Management Cost the Financial Sector More than €4 Billion Annually, According to Accenture/Clearstream Survey

NEW YORK and LUXEMBOURG; Sept. 14, 2011 – The financial services sector could save more than €4 billion annually in collateral management costs by addressing operational inefficiencies, according to a survey by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Clearstream.
September 14, 2011

Financial-Technology Entrepreneurs Present Latest Innovations to Wall Street Executives and Venture Capitalists

Financial-Technology Entrepreneurs Present Latest Innovations to Wall Street Executives and Venture Capitalists
NEW YORK; July 22, 2011 – Six entrepreneurs today gave the venture community a first look at a range of cutting-edge financial technology innovations they developed over the past three months, with the guidance and support of some of the world’s leading banks and venture capitalists.  In March, the six were selected from a field of more than 90 start-up companies that applied to participate in the annual FinTech Innovation Lab. The Lab was created by the New York City Investment Fund, the economic development arm of the Partnership for New York City, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to ensure that New York maintains its leadership in global finance – an industry which is increasingly driven by technological innovation.
July 22, 2011

Fund Managers’ Return on Equity to Remain Below Pre-Crisis Levels, According to RBC Dexia / Accenture Survey

Fund Managers’ Return on Equity to Remain Below Pre-Crisis Levels, According to RBC Dexia / Accenture Survey
LONDON, Feb. 7, 2011 – A survey report released today by RBC Dexia and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) revealed that a majority of fund managers expect their company’s return on equity to remain below pre-crisis levels, and a significant number are increasing their focus on cost reduction and product innovation initiatives.
February 07, 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

Accenture and Hanwha S&C Enter Strategic Collaboration Agreement to Market IT Solutions to Korean Financial Services Firms

Accenture and Hanwha S&C Enter Strategic Collaboration Agreement to Market IT Solutions to Korean Financial Services Firms
SEOUL; April 13, 2010 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Hanwha S&C have signed an eight-year collaboration agreement to jointly market information technology (IT) solutions and services to insurers, securities firms and banks in South Korea. The two companies have also signed an eight-year agreement to jointly provide application management services to Hanwha Group’s financial services affiliates.
April 13, 2010

Luottokunta Awards Accenture Five-Year Application Development and Maintenance Contract

Luottokunta Awards Accenture Five-Year Application Development and Maintenance Contract

HELSINKI; Aug. 31, 2009 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed a five-year application outsourcing contract with Luottokunta, Finland’s leading card payment service company, to develop, implement and maintain the business and Web applications that support Luottokunta’s services. Financial terms were not disclosed.

August 31, 2009

Accenture Selected by Banco Santander to Support Global Operations

Accenture Selected by Banco Santander to Support Global Operations
MADRID; March 25, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed a two-year, €100 million agreement with Banco Santander to support the bank’s global operations by providing systems integration, consulting, business process management, information technology outsourcing and business process outsourcing.
March 25, 2009

Accenture to Provide Application Outsourcing Services to ICAP

NEW YORK; June 11, 2008 – ICAP plc, the world’s premier interdealer broker, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to develop and maintain its European Union credit-trading platform under a five-year application outsourcing agreement.
June 11, 2008

Insurance Equity Analysts Favor Emerging-Markets Expansion, Predict Increased M&A Activity, According to Accenture Global Survey of 100 Analysts

NEW YORK and LONDON; April 14, 2008 – Insurance equity analysts expect a significant increase in property and casualty (P&C) mergers and acquisitions this year and say that life insurers who expand into emerging markets over the next three years are likely to be rewarded with superior ratings, according to findings of a global survey by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 14, 2008

Chinese Companies Taking Similar Business Approaches as Their Global Peers on the Journey to High Performance and Global Competitiveness, Accenture Research Finds

Chinese Companies Taking Similar Business Approaches as Their Global Peers on the Journey to High Performance and Global Competitiveness, Accenture Research Finds