March 23, 2017

Accenture to Acquire First Annapolis, Enhancing Its Consulting and Advisory Capabilities in Payments

NEW YORK; Mar. 23, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire First Annapolis Consulting, Inc., a privately held payments consulting and advisory firm, further expanding its capabilities in the payments market. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
March 21, 2017

Payments Canada Selects Accenture to Support Industry-Wide Modernization Program

OTTAWA; Mar. 21, 2017 – Payments Canada has selected global consulting firm Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to help it lead Modernization – the multi-year initiative to transform the systems and rules essential to Canada’s payments ecosystem. 
March 17, 2017

HousingWire Magazine Cites Accenture Among Most Innovative Technology Companies in the Mortgage Industry

NEW YORK; Mar. 17, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to HousingWire magazine’s fourth annual HW TECH100™ list, which recognizes the most innovative technology companies in the mortgage industry. The list was published in this month’s issue of the magazine.
March 15, 2017

Accenture Launches North American Innovation Center for Finance & Risk

NEW YORK; Mar. 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened the Innovation Center for Finance & Risk in New York to help financial services clients quickly develop and scale advanced data and analytics capabilities. 
March 08, 2017

Nearly Half of Chief Financial Officers Believe Digital Technologies Will Fundamentally Change Everything Finance Does, According to Accenture Strategy

NEW YORK; Mar. 8, 2017 – Digital puts real-time decision making in a CFO’s hands like nothing else before it, and according to a new study from Accenture Strategy, 48 percent of finance executives believe digital technologies will fundamentally change everything finance does. 
February 27, 2017

Blockbuster Deals in China Make Asia-Pacific the Leader in Global Fintech Investments, Accenture Analysis Finds

HONG KONG, LONDON and NEW YORK; Feb. 27, 2017 – Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures grew 10 percent in 2016, to US$23.2 billion, driven primarily by a wave of blockbuster deals in China, according to Accenture (NYSE:ACN) analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and analytics firm.
February 08, 2017

Accenture Completes Acquisition of InvestTech Systems Consulting, Expanding its Asset Management Consulting Capabilities

NEW YORK; Feb. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of InvestTech Systems Consulting, a market leader in investment technology systems-integration and consulting services that support many of the world’s largest asset managers and investment service providers. 
February 08, 2017

Accenture Debuts Hardware-Based Security Solution to Simplify and Enable Blockchain Security for Large-Scale Enterprise IT Use

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG; Feb. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has unveiled a patent-pending solution that simplifies the ability of blockchain technology to integrate with the industrial-grade security systems that support sectors including financial services, healthcare and government. The solution creates a developer-friendly interface between emerging blockchain platforms and widely used hardware security technology. Accenture cooperated with Thales – whose hardware is currently used by most major banks globally to secure records and assets from cybertheft – to develop the solution.
January 31, 2017

Accenture to Acquire InvestTech Systems Consulting Further Expanding Its Asset-Management Consulting Capabilities

NEW YORK; Jan. 31, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire InvestTech Systems Consulting, a market leader in investment technology systems-integration and consulting services that supports many of the world’s largest asset managers and investment service providers. 
January 17, 2017

Blockchain Technology Could Reduce Investment Banks’ Infrastructure Costs by 30 Percent, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2017 – Blockchain technology could reduce infrastructure costs for eight of the world’s 10 largest investment banks by an average of 30 percent, translating to $8 billion to $12 billion in annual cost savings for those banks, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and McLagan which is part of Aon Hewitt, a business unit of Aon plc (NYSE: AON).