Accenture Named Leader for Application and Digital Services in Banking by Analyst Firm Everest Group

NEW YORK; July 21, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader for application and digital services in banking in the 2021 global and Europe assessments by research firm Everest Group.
 
July 21, 2021

Accenture Makes Strategic Investment in Digital Payments Company Imburse

LONDON AND ZURICH; June 22, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Imburse, a cloud-based, payments-as-a-service enterprise platform that simplifies the way businesses around the world access the global payments ecosystem.
 
June 22, 2021

Accenture Announces Intent to Acquire Strategy and Business Management Consultancy Exton Consulting

PARIS; June 18, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Exton Consulting, a French consulting firm providing strategy and business management support to financial services clients across Europe. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
June 18, 2021

Accenture Selected to Lead Merger Integration Planning for S&P Global and IHS Markit

NEW YORK and LONDON; June 9, 2021 – S&P Global, the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to help lead its merger integration planning with IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The combination of the two companies, announced in November of last year, will result in a world-class organization that will power the markets of the future.
June 09, 2021

Efma and Accenture Announce the Winners of Innovation in Insurance Awards 2021

PARIS; June 3, 2021 – Efma, an association of more than 2,550 retail financial services companies in 133 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the winners of the sixth annual Innovation in Insurance Awards during a virtual ceremony.
June 03, 2021

Near-Record Revenues in 2020 Provide Opportunity for Investment Banks to Restructure and Enhance the Client Experience, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK and LONDON; June 2, 2021 – With near-record revenue levels in 2020 for investment banks (sell-side) and strong assets under management (AUM) growth for wealth and asset managers (buy-side), the capital markets industry faces a critical opportunity to accelerate technology investments to modernize its operations, enhance the client experience, and protect against disruption, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 02, 2021

Applications Open for Efma and Accenture’s Banking Innovation Awards

PARIS, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; MAY 17, 2021 – Efma and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have launched the eighth annual Banking Innovation Awards. The global competition rewards the best new innovative ideas and practices currently transforming the banking industry. Banks can submit entries until September 24, at: innovationinbanking.efma.com. 
 
May 17, 2021

Asset Managers Remain in Early Stages of Adopting Disruptive Technologies, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; May 13, 2021 – While 95% of asset managers in North America believe that their technology, data and digital capabilities will be competitive differentiators by 2025, many remain in the early stages of adopting disruptive technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
May 13, 2021

Digital Dollar Project to Launch Pilot Programs to Explore Designs and Uses of a U.S. Central Bank Digital Currency

WASHINGTON, D.C.; May 3, 2021 – The Digital Dollar Project (DDP) will launch at least five pilot programs over the next 12 months with interested stakeholders and DDP participants to measure the value of and inform the future design of a U.S. central bank digital currency (CBDC), or “digital dollar.”
May 03, 2021

Despite Digital Acceleration, Banks Still Lack Ability to Achieve Peak Productivity from Technology Investments, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; April 27, 2021 — A new report by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) found banks must extend and scale digital technologies across operations to achieve future-readiness while facing rising consumer expectations and regulatory requirements. 
April 27, 2021