March 14, 2019

Six in Ten Consumers Willing to Share Significant Personal Data with Banks and Insurers in Exchange for Lower Pricing, Accenture Study Finds

LONDON, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; March 14, 2019 – Nearly six in ten consumers would be willing to share significant personal information, such as location data and lifestyle information, with their bank and insurer in exchange for lower pricing on products and services, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 26, 2019

Accenture and nCino Expand Alliance Scope to Help Financial Institutions in Asia-Pacific and EMEA Accelerate Their Digital Transformations

WILMINGTON, N.C., LONDON and SYDNEY; Feb. 26, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and nCino have expanded the geographic scope of their alliance to help financial institutions in Asia-Pacific and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) implement and adopt nCino’s cloud-based digital banking solution, enabling them to accelerate their digital transformations while streamlining their various business lines, minimizing risk and increasing profitability.
February 26, 2019

Accenture Completes First Cloud-Based Implementation of Its Life Insurance & Annuity Platform

NEW YORK; Feb. 26, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has, for the first time, implemented the Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform (ALIP) for new business and underwriting in a full-service cloud-hosted environment. The innovative solution combines ALIP on Microsoft Azure cloud; the RGA AURA® underwriting rules engine, which is now available out-of-the-box within ALIP; and Accenture’s application and infrastructure outsourcing service.
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.
February 07, 2019

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Select Professional Services Workforce from Financial Software Firm Zafin

NEW YORK and TORONTO; Feb. 7, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its previously announced transaction with Zafin, a worldwide leader in financial services software based in Canada, under which select professional-services employees at Zafin — based in Canada, India and the U.K. — have joined Accenture’s global Financial Services practice.
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.
December 03, 2018

Efma and Accenture Launch 4th Annual Innovation in Insurance Awards

PARIS; Dec. 3, 2018 – Efma and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have launched their fourth annual Innovation in Insurance Awards, inviting insurance and bancassurance companies and insurtechs to submit their entries by 19 April 2019.