Principal Financial Group Accelerates Growth Strategy with Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform

NEW YORK; Aug. 28, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Principal Financial Group® (NASDAQ: PFG) has implemented the Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform (ALIP) to enable its digital growth strategy with enhanced service levels and operating efficiency. Applying ALIP’s automated functionality and seamless connectivity to third-party partners, Principal® can provide its customers with faster service as a result of straight-through processing, while also improving its operations by redirecting valuable IT resources to more strategic initiatives.
August 28, 2019

Accenture Acquires Parker Fitzgerald, Enhancing Its Risk Advisory and Assurance Capabilities for the Financial Services Industry

LONDON; Aug. 19, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Parker Fitzgerald, a strategic advisor and consulting partner to leading global financial institutions, further enhancing the business and technology capabilities within its Finance and Risk practice. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
August 19, 2019

Global Fintech Fundraising Fell in First Half of 2019, with Decline in China Offsetting Gains in the US and Europe, Accenture Analysis Finds

HONG KONG, NEW YORK and LONDON; Aug. 14, 2019 – Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures fell sharply in the first half of 2019, as fundraising and deal activity in China that had soared a year earlier ground to a halt, partially offsetting strong gains in the U.S., U.K. and several other European countries, according to Accenture (NYSE: ACN) analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and analytics firm.
August 14, 2019

Accenture Named a Leader in Enterprise Platform IT Services for Banking and Financial Services Sectors by Everest Group

NEW YORK; Aug. 5, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in enterprise platform IT services for banking and financial services, including capital markets, in a report by industry analyst firm Everest Group.
August 05, 2019

Accenture Named a Leader in Next-Generation IT Infrastructure Services for Banking, Financial Services and Insurance by Everest Group

NEW YORK; Aug. 5, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in next-generation IT infrastructure services for banking and financial services (BFS), including capital markets, and insurance in two reports from industry analyst firm Everest Group.
August 05, 2019

Eight Startups Selected for Accenture’s 2019 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific from Record Number of Applicants

HONG KONG; Aug. 5, 2019 – Eight leading financial technology (fintech) companies have been selected for the sixth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week mentorship program created by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
August 05, 2019

Cost of Cybercrime Continues to Rise for Financial Services Firms, According to Report from Accenture and Ponemon Institute

NEW YORK; July 16, 2019 – The cost to address and contain cyberattacks is greater for financial services firms than for companies in any other industry and the containment costs continue to inch upwards, according to a report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Ponemon Institute. 
July 16, 2019

Accenture Names Domingo Mirón Group Chief Executive — Financial Services, Succeeding Richard Lumb

NEW YORK; July 1, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Domingo Mirón as group chief executive — Financial Services, effective Sept. 1, 2019. He succeeds Richard Lumb, who will retire from the company on Aug. 31, 2019.
July 01, 2019

11 Enterprise Tech Companies Showcase Inventive Products and Services at the 2019 FinTech Innovation Lab New York Demo Day

NEW YORK; June 27, 2019 – Eleven emerging enterprise tech companies will present their technologies to dozens of top executives within the financial services, venture capital and technology industries today at the ninth annual FinTech Innovation Lab New York Demo Day. 
June 27, 2019

Accenture Collaborates with JPMorgan Chase to Create Flagship Branch

NEW YORK; June 26, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has collaborated with JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPMC) to design its new flagship retail store within its global headquarter campus in New York City.
June 26, 2019