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

Demand for Digital Services Could Displace $280B of Traditional Insurance Premiums by 2025, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG; April 22, 2021 – Rising demand for digital insurance premiums and their online distribution is expected to displace US$280 billion of current insurance revenues by 2025, challenging current customer retention levels, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 22, 2021

10 Tech Companies Selected for 11th Annual FinTech Innovation Lab New York, run by Accenture and Partnership Fund for New York City

NEW YORK; April 7, 2021 – Ten emerging technology companies have been selected to participate in the 2021 FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage enterprise tech companies accelerate product and business development through in-depth engagement with top financial services and venture capital executives.
April 07, 2021

Accenture and Global Ventures Establish Strategic Partnership to Further Drive Middle East Innovation

ABU DHABI; Mar. 31, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Global Ventures, a UAE-based venture capital firm, today announced a strategic partnership. The partnership reflects Accenture’s commitment to innovation in the region and its aim to provide its clients with an edge in their transition to a new normal in the future.
March 31, 2021