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ERI and Swisscom team for hosted core banking tech and ops

Outsourcing

Switzerland-based core banking software provider ERI has joined forces with another domestic IT firm Swisscom to offer private-banking and wealth management outsourcing services to banks and financial institutions operating in the Swiss financial centres.

The end of IBIS3G core banking system?

BEKB/BCBE

Berner Kantonalbank (Banque Cantonale de Berne or BEKB/BCBE), one of the last users of the IBIS3G core banking system, is pondering the system’s future as the contract with system provider is terminated.

Falcon Private Bank flies into blockchain asset management nest

Switzerland

Falcon is the “first” Swiss private bank to provide blockchain asset management solutions for its clients through a new co-operation with crypto financial broker Bitcoin Suisse. The bank’s clients can exchange and hold Bitcoins via Falcon using their cash holdings. Additionally, a Bitcoin ATM has been installed in the lobby of the bank’s headquarters in […]

Vontobel pioneers SIX Securities Services’ Advanced Settlement solution

Vontobel

Swiss wealth manager Vontobel has become the first taker of SIX Securities Services’ Advanced Settlement offering.

Vontobel in digital banking transformation with Appian

Vontobel in digital banking revamp

Appian, a US-based provider of low-code application platform, says it has been enlisted by Vontobel Bank “to execute its digital transformation strategy across all business divisions”.

Concardis brings Alipay to Austria and Switzerland

Alipay

German payment service provider Concardis is bringing Chinese mobile payment solution Alipay to Austria and Switzerland. Clothing brand Gössl will be the first merchant in Austria to let Chinese citizens pay via smartphone and the Alipay app. The roll-out in the Swiss market is planned for October this year. In Germany, Concardis says it has […]

Double Swiss bliss for Finnova banking software

Switzerland

Switzerland-based Finnova’s service partner InCore Bank has migrated private banks Arner Bank and Bank von Roll to its private banking hub. The hub now has 16 financial institutions, making it Switzerland’s “largest multi-tenant tower” based on Finnova Banking Software. InCore is a transaction bank which operates within the Swiss and Liechtenstein markets, and offers business […]

SIX and Credit Suisse play same game with ATM software launch

Switzerland

SIX and Credit Suisse have unveiled ATMfutura – a cash dispenser which displays the same user interface and guidance on all ATMs in Switzerland. SIX and its partners were commissioned by Swiss banks to develop the centralised multivendor software and it is planned to function on all bank ATMs in the alpine nation from 2018. […]

Switzerland’s Hypothekarbank Lenzburg goes open banking

Switzerland

Switzerland’s Hypothekarbank Lenzburg is opening up its Finstar core banking system to fintech firms with the use of APIs. The bank has signed an agreement with German software firm NDGIT, which supplies the APIs, and the implementation at Hypothekarbank Lenzburg will be completed by the end of May. Once implemented, its data and services will […]

Schweizerische Mobiliar Asset Management moves to Profidata Xentis

Switzerland

Bern-based Schweizerische Mobiliar Asset Management has implemented Profidata’s Xentis investment management system for its insurance, pensions and fund management businesses. Profidata, which is also based in Switzerland, says it was a “challenging project” to roll out the system within a time frame of 17 months. Xentis replaces various legacy applications, “makes several interfaces redundant and […]

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