Private Banking


Barclays Wealth enlists Tech Mahindra for tech modernisation

Tech Mahindra and its specialist banking IT consultancy and integration subsidiary, Sofgen, have been recruited by Barclays Wealth for its tech modernisation initiative. Barclays has been rolling out a new core banking platform – Avaloq Banking Suite – for a number of years, as well as a new front-office investment management platform, Charles River’s IMS. […]

Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild to standardise core ops on Avaloq Banking Suite

Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild (EDR) is implementing a new core banking solution, Avaloq Banking Suite. It will be provided on a hosted basis by Avaloq, supporting EDR’s operations in Switzerland, Luxembourg and Monaco. Banking Technology understands that the contract was signed at the end of last year. EDR specialises in private banking and asset […]

Avaloq turnover in 2015 reaches “record” $520m

Banking software vendor Avaloq has reported a “record” financial year in 2015 with a turnover of almost CHF 500 million ($518 million). The Swiss vendor says it has won 11 new customers, and is now working with 450 banks and wealth managers worldwide. New customers include China CITIC Bank International; Crestone, the former wealth management […]

Core banking vendor IPBS signs reseller agreement with eShore

International Private Banking Systems (IPBS), a Caribbean software vendor focused on wealth management and private banking sectors, has joined forces with eShore, an IT services provider to offshore international banks and FIs. According to the agreement, Cayman Islands-based eShore will be marketing and selling IPBS’s flagship core banking system, also dubbed IPBS, across a number […]

Maybank Private Wealth goes live on Avaloq Banking Suite

Singapore-based Maybank Private Wealth has gone live on Avaloq’s core banking platform, Avaloq Banking Suite. The project dates back to autumn 2014, when the deal between the two parties was signed. Alvin Lee Han Eng, head of private banking at Maybank Private Wealth, is complimentary of the project team, describing it as “professional and competent […]

LLB Group launches investment advisory solution with Avaloq

Liechtensteinische Landesbank (LLB) and its subsidiary LLB Invest have launched an investment advisory solution underpinned by the Avaloq and the swissQuant Group software. LLB Invest uses the Avaloq Banking Suite for its software needs – the solution has been running at LLB since 2008 as its main core banking system. SwissQuant Group provides risk analysis […]

Crealogix’s Elaxy to roll out consulting platform for Bankhaus August Lenz

Crealogix’s subsidiary Elaxy Financial Software & Solutions will roll out a hybrid consulting platform at Bankhaus August Lenz in Germany. The solution, developed in nine months, is ready for MiFID II (markets in financial instruments directive) and PRIIP (packaged retail and insurance-based investment products) regulations. It is also integrated into the bank’s online banking system […]

Avaloq migrates KBL Switzerland to BIL Suisse’s BPO solution

Avaloq Sourcing Switzerland, Avaloq’s business process outsourcing (BPO) subsidiary (previously B-Source), has migrated KBL Switzerland to the BPO platform of Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL Suisse). The BPO solution is based on the vendor’s flagship core banking platform, Avaloq Banking Suite, and the migration took five months. BIL Suisse acquired the Swiss subsidiary of KBL […]

Temenos’ earnings up 23% in FY 2015

Temenos’ earnings have risen by 23% for the full year (FY) 2015 on the back of 52% growth in total software licensing. Along with FY 2015, the vendor reported good results for the fourth quarter of 2015 – its IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) revenue was $168.4 million, up from $133.1 million in Q4 2014. […]

ABN Amro extends Temenos relationship to private banking

ABN Amro plans to implement the Temenos WealthSuite integrated wealth management platform for its international private banking business. It will also be able to extend the use of the T24 core system to its private banking and diamond & jewellery business, giving it one platform with one operating model across multiple business lines.

Keeping the customer profitable

Separating customer billing from core systems can have dramatic effects on the bottom line – a study by Boston Consulting Group at one bank found that 17% of clients were unprofitable.

Embrace the internet to determine the future of banking

The impact of the internet on the banking industry may yet turn out to be far more important than the financial crisis and the subsequent regulatory overhaul. Viewing statements on-line and making payments electronically is just the very beginning of the revolution.