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On January 14 Fiserv announced that it closed the acquisition of the equity of Open Solutions for $55 million.  At this size the deal was not subject to regulatory review.  The result: there are now only four major U.S. based Core Solutions providers: Fiserv, FIS, Jack Henry and Harland. Fiserv touted three key strategic benefits […]

Jan 15th, 2013 | Filed under Banking, Corporate Banking

The press has reported that Misys and Temenos are likely to merge. I think these two companies make a very good couple with significant overlap in geography, and complementary product sets. Misys customers on Midas, Bankmaster, and Equation have been waiting for a path forward and were recently given BankFusion as a way forward. It […]

Feb 9th, 2012 | Filed under Corporate Banking, Retail Banking

In the theoretical world of the analyst, we think about the perfect world and the perfect solutions. Regrettably, that isn’t the world that most of our clients live in. There are legacy systems, limited budgets, time to market issues, project risk, reputational risk, etc. This helps explain why established legacy systems are continuing to sell […]

Apr 15th, 2011 | Filed under Banking, Corporate Banking, Retail Banking

Last Thursday, we hosted our annual Banking Innovation and Insight Day at the Westin Times Square in NYC. Celent Senior Analyst Bob Meara opened up to a packed house with his presentation on top tech trends. This set the stage for the day as we moved into more specific subjects including, social media, risk management, […]

May 18th, 2010 | Filed under Banking