GFT and ACTICO Enter into Software Partnership for Targeted Automation of Client Projects

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Eschborn/Immenstaad, May 28, 2019 – In the digital world, speed and transparency are vital when taking operational decisions. They have to be based on all the available information and underpinned by clear decision-making rules. That’s why the international consulting and technology company GFT Technologies SE (GFT) and ACTICO GmbH, a leading provider of software solutions for intelligent automation and digital decision-making, have formed a strategic partnership in the German market. The combination of ACTICOs innovative technologies in areas such as credit risk management, loan origination and compliance, and GFT’s many years of experience in IT and consulting for the financial sector will help clients to achieve greater transparency, streamline their processes and future-proof their businesses.

Speed and transparency are vital when taking operational decisions. Technological advances also mean that businesses have to use their digital resources to create value in order to remain competitive and fit for the future. Targeted automation is therefore a vital ingredient in their success.

The financial sector is under particular pressure to manage and use vast quantities of information, handle sensitive personal data and comply with a growing regulatory burden. This heightens the complexity of making consistent, audit-proof decisions in real time. Enter ACTICOs market-leading rules-based technology, which underpins systems such as its Credit Risk Management Platform and Compliance Suite. Coupled with GFT’s many years of experience in providing innovative solutions to the whole financial sector, it significantly boosts the capabilities of clients in the areas of compliance and credit risk management.

Software Solutions Increase Business Value

“Thanks to our software solutions, banks, insurance companies and financial institutions can improve the transparency of their operational decisions, reduce risk, improve profitability and drive digital transformation through automation,” says Thomas Cotic, CEO of ACTICO. “Our technology maximizes the business value of every decision and makes it possible to create new business models in the digital world.”

ACTICOs cloud-ready software solutions for areas such as credit risk management, lending and compliance complement GFT’s strong IT and project management expertise and extensive knowledge of the sector. That’s why the two companies have decided to form a strategic partnership.

“We are delighted that our collaboration has already proved successful in a variety of projects over the last 18 months, because it is the ideal way to expand our service portfolio,” says Dr. Ulrich Meyer, Managing Director Financial Services at GFT Germany. “As a consulting and technology firm, this partnership will enable us to respond even more effectively to our clients’ specific needs and support them in their digital transformation – throughout the whole process, from consulting to implementation and after-sales service.”

ACTICO and GFT also share common values and a vision of sustainably increasing the profitability of banks, insurance companies and financial institutions through their innovative software solutions, knowledge of the sector, and extensive expertise.


About GFT:

GFT is driving the digital transformation of the world’s leading financial institutions. Other sectors, such as industry and insurance, also leverage GFT’s strong consulting and implementation skills across all aspects of pioneering technologies, such as cloud engineering, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things for Industry 4.0, and blockchain.

With its in-depth technological expertise, strong partnerships and scalable IT solutions, GFT increases productivity in software development. This provides clients with faster access to new IT applications and innovative business models, while also reducing risk.
Founded in 1987 and located in 13 countries to ensure close proximity to its clients, GFT employs over 5,000 people. GFT provides them with career opportunities in all areas of software engineering and innovation. The GFT Technologies SE share is listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN: DE0005800601) (ticker: GFT-XE).