Arkelis to provide the global SWIFT messaging infrastructure for Commerzbank
Toronto - 21 September 2011
Arkelis, a fully owned subsidiary of financial messaging provider SWIFT, announced today that it has been selected to provide the SWIFT messaging technology for Commerzbank.
Commerzbank, a leading bank for private and corporate customers in Germany, operates a global messaging platform based in Frankfurt to support the financial messaging needs of its divisions and locations worldwide. This global platform will be geared to process all of the bank’s SWIFT traffic, including the FIN messaging.
“The objective of Commerzbank’s SWIFT Operations is to be a key contributor toward our long-term success by offering a system that is flexible, agile and that allows us to quickly adapt our messaging services to new products and business developments,” said Stephan Müller, Divisional Board Member Group Banking Operations, Commerzbank AG
Hans Cobben, Chief Executive Officer, Arkelis, said, “We are delighted by Commerzbank’s decision to build their new SWIFT messaging infrastructure on AMH. It once more shows a top MINT customers’ confidence in AMH as the product of choice. We look forward to deepening our relationship with Commerzbank.”
Alain Raes, Chief Executive Officer Europe, Middle East and Africa, SWIFT added: “Commerzbank’s commitment to AMH also demonstrates how a key SWIFT customer can benefit from SWIFT’s strategy of expanding its services with specific solutions for the high-volume customers.”