Finastra

Finastra unlocks the potential of people and businesses in finance, creating a platform for open innovation. Formed in 2017 by the merger of Misys and D+H, we provide the broadest portfolio of financial services software in the world today—spanning retail banking, transaction banking, lending, and treasury & capital markets. Our solutions enable customers to deploy mission critical technology on premises or in the cloud. Our scale and geographical reach means we can serve customers effectively, regardless of their size or geographic location—from global financial institutions, to community banks and credit unions. Through our open, secure and reliable solutions, customers can accelerate growth, optimize cost, mitigate risk and evolve to meet the changing needs of their customers.

Company Insights

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Banking on the cloud: the new normal in financial services

25th November 2019

The need to innovate and keep up with new market entrants has become the key driver in a bank’s strategic decision to adopt the cloud. Cloud is all about enabling business agility and rapid evolution with on-demand innovation to satisfy growing business needs - yet with no compromise on security and without the investment burden associated...
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The rise of the platform economy in financial services

24th October 2019

Platforms, APIs and open banking are rewriting the rules and creating powerful new ways to engage with the customer at lower cost. When it comes to future technologies how should bank leaders shape their strategy to embrace digital and make the most of the opportunities in the face of limited budgets, rising costs and a tight skills market? I...
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Robust governance procedures key to bank-vendor relationship

21st October 2019

“We put in place rigorous governance mechanisms, we agreed with Finastra what the governance mechanism would be like and we then started to execute it,” said Dr Aamir Matin, chief technology and strategy officer, HBL, Pakistan. That governance mechanism is crucial to any bank-vendor relationship, added Saqib Iqbal, sales manager MEA...
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How cross border is shifting the transaction banking landscape

15th October 2019

Real-time cross-border payments are growing in presence and show no signs of stopping. A growth that will affect, not only the corporates’ treasury but also the banks’ own treasury operations. The time has come to learn how to effectively manage this change. What’s driving this change? In spite of the increase in popularity for...
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Upgrading banking systems: A Finastra/HBL case study

8th October 2019

The relationship between a bank and its fintech partners is one that needs gentle management, on both parts, as well as regular review. Throughout implementation and across the lifeline of the relationship, close project management and systematic assessment is paramount. Two organisations that have been working together for some time now are...
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Video: Financials embracing cloud benefits

19th September 2019

“Financial institutions – and in general large corporations – are more willing to accept cloud solutions and little by little they are taking their systems and solutions and putting them on the public cloud, recognising the fact that the public cloud companies can operate the cloud at much better efficiency and scale than they can...
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The future of payments is ISO 20022, how will you transition?

29th August 2019

The financial ecosystem as we know it is evolving. The world of payments is entering a new and exciting era that brings promise of modernization and flexibility brought on by the migration to the new ISO 20022 messaging standard. This transition will bring not only heightened opportunities but also challenges for banks, how will you ensure a smooth...
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US real-time payments are headed to ubiquity. Are banks ready?

10th April 2019

In 2017, the US joined the global move towards real-time payments (RTPs) with The Clearing House’s launch of the RTP system. Rapid take-up since then among the largest banks means the system now covers almost half of the total demand deposit accounts in the US. However, volumes remain low and many banks are still not connected. So,...
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Seizing the Apac corporate banking opportunity

31st October 2018

There is no doubt that the Asia Pacific (Apac) region now dominates the global banking landscape, with 43% of total global bank profits generated in the geography. It’s also a highly competitive segment of the corporate banking sector, with the largest corporate clients in APAC often working with 20 or more banks. For banks able to deliver...
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Finastra CTO: Data is the "big play" in firm’s new SaaS payment solution

22nd October 2018

Finastra revealed its cloud-based instant payments offering for small and mid-sized banks at Sibos 2018 today, in Sydney, Australia. The Fusion Global PAYplus packaged solution - which has a release date of Q2 next year - will enable tier three and four financial institutions in the EU and US to enjoy the benefits...