Mauritius Commercial Bank Selects SunGard's AvantGard for Planned Strategic Development in Treasury

AvantGard to provide STP and integration with the bank’s retail system

London, 19 April, 2005: SunGard (NYSE:SDS) today announced that The Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB), based in Port Louis, Mauritius, has selected SunGard’s AvantGard-Quantum and AvantGard-Risk to provide a fully integrated front-, middle- and back-office solution for the bank’s treasury operation.

The Mauritius Commercial Bank is developing its market risk and treasury activities and upgrading its treasury systems. The bank carried out a thorough review of its treasury processes and produced a clear definition of its requirements, including the development of market risk and treasury activities for balance sheet management purposes, for proprietary trading and to service customer needs for wholesale market risk products. AvantGard provides complete integrated treasury and risk management functionality to help the bank meet these goals, with supporting security and control features.

Martin Boyd, executive vice president EMEA of SunGard’s AvantGard business unit, said, "AvantGard-Quantum and AvantGard-Risk will provide a fully integrated, straight-through processing solution to MCB. AvantGard will help enable integration with the bank’s retail system and will provide it with a platform on which to base the strategic development of its treasury operation. The AvantGard-eTreasury module will provide Internet access for the bank’s remote treasury centres and allow remote access to information for the bank’s key customers."

About The Mauritius Commercial Bank

The Mauritius Commercial Bank was founded in 1838 and now plays a key role in the country's economy by extending its unflinching support to trade, agriculture, the textile industry, tourism and other sectors as well as individual customers, not only at its head office but also through its strategically located network of 46 branches and counters all over the island. The Group is also present in Paris, Reunion Island, Mayotte, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mozambique. It is among the top-ten banking institutions of the sub-Saharan region.

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