GFT has been recognised as one of the top 50 global IT service providers of financial technology by American Banker and the research firm Financial Insights in the FinTech 100, an annual international ranking of the major technology suppliers to the financial sector. According to Financial Insights, GFT is now worthy of the 41st position amongst global IT service providers in the financial services sector.
âImproving our ranking by 16 places and entering the top 50 for the first time demonstrates the companyâs stability and importance to the industryâ, commented Marika Lulay, GFTâs Chief Operating Officer. She continued, âin spite of the challenging economic times, we have concentrated our efforts on our key industries, combined with appropriate positioning and intelligent management of our global resources. Thus we are able to continue to implement our global delivery model, where our experience and business knowledge provide outstanding performance. We are a business that our clients can rely on in these difficult circumstances; big enough to deliver and small enough to careâ.
In London, UK Managing Director, Graham Underwood explained, âTo be ranked 41st and up 16 places on the list of financial technology companies judged according to their global revenues is an excellent commendation. It comes in a year when we have also enhanced our client offering by securing Level 3 CMMi quality accreditation and appointing our first Chief Quality Officer. We believe these developments are crucial in order to continue to deliver innovative and effective programmes for our clients in 2009 and beyondâ.
The ranking is categorised and assessed based on the annual invoicing announced by the companies, as well as the percentage of invoicing attributed to financial services. Overall invoicing was a key factor in the assessment, attesting to the stability of the companies and their importance to the industry. In addition, all the categories included in this list assess the companiesâ performance in relation to applications specific to banking operations, such as core banking, branches, ATMs, credit cards, credit transactions, online banking, billing, cash management, treasury, and funds transfers.