Karur Vysya Bank chooses Polaris’ Intellect® Global Transaction Banking Solution

Chennai, India - 13 February 2013

Intellect GTB’s comprehensive next-gen Transaction Banking architecture to fuel growth of bank’s transaction banking service

Polaris Financial Technology Ltd (POLS.BO), a leader in products, solutions and services that enable unprecedented operational productivity for the global Financial Services industry, today announced that Karur Vysya Bank (KVB), one of the leading private banks in India, has chosen to implement the Polaris Intellect® Global Transaction Banking (GTB) solution to enable the launch of its green-field operations in Transaction Banking. Polaris’ next-gen GTB solution covers Cash Management, Supply Chain Finance and a Banking portal making it an ideal solution to meet the growing needs of banks.

The Intellect GTB solution is the most comprehensive enterprise transaction banking architecture developed to deliver unprecedented productivity through every stage of operations. Whether Securities, Cash Management, Liquidity Management, Trade Finance, or Treasury, the Intellect GTB solution is distinctly superior in design and functionality.

Shri Venkataraman, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Karur Vysya Bank said, “Transaction Banking is an important new initiative from KVB flowing from our centenary vision. We are glad to have Polaris, a leader in global transaction banking, as our strategic technology partner in our growth plans. Clear demonstration of domain knowledge and thought leadership in the transaction banking space, product readiness for the Indian market and clear difference in design and technology were key factors for choosing Polaris’ Intellect GTB solution.”

Commenting on the win, Mr. Arun Jain, Chairman & CEO, Polaris Financial Technology Ltd said, “Polaris is privileged to partner with Karur Vysya Bank, one of the trend-setters in today’s banking world, to offer them Intellect® Global Transaction Banking (GTB) solution. This technology partnership with KVB comes at an opportune time as, in the current global economic scenario, banks worldwide are focusing on transaction banking for more stable annuity revenue with lower risks. However, given the competition in this space and low margins, technology and innovation are driving banks’ revenue. KVB’s choice of the Polaris Intellect GTB solution is recognition of our ability to enable unprecedented operational productivity through complexity reduction. This engagement strengthens our presence in the GTB space.”

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