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Major European Bank - Migration

Savantor's conversion expertise helps major bank migrate their European card portfolio to TSYS

Savantor assisted the bank's multi-national team with the migration of their European card portfolio onto the TSYS TS2 platform.

The bank selected Savantor for their knowledge and experience of similar card migrations.

Savantor undertook the following:

  • Responsible for planning and managing the delivery of the logic for the data mapping of the consumer and commercial card platforms.
  • Liaison between ATOS (old processor) and TSYS (new processor).
  • Design, build and implementation of the Data Verification activities required to check the data being converted for all rehearsals and live conversion.
  • Construction and management of the data exception process.

Geoff Durham, Executive Director at Savantor, believes that our expertise has brought significant value to numerous business critical programmes.

“Our consultants have been able to use their experience and knowledge of conversions such as this to reduce the potential risks and minimise the impacts on the business.

This experience has led to Savantor developing a track record of being involved in successful migrations across Europe.”

Features of this assignment:

  • Data conversion planning
  • Data mapping logic
  • Data verification design, build and implementation
  • Data exception planning and management
  • Project management
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Platform Selection & RFP Management

"OP-Pohjola Group has used Savantor in both acquiring and issuing for platform/service provider research, RFI/RFP processes and subsequent contract negotiations. Savantor's approach and commitment have always been very professional and transparent. They have been of great help for the company in providing us important insights and background information beyond vendors sales speeches."

Kai Lindstrom, Head of Acquiring - OP-Services Ltd - Finland

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Idsert Walta, Head of Banking Categories - Nordea - Scandinavia

Acquirer Strategy and Operating Model

"Savantor brought an effective blend of European acquirer market expertise and transaction processing solution design. Their experts quickly forged strong working relationships with our team. We enjoyed working with them to create our future acquirer strategy."

Mikko Hyttinen, SVP - Lending Services - OP-Pohjola Group - Finland

Acquirer Specialist Support

"OP-Pohjola Group has used Savantors help in numerous different specialist projects differing from risk assessment to management tool creation to transaction analysis. We have been very satisfied by the quality of the service provided by Savantor's experts."

Kai Lindstrom, Head of Acquiring - OP-Services Ltd - Finland

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Jeff Guthri, COO - Moneris Solutions - Canada

Card Migration

"I was impressed by the speed with which the Savantor team were able to start delivering and as a team they have made a significant contribution to the success of the Programme."

Bjorn Niels, Programme Director - ABN AMRO Bank - The Netherland

Issuer and Acquirer Transformation - Assessment and Mobilisation

"We were in urgent need of external independent expertise to supplement our internal resources. Senior consultants had to quickly integrate with a diverse team from across the bank and actively contribute. I am pleased to say that Savantor was able to deliver on our needs as well as being good people to do business with."

Lars Bostrom, Head of Cards - Nordea - Scandinavia

Acquiring market insight and strategy review

"Savantor brought an independent perspective and valuable insight that enabled Rabobank to ratify options for delivery and future growth and make informed business decisions in support of our target business model. Having used Savantor on a number of strategic projects, we have no hesitation in recommending their services to others."

Evert R Fekkes, SVP Payment & Savings Services - Rabobank - Nederland

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