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Article Posted: 16/09/2019

The announcement in June by Facebook about the proposed new Libra currency unleashed a huge amount of reaction to the project. Whilst much of it has not necessarily been favourable, it ...

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Article Posted: 16/08/2019

UK Finance has recently issued their UK Payment Markets 2019 report, which provides a detailed analysis of the use of all types of payments in the UK during 2018, as ...

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Article Posted: 16/07/2019

A recent study, conducted by the online payments processor GoCardless, across the UK, France, Germany and Spain, revealed that almost half (43%) of UK consumers felt that “speed and ease ...

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Article Posted: 16/06/2019

Facebook has announced its intention to launch a digital currency, Libra, to rival traditional banking and enable those without a bank account to make secure payments.  This prompted a warning from ...

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Article Posted: 16/05/2019

The consumer organisation Which? published figures this month highlighting that whilst the number of free-to-use ATMs has been steadily declining, in March the numbers dropped sharply with 1,250 ATM’s switching ...

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Article Posted: 16/04/2019

A new report has been issued by Mckinsey which looks at the future of shopping in terms of retail channels and methods of payment. The report was based on research ...

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Article Posted: 16/03/2019

The role of cash has continued to be a topic for discussion during the past month. In July 2018 the Access to Cash Review was launched, to look at the future ...

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Article Posted: 16/02/2019

In its recent report ‘Global Payments Cards Data and Forecasts to 2023’, RBR forecasts that global card expenditure will grow at an average of 10% per year between 2017 and ...

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Article Posted: 16/01/2019

The encroaching of the large technology companies on the banks has been a slow but sure trend over the past few years. At the end of December last year, Google was ...

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Article Posted: 16/12/2018

As another year draws to a close, we can reflect on the key trends in payments over the past 12 months and anticipate how the industry is likely to evolve ...

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Card Processing Migration

"Disciplined methodology and effective teamwork, guided by Savantor's migration expertise and operational knowledge, were the hallmarks that led to the resounding success of this project, enabling us to maintain and develop our business capability."

Robert Lambert, Head of Cards Strategy - Permanent tsb bank - Ireland

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

Payments Workshop Material

"Savantor helped ACI build a payments onboarding workshop for new technical staff in ACI EMEA. Their extensive experience took our outline and built a great starting presentation of industry facts that we have now customised further into a half day session that is used for all new joiners. Our Americas and APAC regions have also taken the material and customised it for their regions. A great job by Savantor has meant new joiners to ACI hit the ground running."

Richard Sanders, Principal Solution Consultant - ACI - Worldwide EMEA

Payment Specialists

"Working close with Savantor's professionals over the years in the payment arena. I appreciate the skills and knowledge these guys have and will surely engage with them when opportunities arise. The current engagement with Savantor is full to satisfaction and beyond."

Idsert Walta, Head of Banking Categories - Nordea - Scandinavia

Moneris Solutions

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Jeff Guthri, COO - Moneris Solutions - Canada

Complex Cards Business Transformation

"This was a major business transformation that required us to build an excellent team made up of internal bank specialists, supported by external card business, technical and operations expertise. Savantor provided specialists from the local market and with international experience to fill a variety of important roles. The Savantor resourcing team are professional, reliable and good people to work with."

Ricardo Gomez, Director - Operations & Technology - WiZink Bank - Spain

Platform Selection

"Savantor's support in our platform selection process has enabled us to sustain our profitability and positioning for the future. Their advice and guidance was essential to our decision-making."

Robert Lambert, Head of Cards Strategy - Permanent tsb bank - Ireland

Complex Multi-Country Migration

"This complex migration, undertaken simultaneously in Spain and Portugal, has been a complete success. Savantor has provided us with excellent support for over 3 years, both in the original business transformation programme and now this double migration. We value their open and honest approach to business, and of course the expertise that they bring."

Ricardo Gomez, Director, Operations & Technology - WiZink Bank – Spain & Portugal

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