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Join IBS Journal as we launch this year's much-awaited Sales League Table (SLT) results and the Top 10 core banking system vendors by new-name wins for Jan-Dec 2013 in our 30 minute webcast on Wed 5th March 2014. Our annual SLT is universally acknowledged as the barometer for activity across the international core banking systems sector.
The end of 2013 saw the usual flurry of deals being completed in the financial services sector with four £1 billion-plus acquisitions being agreed mid-December, according to Mergermarket data.
Court battles have dogged Temenos ever since it acquired its French rival, Viveo, four years ago. The remaining former-Viveo employees want to see the legacy V.bank solution marketed once more.
A local supplier, Gora, has built a new Java-based core system for the bank, and has started marketing it elsewhere.
Lebanese supplier BML Istisharat has bagged its first core banking client in Sweden. The start-up bank, named Aman Bank, hopes to launch on the Islamic version of ICBS and open for business in July 2014.
UK-based Wesleyan Bank is in the design stage of its core banking modernisation project. The new system – Aurius from Sword Apak – is scheduled to go live in August next year. Meanwhile, the vendor has recently gained another Aurius deal in the UK.