Surecomp, a leading provider of global trade solutions for the financial services community, announced today that it has concluded a partnership agreement with Callataÿ & Wouters, a leading provider of innovative IT solutions and services to retail, private and direct banks.
Thaler, Callataÿ & Wouters’ premier product, a scalable, end-to-end banking solution that promotes excellence in customer service, operations and risk management will support an interface to integrate with Surecomp’s allTRA and
allNETT Java trade finance solutions, within the Thaler product suite.
Under the agreement, both partners will develop, implement, support and market the best of class financial management solution in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. Nicholas Searle, Country Manager UK, Callataÿ & Wouters, commented:
“We have long wanted to interface our Thaler core-banking system with a proven end-to-end trade finance solution – Surecomp’s recognized expertise in the trade finance space, make them the ideal partner with which to collaborate. For Callataÿ & Wouters, the partnership with Surecomp presents an opening to not only acquire new customers in new regions, but to offer a solution with increased global reach and opportunities.”
“As a dominant player in trade finance, we understand the need to ‘look over the fence’ and work together with other leading vendors who share our standards, values and goals. Callataÿ & Wouters is one such vendor,” said Joel Koschitzky, Surecomp Chairman. “We see distinct business advantages for our customers in being able to offer the Thaler core- banking solution to our diverse installed base. And as we anticipate a growing number of banks looking to either implement their first automated trade finance system or replace a current legacy solution, the advantages offered by teaming with Callataÿ & Wouters are unparalleled.”
About Callataÿ & Wouters
Callataÿ & Wouters is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions and services to retail, private and direct banks. The company’s success is built on the quality of its products, its focus on the financial industry, and extensive experience with customers that include international institutions such as BNP-Paribas, Rabobank, Record Bank ING, and Commonwealth Bank of Australia. The company’s skilled personnel and strong partnerships have further contributed to a well-established reputation for quality and professionalism. For more information, visit www.cw-thaler.com.
About Surecomp’s Suite of Front-to-Back Trade Finance Solutions
Surecomp delivers integrated end-to-end trade finance solutions comprised of best-of-class front-end and back-office systems. Surecomp offers several back-office trade finance systems, each targeted for different levels of usage, geographical location and IT infrastructure. Regardless of location, size, geographical spread of operations, or transaction volume, Surecomp has a seamless automated trade finance solution that meets and surpasses requirements.
Surecomp is the leading provider of global trade solutions for the financial services community. Surecomp has recently been named the winner of the fourth annual Financial-i Leaders in Innovation Award for trade finance. With receipt of this award in both 2009 and 2008, Surecomp has earned the prestigious accolade for two consecutive years.
Established in 1987, Surecomp is a market pioneer with a proven track record delivering innovative solutions to major banks and financial services providers worldwide. With a global network of regional offices and state-of-the-art development centers, Surecomp successfully supports hundreds of installations in over 60 countries. Surecomp’s integrated portfolio of trade finance, supply chain solutions and treasury confirmation matching solutions streamlines the transaction lifecycle to minimize costs and maximize profits. For additional information, visit www.surecomp.com.