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HCL Technologies to Acquire Digital Banking and Wealth Management Specialist Confinale
By: HCL Technologies
Founded in 2012, Confinale focuses on IT consulting in key specialist areas in the banking and wealth management sector. Confinale has one of the largest independent pools of Avaloq-certified specialists in Europe and its in-house developed products and solutions accelerate the implementation of the Avaloq platform. Confinale is one of only four companies to be awarded the title of Avaloq Premium Implementation Partner. With offices in Switzerland including Zurich, Zug and Geneva; as well as Düsseldorf and London, Confinale works with a host of leading banks and wealth advisors.
The intellectual properties that are a part of this acquisition support HCL's strategy to create specialized vertical domain capabilities and positions the company as a leader in end-to-end implementation and lifecycle management of the Avaloq platform. This builds upon HCL's recently expanded global partnership with Avaloq (https://apc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?
"Becoming part of HCL is an exciting new chapter for Confinale," said Roland Staub, CEO, Confinale. "We strongly believe in the need for banking expertise combined with software competence and HCL is the perfect fit for this. It is a truly global player with strong heritage in the financial services sector. HCL's reach will enable us to further our growth and at the same time expose our team to new learning and innovation opportunities."
"There is significant disruption taking place in global wealth management and this means an opportunity for technology-led innovation,"
"At Avaloq we welcome the coming together of two of our key strategic partners," said Martin Greweldinger, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Avaloq. "Both HCL and Confinale have considerable domain knowledge in financial services and deep understanding of our technology. We see the combination as immensely beneficial as Confinale has strong implementation credentials, including being awarded as best implementation partner in 2020 and 2021. We believe that this coming together will help accelerate digital wealth transformation for our clients and in turn increase the pace of adoption of Avaloq's products and services globally."