Fiserv Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators
One of the stalwarts in the banking sector, Fiserv continues to sell applications such as core back-office systems for banks and credit unions. But in recent years it has been increasingly focusing on selling complete end-to-end integrated solutions for risk management to financial institutions. That covers financial risk management tools for measuring and managing interest rate risk and simulating accruals, cash flows and defaults for all instruments.
For treasury management, Fiserv offers straight-through processing solutions for users to manage their treasury, trading and core processing operations with a single system that it remarkets from SunGard.
Fiserv Recent Developments
In January, 2019 Fiserv and First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC) announced that their boards of directors have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which Fiserv will acquire First Data in an all-stock transaction. The transaction unites two premier companies to create one of the world’s leading payments and financial technology providers, and an enhanced value proposition for its clients.
Fiserv Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Activities
In September 2018, Fiserv acquired the debit card processing, ATM Managed Services and MoneyPass surcharge-free network of Elan Financial Services, a unit of U.S.Bancorp. The acquisition will further enhance the value proposition of Fiserv, deepen its presence in debit card processing, and expand its mobile and digital payment offerings for consumers and businesses.
Fiserv Customers in ARTW Customer Database
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Ownership: - NASDAQ: FISV
Number of Employees: 24000
Key Verticals: Banking and Financial Services, Communication, Government, Healthcare, Insurance, Leisure and Hospitality, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Media, Non Profit, Oil and Gas, Professional Services, Retail, Transportation, Utility,
Fiserv Key Enterprise and Cloud Applications
Fiserv Cloud for Core Banking,
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Fiserv Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product
No. of Fiserv Customers: 13000
No. of Fiserv Enterprise Applications Customers: 13000
No. of Fiserv Cloud Customers: 2200
No. of Fiserv Cloud Subscribers: 17000000
With more than 13,000 customers in the vertical, Fiserv has built a sizable following among large and small financial institutions. For its risk management products, reference customers include Maitland, which runs Fiserv Financial Control products.
Recent customer wins include: Mercury Payment Solutions, Arion Bank, Hellenic Bank, Halyk Bank, Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited, Intracoastal Bank, Cuscal Limited, Bank of Ceylon, Neighbors Federal Credit Union, Texas Dow Employees Credit Union, Thrivent Federal Credit Union, Vibrant Credit Union.
Fiserv Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions
In October 2018, Fiserv enabled financial advisors to operate more efficiently and better collaborate with clients to identify and achieve their investment goals. The company’s new offering includes a flexible and interactive financial planning tool that integrates with home office systems, streamlining manual processes so advisors can spend more time focusing on clients.
One of its latest offerings for risk management is Intelligent Workplace, a web-based portal that allows financial institutions to access financial performance and financial risk management applications. Fiserv is expected to introduce Prologue Investment Portfolio Accounting and Vantage Risk and Budgeting Manager via the portal, and it will continue to add applications via Intelligent Workplace, allowing for greater utilization from its risk management portfolio.
Fiserv Risks and Challenges
Fiserv's risk management offerings are grouped under its payments segment, representing about 10% of the division's $2.1 billion in 2011 revenues. The Treasury Management product, which is basically a remarketed product from SunGard, is grouped under account processing division of Fiserv, which in itself represents close to 75% of the $2 billion. All told Fiserv's TRM offerings that are consistent with the Apps Run Treasury taxonomy amount to just a sliver of Fiserv's $4 billion in company revenues.
While Fiserv continues to focus on payments technologies primarily Checkfree and account processing functions such as account to account transfer and fraud management, TRM is positioned more like an add-on, rather than its core competency. The 2013 acquisition of Open Solutions, which resulted in Fiserv picking up $960 million in debt after shelling out $55 million for purchase price, underscores Fiserv's desire to place more emphasis on the account processing business, rather than add-on products like TRM, which have yet to generate a significant impact on its top line, or for that matter its vast installed base.
Fiserv Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI
In November 2018, QuotePro and Fiserv partnered to facilitating faster, next-day availability of funds and helping mitigate security concerns for businesses that accept payments in cash.
In May 2018, Fiserv partnered with Rippleshot, a fraud analytics firm, to offer Card Risk Office Fraud Warning, an early breach detection solution that allows financial institutions to identify potential fraud events 30-60 days prior to network alerts.
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