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Finastra awarded best use of blockchain in Fintech for Fusion LenderComm

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FinTech Breakthrough awards Finastra’s syndicated lending platform for its application of blockchain technology in financial services

New York, April 11, 2019, Finastra has been awarded ‘best use of blockchain’ in Fintech by FinTech Breakthrough for Fusion LenderComm – a platform designed to streamline communication between agent banks and lenders in the syndicated loan market.

“Fusion LenderComm was developed to reduce the cost and burden of agent-to-lender administration, enabling lenders to see accurate information on demand so they can optimize their syndicated loan portfolios,” said Grant Jones, Vice President, LenderComm, Finastra. “The syndicated loan market is plagued by inefficiency and a lack of transparency and is in need of bold innovation like Fusion LenderComm. We’re honored this platform is getting the level of attention and recognition that it is.”

Developed and piloted in conjunction with some of the world’s leading global banks, Fusion LenderComm is underpinned by Corda, R3’s DLT-based platform. It exposes real-time credit agreements, accrual balances, position information and detailed transaction data to lenders directly from agent bank loan servicing platforms such as Fusion Loan IQ. It empowers lenders with a self-service platform designed to remove administratively heavy queries that burden agent banks – helping drive down operating costs – and provides secure, real-time data and a golden source of truth between agent banks and lenders.

FinTech Breakthrough is an independent organization with an awards platform covering a range of categories across lending, payments, personal finance, wealth management and more. Entries are judged by a panel of senior-level Fintech professionals that have worked within the financial services space, including journalists, analysts and technology executives with experience in a range of financial technologies and perspectives. This year the awards received 3,500 nominations. A full list of winners can be found at https://fintechbreakthrough.com/.

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For further information please contact:
CAROLINE DUFF
Global Head of PR
T +44 (0)20 3320 5892
E caroline.duff@finastra.com
finastra.com

PATRICK KILHANEY
Public & Analyst Relations Manager, Finastra
T: 917-286-1053
E: patrick.kilhaney@finastra.com
finastra.com

About Finastra
Finastra unlocks the potential of people and businesses in finance, creating a platform for open innovation. Formed in 2017 by the combination of Misys and D+H, we provide the broadest portfolio of financial services software in the world today—spanning retail banking, transaction banking, lending, and treasury and capital markets. Our solutions enable customers to deploy mission critical technology on premises or in the cloud. Our scale and geographical reach means that we can serve customers effectively, regardless of their size or geographic location—from global financial institutions, to community banks and credit unions. Through our open, secure and reliable solutions, customers are empowered to accelerate growth, optimize cost, mitigate risk and continually evolve to meet the changing needs of their customers. 90 of the world’s top 100 banks use Finastra technology. Please visit finastra.com.

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