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ACI Worldwide Recognized as one of the Top 100 Global Providers of Financial Technology

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ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ:ACIW) , a leading global provider of electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced its ranking in the IDC Financial Insights 2014 FinTech Rankings, an annual international listing of the top vertical technology vendors that derive more than one third of their revenue from this industry as named by IDC Financial Insights. ACI, which moved up four places, is now ranked 20th on the list of financial technology companies that were judged according to their global revenues.

In the past twelve months, ACI has further solidified its leadership position in electronic payments. The company has strengthened its Universal Payments (UP) portfolio of solutions, which orchestrates all aspects of payments processing for any payment type, any channel, any currency and any network. Additionally, though recent acquisitions, the company has bolstered its bill pay and fraud prevention businesses. It has also received accolades from leading independent research firms for its innovative offerings:

  • Acquired Official Payments, a leading provider of electronic bill payment solutions, serving more than 3,000 federal, state and local governments, municipal utilities, higher education institutions and charitable giving organizations
  • Acquired Retail Decisions (ReD), a leading provider of ecommerce and fraud prevention solutions, serving more than 1,500 retailers, issuers, acquirers, processors and switch networks globally
  • Recognized by Aite Group as an industry leader in its report, “2014 Evaluation of Leading Cash Management Providers
  • Recognized by Aite Group as a leader in its report, “Real-Time Payments, a European Perspective,” highlighted for its innovation capabilities in real-time payments (RTP)
  • Recognized by Ovum as an industry leader in its report, “Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting an Electronic Retail Payment Switch Platform”
  • Launched latest version of its market-leading consumer payments solution, UP BASE24-eps, delivering real-time, any-to-any payments to payment operators

“Our top 20 ranking in this year’s FinTech validates the tremendous work and enduring commitment of the ‘One ACI’ team,” said Jeremy Wilmot, senior vice president and general manager, Americas, ACI Worldwide. “From our unique Universal Payments approach to our expanded portfolio of market-leading on-premise and hosted offerings, we’re delivering unmatched benefits to financial institutions, retailers, billers and processors around the world.”

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About ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide, a Universal Payments company, powers electronic payments and banking for more than 5,000 financial institutions, retailers, billers and processors around the world. ACI software processes $13 trillion each day in payments and securities transactions for more than 250 of the leading global retailers, and 21 of the world’s 25 largest banks. Through our comprehensive suite of software products and hosted services, we deliver a broad range of solutions for payment processing; card and merchant management; online banking; mobile, branch and voice banking; fraud detection; trade finance; and electronic bill presentment and payment. To learn more about ACI, please visit You can also find us on Twitter @ACI_Worldwide.

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