Misys plc (FTSE: MSY.L), a global leader in application software and services, today announces that Crédit Agricole GIE Syngergie has selected its trade services solution, Misys Trade Portal, to drive enhancements in the services it provides its corporate customers.
Misys Trade Portal will be used by the 8 regional banks within the group to serve its trade customers quickly and effectively. Part of the Crédit Agricole Group of banks, the largest banking group in France, Crédit Agricole GIE Synergie prides itself on being ahead of the industry in product and services innovation. Misys is the world's best-selling trade finance system provider with over 180 banks across the globe using its solutions and was chosen by the bank to maintain its competitive edge.
Claude Henry, Deputy Director of GIE Synergie for Crédit Agricole, comments, "Our strategy is to strengthen our position in France and to expand our international business. Misys Trade Portal has become a standard in the French trade services market and is the most advanced solution available. Our customers have started to demand it and we are confident that it will enable us to meet their needs and allow us to improve our offering and build our customer base both across the country."
Misys Trade Portal is a unique integrated e-business system which allows banks to offer a full-featured console that seamlessly connects importers and exporters. This enables corporate customers of the bank to complete, process and review their international trade transactions as well as accessing a wide range of features to follow them up.
Olivier Berthier, Head of Product Management, Misys Trade Services, adds, "We have developed Misys Trade Portal to ensure that the experience for both the bank as well as its corporate customers is significantly better than if they were to use any other system on the market. We look forward to working with Crédit Agricole GIE Synergie as it continues to expand its business, backed up by our award-winning trade finance solution."