27 September 2021

Company profile for Accuity

Accuity logo
Headquarters
99 Bishopsgate, London, London, EC2M 3AL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 653 3800
Americas
Telephone: +1 847 676 9600
Asia Pacific
Telephone: +65 6780 4814
Notes: Acquired by Reed Elsevier for £343 million in September 2011

Company information

Accuity, a LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Company, powers compliant and assured client transactions to help build an interconnected and trusted financial ecosystem. Our financial crime screening, payment services, and benefits compliance solutions help enable financial inclusion while identifying criminal activity and fraudulent players. With deep expertise and industry-leading data and analytics solutions from the Firco and Bankers Almanac brands, Accuity provides unmatched confidence, efficiency and compliance for customers around the world.

Unmatched expertise on a global scale

Financial institutions, corporations, fintechs, and governments around the world rely on the most trusted and accurate financial insights to transform the way they manage transactions across the global financial ecosystem, today and into the future. Our unparalleled experience provides us with a unique understanding of the pace and complexity our clients face.

Detection of illicit financial activities

The Firco suite of transaction, account and trade screening solutions sets the standard for the industry. They help organisations identify and prioritise risk by identifying those who could be engaged in illicit financial activities, associated with sanctioned regions, or are politically exposed persons (PEPs). By automating the screening process, Accuity helps create greater efficiencies across the compliance department and meet growing regulatory demands.

Dependable data and due diligence

Accuity provides the leading source of global financial intelligence for organisations worldwide, including more than 125,000 US financial institutions and 750,000 global institutions. One of the most authoritative and comprehensive resources, Bankers Almanac helps validate payment codes, improve the certainty of a settlement, compress processing cycles, improve straight-through processing, assess the potential risk of on-boarding new correspondent partners around the globe, and ensure compliance.

A long history of information gathering

Part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers, Accuity has been delivering solutions to banks and businesses worldwide for 180 years.

Products and services

Payment Solutions - Global Payments: SSI and correspondent data to facilitate cross border payments » More about: Payment Solutions IBAN Payments - Check, validate and convert IBANs for SEPA-compliant payments » More about: IBAN Payments Compliance Solutions - Sanctions and PEP data
- AML screening software
- KYC on boarding and review
» More about: Compliance Solutions Financial Counterparty Know Your Customer (KYC) Solutions - Intelligence for financial research and prospecting
- Onboard and review new correspondents
» More about: Financial Counterparty Know Your Customer (KYC) Solutions
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