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Robert Bornträger, SIX Global IT

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Synechron signs Calypso implementation deal with SIX Group

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Synechron, a global financial services consulting and technology services provider, has signed a Calypso implementation agreement with the SIX Group Ltd, a financial services provider and Swiss Stock Exchange operator.

Synechron was selected as systems integrator for the implementation of Calypso v15, the SFR (Securities Finance Renewal) Program, in collaboration with Calypso. The objective of the program is to update SIX’s post-trade services where it acts as a contractual Triparty agent for its clients to enhance its Triparty collateral management services.
 
This innovative project is the first implementation where Calypso is being used to manage contractual Triparty agent activities. The project has been divided into two phases with the first to launch in January 2017. It is scheduled to last two years and will employ a total of forty staff from SIX, Calypso, and Synechron in 2017-2018.
 
“Synechron is a certified Calypso partner, which gives us access to considerable expertise and concrete Calypso implementation experience. Furthermore, Synechron already is working with Calypso in Switzerland, notably on collateral management implementation, which gives them highly relevant subject matter expertise,” says Robert Bornträger (pictured), Division CEO of SIX IT who is responsible for the development and operation of SIX’s IT Services since 2008.

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