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ACI Worldwide's UP Immediate Payments Wins the 2016 PayFORUM Award

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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LONDON, 13 April, 2016 – ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that it has won a 2016 PayFORUM Award for Excellence for its UP Framework for Immediate Payments. The award was announced at last month’s PayFORUM 2016 conference in Paris. The awards recognize the most innovative products and solutions in the banking and payments industry in France and abroad.

Immediate payments is a near-term initiative that banks globally must embrace strategically in this age of ongoing banking and payments disruption. ACI Universal Payments empowers these organizations with end-to-end enterprise payments capabilities— accelerating time to market, reducing risk, growing revenues and controlling costs.

Thierry Antonin, Director Solution Consulting Europe, ACI Worldwide comments:

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award. Financial service providers, both old and new, are in a race to capture new market share and stay ahead of increasing cross-border competition. Moreover, these organizations want to purchase end-to-end highly available and scalable solutions from a single, established vendor, which is why many of them are turning to ACI. Leveraging ACI’s UP Immediate Payments will allow financial institutions to quickly support new value propositions and future access to a variety of channels, payment types and networks.”

The award adds to a growing list of recent ACI accolades and industry rankings.

  • 2015 Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, a listing of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. ACI is ranked 482 on this list.
  • 2015 FinTech Forward 100: ACI is ranked 17 on this annual list of the world’s largest financial technology companies judged according to their global revenues.
  • 2015 IDC Financial Insights FinTech Rankings: ACI is ranked 18 on this annual list of the top global providers of financial technology.
  • 2015 Cloud Top 500 Applications Vendors: ACI is ranked 19 on this list of top cloud vendors.
About ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide, the Universal Payments (UP) company, powers electronic payments for more than 5,000 organizations around the world. More than 1,000 of the largest financial institutions and intermediaries as well as 300 of the leading global retailers rely on ACI to execute $14 trillion each day in payments. In addition, thousands of organizations utilize our electronic bill presentment and payment services. Through our comprehensive suite of software and SaaS-based solutions, we deliver real-time, any-to-any payments capabilities and enable the industry’s most complete omni-channel payments experience. To learn more about ACI, please visit You can also find us on Twitter @ACI_Worldwide.

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