Advans signs a new partnership with Sopra Banking Software

Advans and Sopra Banking Software are setting up a long-term partnership with a view to rolling out Sopra Banking Platform in eight countries. By adopting a new core banking system, Advans Group is sending out a clear message and thus demonstrating its strategic decision to accelerate its digital transformation and support its customers. The Sopra Banking Platform solution, which will be deployed on the cloud, will enable Advans’ teams to work with greater flexibility in closer alignment with customer needs: from product designto customer experience.

Steven Duchatelle, Advans Group CEO explained “After 15 years’ of activity, Advans is embarking on a key new phase in its development. We are convinced that our partnership with Sopra Banking Software and the deployment of our new core banking system will be a driving force to accelerate financial inclusion in our countries of operation while leveraging opportunities provided by new technology.”

Grégoire Danel-Fédou, Advans Group Deputy CEO added “By choosing Sopra Banking Software we are drawing on a scalable technological architecture based on the cloud which will ensure we can innovate at a faster pace with a responsible, secure and agile approach. Our common goals will enable us to better address our customers’ needs.”

“We are very happy to be able to guide Advans Group through their digital transformation. Replacing a core banking system in a large microfinance group is a major project and SBS’ experience in this type of international project will make it a success for all” commented Joel Saad, Executive Vice President of Sopra Banking Software.

Read the full press release here.