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MONTREAL, Nov. 8 /CNW Telbec/ - American Banker Magazine and the research
firm Financial Insights have announced that CGI Group, Inc.,
(NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) has been ranked 15th as part of the annual
The FinTech 100 is a collaboration of American Banker and Financial
Insights, an IDC Company. This ranking is categorized and evaluated based on
fiscal year end revenues and the percentage of revenues attributed to
financial services. Data is gathered from surveys completed by vendors, as
well as original research and market analysis conducted by Financial Insights.
All application categories specific to banking functions are included in this
list such as core processing, branch, teller, ATM, credit card, mortgage
origination, online banking, collections, cash management, trade finance,
treasury services and funds transfer.
"At CGI we pride ourselves on providing our clients with state-of-the-art
solutions and services, and we are constantly looking for ways to help them
thrive in their business environments." noted Michael E. Roach, President and
Chief Executive Officer, CGI. "The fact that we have once again been included
in the FinTech 100 is clear proof that not only are we meeting our clients
needs, but that we have clearly established ourselves as an industry leader."
CGI is a major provider of IT and business process services to financial
institutions around the world including nine of the top ten U.S. banks and
seven of the top twenty banks in the world. CGI banking-focused solutions
include core banking, end-to-end wealth management, trade finance, business
intelligence/data warehousing and customer relationship management. CGI
solutions process one-third of all U.S. credit bureau requests and more than
$130 billion are moved every day over the fund transfer systems that it
supports. CGI provides retail banking, transaction processing and payroll
services to more than 2,300 banking institutions worldwide.
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent
information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI
and its affiliated companies employ approximately 26,000 professionals. CGI
provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from
offices in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from
centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. CGI's annual revenue
run rate stands at CDN$3.7 billion and at June 30th, 2007, CGI's order backlog
was CDN$12.4 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE
(GIB) and are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index as well as the S&P/TSX
Capped Information Technology and MidCap Indices. Website: www.cgi.com.
For further information:
For further information: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global
Communications and Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355