Temenos Group

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Temenos Group AG
Public (Template:SIX)
Industry Banking Software
Computer software
Founded Geneva, Switzerland (1993, as Temenos Systems)
Headquarters 18 Place des Philosophes, Geneva, Switzerland
Key people
Andreas Andreades, Chairman
David Arnott, CEO
Max Chuard, CFO
Andre Loustau, CTO
George Koukis, Founder and Non-executive director
Products TEMENOS T24
Insight Risk
STeP Payments Repair
ARC Mobile
Triple'A Plus
Revenue Increase $467.8 million (2013 revenue)[1]
Number of employees
Approximately 4,500 as at Q4 2009
Website www.temenos.com

Temenos Group AG (SWX: TEMN) is a company specialising in software for financial services, with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The group was created initially created 1993, and has been listed on the Swiss Stock exchange since 2001.

Company profile[edit]

Founded in 1993 and listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX: TEMN), Temenos 24(T24) Group AG is a provider of banking software systems to retail, corporate, universal, private, Islamic, microfinance and community banks. Headquartered in Geneva and with more than 60 offices in 50 countries, Temenos serves over 1,000 financial institutions in more than 125 countries across the world.[2]

Temenos entered into merger talks with rival Misys in February 2012 after Misys failed to reach a deal with Fidelity.[3]


The company was started in London in 1993. Later the company was acquired by George Koukis and renamed Temenos, in reference to a lecture on Money given by Hans-Wolfgang Frick at the Temenos Academy[4] (1992). Temenos became therefore a Swiss company.[5]

2001: Temenos floated an IPO. It also acquired IRIS and introduced Temenos Core Banking (TCB)[6]

2006: Temenos makes strategic acquisition of TLC Risk Solutions.[7]

2007: Temenos expands German footprint with acquisition of ACTIS.BSP [8]

2008: Temenos acquires partner Informer Group.[9]

2008: Temenos acquired the London-based company Financial Objects Ltd in September 2008,[10]

2008: Temenos acquires Lydian-Associates[11]

2009: Temenos signed a partnership agreement with Cognizant[12]

2009: Temenos makes largest acquisition to date by acquiring French company Viveo.[13]

2010: Temenos signs further agreements with Deloitte and Capgemini.[14][15]

2010: Temenos acquires Odyssey Financial Technologies.[16]

2010: Inntron names Temenos as one of the Top 10 Core Banking System predictive vendors for Europe and Asia Pacific.[17]

2011: George Koukis steps down as Chairman and becomes a Non-executive director.[18]

2011: Andreas Andreades steps down as CEO and becomes Chairman.

2011: Guy Dubois takes over as new CEO.

2011: Temenos partner Wipro on core banking ASP offering for European Banks.[19]

2011: Temenos acquires Canadian Business Intelligence (BI) Provider Primisyn.[20]

2012: David Arnott is the new group CEO, Guy Dubois stepped down for personal reasons[21]

2012: Temenos Acquires edge IPK to Provide Customers with Leading User Experience Capabilities [22]

2015: Temenos purchases Akcelerant to accelerate growth in North America [23]

2015: Temenos Group acquires Multifonds for 235 million euros to broaden its portfolio of banking software - SUDIPTA/DSA/WMP/TNN [24]


  1. ^ "2013 Financial Statement" (PDF). www.temenos.com. Temenos. 27 March 2014. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Temenos serves over 1,000 financial institutions in more than 125 countries across the world". temenos.com. 
  3. ^ Rahn, Cornelius; Browning, Jonathan (3 February 2012). "Misys In Talks Over Merger With Swiss Rival Temenos After Fidelity Failure". Bloomberg. 
  4. ^ Temenosacademy.org
  5. ^ Koukis, George (19 April 2009), Graduation Speech, ESE London, retrieved 9 June 2010 
  6. ^ "Temenos announces acquisition of IRIS; Temenos poised to capture lucrative tier 1 corebanking sector". Business Wire (findarticles.com). 2001. 
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ [2]
  9. ^ [3]
  10. ^ "Temenos to acquire Financial Objects", Finextra, 3 July 2008, retrieved 9 June 2010 
  11. ^ [4]
  12. ^ Finextra.com
  13. ^ "Temenos buys rival core vendor, Viveo", IBS Journal, 6 January 2010, retrieved 9 June 2010 
  14. ^ IBSintelligence.com
  15. ^ Bobsguide.com
  16. ^ Odyssey-group.com
  17. ^ Inntron.com
  18. ^ http://www.temenos.com/Press-Releases/2011/Temenos-Group-announces-CEO-and-Chairman-succession-plans/
  19. ^ [5]
  20. ^ [6]
  21. ^ Finance Chief David Arnott Gets Promoted CFO Insight Magazine, Accessed 09/17/2012
  22. ^ [7]
  23. ^ [8]
  24. ^ [9]

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