Orion Innovation acquires Banktech Software Services

Orion Innovation of Edison on Thursday said it acquired London-based Banktech Software Services Ltd., a core banking implementation partner for global financial institutions. Banktech will complement Orion’s financial services business by bringing additional industry expertise, open banking solutions and implementation capabilities to the company.

Bringing Banktech and Orion together expands the company’s capabilities in banking platforms and offerings in Banking-as-a-Service and Software-as-a-Service.

Orion has approximately 7,000 associates and 12 major global delivery centers across North America; Latin America; Europe-Middle East-Africa; and Asia-Pacific. Suchen Janjale, CEO of Banktech, will join Orion and work closely with Anoop Gala, global head of financial services at Orion, to help financial services companies accelerate their digital strategies.

“Banktech is a perfect fit for our growing financial services business,” Raj Patil, CEO of Orion, said. “We are excited to strengthen our industry expertise and capabilities to deliver end-to-end transformative solutions to our financial services clients globally.”

Banktech is a multiregional partner for Temenos, a leading global banking platform for large and small banks, challenger banks and fintechs. Temenos’ banking platform offers a wide range of solutions for retail, corporate, payments, wealth management and private banking. Banktech delivers implementation services in core banking and digital banking for Temenos clients in the U.K., Ireland, EMEA and APAC.

Janjale said: “Combining with Orion enhances our ability to meet the growing demand for rapid deployment of open banking solutions. Orion’s global presence adds significant scale to our business and will enable more clients to leverage our collective solutions to reimagine their products and services. I look forward to working with Anoop and the team to expand the company’s existing relationships and help clients capture new market opportunities.”