Central Bank of Iceland launches with SIA
Nov27

Central Bank of Iceland launches with SIA

The Central Bank of Iceland (CBI) and SIA, a leading European hi-tech company in payment services and infrastructures, controlled by CDP Equity, have gone live with the new real-time gross settlement system (RTGS) and the new instant payment platform. From now on, CBI can rely on a more strategic and modern infrastructure for its high and low-value payment systems also enabling closer cooperation with other Central Banks, thanks to...

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The European Central Bank chooses SIA and Colt to connect to Eurosystem Market Infrastructures
Nov20

The European Central Bank chooses SIA and Colt to connect to Eurosystem Market Infrastructures

The European Central Bank (ECB) has chosen SIA, in partnership with Colt Technology Services, for its connection to the Eurosystem market infrastructures through a single access interface (Eurosystem Single Market Infrastructure Gateway – ESMIG). SIA is a leading European hi-tech company in the payment services and infrastructures sector, controlled by CDP Equity. The European Central Bank has already started to use the network...

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SIA and Inform launch a new digital service for e-commerce payments
Nov13

SIA and Inform launch a new digital service for e-commerce payments

SIA, a leading European hi-tech company in the payment services and infrastructures sector, controlled by CDP Equity, launches a new digital service for banks, payment service providers and other financial institutions across Europe to allow their customers to speed-up the authentication process for online payments, in line with PSD2 security standards. The initiative is powered by RiskShield, an advanced risk-evaluation system...

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SIA: Consolidated financial results at 30 September 2020 approved
Nov10

SIA: Consolidated financial results at 30 September 2020 approved

SIA’s Board of Directors, meeting under the chairmanship of Federico Lovadina, approved the consolidated financial results as at 30 September 2020, substantially in line with those of the first nine months of 2019 and growing in the third quarter of 2020, despite the economic contraction caused by Covid-19. CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL RESULTS AT 30 SEPTEMBER 2020 In the first nine months of 2020, SIA Group recorded consolidated...

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SIA enables banks, corporates, p.a bodies and fintechs for the new EBA Clearing Pan-European service “Request to Pay”
Nov02

SIA enables banks, corporates, p.a bodies and fintechs for the new EBA Clearing Pan-European service “Request to Pay”

SIA, a leading European hi-tech company in payment services and infrastructures controlled by CDP Equity, will enable banks, corporates, public administration bodies and fintechs for the new service “Request to Pay” (R2P) on EBA Clearing’s technology infrastructure, compliant with the European Payments Council (EPC) scheme. “Request to Pay” is an innovative payment method that allows a beneficiary to send a request in real...

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Nexi and SIA, agreement for the creation of the European digital payments paytech leader
Oct05

Nexi and SIA, agreement for the creation of the European digital payments paytech leader

Nexi S.p.A., the PayTech leader in digital payments in Italy, and SIA S.p.A. , the Italian and European leader in payment technology and infrastructure services, controlled by Cassa Depositi e Prestiti through its subsidiary CDP Equity, signed a memorandum of understanding regarding the integration of the two groups through the merger by incorporation of SIA into Nexi. The MoU was also executed by the respective reference...

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Agreement between Ferrotramivaira, SIA AND Teckné  to enable contactless payments in Bari
Sep02

Agreement between Ferrotramivaira, SIA AND Teckné to enable contactless payments in Bari

Simple, fast, secure: this is the new contactless payment service “Paga e via” developed by Ferrotramviaria, SIA – a leading European hi-tech company in the payment services and infrastructures sector, controlled by CDP Equity – and Tecknè for travelers who from today will use the rail service connecting Karol Wojtyla International Airport and Bari city center. The innovative service allows users to pay for tickets in...

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flowe chooses SIA to develop digital banking services
Jul23

flowe chooses SIA to develop digital banking services

Flowe, the benefit corporation of Mediolanum Group, an emerging Italian e-money institution that aims to educate young people on innovation and economic, social and environmental sustainability, chooses SIA, a leading European hi-tech company in the payment services and infrastructures sector controlled by CDP Equity, as its partner to support the offer of innovative digital services in the areas of e-money, payments, current...

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Open Banking: a strategic partnership for CRIF and SIA in Italy and Europe
Jul14

Open Banking: a strategic partnership for CRIF and SIA in Italy and Europe

CRIF, a global company providing credit bureau, business information and credit solutions, and SIA, a leading European hi-tech company in payment services and infrastructures controlled by CDP Equity, have signed a strategic partnership agreement to offer advanced Open Banking services and applications in Italy and Europe.  The objective of the agreement is to accelerate the innovation process of banks, corporates and fintechs in the...

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Quant Network and SIA successfully tested blockchain interoperability
Jun24

Quant Network and SIA successfully tested blockchain interoperability

Quant Network, a leading pioneer in enterprise blockchain technology, and SIA, European hi-tech company leader in the fields of payment services and infrastructures and a subsidiary of CDP Equity, have successfully tested cross blockchain interoperability between multiple Distributed Ledger Technology protocols. The breakthrough was achieved by integrating Quant Network’s Overledger technology (the world’s only DLT operating system...

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Sia Partners LIBOR Transition Study Shows the Need for NLP to Hit Regulatory Deadline
Jun19

Sia Partners LIBOR Transition Study Shows the Need for NLP to Hit Regulatory Deadline

Benchmarking study of over 70 market participants shows that those institutions that are effectively leveraging technologies such as NLP are positioned to meet the Dec 2021 LIBOR Transition deadline. Even prior to the ARRC confirmed there would be no delay to the cessation date in late May, more than 80% of firms did not want one and less than 10% expected one.  COVID-19 has created some uncertainty, with nearly 80% of all banks...

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Landesbank Berlin chooses SIA for  the new payment card management system in Germany
Jun03

Landesbank Berlin chooses SIA for the new payment card management system in Germany

Landesbank Berlin, Germany’s largest issuer of co-branded credit cards, has chosen SIA, European hi-tech company, leader in the fields of payment services and infrastructures, for the realization of the new system for the management of payment cards co-branded with leading commercial partners in Germany, like ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club) the German Automobile Club. With this agreement, the processing of over 2.8...

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