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FIS to Build New World Headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 5 novembre 2019

FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, announced today that it has received city and state approvals on an economic development package for plans to build a new, expanded world headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida to support the company’s continued growth.FIS has also entered into a real estate purchase agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. (Florida Blue) to purchase the riverfront property located at 323 Riverside Avenue on which to build its headquarters. The agreement is subject to customary diligence and standard contractual closing conditions and is expected to close no later than the second quarter of 2020.FIS will consolidate its current 601 Riverside Avenue headquarters as well as two additional Jacksonville-based facilities into the new headquarters building. The company plans to hire an additional 500 employees by 2029 to bring its Jacksonville workforce to approximately 1,800 employees.The new headquarters building is expected to be 12 stories with approximately 300,000 square feet of space. FIS expects construction on the new headquarters to begin immediately after the closing and to take about two years to complete.“From the first day that FIS called this city home, Jacksonville has been a true partner in our ability to attract a world-class workforce and achieve our growth goals,” said Gary Norcross, FIS chairman, president and CEO. “We would like to thank Governor DeSantis, Mayor Curry, and the many others in the state, the city and the community who have made this possible. We also want to thank CEO Pat Geraghty and Florida Blue for their collaboration in selling us the land for this project. This is an exciting day for FIS as we deepen our commitment to the Jacksonville community and continue our global mission to advance the way the world pays, banks and invests.”

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FIS Named Category Leader in Chartis Report for Sell-Side Risk Management Technology

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 29 agosto 2019

FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, announced today that it has been named a category leader for sell-side risk management technology by leading industry research house Chartis Research. In its new report, “Sell-Side Enterprise Risk Management Technology, 2019,” Chartis placed FIS in the “Category Leader” section of the RiskTech Quadrant®. Vendors are assessed according to the completeness of their offerings as well as their market potential. FIS was ranked as best-in-class or advanced in all areas. “Sell-side institutions need guidance as they face widening data requirements, more complex capital management and the blurring of risk management roles,” said Rob Stubbs, Head of Research, Chartis Research. “As a category leader, FIS demonstrated its expertise and stood out in many of the capabilities we measured.” “A complex regulatory environment and rapid changes in client requirements have made risk management top of mind for sell-side firms,” said Martin Boyd, president of Capital Markets at FIS. “FIS is focused on helping our clients enhance visibility to enterprise risk while automating non-core tasks and improving operational efficiencies. We are proud to see our risk management efforts recognized.”

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