Cards and Payments

Together with rising demand for real-time, accessible, and digital-first payments experiences, payments firms are subject to data privacy regulations, technological advances, and growing e-commerce. 

Whether it’s a business opportunity or for regulatory compliance reasons, payments modernisation is crucial for growth.

We help you solidify your competitive position through next-generation payments solutions across your customer segments, while maximising your ROI. We are enabling financial institutions with services ranging from payments strategy, differentiation, and monetisation, to partnering with FinTechs – and from payments hub transformation, ISO compliance, and real-time payments enablement, to open banking. 
We have over three decades of experience in the cards and payments sector. And with over 5,000 payments experts globally, we have the expertise and partnerships to help you create game-changing payments ecosystems. 

    Anticipate continued payments industry transformation in 2024, with frontrunners streamlining processes and leveraging DeFi and AI.

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      What we do

      We help you improve your real-time payments journey by effectively transforming your core payment hub, and build ecosystem strategies for both retail and corporate customers.

      We can help develop your payments strategy and roadmap, assess and select the right platform, implement cloud payments, and implement your payments hub.

      Our payment programme implementation, frameworks and accelerators, Clearing Connect solution, and ISO migration framework can fast-track the implementation journey by up to 35%.

      We have partnerships with all major payment engine technology providers like Finastra (GPP), FIS (OPF), Volante (Volpay), and Icon Solutions.

      Open banking provides opportunities to digitally transform, drive innovation, create a partner ecosystem, and unleash new revenue streams.

      Capgemini’s Open Banking platform is a proven API-enabled platform that is currently delivering secure, market leading advantage to our clients.

      Our Open Banking platform’s features include:

      • API Sandbox that allows third party providers and developers an open experimentation space to build and test new open APIs
      • A customisable platform with a flexible, layered architecture; each layer can be scaled, managed and upgraded independently
      • Leading AI and automation capabilities
      • The ability to support full end-to-end propositions or specific services, such as Know Your Customer (KYC) or onboarding.

      Unlock the potential of cards platforms to gain efficiencies, increase market agility, and deliver a seamless customer experience.

      With over two decades of experience in card transformation, we can help you:

      • Transform your cards issuance platform
      • Implement/upgrade new card issuance platforms
      • Migrate your cards portfolio
      • Assess and evaluate leading cards processing products
      • Comply effectively with regulations
      • Develop and manage your applications
      • Implement network schemes.

      Help your customers embrace real-time cash management via seamless, connected tools across the spectrum of cash and liquidity management.

      Extract value and achieve new synergies across APIs, FinTech partnerships, data standardisation, cutting-edge virtual account solutions, and real-time transacting, by creating unique and memorable last-mile cash management solutions.

      We help overcome legacy issues, reducing risk and delivering data-driven insights. From seamless payables and receivables to intra-day sweeping and real-time cashflow dashboards, we have the expertise and partnerships to help create a game-changing cash management ecosystem for your customers.

      Enhance your cash management experience with:
      • Cash management strategy and solution implementation
      • Virtual accounts management strategy and implementation
      • Accounts payable and accounts receivable strategy and solutions
      • FinTech partnerships.

      We provide an end-to-end suite of services across the merchant acquiring business and technology value chain.

      Our services help clients:

      • Venture into new geographies and markets as well as forge new partnerships: consulting, strategy and roadmap
      • Gain understanding of the global payments business, products, and technology trends: payment thought leadership reports
      • Build innovative merchant solutions for acquirers, retailers, networks, and PSPs.

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          Meet our experts

          Jeroen Holscher

          Expert in Banking, Cash management, Payments

          Christophe Vergne

          Expert in Payments Hub

          Ravi Vikram

          Senior Director, Cards and Payments

          Venugopal PSV

          Senior Director, Cards and Payments practice

          Jaspreet Puri

          Director – Cards & Payments Practice UK


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