NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

2013

May

  • Press Releases 08 05/2013

    “Cloud4CARE”: SIA, Intesa Sanpaolo and Unicredit speed up research activities at the “Mario Negri” institute thanks to the cloud

    Announcing the startup of the first Italian “scientific-banking cloud” project to support cancer research through secure network connections and IT systems in protected environments
     
    Thanks to greater processing capacity (around 4,000 CPUs), the flexible, scalable solution has permitted, since the initial test phase of the service, a significant reduction (around 90%) in the time needed to analyze data concerning ovarian cancer research

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  • Press Releases 06 05/2013

    SIA: the shareholders’ meeting appoints the new board of directors

    Carlo Tresoldi and Massimo Arrighetti confirmed respectively as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for the three-year period 2013-2015

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  • Press Releases 06 05/2013

    SIA financial results 2012: revenues and profitability increased

    In the second year of implementation of the Strategic Plan: revenues up 4.2%, net profit up 67.8%, ROE at 22% compared to the 16% forecast for the end of the three-year period
    After four years, SIA returns to distributing dividends to its shareholders. A total of 25 million euros equivalent to 0.15 euro per share
    A rise (+13%) in transactions processed in 2012 equal to 9.2 billion: credit, debit and prepaid cards (+11.5%), payments and collections (+17.2%)
    Also up (+6%) transactions on financial markets, rising to 23.7 billion
    Over 63 million cards in the portfolio and around 900,000 merchants in 13 countries, 11.9 thousand billion bytes of data carried on the network with service levels of 100% and 617 active nodes, 20% of which abroad 

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April

  • Press Releases 04 04/2013

    SIA incorporates Belgian company SiNSYS and consolidates its presence in Europe

    SIA aims to carry on the activities of SiNSYS, also by setting up a Belgian branch in Brussels, which will act as a “regional hub” in northwestern Europe
     
    The operation also aims to achieve greater operational efficiency thanks to significant IT synergies 

    One of the first projects in North-West Europe: the SIA technology infrastructure will manage the card payment transactions of Chaabi Bank (100% subsidiary of the largest bank in Morocco “Groupe Banque Populaire”), which for the first time can issue debit cards in the Netherlands

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