Raja Gopalakrishnan, group managing director for FIS Asia, said, "FIS is the leader in core banking solutions in Asia and Thailand and the successful conversion to FIS’ Profile by BAAC reaffirms our sound value proposition to banks in this region. Our unique ability to deliver the combination of leading-edge core solutions and a complete set of wrap-around products and services enables our clients to increase the value they derive from their technology investments. We’re honored that BAAC will leverage more than 20 years of FIS’ experience in the Thai banking market to deliver the solutions that will positively impact its customers."About BAAC The Bank for Cooperatives was established in 1947 to serve as a source of funds for the cooperatives that existed in Thailand at that time. The Bank carried out its lending operations until 1966, when it was replaced by a new Bank. In 1966 the Government established the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Co-operatives (BAAC) as a state enterprise under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Finance. BAAC's mission is to extend credit more widely, and directly to individual farmers as well as through farmer institutions. Today BAAC has assets in excess of US$37 billion, manages over 35 million accounts, and has a network of 1,104 branches nationwide. About FIS FIS (NYSE: FIS) is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 35,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing and banking solutions, providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that drives financial institutions. First in financial technology, FIS tops the annual FinTech 100 list, is 425 on the Fortune 500 and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. For more information about FIS, visit www.fisglobal.com.
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