What are the best companies in finance

Finance IT

Companies must generate at least a third of their total revenue from financial solutions. Only then will you be included in the ranking.

The industries in which the company operates are named, but ultimately are irrelevant to the actual result.

More information on the method of FinTech 100 and the results by industry can be found on the official website.

  1. 20th place: Equifax
    Slipped one place, but barely in the top twenty: Equifax. The company from Atlanta in the US state of Georgia is a credit agency that records, manages and evaluates data from consumers. Many banks and credit institutions are also among their customers. In FinTech, these transactions cost 804 million US dollars, with a total result of just under 2 billion US dollars.

    Equifax was founded back in 1899 and quickly grew into one of the largest providers of consumer credit. The data obtained in this way became the basis for the later business model. Today the company is listed on the NYSE and employs more than 7,000 people in 15 countries.

  2. 19th place: Misys
    The British software company Misys from London made the biggest leap in the top 20 in FinTech. With sales of $ 897, it moved up from 31st to 19th place. Misys specializes in software for banks and the financial market.

    Misys has over 6000 employees and 1800 customers in 120 countries. The German representation is in Frankfurt am Main. In March 2012 the company was acquired by the investment firm Vista Equity Partners and Bret Bolin (photo) became the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Misys. According to the Financial Times, he has set himself the goal of doubling revenue over the next five years.

  3. 18th place: Jack Henry & Associates
    Jack Henry & Associates (JHA) remains in 18th place with sales of 994 million US dollars. The Nasdaq company develops, sells and services core processing software for banks and credit institutions.

    The name goes back to the company founder Jack Henry, who died in 2007 and who founded JHA in 1976 with modest means. The company now has almost 12,000 customers, 4,800 employees and branches in all US states. The company is headquartered in Monett, Missouri, USA.

  4. 17th place: CoreLogic
    CoreLogic from Santa Ana has lost one place compared to the previous year. The Californians hit FinTech with 1 billion US dollars, with total sales of 1.3 billion US dollars.

    The core business of CoreLogic is information: The company provides solutions for recording, processing and evaluating financial, customer and product data. CoreLogis is primarily active in the US market and is traded on the NYSE.

  5. 16th place: SAS Institute
    The SAS Institute has moved up one place in FinTech. The company based in Cary, North Carolina, earned just over 1 billion US dollars with its software for comprehensive business analysis.

    SAS was founded in 1976 as a statistical analysis system at North Carolina State University as a result of a project. Knowledge management is still very important in the privately run institute to this day. For example, CEO Jim Goodnight (picture), who has no consideration for shareholders, should invest up to 25 percent of the income in research and development.

  6. 15th place: DST Systems
    As in the previous year, DST Systems is in 15th place. The US specialist in data processing generated a little over 1.1 billion US dollars.

    The IT experts from Kansas City in the state of Missouri offer tailored software and service solutions for areas such as stock exchange trading and investment banking. In addition, DST also takes care of the hardware, for example by maintaining its own data centers.

  7. 14th place: CA Technologies
    CA Technologies is one of the world's largest independent IT companies. Most recently, CA generated annual sales of $ 4.7 billion, of which just over $ 1.8 billion came from IT solutions for the financial sector. This allowed them to hold 14th place. The range of services includes solutions in areas such as data security, software as a service (SaaS) or cloud computing.

    CA Technologies is headquartered in Islandia, on the Long Island peninsula in the US state of New York. Computer Associates International was founded in 1976 in New York by a handful of programmers. One of the first products was a forerunner of the eTrust standard for securing online transactions.

  8. 13th place: Total System Services
    Total System Services (TSYS) focuses on people-centered payments, i.e. all forms of electronic payment systems. The US company from Columbus, Georgia (company headquarters in the picture) had sales of more than 1.8 billion US dollars and thus claimed 13th place in the FinTech ranking.

    TSYT is traded on the New York Stock Exchange and, after 25 years of business activity, is represented on all continents. The agency in Europe is located in the City of York in the north of England, and the company has been active on the German market since 2005.

  9. Rank 12: Wincor Nixdorf
    The only German competitor in the field of the top twenty has lost one place: Wincor Nixdorf. The banking business is traditionally one of the Paderborn company's core competencies and contributes 66 percent to just under 2 billion US dollars to the total result of 2.9 billion US dollars. The company builds on the three areas of hardware, software and services and offers complete solutions for banks and retail companies.
  10. The company was founded in 1952 by the computer pioneer Heinz Nixdorf. In 1990 Nixdorf Computer AG was taken over by Siemens, in the 1990s Nixdorf rose to become the fourth largest computer company in Europe. In 1998 the company separated from Siemens, and in 2004 it went public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Nowadays, Wincor Nixdorf is known not least among many end customers in Germany for its ATMs (picture).
    11th place: Lender Processing Services
  11. Lender Processing Services has dropped from 7th to 11th place. The Jacksonville, Florida company primarily focuses on technology, services, and data analytics methods for the real estate and mortgage business.

    Sales are just over $ 2 billion. Lender Processing Services is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
    10th place: Infosys

  12. The Indian Infosys Limited made it back to 10th place. The software specialists generated sales of 2.4 billion US dollars in the field of financial services - with total sales of 6.8 billion US dollars. Infosys offers a range of software solutions for banking, finance and insurance.

    Headquarters is the Indian IT metropolis Bangalore (picture). Part of the company premises is a futuristic campus that is intended to underline the importance of promoting young talent. Infosys was founded in 1981 by seven programmers. While the company's capital was just $ 250 when it was founded, the company's stock market value is currently 28 billion.
    9th place: Nomura Research Institute

  13. Unchanged at 9th place: Nomura Research Institute (NRI) from Tokyo. Under the leadership of Tadashi Shimamoto (photo), the Japanese IT service provider in the financial industry generated sales of almost 2.5 billion US dollars, with total sales of 4.1 billion US dollars.

    NRI offers advice and system solutions for the areas of asset management, banking and securities trading. The best-known products include T-STAR, I-STAR, SmartBridge and IDS. NRI is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is primarily focused on the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, but also has offices in London and North America.
    8th place: Cognizanz Technology Solutions

  14. Cognizant Technology Solutions made a big leap from position 12 to 8. Based in Teaneck, New Jersey, the company generated just over 2.5 billion US dollars with financial technologies. The provider of IT and business process outsourcing solutions is listed on the Nasdaq and has a total turnover of more than 6 billion US dollars.

    Cognizant was named in 2010 by Forbes among the top 25 America's fastest growing IT companies . In 2011, Cognizant was included in the Fortune 500. And in 2012, the CEO Francisco D’Souza was named IT Person of the Year by the Indian magazine Dataquest (picture).
    7th place: First Data Corporation

  15. First Data Corporation from Atlanta, Georgia made up one place. The US company specializes in hardware and software solutions for payment transactions in retail and banking. The latter accounted for around 24 percent of total sales of $ 10.7 billion at $ 2.57 billion.

    In 2012, First Data presented the mobile payment service Google Wallet in the USA together with Google and the Sprint Team. The system enables financial transactions to be carried out with the help of the mobile phone and is considered to be a groundbreaking concept for a possible payment system of the future (picture).
    6th place: Diebold

  16. Diebold held its own again in sixth place. The company is based in North Canton in the US state of Ohio (picture), but the roots of the traditional company, which was founded in 1859, are in Bavaria. From there, 23-year-old Carl Diebold emigrated to the USA in 1847 and became one of the largest safe producers.

    Today the company is listed on the NYSE and is active worldwide. The most important business area is the production of ATMs and systems for use in branch business. Diebold achieved sales of more than 2.6 billion US dollars with total earnings of just over 2.8 billion US dollars.
    4th place: SunGard

  17. As in the previous year, software specialist SunGard came in fourth with just under 3.2 billion US dollars. The company's total sales from Wayne in the US state of Pennsylvania came to just under 4.5 billion US dollars. SunGard was founded in 1982 as a spin-off from a sub-division of the Sun Oil Company. Today the company is the largest privately owned software and services company in the United States.

    The main focus is on the development and maintenance of software architectures for financial systems (picture). For the product Adaptiv, SunGard was named Best Counterparty Risk Solution Provider in the Waters Ranking 2012. In addition, the company offers products for the education sector, public administration and general IT services.
    3rd place: Fiserv

  18. Fiserv from Brookfield, Wisconsin fell one place behind. With revenues of over $ 4.1 billion, revenue from financial services business contributed approximately 95 percent of total earnings. The company covers the areas of payment transactions and processing, risk management, customer and channel management as well as cost optimization.

    Fiserv employs over 20,000 people and serves more than 16,000 customers in 106 countries. These include the top 100 US banks. Global Finance Magazine voted Fivers Best Electronic Commerce Provider in 2011. The company's stock is traded on the Nasdaq.
    2nd place: Tata Consultancy Services

  19. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) improved from third to second place. The company offers IT and outsourcing services worldwide, and its Banking & Financial Services division had sales of more than 4.2 billion US dollars. Total sales amounted to just under 10 billion US dollars.

    TCS is a subsidiary of the Indian conglomerate TATA based in Mumbai. TCS employs over 230,000 IT consultants and is represented in 42 countries. The headquarters for Central Europe is in Frankfurt am Main. A member of the global Board of Directors is Ron Sommer, former CEO of Deutsche Telekom AG (picture).
    1st place: FIS

  20. As in the previous year, FIS from Jacksonville, Florida leads FinTech. CEO Frank Martire (picture) generated $ 5.7 billion with over 32,000 employees worldwide. Of this, almost 5 billion are 87 percent. US dollars alone on business with IT in the financial sector.

    FIS was founded in 1968 under the name Systematics. The company's history is characterized by steady growth and a number of nicknames. Today FIS offers a wide range of solutions for the complete processing of financial services as well as various payment systems. The company has more than 14,000 institutional clients in over 100 countries. It ranks 425 in the Fortune 500 and is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. The FIS share is listed on the NYSE.
    5th place: NCR Corporation

  21. The NCR Corporation also claimed 5th place this year. FinTech accounts for 55 percent of its sales of just under 5.5 billion US dollars - just under 3 billion US dollars. The National Cash Register Company was founded in 1884 by the American John H. Patterson, who built one of the first mechanical cash registers.

    Today, the company from Duluth, Georgia, is one of the world's leading specialists in ATMs , Self-service terminals and associated payment runs. The company is listed on the NYSE and has 23,000 employees.
    20th place: Equifax

  22. Slipped one place, but barely in the top twenty: Equifax. The company from Atlanta in the US state of Georgia is a credit agency that records, manages and evaluates consumer data. Many banks and credit institutions are also among their customers. In FinTech, these transactions cost 804 million US dollars, with a total result of just under 2 billion US dollars.

    Equifax was founded back in 1899 and quickly grew into one of the largest providers of consumer credit. The data obtained in this way became the basis for the later business model. Today the company is listed on the NYSE and employs more than 7,000 people in 15 countries.
    19th place: Misys

  23. The British software company Misys from London made the biggest leap in the top 20 in FinTech. With sales of $ 897, it moved up from 31st to 19th place. Misys specializes in software for banks and the financial market.

    Misys has over 6000 employees and 1800 customers in 120 countries. The German representation is in Frankfurt am Main. In March 2012 the company was acquired by the investment firm Vista Equity Partners and Bret Bolin (photo) became the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Misys. According to the Financial Times, he has set himself the goal of doubling revenue over the next five years.
    18th place: Jack Henry & Associates

  24. Jack Henry & Associates (JHA) remains in 18th place with sales of US $ 994 million. The Nasdaq company develops, sells and services core processing software for banks and credit institutions.

    The name goes back to the company founder Jack Henry, who died in 2007 and who founded JHA in 1976 with modest means. The company now has almost 12,000 customers, 4,800 employees and branches in all US states. The company is headquartered in Monett, Missouri, USA.
    17th place: CoreLogic

  25. CoreLogic from Santa Ana has lost one place compared to the previous year. The Californians hit FinTech with 1 billion US dollars, with total sales of 1.3 billion US dollars.

    The core business of CoreLogic is information: The company provides solutions for recording, processing and evaluating financial, customer and product data. CoreLogis is primarily active in the US market and is traded on the NYSE.
    16th place: SAS Institute

  26. The SAS Institute has moved up one place in FinTech. The company based in Cary, North Carolina, earned just over 1 billion US dollars with its software for comprehensive business analysis.

    SAS was founded in 1976 as a statistical analysis system at North Carolina State University as a result of a project. Knowledge management is still very important in the privately run institute to this day. For example, CEO Jim Goodnight (picture), who has no consideration for shareholders, should invest up to 25 percent of the income in research and development.
    15th place: DST Systems

  27. As in the previous year, DST Systems is in 15th place. The US specialist in data processing generated a little over 1.1 billion US dollars.

    The IT experts from Kansas City in the state of Missouri offer tailored software and service solutions for areas such as stock exchange trading and investment banking. In addition, DST also takes care of the hardware, for example by maintaining its own data centers.
    14th place: CA Technologies

  28. CA Technologies is one of the world's largest independent IT companies. Most recently, CA generated annual sales of $ 4.7 billion, of which just over 1.8 billion came from IT solutions for the financial sector. This allowed them to hold 14th place. The range of services includes solutions in areas such as data security, software as a service (SaaS) or cloud computing.

    CA Technologies is headquartered in Islandia, on the Long Island peninsula in the US state of New York. Computer Associates International was founded in 1976 in New York by a handful of programmers. One of the first products was a forerunner of the eTrust standard for securing online transactions.
    13th place: Total System Services

  29. Total System Services (TSYS) focuses on people-centered payments, i.e. all forms of electronic payment systems.The US company from Columbus, Georgia (company headquarters in the picture) had sales of more than 1.8 billion US dollars and thus claimed 13th place in the FinTech ranking.

    TSYT is traded on the New York Stock Exchange and, after 25 years of business activity, is represented on all continents. The agency in Europe is located in the City of York in the north of England, and the company has been active on the German market since 2005.
    Rank 12: Wincor Nixdorf

  30. The only German competitor in the field of the top twenty has lost one place: Wincor Nixdorf. The banking business is traditionally one of the Paderborn company's core competencies and contributes 66 percent to just under 2 billion US dollars to the total result of 2.9 billion US dollars. The company builds on the three areas of hardware, software and services and offers complete solutions for banks and retail companies.
    The company was founded in 1952 by the computer pioneer Heinz Nixdorf. In 1990 Nixdorf Computer AG was taken over by Siemens, in the 1990s Nixdorf rose to become the fourth largest computer company in Europe. In 1998 the company separated from Siemens, and in 2004 it went public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Nowadays, Wincor Nixdorf is known not least among many end customers in Germany for its ATMs (picture).
  31. 11th place: Lender Processing Services
    Lender Processing Services has dropped from 7th to 11th place. The Jacksonville, Florida company primarily focuses on technology, services, and data analytics methods for the real estate and mortgage business.

    Sales are just over $ 2 billion. Lender Processing Services is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

  32. 10th place: Infosys
    The Indian Infosys Limited made it back to 10th place. The software specialists generated sales of 2.4 billion US dollars in the field of financial services - with total sales of 6.8 billion US dollars. Infosys offers a range of software solutions for banking, finance and insurance.

    Headquarters is the Indian IT metropolis Bangalore (picture). Part of the company premises is a futuristic campus that is intended to underline the importance of promoting young talent. Infosys was founded in 1981 by seven programmers. While the company's capital was just $ 250 when it was founded, the company's stock market value is currently 28 billion.

  33. 9th place: Nomura Research Institute
    Unchanged at 9th place: Nomura Research Institute (NRI) from Tokyo. Under the leadership of Tadashi Shimamoto (photo), the Japanese IT service provider in the financial industry generated sales of almost 2.5 billion US dollars, with total sales of 4.1 billion US dollars.

    NRI offers advice and system solutions for the areas of asset management, banking and securities trading. The best-known products include T-STAR, I-STAR, SmartBridge and IDS. NRI is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is primarily focused on the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, but also has offices in London and North America.

  34. 8th place: Cognizanz Technology Solutions
    Cognizant Technology Solutions made a big leap from position 12 to 8. Based in Teaneck, New Jersey, the company generated just over 2.5 billion US dollars with financial technologies. The provider of IT and business process outsourcing solutions is listed on the Nasdaq and has a total turnover of more than 6 billion US dollars.

    Cognizant was named in 2010 by Forbes among the top 25 America's fastest growing IT companies . In 2011, Cognizant was included in the Fortune 500. And in 2012, the CEO Francisco D’Souza was named IT Person of the Year by the Indian magazine Dataquest (picture).

  35. 7th place: First Data Corporation
    First Data Corporation from Atlanta, Georgia made up one place. The US company specializes in hardware and software solutions for payment transactions in retail and banking. The latter accounted for around 24 percent of total sales of $ 10.7 billion at $ 2.57 billion.

    In 2012, First Data presented the mobile payment service Google Wallet in the USA together with Google and the Sprint Team. The system enables financial transactions to be carried out with the help of the mobile phone and is considered to be a groundbreaking concept for a possible payment system of the future (picture).

  36. 6th place: Diebold
    Diebold held its own again in sixth place. The company is based in North Canton in the US state of Ohio (picture), but the roots of the traditional company, which was founded in 1859, are in Bavaria. From there, 23-year-old Carl Diebold emigrated to the USA in 1847 and became one of the largest safe producers.

    Today the company is listed on the NYSE and is active worldwide. The most important business area is the production of ATMs and systems for use in branch business. Diebold achieved sales of more than 2.6 billion US dollars with total earnings of just over 2.8 billion US dollars.

  37. 4th place: SunGard
    As in the previous year, software specialist SunGard came in fourth with just under 3.2 billion US dollars. The company's total sales from Wayne in the US state of Pennsylvania came to just under 4.5 billion US dollars. SunGard was founded in 1982 as a spin-off from a sub-division of the Sun Oil Company. Today the company is the largest privately owned software and services company in the United States.

    The main focus is on the development and maintenance of software architectures for financial systems (picture). For the product Adaptiv, SunGard was named Best Counterparty Risk Solution Provider in the Waters Ranking 2012. In addition, the company offers products for the education sector, public administration and general IT services.

  38. 3rd place: Fiserv
    Fiserv from Brookfield, Wisconsin fell one place behind. With revenues of over $ 4.1 billion, revenue from financial services business contributed approximately 95 percent of total earnings. The company covers the areas of payment transactions and processing, risk management, customer and channel management as well as cost optimization.

    Fiserv employs over 20,000 people and serves more than 16,000 customers in 106 countries. These include the top 100 US banks. Global Finance Magazine voted Fivers Best Electronic Commerce Provider in 2011. The company's stock is traded on the Nasdaq.

  39. 2nd place: Tata Consultancy Services
    Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) improved from third to second place. The company offers IT and outsourcing services worldwide, and its Banking & Financial Services division had sales of more than 4.2 billion US dollars. Total sales amounted to just under 10 billion US dollars.

    TCS is a subsidiary of the Indian conglomerate TATA based in Mumbai. TCS employs over 230,000 IT consultants and is represented in 42 countries. The headquarters for Central Europe is in Frankfurt am Main. A member of the global Board of Directors is Ron Sommer, former CEO of Deutsche Telekom AG (picture).

  40. 1st place: FIS
    As in the previous year, FIS from Jacksonville, Florida leads FinTech. CEO Frank Martire (picture) generated $ 5.7 billion with over 32,000 employees worldwide. Of this, almost 5 billion are 87 percent. US dollars alone on business with IT in the financial sector.

    FIS was founded in 1968 under the name Systematics. The company's history is characterized by steady growth and a number of nicknames. Today FIS offers a wide range of solutions for the complete processing of financial services as well as various payment systems. The company has more than 14,000 institutional clients in over 100 countries. It ranks 425 in the Fortune 500 and is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. The FIS share is listed on the NYSE.

5th place: NCR Corporation