Press Release, 28 January 2015

CheBanca! selects Backbase’s digital banking platform

Backbase, the omni-channel digital banking specialist, has announced that CheBanca!, the retail bank of Mediobanca Group, has chosen Backbase’s digital banking platform to revamp their online and mobile banking experience.

CheBanca! is known as one of the most innovative players in Italian banking. Backbase is market leader when it comes to next-generation digital banking experiences. Since both organizations are dedicated to providing customers with a superior customer banking experience, it made sense to join forces. Backbase will be responsible for the complete omni-channel delivery of the CheBanca! digital banking services, from desktop, to tablet, and mobile devices.

“CheBanca! goes on with its path of innovation: not only of its products, but also of its digitally driven omni-channel platforms.” comments Roberto Ferrari, General Manager of CheBanca! “We chose Backbase as a partner – at the forefront of customer interfaces and digital platforms – to develop for the first time in Italy, an innovative front end of our homebanking services and digital relationship with our clients. We are confident that, thanks to this collaboration, the new platform will have a great success”

“We are excited that CheBanca! has chosen Backbase as the foundation for its next generation Digital platform” said Jouk Pleiter, CEO of Backbase. “CheBanca is a very innovative bank, delivering a unique customer experience in the Italian market. We really look forward to work with Chebanca! and help to accelerate their digital transformation roadmap”.

About CheBanca

CheBanca! is the retail bank of Mediobanca Group, the 3rd largest Financial Services group in Italy. CheBanca! was created in 2008 as a digital disruptor (internet based supported by unique bank shops) and is now considered one of the most innovative players in the Italian market. To learn more about CheBanca! check out their website: www.chebanca.it