SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management specialist, today announced that it has appointed Asia Business Connections (ABC) as a Strategy and Consulting partner for SmartStream’s full range of TLM solutions across the Asia Pacific region.

ABC is a Singapore based company that acts in an advisory capacity to financial institutions in the Asia Pacific region. It offers expertise in specific fields such as treasury, governance, risk management, payments, wholesale banking, wealth management and compliance. The SmartStream partnership will enable ABC to offer its clients a broader range of operational strategies to drive risk and cost from their business.

Alan Talbot, Director at ABC, said: “ABC’s mission is to bring innovative and proven software solutions to the Asia Pacific financial services sector. SmartStream is recognised as a leader in delivering financial technology solutions and we believe that the TLM solution suite can add value to our clients by helping them to deliver more efficient and cost-effective operations. We look forward to combining the strength of SmartStream’s solutions with our market knowledge and therefore being able to help organisations across the region to introduce greater levels of automation and control.”

Mike Walsh, Channel Partners Director, Asia Pacific, SmartStream Technologies, commented: “I’m delighted to welcome Asia Business Connections to the SmartStream Partner Program, which further strengthens SmartStream’s capabilities in the region. Throughout Asia, organisations are going through a period of unprecedented change and each faces its own unique challenges. Partnering with ABC offers SmartStream access to an extensive network of contacts, unparalleled experience and market intelligence. I look forward to working with them to offer SmartStream’s market-leading solutions to firms across the Asia Pacific region to meet institutions transaction processing needs.”