Toronto, Canada - November 30, 2003: Portfolio+ Inc. announces that Specsavers Optical Group of Guernsey, Channel Islands has gone live using the Portfolio Plus Banking System.
Since the signing of the perpetual licence agreement on March 28, 2003, Portfolio+ Inc. and the staff at Specsavers have worked together in order to successfully accomplish a seamless conversion. The objective was to connect Specsavers' five hundred stores' activities to the Portfolio Plus banking system, across the European continent, taking into account geographical store locations as well as daily foreign currency fluctuations. This was accomplished through a team effort by both parties but special note should be given to the design, flexibility and industrial strength of Portfolio Plus.
"We are delighted that, once again the adaptability of our technology and banking application has added another client in our global client base" says G. Robert Leeming, president of Portfolio+ Inc. "Adaptability and functionality have always been the strong points of Portfolio Plus and this implementation highlights these features. We look forward to a close and mutually rewarding business relationship. As we move on to new projects with the Specsavers Group, we will be committed to providing our high standard of superior customer service."
Specsavers Opticians ("Specsavers") has been caring for people's eyes since 1984 and is now UK's favourite optician with over 16 million registered customers. There are currently over five hundred stores in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and the Netherlands. Since it's inception, Specsavers has been a consumer champion, offering a wide variety of glasses and eye care products and services while still providing the public real value for money and choice.
Portfolio+ Inc. connects financial institutions with customers and partners using innovative technologies. Its software solutions and open banking technology are used by financial institutions in Canada, Ireland, and the UK. With its powerful +Open Banking Platform and fully documented APIs, Portfolio+ has the power to connect banks, credit unions, and financial institutions with an evolving ecosystem of financial services technology that is putting everyday customers in control of their financial data.
Located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Portfolio+ is used by 6 of the 7 largest financial institutions in Canada and is a part of Volaris Group Inc.