July 10, 2018
Thomson Reuters and SAP Partner to Simplify Pricing of Cross-Border Transaction Costs on SAP’s Cloud Platform
LONDON / NEW YORK, July 10, 2018 – Thomson Reuters today announced the expansion of its strategic partnership with SAP to simplify converting cross-border transaction prices into a single currency, no matter where or when the transaction happens. The new SAP Cloud Platform-based solution, called SAP Market Rates Management, offers out–of-the-box connectivity to comprehensive pricing and reference data from the Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk business and is available to SAP customers worldwide.
The partnership makes it easier for chief financial officers, treasurers and corporate finance teams to access pricing and reference data to more accurately calculate foreign exchange transactions. SAP Market Rates Management integrates foreign exchange and money market data from Thomson Reuters for more accurate pricing of any global transaction across the SAP Cloud Platform.
“This is a great example of the power of partnerships to make life easier for businesses, by integrating our trusted data into SAP’s cloud-based software services,” said Stuart Martin, Thomson Reuters managing director of Risk Information and Learning Services. “At the press of a button, any of SAP’s global customers can now achieve straight-through processing of foreign exchange calculations, simplifying their operations and assisting in reducing risk through a single source of comprehensive pricing and reference data.”
As cloud adoption continues to rise, businesses increasingly opt for the efficiency of out-of-the-box services over the cumbersome process of developing interfaces with multiple providers. SAP and Thomson Reuters are responding to this need with a nimble, cloud-based solution. This can lower onboarding costs by reducing the need to integrate multiple solutions and minimize operational risks by helping ensure consistency across the customer’s business. SAP customers can subscribe to the new service directly with SAP, with integrated access to the Thomson Reuters data and usage-based billing handled by SAP.
“Globalization and digital transformation are inextricably tied,” said Dr. Arif Esa, SAP director of Treasury Management. “As businesses become more agile in the cloud, their work can scale and transcend across borders, increasing the need to accurately price foreign exchange transactions. SAP Market Rates Management helps facilitate these transactions seamlessly. Our partnership with Thomson Reuters enables SAP customers to tap into a trusted source of market data with ease and confidence.”
Expanding the Partnership
The collaboration is the latest expansion of the strategic partnership between SAP and Thomson Reuters, which also has helped businesses better manage their third-party compliance and risk challenges.
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Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets. Our customers rely on us to deliver the intelligence, technology and expertise they need to find trusted answers. The business has operated in more than 100 countries for more than 100 years. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges. For more information, visit www.thomsonreuters.com.
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