May 27, 2011 – National Bank of Ethiopia went LIVE with the Montran ATS system. The EATS (Ethiopian Automated Transfer System) is replacing the manual payment clearing, previously performed by NBE, for both high value payments and low value payments (such as credit transfers, direct debits and cheques). The system also integrates automated processing or transactions for Ministry of Finance, ERCA (Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority) and ECX (Ethiopian Commodities Exchange).

April 10, 2011 – Maldives Monetary Authority goes LIVE with the Montran Real Time Gross Settlement system. The Montran RTGS is now the core of the new Maldives Interoperable Payment System (MIPS), which will also include the Montran Automated Clearing House.

February 2011 – Montran has had an on-going, successful 16 year working relationship with BNP Paribas since implementing our Global Payments System in December 1995. In addition to GPS, BNP Paribas also uses the Montran Investigations/Compensation module to track customer inquiries and create cases, and the Montran Global WebStation, presently available to over 850 users, to keep track of real-time payment positions and provide a portal to the Investigations System for inquiries and case logging.

In February 2011, BNP Paribas successfully migrated their VMS versions of the Montran Global Payments and Investigations/Compensation Systems to our latest release of GPS and Investigations, now running on the JAVA platform. The system is multi-currency, multi-lingual, and multi-branch with connections to CHIPS, Fedwire and the Canadian LVTS, and utilizing Montran’s OFAC and Liquidity Manager.

January 1st, 2011 – Montran ACH was originally implemented as part of the Iraq Payment System in 2006. As an enhancement, Check Enablement is now fully integrated into the Montran ACH for Iraq, allowing all Iraqi banks to implement full check truncation throughout their branch networks.

December 2010 – National Bank of Georgia replaces their Montran Real Time Gross Settlement System with the Montran Automated Transfer System, incorporating both automated clearing house processing and real time gross settlement.

National Bank of Georgia also went LIVE with the Montran Central Securities Depository System, implemented to perform the complete management of Government debt and NBG financial instruments, with full support over dedicated interface for the settlement of auction and trade results on the relevant Bloomberg platforms. NBG CSD is designed to cater for the complete management of secondary market operations (out-right sales, repurchase agreements, pledges) including a highly sophisticated state of the art loan management mechanism fully automated with the NBG General Ledger application.

October 25-29, 2010 – Montran attends SIBOS, Amsterdam.

“Every year Sibos brings together the financial industry for one week to create opportunities for individuals, organisations and the community as a whole. It is a unique forum to meet, discuss, promote, and do business. Facilitated and organised by SWIFT, Sibos creates the stimulus for learning, collaborating, and taking the collective action that shapes the future of our industry.”

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August 30, 2010 – Central Bank of Lesotho went LIVE with the Montran Central Securities Deposit (CSD) System. The entire portfolio of active Treasury Bills was migrated to the new application and just two days after Live, the Montran CSD had successfully redeemed four securities that were originally initiated in the legacy Book Entry system. The Lesotho Government was very anxious to have the new system implemented because they are already planning, for the month of September, to attract at least 75 million LSL in Coupon type Government Bond instruments for infrastructure development.

July 2010 - Citic Bank International goes LIVE with Montran’s Global Payment System (GPS), with direct connections to CHIPS and Fedwire, as well as Montran’s Investigation/Compensation System (INV).

March 8-11, 2010 - Montran attends the 18th annual International Payments Summit in London.

“Now in its 18th year, International Payments is the leading payments event in the market and has gone from strength to strength. It attracts 500+ senior executives from banks; corporations; technology and infrastructure providers; regulators and service providers from around the globe.”

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January 2010 – Bahamas Automated Clearing House (BACH) goes LIVE with Montran ACH. The Central Bank of The Bahamas utilizes the Montran RTGS system as their Bahamas Inter-Bank Settlement System (BISS) since May 2004.

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