SIX and BearingPoint Join Forces for Invoice-To-Payment Service in Europe

SIX and BearingPoint Join Forces for Invoice-To-Payment Service in Europe

by December 17, 2021

Management and technology consulting company BearingPoint and the Swiss financial market infrastructure operator SIX are partnering to develop a fully integrated invoice-to-payment service.

The service will digitalise the entire value-added chain from the issue of the invoice to its payment.

The platform is based on the eBill processing infrastructure of SIX, as this is already well established in Switzerland and will be rolled out in Europe with BearingPoint’s industry experience.


The timing for the rollout of the solution depends on the participation of banks and invoice issuers in the respective countries.

BearingPoint and SIX are currently planning for the first applications in the European market by 2023.

With this, issuers will be able to send invoices directly and securely to their customers’ online and mobile banking applications.

Customers can verify all the information online and then approve payment of an invoice at the click of a button.

This service will also support the SEPA Request-To-Pay (SRTP) functions.

Marco Menotti

Marco Menotti

”With eBill, SIX has established a successful solution for digital invoices in the Swiss market. It is used by around 100 financial institutions and already reaches more than half of Swiss households.

 

In our next step, we want to implement this innovative solution across Europe in partnership with BearingPoint,”

said Marco Menotti, Head of Banking Services and Member of the Executive Board of SIX.

Thomas Steiner

Thomas Steiner

”The role of the bank account in payment processing is undergoing a fundamental change. Banks need to address how they will position accounts with their customers in the future.

 

Our joint solution offers banks a way to link accounts with additional services that are related to invoice receipt and payment, and creates an overall win-win-win situation for banks, consumers and businesses,”

adds Thomas Steiner, Global Leader Banking & Capital Markets at BearingPoint.

 

Featured image: Edited from Unsplash 

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