For intermediaries only:Our processing team has a high volume of documents to process this week so we may be busier than usual. Please bear with us for a few days.

Atom Selects Intelligent Environments Interact® Product to Deliver its Digital Platform

27 July 2015

Intelligent Environments, the leading provider of digital financial services software, and Atom – the UK’s first digital-only Bank – are partnering to deliver to the market a unique mobile banking solution.

Atom will be deploying Interact®, Intelligent Environments’ market leading secure software platform to underpin their customers’ digital experience. This digital only solution is entirely unique within the UK banking market. Atom bank will implement Interact® across iOS, Android and Windows.

Speaking about the reasons for selecting Intelligent Environments and the Interact® platform, Atom Chief Executive Mark Mullen said:

“This partnership with Intelligent Environments is a critical part of our infrastructure and our offer to customers. The Interact® platform allows us to fully customise and evolve our app. This collaboration brings together two highly compatible organisations that are both determined to provide the very best of app based technology and security to customers. It has been a great experience working with Intelligent Environments in the early part of our journey and I know that they are going to be great partners going forward.”

David Webber, Managing Director at Intelligent Environments said: “Atom is leading the way amongst a new wave of disruptive and innovative players coming into the UK financial services industry. It has a determined focus on customer security and user experience. By implementing Interact® with us, Atom will promptly establish a reputation for secure and swift data handling for its customers across any channel. We are incredibly excited about working with Atom.”

ENDS

About Intelligent Environments:

We are an international provider of innovative mobile and online solutions for financial service organisations. Our mission is to enable our clients always to stay close to their customers.

We do this through Interact®, our single software platform, which enables secure financial applications, engagement, transaction and servicing across all digital channels. Today these are predominantly focused on mobile, PCs & tablets. However Interact® can and will support other form factors, as and when they proliferate (as seen by our work to develop digital banking for the Smartwatch).

We provide a ready alternative to internally developed solutions, enabling our clients with a faster route to market, expertise in managing the complexity of multiple devices and operating systems, and a constantly evolving solution.

We are immensely proud of our many achievements, in relation to our innovation, our industrywide recognition, our demonstrable product differentiation, the diversity of our client base, and the calibre of our partners.

For many years we have been at the heart of a wide range of financial organisations including Generali Wealth Management, Home Retail Group (HRG), Ikano Retail Finance & Loyalty, Lloyds Banking Group and Think Money Group.

For further information visit www.intelligentenvironments.com

PR Contacts M&C Saatchi for Intelligent Environments Rowland Barron, M&C Saatchi PR Rowland.barran@mcsaatchi.com +44 (0)20 7544 3891)

About Atom: Atom is a start-up bank, not yet launched, but recently authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the PRA.

Founded a year ago and based in the City of Durham, Atom has a growing team of 100 people drawn from across the country, working with partners to bring pioneering technology to Europe. Atom is building the UK’s first bank designed specifically for digital, offering easy and convenient banking, along with unique and engaging ways to manage money.

The Atom executive team is highly experienced, having built and run some of the most well-respected banks in the UK. CEO Mark Mullen has 25 years experience in the sector and was previously CEO at the multi-award winning telephone and internet bank first direct.

The team is supported by a strong non-exec board, which includes founder and Chairman Anthony Thomson, also the founder and former Chairman at Metro Bank. He is Chairman of the Financial Services Forum, the UK’s leading membership organisation for senior FS industry executives and Chairman of the National Skills Academy for Financial Services, a national charity.

For more information visit atombank.co.uk. Full details of the extent of our authorisation by the PRA can be found on the Financial Services Register.