SmartStream Technologies’ strategic matching and exceptions management platform – SmartStream Reconciliations – has been selected by Abbey National Group. Abbey National Plc and its wholesale banking arm, Abbey National Treasury Services Plc, have already deployed the multi-product matching and exceptions management solution. SmartStream Reconciliations will be rolled out to other business units within the Group, including First National Bank, Cahoot and Cater Allen Ltd.
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