"The Fujitsu team had the experience and expertise necessary to transform the IT environment for our Investment Services line of business. Without their project management capability, my team would have been pushed to the limit. Their Project Management methodology was well aligned to ours and this synergy brought us the required success."
Princess Adams, Program Manager, First Citizens Bank
First Citizens is one of the leading financial services groups in Trinidad & Tobago, offering a full range of retail, corporate and merchant banking services as well as asset management, trustee and brokerage services. In 2009, First Citizens acquired Caribbean Money Market Brokers Limited (now rebranded as First Citizens Investment Services Limited), the largest full service securities trading company in the Caribbean, with offices in Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, St. Vincent and St. Lucia. In January 2012 the Group ventured into the Central American market and opened a representative office in Costa Rica, which is expected to propel the First Citizens brand abroad.
Faced with an unreliable data center whose lease had nearly expired, First Citizens Bank Investment Services wanted to find a new platform to support its business critical banking applications. It needed a partner with both the IT expertise and the project management capability to handle the task.