London 19th January 2015 – FICO (NYSE:FICO), the predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced it has acquired TONBELLER, an innovative provider of financial crime and compliance solutions based in Bensheim, Germany. With this acquisition, FICO has moved firmly into the rapidly growing market for financial crime and compliance (FCC) solutions, promising to bring the benefits of advanced analytics and a risk-based approach to a field dominated by older, relatively inflexible, rule-based systems. Torsten Mayer, member of the board, Tonbeller AG, says: “At Tonbeller AG, we had a clear idea of our strategic priorities in a transaction. Hampleton Partners managed our process smoothly from start to finish. We had multiple suitors and Hampleton led us to a transaction with the perfect partner. It was a pleasure working with them.” About Hampleton Hampleton Partners is an M&A advisory firm headquartered in London with an office in San Francisco, as well as local professionals in Germany, Scandinavia and Asia. Hampleton’s experienced team of professionals have managed over €1 billion worth of transactions. The firm is focused on and serves owners of companies in Digital Marketing, Enterprise Applications, Infrastructure, Information Management, Internet Commerce, Mobility, SaaS & Cloud Services.About FICO FICO (NYSE: FICO) is a leading analytics software company, helping businesses in 90+ countries make better decisions that drive higher levels of growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. The company’s ground-breaking use of Big Data and mathematical algorithms to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries. FICO provides analytics software and tools used across multiple industries to manage risk, fight fraud, build more profitable customer relationships, optimize operations and meet strict government regulations. About TONBELLER TONBELLER AG is a leading global provider of integrated IT solutions for governance, risk & compliance. TONBELLER develops and implements standardized and custom solutions based on the Siron® product family to protect against financial and white-collar crime as well as for risk management and monitoring, analysis, and reporting. The combination of innovative software technology, excellent consultancy and first-class customer support creates high-performance GRC applications that prove their effectiveness for more than 1,000 customers in the most stringently regulated industries. Through its global partner network, TONBELLER solutions and expertise are available in more than 90 countries. Contact: Rachel Muzyczka, Hampleton Partners + 44 20 3728 6910 Source: RealWire

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