Sales to both wholesale and retail banks had been strong, Lomax said, with overall banking revenues up 7%, like for like. Initial licence sales were up 16% and operating margin rose two points from 16% to around 18%.
The company's order book also rose, which, Lomax said, was partly due to a trend for larger contracts runnning for longer periods.
Misys made banking sales of £240.2 million last year, with total sales of £899.9 million. Final results are due on July 21.