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Permira, the global private equity firm, announced that Trivium Investment Ltd., a company backed by the Permira funds, has completed its acquisition of Tricor Holdings Limited (“Tricor”), the leading provider of integrated business, corporate and investor services in Asia Pacific.

Founded in 2000, Tricor is a leading Hong Kong-based corporate services provider across 20 markets globally, with a strong presence in 13 markets in the APAC region. It offers a range of services across accounting and payroll for MNCs and SMEs, and corporate governance and secretarial services for both listed and unlisted companies, and investor and share registry services.

Tricor has also announced the appointment of Magnus Böcker as Non-Executive Chairman. Mr. Böcker has over three decades of experience in the financial industry, as the CEO of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) from 2009 to 2015 and previously the President of NASDAQ. Prior to NASDAQ, he played an instrumental role in the creation of OMX, the Nordic exchange and technology group, and in the eventual merger of OMX and Nasdaq in 2008.

From an operational perspective, Tricor Roots is now in a better position to offer a wider suite of Governance, Risk & Compliance solutions to our clients across the region.