On 12 November 2018, Computershare Limited has completed its acquisition of Equatex Group Holding AG (Equatex), a leading European employee share plan administration business headquartered in Zurich, from Montagu Private Equity, following receipt of regulatory approvals.
Equatex is a Zurich based employee share plans administrator with a strong business across Europe. Equatex’s 220+ employees provide a range of employee share plan administration solutions for over 160 clients, covering around 1.1 million plan participants in 168 countries and administering around USD 40 billion in assets. Equatex is an expert in managing deferred equity compensation plans for global businesses, with clients across all major industries including financial services, healthcare, industrial, pharmaceuticals, energy and IT.
“We’re delighted to be welcoming all Equatex staff and clients to the Computershare group today,” said Naz Sarkar, CEO of Computershare’s United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Ireland and Africa region. “The Equatex team have a great deal of expertise, and I am confident they will continue to deliver service excellence for all clients.”
Siegfried Heimgärtner, CEO of Equatex said “We are very pleased to have received regulatory approval and to be part of the Computershare group. We remain dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients and participants via all of our employee plans.”
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