CALGARY, Alberta, October 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Solium Capital Inc. ("Solium") (TSX: SUM), the leading global provider of software-as-a-service for equity administration, financial reporting and compliance, today announced the grand opening of its operating centre in Barcelona, Spain supporting the Company's growing international customer and participant base particularly in the EMEA region.
"We are committed to being the leading global plan administrator in the industry. Barcelona provides a strategic additional location to continue building this promise to our customers and the market," said Marcos Lopez, Solium's CEO. "Solium is the only administrator operating in North America, Europe and Asia on a single technology and service platform - enabling our global customers to leverage support from all of our global offices seamlessly."
Solium's Barcelona office is a multilingual client and participant service centre supporting Solium's European and global customers. It is also the hub for the Company's Shareworks Global Compliance product, an online database of legal and tax regulations that spans more than 170 countries. Solium began staffing the client service center in July of 2016. There are presently 20 full time employees operating out of this location.
"Over the last year we've seen strong growth in new customers across the EMEA region, in particular Continental Europe, and we expect the momentum to continue," said Brian Craig, Solium's Managing Director, EMEA. "We now have the ability to offer client and participant support in most native European languages, a key competitive advantage that will help us expand our leadership position in the region. In addition, Barcelona is a world class city that attracts world class talent, making it a great location to expand our services."
Solium will be hosting a formal opening celebration on Wednesday October 19th at its new office with special invited guests from the Catalonia Government's Department of Trade and Industry.
"We are thrilled that Solium has decided to build its facility in Barcelona," said Núria Betriu, General Director of Industry, Catalonia Government Department of Trade and Industry. "Solium's decision to invest in our region and create jobs in the technology sector is one that we hope other companies will replicate. We look forward to the Company's continued success and the growth of the office in Barcelona."
About Solium Capital Inc.
Solium Capital Inc. (TSX: SUM) provides cloud-enabled services for global equity administration, financial reporting and compliance. From offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia, our innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology powers share plan administration and equity transactions for more than 3,000 corporate clients with employee participants in more than 100 countries. Follow us @Solium and visit us at solium.com.
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