Equiom announces new phase of growth and appointment of new chair

Date: 21 Sep 2022

Silvia Ricciardi

Equiom welcomes Alcentra as its new majority owner, following the receipt of all regulatory approvals for the transaction. This new ownership will accelerate Equiom’s delivery of its strategic plans, focused on investment in its people and the transformation of its technology and operating capabilities to enhance its client service platform and support future growth and success.

Equiom is also pleased to announce the appointment of Farah Ballands as its new Chairperson. Farah is a highly experienced industry professional who will bring deep sector experience to the role. She was most recently CEO of Ocorian, a leading provider of fiduciary and administration services which merged with Estera, where Farah was previously CEO, in 2020. Farah is a lawyer by training and was a Partner of international law firm Appleby, where she led the global fiduciary and administration practice from 2003 until 2015. She led the private equity backed management buyout from Appleby in 2015, which went on to become Estera.

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